A gubernatorial run by Sarah Sanders has reportedly been met with unhappiness by Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin.
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From the Arkansas Blog
The New York Times reports on a letter being circulated by 18 people from wealthy families urging a modest wealth tax.
The latest sexual assault allegation against Donald Trump brings an insider’s reference to an old Clinton scandal. Mind boggling.
Is this America? The sad answer is yes.
The open line.
Right Wing Watch, an arm of People for the American Way, posted an item Friday about the arrests in Pope County of three men identified as participants in a white supremacist organization.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a nonprofit that works against the entanglement of government with religion, has written the Arkansas Correction Department to question a new initiative to allow Varner inmates to earn a college degree in Christian studies to prepare to become ministers.
Plaintiffs in the lawsuit challenging a work rule to qualify for expanded Medicaid coverage have filed their brief in the government's appeal of a lower court ruling striking down the work rule in Arkansas and Kentucky.
Max and Lindsey talk about Sarah Huckabee Sanders returning to Arkansas and likely running for governor, the arrest of a suspect in the murder of former state senator Linda Collins and the latest in federal corruption case of former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
Here are the day's headlines and the open line.
The Baxter Bulletin reports that the Mountain Home narrowly approved a city ordinance to take advantage of a new state law that allows public consumption of alcohol in designated entertainment districts. So what about Little Rock?
From Rock Candy
Kurvy Kuties, a full figure modeling and entertainment company, will be launching the 10th anniversary of Little Rock’s Full Figure Fashion Weekend, to take place 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center Sunday, June 23.
UA grad Tony Tost's new historical horror show, set in a Japanese internment camp, stars George Takei, who was confined in Arkansas camp
Tony Tost, a University of Arkansas graduate and up-and-coming TV screenwriter and producer, has a new project: He's co-executive producer and writer on season two of AMC's "The Terror: Infamy."
Lynn Carver, the chairman of the board of TheatreSquared, and her husband, Dr. Joel Carver, will give $1 million to the Our Next Stage capital campaign.
Multi-hyphenate talent Beth Ditto makes a bold, strange move for her acting career in the new Showtime series, "On Becoming a God in Central Florida." Set in 1992 near Orlando, Fla., Kirsten Dunst stars as Krystal Stubbs, an ambitious water park employee who gets embroiled in an insidious pyramid scheme. Ditto plays Bets, the wife of Stubbs' employer and a cautious voice of reason against Founders American Franchise, the multi-level marketing outfit seeking wealth and power at all costs.
"When Wes told me the idea of the name 'Control,' I thought it was a perfect fit for a record store. I’ve always thought of music was a way to take control of your world. Whether it's personal or political, music is a way to find your way through everything."
Coming Friday, June 14: A busy 2nd Friday Art Night features new exhibits, new venues, and gamblers and tavern owners over at the Old State House Museum.
“We’re a lucky band of goofballs who get to do this for a living."
“I’m so many things,” Faux said. “I’m goofy. I’m creative. I’m smart, when I want to be. I’m sexy. I’m loud. I’m fearless. Sometimes I’m scared, sometimes I’m a crybaby, sometimes I’m dismissive. Sometimes I’m detached. I’m all of these things.
The film was screened for a group of around 40 Walmart associates and, a press release said, "profiles Walmart associates and their fight for respect at Walmart through OUR Walmart (now United for Respect) over the last near-decade."
Arkansas Country Music Awards (ACMA) held its annual ceremony Monday night, June 3, presenting signed and unsigned Arkansas musicians and singer-songwriters, heralding the talents of country music talent from sound engineers and entertainers to radio promoters to dobro players.
From Eat Arkansas
Hard to pick a favorite at That Ramen Place.
Shirley Temple’s got some company.
Calling all bourbon lovers! The Arkansas Times' 3rd annual Pig & Swig event on Friday, June 14, at the River Market Pavilions will feature five Knob Creek whiskeys.
Perhaps to nobody's surprise, the doors to the beloved Stifft Station dive, Pizza D'Action, will open up once again this afternoon at 4 p.m., this time under the direction of Rev Room manager Mike Brown.
It’s the time of year for seersucker suits, sipping whiskey and watching the river flow by. You can be that laid-back and party, too, at the third annual Arkansas Times Pig and Swig, coming to the River Market on Friday, June 14.
Prince Williams hopes his bar and seafood shack will earn a reputation for solid food and keep people coming back. The duck gumbo will make us return.
If you are not currently wedging some deep-fried cauliflower into your work week, you might not be doing it right.
The 2019 Summer Field Trip of the Southern Foodways Alliance is hopping over to Bentonville in June.
Two-dimensional Byzantine iconography surrounds the Anunciation visitor on all sides — intentionally presented in a flat matte style, "not meant to be Renaissance art," Father Nicholas said — but now, the eye is drawn to the radiant glass at the altar, Christ in a gold robe and halo, holding a chalice in one hand and the Eucharist symbol on the other. Over 200 shades of glass and eight months of work went into the icon, Father Nicholas said.
Stone's Throw Brewing opens its Stifft Station Taproom on May 7.