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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 14:04:00

"The Plant" becomes "The Momentary" in Bentonville

That great big Bentonville cheese factory that brothers and Walmart heirs Tom and Stueart Walton are turning into a Mass MoCA-style contemporary art facility, which has been referred to as "the plant" by the folks working on the project, now has a real name: It will be called the Momentary, sister institution Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today.

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 10:17:00

ACS Night 3: David Lowery's heartfelt monsters

Both of David Lowery's film showed on Saturday revolve around delicately crafted, easily messed up creatures of fantasy. How does he make those monsters work for both a kid's film and almost dialgoue-free film about grief?

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 08:48:00

ACS Night 2: "Paterson," "The Force Awakens," and Adam Driver

The second day of Arkansas Cinema Society's inaugural weekend was all about the actor Adam Driver. Here's what you missed.

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 16:00:00

ASU opens season with faculty work, posthumous show of paintings by Roger Carlisle

The Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University's fall exhibition season that opens Aug. 30 includes "Vivid Life," an exhibition of works by the late Roger Carlisle, a member of the university's art faculty for 40 years. Carlisle, the recipient of several awards, is known for his colorful landscapes; "Vivid Life" covers several decades of his work.

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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:24:02

Big Boots EP released in remembrance of Mason Mauldin (1981-2013)

In commemoration of what would be Mason Mauldin's 36th birthday, Mauldin's former Big Boots bandmates have partnered with Max Recordings to release a six-track EP featuring some gems fronted by the late musician, "recorded, rescued, mixed and mastered by Darian Stribling and Jordan Trotter at Blue Chair Studio."

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:04:00

Bark Bar 'Grand Opening Pawty' is Saturday

Bark Bar, the hot dog plus bar plus dog park establishment at 1201 Spring St., is hosting a ticketed "Grand Opening Pawty" starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, which happens to be National Dog Day. Live entertainment, puppy portraits, a "puppa-razzi" party, a photo booth, games, and food and drink specials should wag a few tails.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 09:09:00

Ben Butler, photographers open Baum season

The fall exhibition season opens Sept. 1 at the University of Central Arkansas's Baum Gallery with an installation by Memphis sculptor Ben Butler and a group photography show.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 15:00:00

Ferneau for the arts: Pop Up on Saturday

Prepare for a Pop Up dining event at Wildwood Park for the Arts: Chef Donnie Ferneau is grilling up dinner, and Legacy Wine and Spirits is pairing Ferneau’s food with wine for a fundraiser for the music and arts venue at 20919 Denny Road.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 14:01:00

The Southern Table is set

outhern Table, Margie Raimondo’s new “meant to be shared” eatery at 323 Cross St., the former home of Kent Walker Artisan Cheese, is open, with a limited menu of cheese and meat boards.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:22:00

Third Friday in Argenta: Artwalking to see Southern landscapes and more

Works by some of Arkansas's most distinguished artists, including the late Al Allen and Carroll Cloar, along with famed regionalist Thomas Hart Benton make up part of the offerings in "Southern Landscapes," a new exhibition at Greg Thompson Fine Art (429 Main St.) opening with the monthly Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk tonight.

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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:11:00

Werner Herzog coming to Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has scored a coup, landing Werner Herzog, one of the most influential and surely the most interesting documentary filmmakers ever for its upcoming festival, Oct. 6-15.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:42:00

'Sign of the Times': Political posters at CHARTS

Hendrix College's Dr. Jay Barth will give a talk and sax player Dr. Barry McVinney and pianist Mark Binns will provide the music at tonight's opening of "The Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster" in the Windgate Gallery at UA Pulaski Tech's CHARTS (The Center for Humanities and Arts). The event runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 14:39:00

GiGi's opens with soul food and 'old school R and B vibe'

GiGi’s Soul Cafe and Lounge at 10840 Maumelle Blvd., where the Nashville Rockin Grill was located, opened July 28 and co-owner Darrell Wyrick the restaurant is “bringing back the spirit of some of the places that have gone, like Porter’s and The Afterthought” with its soul food and “old school R and B vibe.”

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:32:00

Take yourself there: Mavis Staples coming to LR for Central High performance

Gospel and R&B singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples, who has been inspiring fans with gospel-inflected freedom songs like "I'll Take You There" and "March Up Freedom's Highway" and the poignant "Oh What a Feeling" will come to Little Rock for the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Central High.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 16:15:00

2nd Friday Art Night: Photographs from Rohwer, UA Little Rock

New UA Little Rock photography club holds first exhibit University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduates and students have started a new photography club and are displaying their skills at the club’s first photo exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 16:03:00

Restaurant inspections now online

The state Department of Health is now posting retail food outlets inspection information on its website, and has posted a video on its Facebook page explaining its food inspection program and how to use the online search form.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 15:41:00

It's been long, but looks like John Daly's Steakhouse will open

John Daly’s Steakhouse in Conway has a new tee time: Sept. 1, according to the Log Cabin Democrat.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 09:44:00

Get your fiber at the Main Branch of Laman Library: Cade, Halsey, Kuster, Zarco, Trusty, Hernandez and others

Sixteen women who work in fiber arts — including long-time fiber artist Barbara Cade, tapestry artist and 2017 Living Treasure, weaver Louise Halsey, and Delta Exhibition veteran Dr. Deborah Kuster — have contributed work to the "All Women Fiber Arts Exhibition" opening Friday at the William F. Laman Public Library in North Little Rock. There will be a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The show is the second all-women fiber arts show organized by artist Rachel Trusty; the first was called "Form in Fiber," shown last year at the Laman Library Argenta Branch.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 16:03:00

Glen Campbell: 1936-2017

In memory of the Pike County native, who died today at 81.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 13:34:00

Review: Guns N' Roses at War Memorial Stadium

Saturday, August 5th, 2017. “Guns N’ Roses Day” in Little Rock. The entire show was completely gold.

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