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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 15:00:00

Ivory Bill sighting in Siloam Springs

Northwest Arkansas craft beer news: On Sept. 15, Casey Letellier and Dorothy Hall will open their new venture, Ivory Bill Brewing, at 516 E. Main St. in Siloam Springs.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 14:52:00

Guy Fieri goes North for a burger?

All the food blogs are buzzing today about The Food Network's Guy Fieri coming to Little Rock and North Little Rock to film episodes for his "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" show.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 16:30:00

Check out the trailer for 'True Detective' season 3, set in Northwest Arkansas

HBO has released the first trailer for the third season of "True Detective," set in Fayetteville and elsewhere in Northwest Arkansas. It stars Mahershala Ali as Det. Wayne Hays, who's investigating something that's almost certainly grisly and haunting.

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 13:38:00

'Up in Smoke' fires up at Esse

Lots of faces will light up to learn that Esse Purse Museum, Little Rock's iconoclastic museum of fashion and cultural artifacts, will open an exhibition of advertising and items from the past that glamorized cigarettes on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 16:12:00

Depression-era Arkansas topic of new photography book

“It’s All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs from the Farm Security Administration Collection, 1935-1943” contains over 200 images of Depression-era Arkansas.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 16:07:00

UA Little Rock game designers create "Galactic Scoundrels"

A space-Western storytelling card game created by a group of UA Little Rock employees, students and alumni, is set for an initial production run of around 800 units that will finish in January 2019.

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 17:10:00

Lucero releases new video directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Michael Shannon

Jeff Nichols has a new movie out today. It's a short film inspired by Lucero's "Long Way Back Home," from the band's recently released ninth album, "Among the Ghosts."

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 16:36:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 26: Dillon Hupp of ACANSA, "The Red Shoes"

This week, we talk about “The Red Shoes,” the 1948 film that inspired Scorsese and Gene Kelly, and the next film up in the Arkansas Times Film Series. Also, Dillon Hupp, Executive Director of the ACANSA Arts Festival, stops by to talk about this year's lineup.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:01:00

New ownership for District Fare, H.A.M.'s Brandon Brown managing

Tomas Bohm, the owner of The Pantry and The Pantry Crest, has sold District Fare, his Hillcrest sandwich shop at 2807 Kavanaugh Blvd., to Little Rock restaurateur Daniel Bryant.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:18:00

"Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas" at next "Pen to Podium" lecture

Michael Hibblen, a longtime chronicler of the Rock Island Railroad, speaks about his new book Tuesday evening at the Department of Arkansas Heritage.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:13:00

Monk Higgins' "Extra Soul Perception" reissued

"Extra Soul Perception," the best-known album by Conway County’s finest saxophone stylist, Monk Higgins, has been reissued.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:09:00

Former CJRW CEO Ron Robinson dies at 75

Former Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods (CJRW) CEO Ron Robinson, 75, for whom the CALS Ron Robinson Theater was named, died Tuesday.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 15:59:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 25: Kaleidoscope

This week, William Moon stopped by to talk about the selections for the 2018 Kaleidoscope Film Festival. Plus, a new TV series from Graham Gordy, Levon Helm's boyhood home gets recognized on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places and Low Key Arts announces the lineup for October's Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival.

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Friday, August 10, 2018 - 15:50:00

A miscellany of art: Aug. 10-16

We don't get to post all the jpegs of artwork on exhibit that come into the office, but they have more allure and tell you more about the work than what I can write about them. Hence this slideshow of work from shows opening tonight (Aug. 10) for 2nd Friday Art Night, 5-8 p.m. (see the To Do list for more information), and other openings and shows this weekend and in the days ahead.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:09:00

Not so far out: Wingstock coming Aug. 18 and tickets are on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for the second annual Wingstock, which is like Woodstock except all the performers are restaurants, their talent the chicken wing and the event is at Verizon Arena instead of Max Yasgur’s farm.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:03:00

The Poke News: Ohia is here, Fresh Bowl rolling downtown

The raw fish craze in Little Rock is scaling up, with new poke restaurants opening in the Promenade at Chenal and the River Market food hall.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 15:00:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 24: Filmland

This week, we talk with Matt DeCample of Arkansas Cinema Society about Filmland, an ACS event that's bringing Richard Linklater, Mary Steenburgen, Kristen Schaal, David & Christina Arquette and many others to town for screenings and conversation with filmmaker/Board Chair Jeff Nichols.

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Friday, August 3, 2018 - 12:32:00

Faulkner Chamber Music Festival tunes up young musicians

No matter how dedicated the instructor, there's a lot that young musicians don't learn in the course of their private lessons. Faulkner Chamber Music Festival fills in some of those gaps with a ten-day chamber music camp each summer.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:23:00

Architects design Food Truck Mondays

The folks at Cromwell Architect Engineers at 1300 E. Sixth St. have drawn up plans to truck in chow to the East Village location on Mondays "while weather permits," starting Aug. 6.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:04:00

Beef on a biscuit? That's right, at Delta Biscuit Co., coming in the fall

Union Pacific conductor-turned biscuit-maker Hayne Begley says his Delta Biscuit Co. food truck should get rolling in Little Rock by the end of October or first of November.

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