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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 14:26:00

Review: Willie Nelson, Sturgill Simpson at Verizon Arena for Outlaw Music Festival

Thank the gods it was a living legend following up Sturgill Simpson's set last night at Verizon Arena; anybody but Willie might have broken the spell.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 14:47:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 22: Yuni Wa

This week, Omaya and Stephanie talk with composer Yuni Wa about his prolific body of work, his new album "Dawn of the Black Wings" and problems with the genrification of electronic music.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 14:21:00

ZIN downtown to close; Zin West to stay open

ZIN Urban Wine & Beer Bar owners Troy Deal and Michael Puckett announced Monday that the bar’s last day of business at its downtown location, at 300 River Market Ave., will be Saturday, June 29.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 13:16:00

Tacos and $2 beer at The Meteor

The Meteor bike and coffee shop is hosting Food Truck Fridays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. This Friday’s food truck is Pinches Tacos.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:15:00

True Arkansas Eatery — TAE — opens in the Hotel Frederica

Fans of the late Southern Gourmasian food truck and its brick-and-mortar incarnation, and there are many, are able to fill bellies once again with food turned out by Justin Patterson and C.C. Key. They opened TAE (pronounced “tay” and standing for True Arkansas Eatery) this week in the Hotel Frederica at 625 Capitol Ave. (Yes, the hotel once named the Sam Peck and famous for its Bing Cherry Mold and jazz by the Art Porter Trio.)

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:21:00

WWE and the human situation

It’s hard to trace precisely how I got here. Innocently enough, I began fielding questions about Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, and the Macho Man Randy Savage from my eldest son. Seizing a chance to connect by introducing him, I showed him YouTube videos of The Nature Boy Ric Flair and Wrestle-Mania II.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 17:05:00

No Small Talk, Ep 21: Nate Powell

This week, we sit down with National Book Award-winning comic book artist Nate Powell and talk about his work on the "March" trilogy, 90s-era Little Rock punk and Powell's forthcoming graphic novel, "Come Again."

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Friday, June 22, 2018 - 16:22:00

High spirits at Rock Town

The alcohol will really flow this weekend. In addition to the Great Arkansas Beer Festival and Queers & Beers, Rock Town Distillery gets in the spirit by celebrating its eighth anniversary with a grand opening of its new building in SoMa, at 1201 Main St.

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Friday, June 22, 2018 - 16:16:00

Have yourself a beery little weekend, with GARBF, Beers & Queers

A sudsy weekend in the river cities kicks off Saturday, June 23, at the Statehouse Convention Center with the Great Arkansas Beer Festival, at 4:30 p.m. (for V.I.P. ticketholders) and 5:30 p.m. for the hoi polloi. Then on Sunday, June 24, Argenta celebrates National Pride Day with Beers & Queers, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of Flyway Brewing in Argenta.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 14:34:00

Rep calls town hall meeting

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre will host an open public forum at 5:30 p.m. on June 26 to hear from audiences, donors and the community.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 15:52:00

Another alley, another party, on Thursday

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership, which has been throwing parties in alleys downtown as a way to attract people to the neighborhoods, will host a party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, in the alley next to the Museum of Discovery on President Clinton Avenue. The party is on a gravel lot accessible by the bridge to the Witt Stephens Jr. Nature Center.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 15:39:00

Morsels: Restaurant and food news

Noodle bar and a new Starbucks coming.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 14:23:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 20: Mutants of the Monster, "Unforgiven"

No Small Talk, Ep. 20: Mutants of the Monster, "Unforgiven." This week, Omaya and Stephanie chat with Christopher Terry (C.T.) of Rwake about the upcoming heavy music micro-festival, and take a look at the next film in the Arkansas Times Film Series, "Unforgiven."

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:35:00

HAM dinners: 'History is Served'

Tickets are now on sale for the third dinner in the Historic Arkansas Museum’s “History is Served” series, set for 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 26.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:26:00

Morsels: Restaurant and food event news

B-Side gets a new name, Wildwood Feastival is Saturday, Ira's opening set for June 25.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:19:00

Jamming on the Clinton Center lawn

Food trucks, live music and beer are headed to the Clinton Presidential Center lawn for the East Village Street Jam on Saturday, June 16.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:18:00

Shania Twain at Verizon Arena: A Review and Slideshow

Twain brought her "Now" Tour to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock on Tuesday night and wowed a crowd of 11,118.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:53:00

Arts Center OKs budget of $7.3 million

The Arkansas Arts Center's board of trustees yesterday adopted its FY 2019 budget of $7.3 million, a $600,000 increase over the current fiscal year and the largest budget since 2010.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:31:00

No Small Talk, Ep.19: Jennifer Gerber and Sonny Kay

This week, Omaya and Stephanie talk with Jennifer Gerber, Executive Director of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and Sonny Kay, Executive Director for Low Key Arts, about filmmaking and Low Key's summer workshop intensive, "Inception to Projection."

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 13:10:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 18: Trust Tree

This week, Omaya Jones and Stephanie Smittle catch you up on a bit of entertainment news and talk with Director of Trust Tree Programs Correne Spero about the organization's summer songwriting camps for girls.

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