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Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:22:00

Third Friday in Argenta: Artwalking to see Southern landscapes and more

Works by some of Arkansas's most distinguished artists, including the late Al Allen and Carroll Cloar, along with famed regionalist Thomas Hart Benton make up part of the offerings in "Southern Landscapes," a new exhibition at Greg Thompson Fine Art (429 Main St.) opening with the monthly Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk tonight.

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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:11:00

Werner Herzog coming to Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has scored a coup, landing Werner Herzog, one of the most influential and surely the most interesting documentary filmmakers ever for its upcoming festival, Oct. 6-15.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:42:00

'Sign of the Times': Political posters at CHARTS

Hendrix College's Dr. Jay Barth will give a talk and sax player Dr. Barry McVinney and pianist Mark Binns will provide the music at tonight's opening of "The Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster" in the Windgate Gallery at UA Pulaski Tech's CHARTS (The Center for Humanities and Arts). The event runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 14:39:00

GiGi's opens with soul food and 'old school R and B vibe'

GiGi’s Soul Cafe and Lounge at 10840 Maumelle Blvd., where the Nashville Rockin Grill was located, opened July 28 and co-owner Darrell Wyrick the restaurant is “bringing back the spirit of some of the places that have gone, like Porter’s and The Afterthought” with its soul food and “old school R and B vibe.”

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:32:00

Take yourself there: Mavis Staples coming to LR for Central High performance

Gospel and R&B singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples, who has been inspiring fans with gospel-inflected freedom songs like "I'll Take You There" and "March Up Freedom's Highway" and the poignant "Oh What a Feeling" will come to Little Rock for the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Central High.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 16:15:00

2nd Friday Art Night: Photographs from Rohwer, UA Little Rock

New UA Little Rock photography club holds first exhibit University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduates and students have started a new photography club and are displaying their skills at the club’s first photo exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 16:03:00

Restaurant inspections now online

The state Department of Health is now posting retail food outlets inspection information on its website, and has posted a video on its Facebook page explaining its food inspection program and how to use the online search form.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 15:41:00

It's been long, but looks like John Daly's Steakhouse will open

John Daly’s Steakhouse in Conway has a new tee time: Sept. 1, according to the Log Cabin Democrat.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 09:44:00

Get your fiber at the Main Branch of Laman Library: Cade, Halsey, Kuster, Zarco, Trusty, Hernandez and others

Sixteen women who work in fiber arts — including long-time fiber artist Barbara Cade, tapestry artist and 2017 Living Treasure, weaver Louise Halsey, and Delta Exhibition veteran Dr. Deborah Kuster — have contributed work to the "All Women Fiber Arts Exhibition" opening Friday at the William F. Laman Public Library in North Little Rock. There will be a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The show is the second all-women fiber arts show organized by artist Rachel Trusty; the first was called "Form in Fiber," shown last year at the Laman Library Argenta Branch.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 16:03:00

Glen Campbell: 1936-2017

In memory of the Pike County native, who died today at 81.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 13:34:00

Review: Guns N' Roses at War Memorial Stadium

Saturday, August 5th, 2017. “Guns N’ Roses Day” in Little Rock. The entire show was completely gold.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 11:48:00

Celebrate Restaurant Month with today's deals

Today's specials include a house-smoked brisket sandwich, a $12 3-course lunch, bronzed black grouper, gulf shrimp, and 15% off pizza.

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Friday, August 4, 2017 - 11:21:00

2nd Potbelly opening benefits ACCESS schools

yan Hamra of Little Rock is officially opening Little Rock’s second Potbelly Shop, which features live music with its food, on the first floor of the Lyon Building, 401 W. Capitol, on Tuesday, Aug. 8. But first, the public is invited to an “Oven Warming Event” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, a benefit for Little Rock’s ACCESS schools for children with learning disabilities; cost is $5 for a sandwich, chips and a fountain drink.

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Friday, August 4, 2017 - 09:37:00

The Pantry Crest is everything it's cracked up to be

Swing by for happy hour and apps.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:35:00

McGraw, Hill concert canceled

Verizon Arena has announced that the Soul2Soul show featuring Faith Hill and Tim McGraw 

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:18:00

Adam Driver, David Lowery coming to Little Rock for Arkansas Cinema Society's 'Premiere'

Talk about awakening forces: The new Arkansas Cinema Society's inaugural event, coming up Aug. 24-26, is bringing to town big-name film professionals to screen and talk about their films.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 09:36:00

Sherwood tattoo artists return to Spike TV's "Ink Master"

Matt O’Baugh and Katie McGowan of Sherwood’s Black Cobra Tattoo at 6505 Warden Rd., the two tattoo artists who competed in season six of Spike TV’s “Ink Master,” are back on the show, competing for a grand prize of $200,000.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:55:00

Celebrate Restaurant Month with today's deals

Today's featured restaurants feature a shrimp po boy from Bridges, half off entrée salads at Cafe Heifer, 15% off all entrées at Soul Fish, $2 off Blue Plates at South on Main, and a big half-off of all food orders at Skye's.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 10:20:00

Hearne celebrates 29 years with Alfred Conteh, Adger Cowans, John Biggers and more

Hearne Fine Art, 1001 Wright Ave., is celebrating its 29th year in business with an exhibition of works by dozens of important African American artists, both home-grown and national. Among the artists is Alfred Conteh, whose work is shown above; here's an excerpt from a biography of the artist provided by the gallery:

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 09:45:00

Lucinda Williams to play Oxford American 25th anniversary gala

Lucinda Williams performs at this year's Oxford American gala, in celebration of the magazine's 25th anniversary.

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