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Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 15:55:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 30: "Tampopo"

This week, we talk arts news and peer into the brothy underbelly of Juzo Itami's ramen western "Tampopo," the next film in our Arkansas Times Film Series.

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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:06:00

Mafia pic "Arkansas" to star Vince Vaughn, Liam Hemsworth

Glenwood, Arkansas native and actor Clark Duke is slated to write and direct "Arkansas," a new film starring Duke himself alongside Vince Vaughn and Liam Hensworth.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 17:21:00

Marjorie Williams-Smith solo show opens Friday at Hearne

Hearne Fine Art will open the exhibition "The Messengers: A Survey of Work in Metalpoint by Marjorie Williams-Smith," the artist's first solo show at the gallery at 1001 Wright Ave., with a reception from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19.  Williams-Smith, one of the finest metalpoint artists in the country and one of our own, will give a talk about her work at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Hearne.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 16:23:00

Kevin Kresse's bronze bust of Levon Helm to be centerpiece of Legacy Project in Marvell

The bust, created by Little Rock sculptor and Arkansas native Kevin Kresse, will have a permanent home in Phillips County near Helm’s boyhood house in downtown Marvell, a structure that was relocated from nearby Turkey Scratch and added to the Arkansas Register of Historic Places in earlier this year.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:12:00

Little Rock's Chris Dumas weighs in on zombies on new AMC series

Little Rock native Chris Dumas is among the zombie experts on a new AMC show, "Eli Roth's History of Horror."

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:03:00

Alison Krauss and Jamey Johnson headline Johnny Cash Heritage Festival this weekend in Dyess

The three-day festival culminates in a concert noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Johnny Cash Show tours. John Carter Cash will host and and Krauss, Johnson, Ana Cristina Cash, Suzanne Cox, Heather Berry Mabe, Ira Dean and others will perform.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 16:03:00

Mount Holly Cemetery's Tales of the Crypt relocated

There's a new time and a new location for the annual Tales of the Crypt. The event has been relocated to the Parkview Arts & Science Magnet High School Auditorium at 2501 John Barrow Rd. with a 6:30 p.m. start time.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:02:00

UA Little Rock Faculty Biennial at Windgate Center

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Art Gallery will host is Faculty Biennial Show from Oct. 15 to Nov. 16 in the Brad Cushman Gallery in the Windgate Center of Art and Design.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:48:00

Crystal Ridge bringing shine — as in ’shine — to Hot Springs

The Arkansas distillery scene is expanding like yeast. Last week, Rock Candy wrote a bit about Delta Dirt Distillery coming to Helena. Another distillery, like Delta Dirt named to reflect its home, is Crystal Ridge, which Danny and Mary Bradley hope to open in Hot Springs in February 2019.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 08:53:00

Review: Thomas Rhett, Brett Young and Midland at Verizon Arena

People say I got a Midland problem.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:50:00

Little Rock catches up to NWA public art with mural on Main

If you've been to Bentonville, you've probably seen Jason Jones' mural of a big blue octopus with bicyclists riding one of tentacle and tentacle another waving Sam Walton's truck around. Or, in Fayetteville, Jones' "Fresh Air" on Center Street. The murals that have transformed the historic downtowns in Northwest Arkansas have made us Little Rock lovers of outsized-urban-mural lovers green with envy.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 11:58:00

Territorial Fare! featuring Yvette Brady, Tim Morton in November

Having attended the July “Territorial Fare!” celebration of foodways at the Historic Arkansas Museum — when German and Scottish foods and folk were the subjects — I can heartily recommend that you buy tickets to the November event, "The Legacy of African Americans."

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:22:00

World Woman Summit and Arkansas Cinema Society screen "The Tale" at The Rep

The World Woman Summit partners with Arkansas Cinema Society to screen "The Tale," Jennifer Fox's film about sexual abuse, and the way we construct our identities in light of our memories.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 09:43:00

Helena-West Helena cheers Delta Dirt Distillery

Helena-West Helena is toasting a forthcoming development on Cherry Street: A distillery to be called Delta Dirt Distillery.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 13:59:00

Dr. Bevan Keating succeeds Leslie Golden as executive director at Wildwood

Wildwood Park for the Arts announced this afternoon that current Wildwood Artistic Director Dr. Bevan Keating will succeed Leslie Golden as Executive Director, effective October 8, 2018.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 09:55:00

Seven properties in Arkansas named to National Register of Historic Places

Seven Arkansas properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Department of Arkansas Heritage’s Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has announced.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 09:48:00

ASO and CALS call for submissions from spoken word artists for February concert

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and the Central Arkansas Library System are calling for written submissions from spoken word artists on “themes of joy, unity and hope” to be performed at the Robinson Performance Hall in February.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 09:41:00

Al Bell recognized with professorship at U of A

Brinkley native Al Bell — former chairman/owner of Stax Records and former president of Motown Records Group — has been named the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s 2018-19 McIlroy Family Visiting Professor in the Visual and Performing Arts.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 09:44:00

Mount Holly Cemetery's Tales of the Crypt postponed

The annual Tales of the Crypt, scheduled for tonight at Mount Holly Cemetery, has been postponed for a week's time.

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 13:37:00

La Hacienda Cantrell location closed temporarily for kitchen renovations

Salsa Verde seekers may have run into a snag in Riverdale this week, as the beloved La Hacienda location on Cantrell Road closes its doors for a few days to complete some kitchen renovations.

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