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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 13:59:00

Dr. Bevan Keating succeeds Leslie Golden as executive director at Wildwood

Wildwood Park for the Arts announced this afternoon that current Wildwood Artistic Director Dr. Bevan Keating will succeed Leslie Golden as Executive Director, effective October 8, 2018.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 09:55:00

Seven properties in Arkansas named to National Register of Historic Places

Seven Arkansas properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Department of Arkansas Heritage’s Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has announced.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 09:48:00

ASO and CALS call for submissions from spoken word artists for February concert

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and the Central Arkansas Library System are calling for written submissions from spoken word artists on “themes of joy, unity and hope” to be performed at the Robinson Performance Hall in February.

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Today's headlines: Rain dampens Trump trip

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 09:41:00

Al Bell recognized with professorship at U of A

Brinkley native Al Bell — former chairman/owner of Stax Records and former president of Motown Records Group — has been named the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s 2018-19 McIlroy Family Visiting Professor in the Visual and Performing Arts.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 09:44:00

Mount Holly Cemetery's Tales of the Crypt postponed

The annual Tales of the Crypt, scheduled for tonight at Mount Holly Cemetery, has been postponed for a week's time.

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 13:37:00

La Hacienda Cantrell location closed temporarily for kitchen renovations

Salsa Verde seekers may have run into a snag in Riverdale this week, as the beloved La Hacienda location on Cantrell Road closes its doors for a few days to complete some kitchen renovations.

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Monday, October 8, 2018 - 11:17:00

Colonel Glenn 18 screens SXSW Audience Winner "The Dawn Wall" tonight

Colonel Glenn 18 shows "The Dawn Wall" tonight, the SXSW Audience Award-winning doc about two rock climbers' 2015 attempt to scale a daunting section of El Capitan.

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Monday, October 8, 2018 - 10:08:00

R&B Cook-off winners

Check out Times photographer Brian Chilson's shots and video from Sunday's R&B Cook-Off, our event in downtown North Little Rock to support the Argenta Downtown Council.

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Today's headlines: Rain dampens Trump trip

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 13:49:00

King Biscuit Blues Festival 2018: A Slideshow

Arkansas Times photographer Brian Chilson and entertainment editor Stephanie Smittle captured scenes from the 2018 King Biscuit Blues Festival.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:38:00

James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt coming to Verizon Arena in February

James Taylor and his All-Star Band, along with with special guest Bonnie Raitt and her band, are coming to Verizon Arena on Friday, February 15, 2019. Both artists have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and with a combined 15 Grammy awards between them, the show is sure to be a big draw.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 09:29:00

Atlas Bar coming soon to SOMA

Atlas Bar is coming sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas to South on Main. Proprietor Tony Poe plans to use his love for travel and his family’s adventurous spirit to help “bring the world to Little Rock and spark and imagination for travel,” he said. At 1224 Main St., Atlas Bar will be a cozy, intimate space that Poe says he hopes will invite conversation.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:24:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 29: A Steinway at the ASO

This week on No Small Talk: news of an underwater concert as part of a series called "The Water About Us," and a conversation with Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Music Director/Conductor Philip Mann, longtime ASO Principal Keyboardist Carl Anthony and Steinway technician/gallery owner Stephen Wirges about the ASO's acquisition of a new Steinway piano.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 14:52:00

$6.7 million Windgate Foundation to fund new ASU arts facility

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro announced last week that the Windgate Foundation is to offer a $6.7 million grant to build a new facility for sculpture and ceramics programs at ASU, the largest single gift to an arts program in ASU’s history.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 14:47:00

MacArthur Museum of Military History reopens its doors Saturday

The MacArthur Museum of Military History reopens its doors Saturday, Sept. 29, after a nearly six-month hiatus for interior renovations.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 15:50:00

AfriCOBRA collective celebrates a half-century of revolutionary art at Mosaic Templars

A double anniversary celebration at Mosaic Templars heralds 50 years of image-making for The African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists, founded by Pine Bluff native Jeff Donaldson.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 09:23:00

Ben Dickey gets Talk of the Town treatment in the New Yorker

Little Rock's Ben Dickey, continuing to ride the wave of good press from his starring role in "Blaze," gets a Talk of the Town piece in the New Yorker this week, including a killer illustration of him.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:56:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 28: Fosse's "All That Jazz"

If you missed last month's sold-out screening of "The Red Shoes," you're in luck; Consider this month's Arkansas Times Film Series screening of Bob Fosse's gritty, glitzy 1979 fantasy "All That Jazz" the B-side, and join us Tuesday, September 18 at Riverdale 10 Cinema to find out why.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:30:00

'The White House Collection of American Crafts': Coming to the Clinton Center

Twenty-five years ago, first lady Hillary Clinton and Smithsonian curator Michael Monroe chose 73 works by top America artisans for exhibition in the White House. Congress and the George H.W. Bush administration had proclaimed 1993 as “The Year of American Craft: A Celebration of the Creative Works of the Hand.”

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 18:01:00

Video: Main Street Food Truck Festival

Scenes from the Main Street Food Truck Festival.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 15:00:00

Ivory Bill sighting in Siloam Springs

Northwest Arkansas craft beer news: On Sept. 15, Casey Letellier and Dorothy Hall will open their new venture, Ivory Bill Brewing, at 516 E. Main St. in Siloam Springs.

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