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Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 15:13:00

Tonight: Argenta Art Walk

Chocolate-making demonstrations on this post-Valentine Argenta ArtWalk are on tap tonight at the Innovation Hub, 201 W. Broadway in North Little Rock. The Hub is also exhibiting collagraph prints by Christine Geunard, hosting an indoor artist and maker "mini-market" and making "oobleck" (aka slime). ArtWalk hours at The Hub are 5-7 p.m.; other venues will be open until 8 p.m.

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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 14:51:00

Adventureland wins Round Four of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase; Willowack wins "wild card" spot

The last semifinal round of the 2019 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase brought bouncy literary rock with mad drum fills, a band that very well might be the only Little Rock ensemble that boasts two accordion players, clever commentary paired with mandolin and reimagined reggae from Fayetteville.

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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 07:26:00

Review: "Book of Mormon" at Robinson Performance Hall

“The Book of Mormon” literally offers a laugh a minute, but it also serves as savage critique of the white savior myth.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 09:00:00

Thursday To-Do: Valentine Blues

Boxwine (Jason Weinheimer, Joe McMahan, Chuck Dodson) leads the charge for a blues-tinged Valentine's Day show at the White Water Tavern tonight.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 07:40:00

TC Edwards honored with a flag football memorial Sunday

This Sunday, punkers and rockers alike will gather in fond memory of a late Little Rock legend, TC Edwards, spending the afternoon at the Arkansas School for the Deaf (2400 W. Markham St.) doing a couple of things TC loved fiercely: playing flag football and eating.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 15:40:00

A super show at Crystal Bridges: 'Men of Steel, Women of Wonder'

You might think the recently opened exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville “Men of Steel, Women of Wonder” is a celebration of comic book art and aimed at a particular group of superhero aficionados. It is that — includes a rare first issue of the Superman comic — but it is much more.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:42:00

Big Red Flag, The Chemtrailblazers, Adventureland and Irie Lions next up in Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

The semifinal rounds of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase conclude with sets from Big Red Flag, The Chemtrailblazers, Adventureland and Irie Lions.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:25:00

Spoons up: Soup Sunday soon

Ciao Baci's Jeff Owen is the featured chef for this year's Soup Sunday, the annual fundraiser for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families that draws in slurpers and dancers of all ages by the hundreds and is coming Feb. 24 to the Statehouse Convention Center.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 15:11:00

Q&A with Kayla Pecchioni of "The Book of Mormon"

Kayla Pecchioni, who plays Nabulungi in the touring Broadway production of "The Book of Mormon," talks fitness, profanity and guilty pleasure podcasts with us ahead of the show's run at Robinson Performance Hall.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 18:10:00

Arkansas Arts Center will set up shop in Riverdale

The Arkansas Arts Center announced today that it will relocate to the old Walmart Neighborhood Market space in the Riverdale Shopping Center when the Arts Center closes for renovation.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 - 13:10:00

'True Detective' episode 6 recap: Enter the chicken king

Things are not going well for Tom Purcell, and that’s really saying a lot. Episode 6 of this third season of “True Detective” finds him mad as hell and not taking it anymore, and marks a high mark for Scoot McNairy, who till now has played the grieving father as the embodiment of cuckolded defeat.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 - 11:08:00

Review: Luke Combs at Verizon Arena

Combs' 14,000+ crowd at Verizon Arena was pretty impressive, especially compared to attendance numbers for these terrific artists: Keith Urban, 11,558; Shania Twain, 11,118; Thomas Rhett, 11,045; Miranda Lambert, 10,318; and Brad Paisley, 5,665.

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Monday, February 11, 2019 - 07:01:00

Monday To-Do: ACS screens "True Detective," follows with Graham Gordy Q&A

Screenwriter/actor/producer Graham Gordy participates in a Q&A following a free screening of this week's "True Detective" episode from the Arkansas Cinema Society.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 16:47:00

Longhua Xu named 2019 Arkansas Living Treasure

Chinese-born sculptor Longhua Xu, who has lived in Hot Springs since 1990 and is a former teacher at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, has been named this year's Arkansas Arts Council Arkansas Living Treasure, an award that recognizes Arkansas artists who have preserved and passed on a traditional craft.

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Friday, February 8, 2019 - 13:30:00

Illusionaut wins Round Three of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Dynamite blues riffs from the virtuosic Akeem Kemp Band, endearing singalongs from indie rock darlings Willowack, driving dulcimer-peppered rock from trio Kid City and dark, drum-forward anthems from Illusionaut.

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Friday, February 8, 2019 - 08:05:00

Friday To-Do: Luke Combs at Verizon Arena

North Carolina country star Luke Combs takes the stage at Verizon Arena tonight.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 13:02:00

Rapert, responding to metal show poster, calls for boycott of Vino's

Sen. Jason Rapert, responding to a poster for a metal show that features a photoshopped Rapert biting a baby, calls for a boycott of the venue hosting the show.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 08:00:00

Wednesday To-Do: Soccer Mommy plays free show at Hendrix College

Soccer Mommy gives a concert at Hendrix College's Worsham Performance Hall Wednesday night.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 17:14:00

Performance Peace: How a Little Rock artist is transforming mural into protest under the 7th Street bridge

Undeterred by artistic opposition, a Little Rock artist is creating — and recreating — political art under the 7th Street bridge.

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Monday, February 4, 2019 - 13:25:00

'True Detective' episode 5 recap: Seeking atonement

Well, that escalated quickly. An index card on a police bulletin board in 1990 calls the cliffhanger at the end of “True Detective’s” fourth episode the “Woodard Altercation,” in the understatement of the decade.

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