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Thursday, April 19, 2018

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

Revolution to close its restaurant, but music continues

Owner-operators Chris King and Suzon Awbry announced yesterday that while live music venue Rev Room will remain open, they will close the restaurant portion of Revolution, the taco lounge at 300 President Clinton Ave. in downtown Little Rock's River Market area.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 15:46:00

Food Truck Friday feeds start this week

Food Truck Fridays, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership's project to use food to lure folks to enjoy the Creative/Technical Corridor on Main Street, kicks off its season Friday, April 20, at Fifth and Main streets. Hours are 10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Food trucks will continue to serve at the spot every Friday through May 18.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 14:26:00

Sculptor Kaminsky is new Arkansas Living Treasure

Sculptor and jeweler Hank Kaminsky, 79, of Fayetteville, has been named the 2018 Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council.

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Monday, April 16, 2018 - 12:00:00

Ciao on the river: first Italian Food & Cultural Festival is Saturday

Starting at 4 p.m. Friday, April 20, the first Arkansas Italian Food & Cultural Festival will bring food, Baggo and bocce tournaments (for cash prizes!), food, a grape stomp challenge, food, an Italian car exhibition, food, and live entertainment to the North Shore Riverwalk Park in North Little Rock.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 18:06:00

The freeze comin' open line

Over to you.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 23:57:00

Painter Barry Thomas channels "Pastorale" at ASO's Beethoven concert

The accompanying painting was, by agreement between the artist and the musicians, not predetermined. Structures emerged and then disappeared behind a broad brushstroke, with Thomas pausing between each movement when the music stopped momentarily. It was, as Mann put it, “an immediate result of the sound that he hears. None of us know what it will look like and tomorrow, he’s gonna do it again and it’ll be a completely different painting.”

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 15:07:00

On second thought, no Afterthought renovation, Mylo announces

Mylo Coffee Co. put a notice on its Facebook page today that it has abandoned its project to redo The Afterthought space adjacent to the bistro.

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Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:18:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 13: "Fitzcarraldo" and Florence Price

This week, we talk about Werner Herzog's opus "Fitzcarraldo" — the next film up in the Arkansas Times Film Series; Little Rock native composer Florence Price's legacy; and check in on new music from Silver Anchors, Pallbearer and The Uh Huhs.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:43:00

Florence Price posthumously honored by music teacher's association that once denied her membership

“Florence Price was a determined, tremendously talented musician,” pianist Linda Holzer said. “She did not let the discrimination slow her down. She went on to achieve so much as a composer and pianist and organist and teacher. I think about the movie ‘Hidden Figures’ that came out last year about accomplished but hidden women in math and science working behind the scenes at NASA. Similarly, I feel like Florence Price’s contributions were minimized during her lifetime.”

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:09:00

Historic Arkansas Museum teams with Mary Beth Ringgold on colonial Arkansas-inspired cuisine

Mary Beth Ringgold, chef and restaurateur behind Cajun's Wharf, Capers and Copper Grill, was the latest chef to participate in the Historic Arkansas Museum's "History is Served: Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series." Ringgold cooked food that colonial Arkansans might have found familiar.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 13:48:00

Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder at Verizon Arena: A Review and Slideshow

Even sans a "Mr. Roboto," the dad rock set at Verizon Arena did not disappoint.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:30:00

Marty Stuart and LANCO to play Toad Suck Daze in May

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and LANCO will headline the 37th annual Toad Suck Daze festival this year, to take place May 4-6 in downtown Conway.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 15:12:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 12: Osyrus Bolly, Bill Kopsky, New Music Roundup and Bentonville Film Festival

This week, we check in on new music from Or, Ghost Bones, Spirit Cuntz, Colour Design and Couch Jackets, look over the panel lineup for the Bentonville Film Festival and talk with Osyrus Bolly and Bill Kopsky about their work at the Arkansas Public Policy Panel.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 14:33:00

Young Thug, Young the Giant, Margo Price among Riverfest headliners

The rebirthed festival features performances from Young Thug, Margo Price, Young the Giant, Levelle Davison and more.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 15:07:00

Design Loblolly's new solar-powered ice cream truck

Loblolly Creamery and design agency Few are teaming up for the Few Design Challenge, a competition to determine the new look for Loblolly's solar-powered ice cream truck.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 14:54:00

Poke OK for the Heights

Poke Hula, the restaurant serving up the classic Hawaiian raw fish bowls at 415 E. Third St. in downtown Little Rock, is opening a second location in The Heights at 5621 Kavanaugh Blvd., the spot formerly occupied by yogurt shop Red Mango.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 14:51:00

President Bill Clinton and James Patterson speak at Statehouse Convention Center

Former President Bill Clinton and author James Patterson are scheduled to speak at the Statehouse Convention Center Saturday, June 9 about their forthcoming novel, "The President Is Missing."

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 13:06:00

Kat Robinson dishes again

Kat Robinson, food blogger and author of several books on Arkie eateries, has used her encyclopedic knowledge of where to find good homemade pie in Arkansas to publish a second book on the subject, "Another Slice of Arkansas Pie." The book will be available at WordsWorth Books in the Heights and Honey Pies bakery in West Little Rock, or you can order it online from Amazon and other book distributors for a mid-April delivery.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 12:15:00

Art of Fashion: Merline Labissière

Merline Labissière, a designer who has appeared on Lifetime's Project Runway, will talk Thursday night about her nonprofit Provoke Style Fashion Camp Corp. at the Arkansas Arts Center, as part of the Arts Center's Art of Fashion series.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:27:00

Mendelssohn, marimba and Nintendo NES: ASO's chamber series charmed at the Clinton Center

Framed by the ever-darker blues of the western sky over downtown little Rock, members of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra delivered (brilliantly) a program in the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center that was as demanding as it was quirky, with works from Mendelssohn and living composers Eric Ewazen and Charles Hawthorne, the latter of whom was in attendance.

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