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Friday, November 16, 2018

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


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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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 15:25:00

A Roundup and Review: Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival's "Southern Stories" block

Featuring stories from working-class Alabama, the South Carolina legislature, and everywhere in between, the Southern Stories docs didn’t present a unified picture of the South, and they sure didn’t offer any easy answers.

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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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