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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:11:00

RiverFest slideshow and a debrief from Director Jack Daniels

RiverFest Event Director Jack Daniels did not yet have a tally of the reinvented Memorial Day weekend festival’s attendance or profit, but did say, “Bottom line: We were looking for more people."

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:48:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 17: Mortalus and more

This week, Omaya Jones and Stephanie Smittle hear from Michelle Gann of Mortalus about heavy music, classic influences, Friday night's show with Houston's Doomstress and what it's like to be a trans woman making metal in Arkansas.

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Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:42:00

"Delta Exhibition" winners announced

The Arkansas Arts Center announced the winners of its 60th annual "Delta Exhibition" last night: A slideshow.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 15:59:00

Philip Mann to leave symphony after 2018-19 season

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra announced in a press release today that the next season of the symphony will be Maestro Philip Mann's last. The ASO will give Mann the title of "Music Director Laureate" and hopes that "Mann will be able to continue his highly successful relationship with the ASO as he grows his international conducting presence and broadens his role within classical music."

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 15:45:00

'The Beyond,' works by O'Keeffe and others, to open at Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art goes above and into "The Beyond" with an exhibition of 36 works by Georgia O'Keeffe spanning her career and works by contemporary artists whose sensibilities hearken to O'Keeffe's. The show opens Saturday, May 26.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 16:36:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 16: Bash-O-Bash, McElroy House

This week, Omaya and Stephanie talk with Bryan and Meredith Martin-Moats, the parents behind the Bash-O-Bash cast of animated characters and behind McElroy House, a rural community organization for cultural resources in Dardanelle.

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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 13:49:00

3rd Friday in Argenta means Art Walking

There's new public art in Argenta that celebrates the North Little Rock's once-hated, now-embraced moniker "Dogtown." The sculpture was designed by Terry Bean and fabricated of steel. The Argenta Arts Foundation provided the photo above, plus information on tonight's art offerings, 5-8 p.m. on Main Street:

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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 13:22:00

Walton grant creates Delta youth program

The Delta Cultural Center in Helena/West Helena will offer a yearlong program for youth, the DCC Arts and Cultural Education Program, thanks to a grant from the Walton Family Foundation.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 15:55:00

Last call at Esse, Hot Springs; N. Scott found; new show at Gallery 26

Here's a roundup of exhibitions that are closing this weekend, plus some continuing and new shows:

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 15:51:00

On live film scoring, and the ASO's "Raiders of the Lost Ark: In Concert"

The "Raiders" score is such a democratic score, too; over its course, each section has a very memorable, important moment — even if the first thing we think about when recalling the score to the film is the horn fanfare in the 'Raiders March.'

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 13:05:00

$1 million for the Bradbury Museum at ASU

The Windgate Charitable Foundation of Siloam Springs, which has awarded many millions of dollars to Arkansas universities in the past several years to advance the arts, has made a grant of $1 million to the Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 15:50:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 15: Rah Howard, Trust Tree, Spa-Con, "White Material"

This week on "No Small Talk," the arts and entertainment podcast for the Arkansas Times, Omaya Jones and Stephanie Smittle talk with videographer/musician Rah Howard about his new album, "Let There Be Light," round up some entertainment news in the area and look forward to the next film in the Arkansas Times Film Series, Claire Denis' "White Material."

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Friday, May 11, 2018 - 15:01:00

Samantha's again wins the Arkansas Times Second Annual Margarita Fest

Congratulations to Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill for winning the Arkansas Times Second Annual Margarita Festival presented by Don Julio Tequila last night. The Pizzeria was the runner-up. Thanks to the 600 people who came out to the sold-out event, proceeds of which benefited the Downtown Partnership.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 16:17:00

The Rock of the New: Gallery-goers guide May 10-16:

Here are some things to do that you won't have read about in the print version of the Arkansas Times.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 14:35:00

Cathead's Diner's 'love letter to the South' on its way

Cathead's Diner, a "love letter to the South" from chef Donnie Ferneau and baker Kelli Marks, is close to being opened, Marks said today. City inspection is tomorrow; she says if all goes well, those big cathead biscuits will be ready to be served in a couple of weeks.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:10:00

Preserve Arkansas lists 2018 Most Endangered Places

Preserve Arkansas has announced the 2018 Most Endangered Places in Arkansas.

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