Arkansas radio legend Bob Robbins dead at 78

A cornerstone of Arkansas radio since 1967, Bob Robbins was, for many Arkansans, the king of "burnt toast and coffee time." Here, we recall his legacy with excerpts from the Arkansas Times archive from writer David Koon and from Cody Lynn Berry for the Encyclopedia of Arkansas.
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A Q&A with 16-year-old North Little Rock filmmaker Corbin Pitts

Pitts' film "Salad Days" premiered to a sold-out crowd this week, and is available to stream starting today. Here's how to watch it.

Track of Today: Hell Camino's 'Jaws of the Ouachita'

T02D: Hell Camino's "Jaws of the Ouachita."

The artist behind PineAcre, a TikTok account documenting small-town life in Northwest Arkansas

Nicknamed "The Wes Anderson of TikTok," artist Ashlyn Gulbranson documents life in the Arkansas Ozarks for her 60,000 followers.

Track of Today: Indy Grotto's 'Why Oh Why'

T02D: Indy Grotto's "Why Oh Why."

FreshGrass Festival in Bentonville this weekend

Margo Price and Emmylou Harris and the Red Dirt Boys, along with Amythyst Kiah, Hayes Carll, Dispatch, Amos Lee, Son Rompe Pera, Lost Bayou Ramblers, The Gravel Yard, Alison Brown, Arkansauce, Old Crow Medicine Show and folk art curated by one of the genre’s most forward-thinking ambassadors, Willi Carlisle.

Velvetina's Little Burlesque Show at Stickyz Saturday

It’s part of a “Pistons and Pasties” tour, in which Taylor is riding her 1200cc Harley Davidson across the South, performing burlesque along the way.

Track of Today: Adam Faucett's "Melanie"

T02D: Adam Faucett's "Melanie."

Ben Dickey to host Arkansas PBS monthly agricultural project 'The Growing Season'

"The Growing Season" will follow six Arkansas farmers as they work through a year on their land.

Chef Alicia Watson of Little Rock makes finale of Food Network's 'Big Restaurant Bet'

Chef Alicia Watson, owner of the Little Rock plant-based culinary wellness business Vito and Vera, has made it to the final episode of the new Food Network reality competition series “Big Restaurant Bet," which airs tonight at 9 p.m. on the Food Network and streams live on Discovery Plus, Hulu Live and YouTube TV.

Track of Today: Colour Design's 'Feel Like Going Home'

T02D: Colour Design's "Feel Like Going Home."

Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Sunday night

The total lunar eclipse will be visible late Sunday evening.

Amy Garland Band at White Water Tavern Friday

The multi-talented Amy Garland brings her band to the White Water Tavern Friday night.

KABF documentary is up (but not for long)

Filmed in 2017, the film follows the small but mighty community radio station, longtime station manager and volunteers as they navigate "Trump’s inevitable inauguration, the first Women’s March, local tensions over MLK events, a hostile state takeover of public elementary schools, and, caught up in it all, the 80th birthday of its station manager, a beloved icon of regional radio and Black history."

National Astronomy Day celebration at River Ridge Observatory Saturday

Your plans for National Astronomy Day just got way cooler.

Touring Broadway productions of 'Legally Blonde,' 'Tootsie,' 'Aladdin,' Blue Man Group coming to Robinson

The full schedule of Broadway touring productions headed to Robinson this season.

Track of Today: Willi Carlisle's 'Tulsa's Last Magician'

T02D: Willi Carlisle's "Tulsa's Last Magician."

Track of Today: Bic Fizzle's 'Turnt Sh*t'

T02D: Bic Fizzle's "Turnt Shit."

Quapaw Quarter Association Spring Tour of Homes this weekend

Calling all admirers of historic and/or quirky homes.

Track of Today: MoonMane's "MoonMane"

T02D: MoonMane's "MoonMane."