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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:55:00

Rock Town to downtown ... SoMa ... in April

The move from 1216 E. Sixth St. in the East Village to 1201 Main St. in SoMa will give Rock Town Distillery lots more room to bend an elbow in: About 10,000 more square feet than its 15,000 SF on Sixth. Expected opening is at theend of April.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:13:00

Here are your 2018 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase finalists

Congratulations to The Rios, Couch Jackets, Sabine Valley, Recognizer and Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo, the five finalists in the 2018 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 16:44:00

42 Bar and Table chefs team up with Historic Arkansas Museum on inaugural dinner series

On Feb. 23, the Historic Arkansas Museum kicked off its first History Is Served dinner, where local chefs create a multi-course meal inspired by traditional Arkansas food culture. First up were Chefs Michael Selig and Gilbert Alaquinez of 42 Bar and Table at the Clinton Center. They did food inspired by Quapaw cooking, including sunflower seed cakes, lima bean succotash, New York strip-style bison topped with sweet potato frites and a flourless chocolate torte.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 16:40:00

No Small Talk Ep 7: Musicians Showcase, Follow the Woolf

We chat this week with Sarah Woolf (of "Follow the Woolf"), the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, and the new Bonnie Montgomery album.

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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:39:00

Recognizer wins round four of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

And Round 4 of the 2018 Arkansas Times Musician's Showcase goes to: Recognizer! They'll join The Rios, Couch Jackets and Sabine Valley at the finals at The Rev Room on Friday, March 9.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 16:26:00

No Small Talk Ep. 6: Point Break and even more Musicians Showcase

This week's No Small Talk features even more coverage of the ongoing Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase plus a preview of "Point Break," the next movie in our film series at Riverdale.

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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:47:00

Sabine Valley wins round three of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

And Round 3 of the 2018 Arkansas Times Musician's Showcase goes to: Sabine Valley!

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Flake & Kelley

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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:39:00

Arts Center to reveal architectural plan — finally

The architectural firm designing the renovated Arkansas Arts Center will reveal its concept at the Arts Center starting with champagne at 6 p.m. and the presentation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27. Jeanne Gang, whose Studio Gang Architects of Chicago have been working on the design, and Arts Center Director Todd Herman will preside.

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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:19:00

Argenta Art Walk: Rex DeLoney, Gary Cawood, Glennray Tutor

Rex DeLoney's exhibition "The Brotherhood of Color" at Argenta Gallery (413 Main St. in North Little Rock) features mixed media works about the former slaves who served on Pullman Cars at the end of the 19th century. That's one show you won't want to miss at tonight's after-hours art walk in Argenta, 5-8 p.m.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 15:41:00

60th Delta exhibition gets a jury of three: Christensen, Hembrey, Young

A distinguished threesome — Les Christensen, Shea Hembrey and Brian Young — have been tapped by the Arkansas Arts Center to judge the 60th "Delta Exhibition" to run May 25 through Aug. 26.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 15:21:00

Raduno brings on the barbecue for birthday bash, celebrating cyclists, too

Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom pizza restaurant at 1318 S. Main St. has a couple of big events coming up: A birthday bash and a benefit for cyclists in the 2018 AIDS/LifeCycle Ride.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 14:56:00

A smokin' River Market district: The Shack, Hickory Joe's in works

River Market district promoters have always hoped for a Beale Street feel, and it looks like they’re going to get one, when Gusano’s Pizzeria at 313 President Clinton Ave. morphs into The Shack, that beloved barbecue joint of yore, and brings in the blues, perhaps sometime in March.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 13:57:00

Crystal Bridges: Waking up Arkansas

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art's multicultural bent — including its decision to rehang its galleries to include works by Native American artists — has the Washington Post asking if it is the "most woke museum in America?"

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 16:27:00

No Small Talk Ep. 5: Dazz and Brie talk Musicians Showcase

No Small Talk is continuing Musicians Showcase coverage this week. We're talking with current judges and previous winners Dazz and Brie.

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 15:40:00

Couch Jackets win round two of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Your groovy winner of Round 2 of the 2018 Arkansas Times Musician's Showcase is Couch Jackets.

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 15:05:00

Mardi Gras all weekend: People and dog parades, beard contest, food, beer, etc.

The 2018 SoMardigras, which includes a Main Street parade at noon Saturday, Feb. 10, and The Root Cafe Beard and Mustache Contest in the Bernice Garden afterward, has a food and drink lineup that includes beer, King Cake, King Cake and more King Cake.

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 14:50:00

Tacos 4 Life coming 2 NLR

Tacos 4 Life, an Arkansas chain that supports the Minnesota-based nonprofit Feed My Starving Children, will open a restaurant in Dillard’s parking lot at McCain Mall in North Little Rock this summer.

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 14:42:00

From Texas, with steak: Saltgrass in Little Rock

In time for Valentine’s Day, Saltgrass Steak House, a Texas chain owned by Landry’s Inc., opened its first Arkansas outlet Feb. 1 at 10 Anglers Way off Interstate 30, near the Bass Pro Shop and Outlets of Little Rock.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:07:00

John Newman retrospective, at Art Ventures

For folks in Fayetteville, a trip to Art Ventures (nee Fayetteville Underground, 101 Mountain St.) is in order to see the gallery's retrospective of works by University of Arkansas emeritus art professor John Newman. It's a rare opportunity to see Newman's work, which has been exhibited in Little Rock and numerous other places but which you won't find on the internet.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:28:00

Blueprints: 'Women are Stronger' by Duvall opens at Arts & Science Center

Margo Duvall, associate professor of photography at Henderson State University, imprints cyanotype images on fabric for her installation "The Women Are Stronger," which opens today at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff.

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