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Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 09:12:00

Nate Powell just dropped 40 Soophie Nun Squad tracks on Facebook

Little Rock native Nate Powell, National Book Award-winning comic book artist, dropped 40 songs on Facebook via a Dropbox link containing songs recorded between 1994 and 2003 by the extant Little Rock DIY punk band/performance art collective Soophie Nun Squad.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:48:00

Heineken exchanging Bruno Mars tickets for crowdfunding dollars

As part of what it calls "The Cities Project," Heineken and The National Trust for Historic Preservation are giving away an allotment of Bruno Mars tickets in exchange for a contribution of $150 to one of eleven selected Indiegogo campaigns.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:32:00

Walton Arts Center 2017-18 season features Taj Mahal, David Sedaris, Bela Fleck

The Walton Arts Center announced the programming for its 2017-18 season earlier this week.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 09:59:00

Hot Springs Documentary Film Fest names interim director

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF) has named Jennifer Gerber as its interim executive director.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:05:00

Leo's Greek Castle

More American than Greek, but still, pretty good.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 09:57:00

Tedeschi Trucks Band lands at Robinson Center in September

The 12-piece, Grammy Award-winning band led by spouses Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks announced this morning that they'd include a September stop at Robinson Center.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 09:15:00

Guns 'N' Roses launches SiriusXM channel

Guns 'N' Roses fans anticipating the band's arrival at War Memorial Stadium with Sturgill Simpson August 5th can tune in to the GNR-centric Sirius XM station for a pre-show primer.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 09:46:00

kBird: Little Rock's gem of a Thai place

kBird feels like your friend's house in college, but with way better food.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:04:00

Ceci's Chicken and Waffles relocates to Conway

Slightly odd ordering system aside, Ceci's serves mouth-watering food you'll want a regular date with

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:50:00

Kirsten Johnson's documentary memoir screens at Riverdale tonight

"Cameraperson," cinematographer Kirsten Johnson's documentary memoir, screens tonight at part of the Arkansas Times Film Series.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 11:31:00

'Here in Body': Birdcloud subverts and transcends convention

Birdcloud plays Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack Tuesday, June 20 with fellow Nashville band Thelma and the Sleaze, 8 p.m., $10-$12. The duo talked with us from the road ahead of that performance.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 16:30:00

Kris Kristofferson headlines Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess

Kris Kristofferson — former boxer, Rhodes scholar, Golden Globe winner, U.S. army helicopter pilot and author of seminal songs like "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Sunday Morning Coming Down" — has been announced as part of the lineup for the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, to be held October 19-21 in the cotton field next to Cash's (restored) boyhood home in Dyess, Arkansas.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 09:13:00

Sashimi offered good service but mediocre sushi

While there was nothing terribly wrong with this experience, there wasn't anything truly great, either.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 08:58:00

The Same River Twice: A Q&A with "45RPM" Director Juli Jackson

"45RPM" screens at Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater Friday, June 16 as part of the Butler Center's Arkansas Sounds series. Soundtrack contributors Adam Faucett, Whale Fire and Justin Vinson perform at 6 p.m., and at 7 p.m., the film screens, followed by a panel discussion with Jackson, Arkansas garage rock consultant Harold Ott, "45RPM" Music Supervisor Mike Poe and lead actor Jason Thompson.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 16:49:00

Mosaïque opens in Conway

Mosaïque offers another option for American dining

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 15:18:00

Agave Grill: Mexican-American fusion in Benton

Agave Grill will feature “Mexican-American fusion” cuisine — that is, it will have Mexican dishes like handmade pork tamales, enchiladas, “street tacos,” fajitas and tortas; American favorites like ribeye and New York strip steaks, ahi tuna and salmon; and the fused: you’ll be able to order a hamburger made with taco seasoning, queso and avocado, for example, or a steak rubbed with ancho chili.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 15:12:00

Gandolfo's brings the Dagwood to Chenal

Gandolfo’s New York Deli opens at The Promenade at Chenal on Thursday, June 15. Since this is a deli, you’ll find hero sandwiches like the Dagwood (a whole bunch of meats, cheese, onion, etc.), the Big Apple (cappicola with roast beef, pepper jack, feta, etc.), a Meatball Hero and more.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 16:17:00

Tuesday To-Do: Kiril Laskarov's "Stradivarius Tuesday" at Wildwood

Wildwood's the move for tonight. Your ears probably need serious rehabilitation after hearing Attorney General Jeff Sessions utter the words "I don't recall" roughly 1,245 times today, so consider the drive westward for an aural detox in the form of the ASO concertmaster playing a super rare violin.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 11:58:00

Delta Exhibition winners: A slideshow

Dawn Holder's porcelain blades of grass, in "Grass Variation (Mown Path)," won the Grand Award in the Arkansas Arts Center's 59th Delta Exhibition that opened last Friday. The award is worth $2,500; juror Betsy Bradley, director of the Mississippi Museum of Art, chose the Grand Award and Delta Award winners; members of the Arts Center's Contemporaries group chose the winner for the Contemporaries Award. The Delta Awards were $750; the Contemporaries Award was $250.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 17:13:00

Architects see challenges for Arts Center redesign

The layout of the Arkansas Arts Center, with its two entrances, confusing connectivity and a crazy quilt of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, presents a number of challenges for its renovation and expansion, architects from the Studio Gang firm told the board of directors today.

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