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Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 15:35:00

LR Restaurant Month has begun

The 8th annual Little Rock Restaurant Month, which features weekly deals by areas of town, kicks off today, with free and reduced price items at 40 restaurants, bars and cafes downtown.

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Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:54:00

Hot dogs! Bark Bar opens Tuesday

Canine and all-beef hot dogs coming up: Bark Bar, which will feature an indoor/outdoor dog park for its four-footed patrons and adult beverages and wieners for its humans, opens Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 1201 S. Spring St.

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

Burger 21 opens today

The Little Rock franchise of Burger 21 opened today (Monday, July 31) at 12319 Chenal Parkway, just south of Chenal’s intersection with West Markham Street. The first 100 guests will receive a swag bag and a gift certificate to the restaurant. Those who dine Monday will get a chance to win a year’s supply of free “Cheesy Burgers.”

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:11:00

Itchy-O to close Hot Water Hills Festival

Itchy-O, the 40+ member percussion and performance art group with whom David Byrne and St. Vincent closed out a 2013 show at Chatfield Botanical Garden, is slated to close out this year's Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 17:25:00

Arkansas hip-hop: A weekend playlist

Sixteen tracks to get you through the weekend.

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Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:18:00

Pizza Gets Better

The Pizzeria serves an elevated version of a classic comfort food.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:51:00

Dinner on the Patio

Brave New Restaurant remains a gem in the crown of Little Rock restaurants.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 09:47:00

Little Rock Nine-inspired "No Tears Suite" premieres at Central High in September

"Imagine if Buildings Could Talk," the three-day series of events commemorating the 60th anniversary of the integration of Central High School, the Oxford American magazine presents the world premiere of the “No Tears Suite,” a 30-minute composition for large jazz ensemble from Little Rock composer and pianist Chris Parker.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 09:42:00

ASO performs "The Magical Music of Harry Potter"

ASO announced two October dates for “The Magical Music of Harry Potter,” a concert of selected orchestral versions of music from all eight Harry Potter films composed by John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper and Alexandre Desplat.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:12:00

Comedian Joe Mande's new special includes story of going to taping of "Huckabee" stoned

Joe Mande's new Netflix special has a long joke about seeing Mike Huckabee's Fox News show after eating a pot brownie

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 14:29:00

Fayetteville, Fenix and art-making on Saturday

If you're in Fayetteville this weekend, you can drop in on several workshops being held by the Fenix Fayetteville artists' cooperative at the Walker-Stone House, 207 W. Center St. downtown.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 15:52:00

UALR artist Mia Hall is off to Penland: UPDATE

The Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina has announced the hiring of Mia Hall, of the Department of Art and Design at UA Little Rock, as its new director.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 14:32:00

Riverfest calls it quits

The board of directors of Riverfest, Arkansas's largest and longest running music festival, announced today that the festival will no longer be held. Riverfest celebrated its 40th anniversary in June. A press release blamed competition from other festivals and the rising cost of performers fees for the decision.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:54:00

New music from Isaac Alexander

New music from Isaac Alexander.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:47:00

Zangna Thai Cuisine in Little Rock

A mostly positive experience.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 16:42:00

Kaleidoscope Film Fest to feature Armistead Maupin, Cheryl Dunye, Chef Pink

Armistead Maupin, the author of the “Tales of the City” series and “Babycakes” and subject of the film “The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin,” will appear at this summer’s Kaleidoscope Film Festival, the Film Society of Little Rock’s LGBT-focused film event to take place Aug. 11-19 at Argenta Community Theater, South on Main and Flyway Brewing.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 16:32:00

Nexus Coffee and Creative opens Saturday

Nexus Coffee and Creative, 301B President Clinton Ave., will open at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 15, becoming the third new downtown coffee house to open in as many months this year.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 16:30:00

Porter Fund Literary Prize awarded to Padma Viswanathan

Padma Viswanathan is the recipient of the 2017 Porter Fund Literary Prize.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 16:26:00

8Ball & MJG headline benefit concert at Rev Room

Memphis duo 8Ball & MJG are headlining U.N.I.T.Y. (United Neighbors in Touch with Youth), a concert set for Friday, July 14, at the Revolution Music Room organized in the aftermath of the mass shooting at Power Ultra Lounge earlier this month.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 15:12:00

Viva Vegan Pop-up at The Green Corner Store

Vegan pop-up draws strong crowd.

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