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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 14:34:00

Rep calls town hall meeting

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre will host an open public forum at 5:30 p.m. on June 26 to hear from audiences, donors and the community.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 15:52:00

Another alley, another party, on Thursday

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership, which has been throwing parties in alleys downtown as a way to attract people to the neighborhoods, will host a party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, in the alley next to the Museum of Discovery on President Clinton Avenue. The party is on a gravel lot accessible by the bridge to the Witt Stephens Jr. Nature Center.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 15:39:00

Morsels: Restaurant and food news

Noodle bar and a new Starbucks coming.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 14:23:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 20: Mutants of the Monster, "Unforgiven"

No Small Talk, Ep. 20: Mutants of the Monster, "Unforgiven." This week, Omaya and Stephanie chat with Christopher Terry (C.T.) of Rwake about the upcoming heavy music micro-festival, and take a look at the next film in the Arkansas Times Film Series, "Unforgiven."

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:35:00

HAM dinners: 'History is Served'

Tickets are now on sale for the third dinner in the Historic Arkansas Museum’s “History is Served” series, set for 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 26.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:26:00

Morsels: Restaurant and food event news

B-Side gets a new name, Wildwood Feastival is Saturday, Ira's opening set for June 25.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:19:00

Jamming on the Clinton Center lawn

Food trucks, live music and beer are headed to the Clinton Presidential Center lawn for the East Village Street Jam on Saturday, June 16.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:18:00

Shania Twain at Verizon Arena: A Review and Slideshow

Twain brought her "Now" Tour to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock on Tuesday night and wowed a crowd of 11,118.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:53:00

Arts Center OKs budget of $7.3 million

The Arkansas Arts Center's board of trustees yesterday adopted its FY 2019 budget of $7.3 million, a $600,000 increase over the current fiscal year and the largest budget since 2010.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:31:00

No Small Talk, Ep.19: Jennifer Gerber and Sonny Kay

This week, Omaya and Stephanie talk with Jennifer Gerber, Executive Director of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and Sonny Kay, Executive Director for Low Key Arts, about filmmaking and Low Key's summer workshop intensive, "Inception to Projection."

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 13:10:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 18: Trust Tree

This week, Omaya Jones and Stephanie Smittle catch you up on a bit of entertainment news and talk with Director of Trust Tree Programs Correne Spero about the organization's summer songwriting camps for girls.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:11:00

RiverFest slideshow and a debrief from Director Jack Daniels

RiverFest Event Director Jack Daniels did not yet have a tally of the reinvented Memorial Day weekend festival’s attendance or profit, but did say, “Bottom line: We were looking for more people."

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:48:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 17: Mortalus and more

This week, Omaya Jones and Stephanie Smittle hear from Michelle Gann of Mortalus about heavy music, classic influences, Friday night's show with Houston's Doomstress and what it's like to be a trans woman making metal in Arkansas.

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Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:42:00

"Delta Exhibition" winners announced

The Arkansas Arts Center announced the winners of its 60th annual "Delta Exhibition" last night: A slideshow.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 15:59:00

Philip Mann to leave symphony after 2018-19 season

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra announced in a press release today that the next season of the symphony will be Maestro Philip Mann's last. The ASO will give Mann the title of "Music Director Laureate" and hopes that "Mann will be able to continue his highly successful relationship with the ASO as he grows his international conducting presence and broadens his role within classical music."

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 15:45:00

'The Beyond,' works by O'Keeffe and others, to open at Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art goes above and into "The Beyond" with an exhibition of 36 works by Georgia O'Keeffe spanning her career and works by contemporary artists whose sensibilities hearken to O'Keeffe's. The show opens Saturday, May 26.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 16:36:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 16: Bash-O-Bash, McElroy House

This week, Omaya and Stephanie talk with Bryan and Meredith Martin-Moats, the parents behind the Bash-O-Bash cast of animated characters and behind McElroy House, a rural community organization for cultural resources in Dardanelle.

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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 13:49:00

3rd Friday in Argenta means Art Walking

There's new public art in Argenta that celebrates the North Little Rock's once-hated, now-embraced moniker "Dogtown." The sculpture was designed by Terry Bean and fabricated of steel. The Argenta Arts Foundation provided the photo above, plus information on tonight's art offerings, 5-8 p.m. on Main Street:

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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 13:22:00

Walton grant creates Delta youth program

The Delta Cultural Center in Helena/West Helena will offer a yearlong program for youth, the DCC Arts and Cultural Education Program, thanks to a grant from the Walton Family Foundation.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 15:55:00

Last call at Esse, Hot Springs; N. Scott found; new show at Gallery 26

Here's a roundup of exhibitions that are closing this weekend, plus some continuing and new shows:

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