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Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 14:26:00

Mandolin Orange at South on Main: A Review

While the North Carolina duo's work is music to chill by, there were no sleepers.

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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 13:01:00

East LR revitalization continues with The Distillery

The latest new thing coming to the East Village is a coffee shop (as yet officially named) in the former Rocktown Distillery building at 1216 E. Sixth St., where Rock Dental Brands is relocating. The plumbing permit, pulled by Cromwell Architects Engineers, tags the entire remodeling project "The Distillery," as does the East Village website image.

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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:47:00

Sun rises again on MorningSide Bagels

MorningSide Bagels, whose cult following has been loxless since the eatery was shut earlier this year, is open again in its original store at 10848 Maumelle Blvd.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:45:00

"Legend of Boggy Creek" to get 4K restoration; premieres June 2019

“The Legend of Boggy Creek,” Texarkana resident Charles B. Pierce’s 1972 docudrama about the storied Fouke Monster, is set for a 4K restoration, the Texarkana Gazette reports.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:36:00

Arkansas "Cabbage Patch Riots" at center of new HBO series

Christmas Eve riots in small town Arkansas circa 1983 are the source material for “The Dolls,” a limited series in development for HBO.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 16:27:00

New chef detected at 42: Andre Poirot

42 Bar and Table, Andre Poirot, Jason Morrell, Jeremy Pittman

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 14:25:00

New show at the Arts Center: Watercolors in the Park restaurant: UPDATE

The Arkansas Arts Center's latest opening is its new restaurant, Watercolor in the Park. The Keet family of restaurateurs (Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe, Petit & Keet) is now running the show.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:58:00

Marjorie Williams-Smith wins Governor's Arts Award

Marjorie Williams-Smith, Governors Arts Awards,

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 14:06:00

Monday Must Do: Arkansas Times Film Series screens "Tampopo"

Join us at 7 p.m. tonight for "Tampopo," next up in the Arkansas Times Film Series.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 15:51:00

LIVE LIFE CHILL NOT DEAD DONE GONE

Contrary to rumor, Live Life Chill, the bar/restaurant in the erstwhile Revolution Taco and Tequila Lounge space at the corner of Cantrell and President Clinton Avenue, is not closed. Service manager Lindsey McFadin called the Times this afternoon to say a rumor the bar had closed was killing business; by 3 p.m., no one had been in. The Times, too, had heard the rumor from a number of sources. What has changed, McFadin said, is that the bar is now only open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Friday, November 16, 2018 - 13:31:00

New gallery for SoMa: M2

M2 Gallery, located for 12 years in the Pleasant Ridge Shopping Center, has made the move to 1300 Main St. in the hopping SoMa neighborhood and will hold its Grand (Re)opening from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 30.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 18:32:00

CALS checks out works from the Arkansas Arts Center

The Arkansas Arts Center will close in November 2019 for a massive renovation, now estimated at close to $100 million, but that doesn't mean it won't have a presence. In a clever collaboration with the Central Arkansas Library System, 3D objects from the permanent collection will be exhibited at CALS branches, its Main Library, and the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 14:55:00

Delta Biscuit Co. truck rolling

Perhaps you noticed new food truck Delta Biscuits parked at Proof Bar + Lounge on Sunday and wondered where you could catch it next.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 13:52:00

All aboard: Rail Yard grand opening tonight

The Rail Yard, the East Village knockoff of the Texas Truck Yard in Dallas, will hold its grand opening from 4-9 p.m. tonight at 1212 E. Sixth St.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 18:30:00

The Rep to reopen its doors with "Chicago"; names alley after founder Cliff Baker

In an announcement ceremony featuring song, dance and homage, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre revealed the lineup tonight for its 2019-20 “Rebuild the Rep” season.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 14:34:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 32: Charlie Hunter

This week, we make some recommendations and talk with Charlie Hunter, a brilliant jazz/blues guitarist who lands at CALS Ron Robinson tonight as part of the Arkansas Sounds series.

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Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:34:00

Verizon Arena to be renamed in 2019

Verizon Arena announced today that the naming rights to the 18,000-seat venue have been secured by Simmons Bank. The arena will be renamed in 2019.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 10:03:00

LRCVB in talks with live Nation to produce concert series at First Security Amphitheater

If the contract is reached, Live Nation would produce a minimum of five concerts per calendar year at the riverfront venue.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 14:54:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 31: Matthew Castellano

This week, Omaya talks with visual artist and Zine Night organizer Matthew Castellano, and we talk "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," Club Sway's "Rocky Horror" and more.

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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 12:57:00

New, full trailer for 'True Detective,' set in Northwest Arkansas

"True Detective," returning for a third season on HBO on Jan. 13, debuted a new, full-length trailer for its upcoming Mahershala Ali-starring edition. The show was created and executive produced by Nic Pizzolatto, who got his MFA from the University of Arkansas, which surely influenced his decision to set this season in the Ozarks in and around Fayetteville.

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