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Won Run wins first round of 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Catch the recap of Round 1 of the 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.

Blues festivals coming together

Plus, Oaklawn hosts music.

Arkansas Rep's new season

Plus, next up for 'Madison County.'

Short story conference to North Little Rock

'Paradise Lost 3' coming to Arkansas Literary Festival, too.

New DD service coming to Little Rock

And Billy Bob digs Pysch of the South.

Billy Bob's new one

Plus, Levon Helm wins again.

Beth Ditto and MAC

Plus, Valley of the Vapors announces line-up.

Ferneau continues live music

Plus Ne-Yo gets a promotion.

Timberwood announces concerts

The Little Rock Horror Picture Show announces event, too.

2012 Showcase schedule

Plus new ownership at downtown clubs.

Showcase semi-finalists announced

Plus Mara Leveritt receives Laman Fellowship and more.

Sign up for the Showcase

As the Dec. 31 deadline approaches, your trusty Times staff will continue to beat the old showcase drum.

Adam Hambrick wins songwriting competition

And R.I.P Huber Sumlin.

Al Bell returns to the radio

Plus, 'Take Shelter' scores big at the Independent Spirit Awards.

'Take Shelter' nets Gotham Awards nominations

Plus, details on the young Arkansas actor cast in Nichols' latest.

Wes Bentley in 'Hunger Games' trailer.

And R.I.P. Walter Norris.

Clear Channel layoffs

Perhaps you've already readabout the dozens of DJs that Clear Channel laid off recently at radio stations around the country.

Sedaris to Wordsworth

Humorist and public radio favorite David Sedaris will be stopping by WordsWorth Books Dec. 5 for a book signing.

Charlaine Harris tries hand at comics

Plus a songwriter contest and a Rascal Flatts concert.

Damien Echols might be a Hobbit

Damien Echols is writing a memoir for Penguin imprint Blue Rider Press, scheduled for publication September 2012 and may have a small role in "The Hobbit," which director and major WM3 benefactor Peter Jackson is currently shooting in New Zealand