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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:38:00

James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt coming to Verizon Arena in February

James Taylor and his All-Star Band, along with with special guest Bonnie Raitt and her band, are coming to Verizon Arena on Friday, February 15, 2019. Both artists have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and with a combined 15 Grammy awards between them, the show is sure to be a big draw.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 10:00:00

Support Out in Arkansas, come watch 'Sacred Hearts, Holy Souls' at Ron Robinson

At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, the Arkansas Times, Little Rock PFLAG and Central Arkansas Pridefest will host a special screening of Little Rock director Mark Thiedeman’s "Sacred Hearts, Holy Souls” to benefit Out in Arkansas, the Times’ coming LGBT publication.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 13:25:00

Miranda Lambert, Justin Moore to Verizon

Reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and critical darling Miranda Lambert returns to Verizon Arena at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27. She's supported by Poyen (Grant County) native Justin Moore, RaeLynn and Jukebox Mafia.

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 15:41:00

Jumbo waterslide event Slide the City coming to LR, Fayetteville

Slide the City, a traveling water carnival that sets up events in which they unfurl a 1,000-foot-long, padded, dual-lane, side-bumpered mega-version of the old Slip'N Slide down the middle of a city street, is coming to Little Rock and Fayetteville soon. So says their website, anyway. No word yet on a date, but pages for both cities are currently open for pre-registration.

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 09:46:00

UCA announces 2014-2015 Public Appearances lineup, featuring Randy Newman and Common

Last night, UCA released the details of its 15th anniversary season at the Reynolds Performance Hall, with a public appearances lineup that includes Broadway musicals, lecturers, musicians, family programs and comedians.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 14:33:00

4th annual 'Big Gay Variety Show' at LR's Unitarian Church Dec. 14

The Center of Artistic Revolution, a center that helps LGBT folks all over the state in various ways, will be hosting their 4th annual "Big Gay Variety Show" on Saturday, Dec. 14

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 14:43:00

Second annual Root Cafe/Arkansas Times Beard Growing Contest!

Start taking your Lance-Armstrong-approved beard-supplements now, kids! It's almost time for that annual test of hairy-cheeked caveman virility: the second-annual Arkansas Times/Root Cafe Beard Growing Competition!

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 15:54:00

New: Club Level opens tonight on Main St. in LR

We talked this morning with Brad McCray, co-owner of Club Level at 315 Main Street, which will have their grand opening tonight, starting at 8 p.m.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 16:04:00

Zombie outbreak blamed on Mayflower pipeline breach!

Okay, not really. But there's a paintball place up in Conway running a "Zombie Hunt" that claims that.

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 13:46:00

Horror art show, 'Elm Street' screening, Day of the Dead party from LRFF

[embed-1] It's October, that spookiest of months, and the braaaaains behind the Little Rock Film Festival and their creepy little sister The Little Rock Horror picture show have some cool events coming up to celebrate. 

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 12:41:00

Nedelle Torrisi inaugurates new Christ Episcopal venue

Christ Episcopal Church's upcoming Arts @ Christ Church music series is pretty heavy  

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 14:48:00

Mavis Staples to give concert at Christ Church in Little Rock

She'll perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11.

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Friday, September 6, 2013 - 14:29:00

Avett Brothers to Verizon in November

Folk rock heroes The Avett Brothers will play Verizon Arena Friday, Nov. 8.

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 22:04:00

Argenta Film Series returns with 'Searching for Sugar Man'

"Searching for Sugar Man" screens Sept. 19 at Argenta Community Theater.

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Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 21:22:24

Starting next week: Music in MacArthur Park

Music in MacArthur Park kicks off Sept. 11.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 11:03:14

Philander Smith announces 2013-14 lineup for 'Bless the Mic' lectures

Philander Smith's free and open to the public "Bless the Mic" lecture series has brought some great speakers to town in the past, and it looks like that trend will continue in the coming year.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 11:19:00

Damien Echols coming to UCA in November

Damien Echols, the most outspoken and visible member of the West Memphis Three and the author of several books, will be returning to the state on Nov. 11-12 to give a free public reading and teach a creative writing mini-class for UCA students.

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Friday, August 9, 2013

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 15:32:14

Tix on sale Monday for astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson at UCA

Geek demigod Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming to the University of Central Arkansas Feb. 27, 2014.

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Monday, August 5, 2013

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 15:16:00

TNA Wrestling to Verizon

TNA Wrestling is coming to Verizon Arena for a televised event on Thursday, Sept. 26. Tickets, which go on sale via Ticketmaster and the Verizon Arena Box Office, range from $17.50 to $127.50.

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Monday, July 29, 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 12:59:00

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to speak at Clinton Center

Astronaut and all-around American hero Dr. Buzz Aldrin — the second human being to step foot on the moon — is coming to the Clinton Presidential Center on Aug. 14 for a free talk about his new book, "Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration."

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  • 21c Museum Hotel exhibits work by Fayetteville artists

    Paintings by Hannah McBroom and Shabana Kauser and woodcuts by Kasey Ramirez, all transplants to Fayetteville, are now on exhibit on the guest room floors of 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, part of The Elevate at 21c program for artists living and working near the museum. You do not have to be a guest to see the works; just ask at the desk.
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    Last week, beloved Fayetteville band the Good Fear put out “Long Gone Brand New,” its first album since 2008. It’s available in limited vinyl form through Max Recordings and local record stores, digitally through iTunes and Apple and for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music.
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