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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 15:00:00

Arkansas Times Recommends: The Pogues, Jeanine de Bique, Sufjan Stevens, Neil Gaiman, "Christmas with the Supraphonics"

Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying this week.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 09:59:00

Submissions open for 2018 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Do you play in a band, or know someone who does?

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:12:00

Windgate makes $300,000 grant to Pulaski Tech for arts

A grant of $300,000 from the Windgate Charitable Foundation in Siloam Springs will promote UA Pulaski Tech's arts programming at its Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS), the college announced today.

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:58:00

Make like the Big Lebowski this holiday! Dust Bowl may open before Christmas

The neon orange and green bowling pin signage is up, the bowling pin handles on the front door are attached and the Dust Bowl Lanes and Lounge at 315 E. Capitol Ave. should blow in by Christmas, an owner says.

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Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:12:00

"I Live My Life the Way I Play Music": A Q & A with Tommy Emmanuel

Grammy-award winning guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will be performing tonight at Reynolds Performance Hall in Conway. We caught up with him by phone on Friday afternoon in Wichita, Kansas, while he was backstage resting before that evening's show.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:44:00

Molly McCully Brown's book of poetry lands on New York Times best of the year list

The New York Times names "The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded: Poems" by Jeff Baskin Fellow Molly McCully Brown among the best books of the year.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 11:13:00

Ethan Hawke's Blaze Foley biopic bound for Sundance

“Blaze,” the Ethan Hawke feature film about Malvern native Blaze Foley starring Little Rock native Ben Dickey, is bound for the Sundance Film Festival in 2018 in the American drama category.

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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:58:00

Little Rock native Ashlie Atkinson to star in new Spike Lee film

Little Rock native and Hendrix College graduate Ashlie Atkinson is to join the cast of the next Spike Lee film, “Black Klansman,” a biopic about a black detective in Colorado Springs, Colo., who climbed the ranks of the local Ku Klux Klan chapter.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:58:00

"Perfectly Purple Pie" takes the prize at Mosaic Templars

Celebrity judges at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center’s sixth annual “Say It Ain’t Say’s” sweet potato pie contest on Sunday awarded first place to Kelli Marks of Cathead’s Diner for her “Perfectly Purple Pie,” and second place to Anne Woods of Honey Pies for her “Bubba’s Sweet Potato Meringue Pie.”

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:48:00

Hanaroo moving to old Three Fold spot

Hanaroo Sushi Bar, operated by restaurateur Chang Yu for many years at 205 W. Capitol Ave., closed at that location the day before Thanksgiving and plans to open Thursday or Friday this week in the former home of Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co. at 215 Center St.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:10:00

Checking in with Collin vs. Adam, Big Piph and Osyrus Bolly

Dig "Valet," "Chills" and "Supernova."

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:11:00

Tonight: Meet Sonny Kay, the new director of Low Key Arts

Sonny Kay, visual artist and vocalist in some seminal experimental and punk rock outfits (Angel Hair, The VSS, Year Future) is the new director of Low Key Arts, and you can swing by Spencer's Corner on tonight's gallery walk in downtown Hot Springs to meet him and check out his work.

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