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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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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 22:26:00

Root Cafe team to open Dos Rocas Beer & Tacos

A new Latin American street food restaurant is coming to the South Main district. Jack Sundell and Corri Bristow Sundell, who own The Root Cafe, will partner with longtime Root kitchen manager Cesar Bordon-Avalos and his wife, Adelia Kittrell, to open Dos Rocas Beer & Tacos.

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 15:35:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 10: Take Five

This week, we round up a few jazz shows happening in the Central Arkansas area, and recap a big weekend for music in Hot Springs.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 14:34:00

DeFrance at Verizon Arena: A Slideshow

Here's to Jon Bon Jovi for booking a local outfit, DeFrance, to open his show Tuesday night at Verizon Arena.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:17:00

Four finalists chosen for Walton-funded School of Art at UA

Four finalist candidates to become director of the School of Art at the U of A Fayetteville, created with a $120 million grant from the Walton Family Charitable Trust, will give public 30-minute presentations and take part in 30-minute Q&As when they visit campus for interviews this month and in April.

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 16:51:00

It's 3rd Friday Art Walk in Argenta ...

It's Third Friday Art Walk in Argenta, and it's beautiful outdoors. So go.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 13:11:00

The American melting pot: See it in the newly hung galleries at Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has rehung its Early American galleries that Director Rod Bigelow says better reflects "the complexity of the American story —and we look forward to ongoing dialogue and discoveries as new connections with historic American art are revealed.”

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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:18:00

Support kids in nature: Eat at Chipotle on Dickson Street

The Ozark Natural Science Center, tucked away in the woods outside Huntsville, offers programming in Arkansas's flora, fauna and geography to grade-school children on its trail system and in its teaching facility. If you've been to ONSC — maybe to see the Northern Saw-whet owl, the subject of recent research there by a University of Arkansas ornithologist — you know it's a great place, with a cave system, waterfalls, creeks and Ozark uplands, located on the 500-acre Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Bear Hollow Natural Area.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 15:54:00

UberEATS launches in Little Rock

Just as Gusano's owner Tim Chappell told the Times a while back when he was talking about his plans to open The Shack in the River Market district, UberEATS, the food delivery service, launched today in Little Rock. A press release from the company said you can use UberEats to have food delivered from dozens of Little Rock eateries.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 14:15:00

Proof gives green light to St. Patrick's Day opening

Proof Bar and Lounge at 2611 Kavanaugh Blvd., which got its health inspection late last week and has been in the “soft opening” stage since, will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with special drinks from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, March 17.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 17:23:00

Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo win 2018 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Congratulations to the winner of the 2018 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo!

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 15:38:00

No Small Talk Ep. 8: Katy Henriksen, Springs Arts preview

A packed episode this week of "No Small Talk": a chat with Katy Henriksen, from Of Note on KUAF; Stephanie Smittle breaks down the Spring Arts issue; and we finish up with just a tiny bit of Oscar chatter.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:41:00

Beth Ditto at Rev Room: A Slideshow

Ditto was effusive about her roots in rural Arkansas, her skilled bandmates, her fans, her fellow White County queer movers and shakers (House of Avalon, specifically) and most notably, her family.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:46:00

New Music from Indy Grotto, Kami Renee, Mark Currey and Brae Leni

New music from Kami Renee of Dazz & Brie and The Emotionalz, Mark Currey, Indy Grotto and Brae Leni.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:55:00

Rock Town to downtown ... SoMa ... in April

The move from 1216 E. Sixth St. in the East Village to 1201 Main St. in SoMa will give Rock Town Distillery lots more room to bend an elbow in: About 10,000 more square feet than its 15,000 SF on Sixth. Expected opening is at theend of April.

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