Have you been waiting for just the right time to subscribe to the Arkansas Times online? Well, wait no more. For a limited time, we’re offering a special gift to those who subscribe annually  — either a one-year subscription to the Oxford American magazine, which includes its award-winning Southern Music Issue, or a six-month concert membership to the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, which provides entry to concerts in the ASO Masterworks, Pops Live! and River Rhapsodies series, as well as any other concert that is part of a regular ASO subscription series. Take advantage of this limited-time offer today!

It takes a lot of time and money to bring you daily reporting and commentary along with in-depth features each month in our magazine. For 45 years, our advertisers have helped us make that happen. We still matter to them. We sell a significant amount of print and digital advertising. Our many platforms — not just print and web, but podcasts, a daily news video, e-newsletters and social media platforms — remain an outstanding way for businesses to reach new customers. (Learn more at arktimes.com/advertise.) But as more advertising moves to the web and Facebook and Google suck up nearly all of that revenue, it becomes increasingly hard to support a publishing company on advertising alone.

We also run a ticket vendor with Central Arkansas Tickets and host a lot of events. Make sure you’ve got tickets to our annual Rhythm & Blues, Ribs & Butts BBQ Competition on Oct. 5 in Argenta, Blues Bus to the King Biscuit Blues Festival Oct. 12, Craft Beer Festival at Diamond Bear Brewing Co. Oct. 25 and Costumes & Cocktails Halloween Bash at Rusty Tractor Vineyards Oct. 31.

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But to sustain the Arkansas Times — to allow us to continue to provide in-depth reporting and trenchant commentary you can’t find elsewhere in the state — we need more financial support from readers. For $110 a year (30 cents a day!), you can help preserve the Arkansas Times‘ important voice AND get a valuable gift from another important Central Arkansas cultural institution at the same time.

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