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Friday, January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 12:47:00

Windgate gives $12 million to Fort Smith museum

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum was awarded $12 million from the Windgate Charitable Foundation to endow its general operations and programming, the Southwest Times Record reports.

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Friday, January 4, 2019 - 09:51:01

Frank Doughty, Mid-century Modernist, subject of architecture lecture: Date correction

The work of Mid-Century Modernist Frank Doughty will be the subject of the Architecture and Design Network's Jan. 8 event at the Arts Center.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 15:25:00

New place to collect art: Gleanings

"Pieces," featuring collage work by Becky Botos, opening Jan. 4, is the debut show for new gallery Gleanings.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 09:57:00

Will Trice is new executive artistic director at Arkansas Repertory Theatre

It's official: Will Trice, Little Rock native, Central High graduate and three-time Tony Award-winning producer, will take the helm at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre as artistic executive director. Trice has been acting as a consultant with The Rep since December 2018, and assumes his role in August 2019.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 15:52:00

'True Detective' season 3 gets positive early reviews

"True Detective" season 3, debuting on HBO Jan. 13 and filmed and set in Northwest Arkansas, is a return form for the anthology series, critics seem to agree. That's good news. Because Arkansas has so few moments in popular culture, you were obligated to watch it to support the scenery and local extras and so you could knowingly tell your spouse, "They fished that dead body out of the Monte Ne ruins." So I'm glad to hear people think it's worthwhile.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 14:42:00

Justus Fine Art rings in new year with Lasater, Raborn and others

Justus Fine Art in Hot Springs opens its January show with a reception, 5-9 p.m. Jan. 4.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 13:13:00

Argenta Core no more

The Core pub in North Little Rock has called it quits.

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Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 17:32:00

An end-of-year playlist: songs from Arkansas musicians we loved in 2018

A handful of the infectious beats we heard from Arkansas musicians in 2018.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 14:53:00

37 artists win a spot in the 2019 "Small Works on Paper" artists

The touring "Small Works on Paper" exhibition put on by the Arkansas Arts Council will in 2019 feature the 39 works by 37 artists from every corner of the state, three of whom won cash awards.

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Friday, December 21, 2018 - 13:24:00

Art-walking in Argenta tonight

North Little Rock's Argenta Arts District offers up some pre-Christmas festivity tonight with its Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk (5-8 p.m.) and shows at The Joint Theater and Coffee House and the Elks Lodge (curtain at 8 p.m.).

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 15:47:00

Shop, drink, help The Van and Arkansas Foodbank at Lost Forty's popup event Sunday

If you wait until Christmas Eve Eve to do your shopping — that’s you, gentlemen — here’s a way to make it painless: Check out the “Holiday Brunch and Browse Pop Up” event Dec. 23 at Lost Forty Brewing.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 15:25:00

The Capital's Seafood House opens

Finally, Little Rock has the Seafood Burger, the creation of retired Green Bay Packer linebacker K.D. Williams, thanks to the opening of Williams’ The Capital’s Seafood House, 1706 W. Third St., across from the state Capitol.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 13:47:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 33: "His Girl Friday" next up in Arkansas Times Film Series

This week on "No Small Talk," Omaya and Stephanie talk Quinto Poder, Ricky Jay, 607 and Levelle Davison's new collaboration and Howard Hawks' 1940 film "His Girl Friday," the next film up in the Arkansas Times Film Series.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 09:32:00

Jo McDougall named recipient of Porter Fund's Lifetime Achievement Award

McDougall is the fourth Arkansas writer to be given the Lifetime Achievement honor following Donald Harington in 2004, Miller Williams in 2009 and Charles Portis in 2014.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 13:09:00

2019 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Submissions Are Open

Got a band together? Enter your ensemble in the 2019 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:05:00

Argenta Community Theater names new executive director

Laura Sessoms Grimes, a North Little Rock native, will join Board Chair Judy Tenenbaum and Artistic Director Vince Insalaco in expanding ACT’s outreach and education programs.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:47:00

New Tacos 4 Life to open in NLR

Arkansas's 10th Tacos 4 Life restaurant opens Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Dillard’s Department Store parking lot at the McCain Mall.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:36:00

Nook comes to the library: Not a tablet, but a cuppa

The Central Arkansas Library System kicks off a caffeinated experience Saturday, Dec. 15, when the Nexus Nook coffee shop opens on the first floor of the Main Library, 100 Rock St.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 14:26:00

Mandolin Orange at South on Main: A Review

While the North Carolina duo's work is music to chill by, there were no sleepers.

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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 13:01:00

East LR revitalization continues with The Distillery

The latest new thing coming to the East Village is a coffee shop (as yet officially named) in the former Rocktown Distillery building at 1216 E. Sixth St., where Rock Dental Brands is relocating. The plumbing permit, pulled by Cromwell Architects Engineers, tags the entire remodeling project "The Distillery," as does the East Village website image.

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