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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:55:00

Guest Playlist: Flap Jones of "Not Necessarily Nashville" schools us on real country music

"Not Necessarily Nashville," which airs on KUAR-FM 89.1 every Saturday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., celebrates three decades of the "best of the rest of country music" Saturday, October 21 at the White Water Tavern with Brad Williams of The Salty Dogs & The Creek Rocks, and we asked host Flap Jones to curate a playlist for us ahead of that anniversary celebration.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:09:00

Jason Aldean at Verizon Arena: A Review

Just 12 days after his performance at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas ended in tragedy, Aldean played to a crowd of 10,222 at Verizon Arena Friday night.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 15:14:21

Come with the Arkansas Times to the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

After several years of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro hosting benefit concerts to raise money for the restoration of Johnny Cash's boyhood home, this year the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival debuts in Dyess just outside the Cash homeplace. And of course the Arkansas Times is chartering a bus to be there. The lineup is spectacular: Kris Kristofferson (one of the greatest songwriters of all-time easily), Rosanne Cash, Joanne Cash and Tommy Cash and Buddy Jewel.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 14:12:00

Lost Forty Brewing takes silver in 2017 Great American Beer Festival

Lost Forty Brewing took home a silver medal at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival, the largest commercial beer competition in the world.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 14:08:00

Blue Canoe to open new brewing and gaming space

Blue Canoe Brewing Co. is opening a 20,000-square-foot brewing and gaming space at 1637 E. 15th St., the old PC Hardware warehouse. Macie Fellows, who described herself as a “brand ambassador,” said the space, which Blue Canoe has remodeled “from the ground up,” will be Blue Canoe’s primary brewery.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:59:00

Katt Williams' "Great America Tour" brings 5000 plus to Verizon Arena

Katt Williams brought a broad but pleasing show to a crowd of 5,276 at Verizon Arena.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 15:06:00

Sister Rosetta Tharpe nominated for the Rock Hall of Fame

Less than a week after a sign was unveiled in Cotton Plant to honor the rock pioneer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe became a first-time nominee for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 16:02:00

Big reveal: 'Hidden No More' at Mosaic Templars

Works by 11 African-American artists whose works are in the Creativity Arkansas collection of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 W. Ninth St., will be revealed at a reception Thursday, Oct. 5, when the museum opens "Hidden No More."

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 15:31:00

Forty Two at the Clinton Center getting a redo and a numeral

Forty Two, the restaurant at the Clinton Presidential Center, is getting a redo, expanding its space, extending its meal service and changing its name to 42 bar & table, the Clinton Center announced today.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 15:19:00

Crave it? Here's your favorite: The annual Food Truck Festival is Saturday

For the seventh year in a row, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership is bringing food trucks by the dozens to Main and Capitol streets. This year, the partnership is dubbing the festival, to be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7, Crave the Culture.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 22:54:00

Wildlife series "Breaking Bass" ventures into Lake Conway

The cypresses of Lake Conway make an appearance on a new "wildlife docu-series."

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 19:50:00

Erin Enderlin's latest features Chris Stapleton, Ricky Skaggs

Conway native Erin Enderlin's latest, "Whiskeytown Crier" is produced by songwriter and producer Jamey Johnson.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 17:11:00

New animated video from Rah HoWard

Rah HoWard, a finalist in this year's Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, has a new video, "I'm Black."

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 16:41:00

Black Cobra Tattoos narrowly misses a win on Spike TV's "Ink Master"

Katie McGowan and Matt O’Baugh of Black Cobra Tattoos in Sherwood were barely edged out of the $200,000 prize awarded on Spike TV’s “Ink Master: Shop Wars” finale, by Old Town Ink of Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 16:28:00

New Musicophilia mix chronicles the post-punk of 1979

Musicophilia, a blog created by an anonymous Little Rock native “mostly to share the box set of post-punk music from 1981” that its creator made in 2004 to great acclaim, has followed the much-shared (and technically, legally tenuous) 1981 mix with “1979: Post-Punk.”

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Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:54:00

Slideshow: Sister Rosetta Tharpe sign unveiled Friday

Eight miles southeast of Cotton Plant, Arkansas, where Highway 17 meets Interstate Highway 49, a new sign was unveiled Friday afternoon honoring Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Arkansas native guitarist and singer who some credit with having invented rock and roll.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 15:54:00

Food truck Friday lineup: Cajun, Korean, and you get eggroll

The lineup for the Sept. 29 Food Truck Fridays event at Fifth and Main streets.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 15:49:00

Thea's Blue Plate: It's special, and it's for the arts

It’s not too soon to buy tickets to the Thea Foundation’s annual art-supporting feast, the Blue Plate Special, to be held Monday, Oct. 16, at the Capital Hotel. Ten chefs and two mixologists have been lined up for the wining and dining; artists, musicians and comedians will provide the evening’s cultural sustenance.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 15:38:00

Opening the Vault: New restaurant for the Spa City

It’s a tall drink of water, the seven-story building housing the Vault restaurant, to open later this fall in the 1909 Citizens Building at the corner of Central Avenue and Bridge Street in Hot Springs. The restaurant gets its name from the building's original purpose: It was Citizens National Bank.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:33:00

Art in the Park: Wildwood exhibits work by UA Little Rock profs, students

Two- and three-dimensional works by students, former students and faculty of the Department of Art and Design at UA Little Rock are on exhibit at Wildwood Park for the Arts, which hosts a reception tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with music by university students.

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