• Perfectionism, patriarchy and paradox: A Q&A with Iris Dement

    Perfectionism, patriarchy and paradox: A Q&A with Iris Dement

    February 22, 2019
    Without her nomadic life’s timeline as accompaniment — the youngest of 14 kids, catapulted from Northeast Arkansas to coastal California at the age of 3 — you might hear Iris Dement’s inimitable voice and assume she never left the American South. /more/
  • Like Velvet: history in black hairstyles in Arkansas

    Like Velvet: history in black hairstyles in Arkansas

    February 1, 2019
    How a kitchen cosmetologist built — and handed down — a 90-year legacy of black hair care. /more/
  • Indomitable: African American artists in 'On Their Own Terms' at UA Little Rock

    Indomitable: African American artists in 'On Their Own Terms' at UA Little Rock

    January 14, 2019
    UA Little Rock is, once again, proving the folly of ignoring African-American art, with the exhibition “On Their Own Terms,” which opens Jan. 17 at UA Little Rock’s Windgate Center of Art and Design. /more/
  • Not just a fluke: Wednesday Night Poetry celebrates 30 years

    February 19, 2019
    Wednesday Night Poetry celebrated its 30th anniversary on Feb. 6, commemorating 1,567 consecutive Wednesdays of weekly poetry readings since it began as the first recurring art event in Hot Springs on Feb. 1, 1989. /more/

    Time for Anderson to go

    February 18, 2019
    Arkansas’s standby excuse during the lean portions of the Mike Anderson era has been reduced to one word or its variants thereof: “youth.” /more/

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    Saturday To-Do: 'Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom' at UA Pulaski Tech

    Lead actress Damaras Obi plays Lowery in this touring performance of the story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, the youngest person on the legendary 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery.

    Video: Four Questions with Soprano Keely Futterer

    Ahead of tomorrow night's performance at Opera in the Rock's gala fundraiser, soprano Keely Futterer talks with us about the social relevance of opera, about her favorite arias and about how her upbringing in Dover, Arkansas prepared her for a singing career.

    Friday To-Do: Fats Waller Tribute at The Weekend Theater

    If you're not among the ticketholders for tonight's sold-out performance of "Chicago" at The Rep, go check out The Weekend Theater's nod to Fats Waller just a few blocks west.

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