The F.A.M. Project will mentor eight 10th-12th graders from Jefferson and Pulaski counties and, encouraging entrepreneurship through a hip-hop lens, ask them to dream up a project that provides “a quantitative benefit to an underserved community in Central Arkansas for their relative age range or younger.”
We mark the passing of an Arkansas music educator, performer, entrepreneur and mentor Bob Boyd (May 26, 1936-Oct. 8, 2020), whose proprietorship of the Boyd Music store fostered a love of music among young Central Arkansas musicians for 38 years.
New music, out and forthcoming, from Rodney Block, Bonnie Montgomery, Bailey Bigger, Yuni Wa, Princeaus, and Brad Byrd.
"Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President," "9 to 5: The Story of a Movement" and more at the Hot Springs doc fest drive-in
The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the longest-running documentary film fest in North America, is putting on a virtual/drive-in hybrid of an event this year, with a total of 110 films (50 feature-length, 60 shorts); 50 percent of which are directed by women and 47 percent made by filmmakers of color.
Central Arkansas Library System’s Six Bridges Book Festival, nee Arkansas Literary Festival, is upon us, and it’s stacked as ever, virtually so this time around.
Two local breweries, East Sixth Brewing Co. and Stone's Throw Brewing, are teaming up for "Ales from the Crypt," a fall beerfest at war Memorial Stadium with a double feature showing of "Beetlejuice" and "Poltergeist," 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.
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Emily J. Lordi and DJ Lyneé Denise talk Janelle Monae, Nina Simone and more on Oxford American's Landmark Sessions tonight
Tonight on Oxford American's Landmark Sessions: OA Managing Editor Danielle A. Jackson moderates a discussion with Vanderbilt professor Emily J. Lordi and DJ Lyneé Denise called "The Meaning of Soul."
Comedy nights continue at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse; theater raising funds to survive the pandemic
The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse remains the comedy hub of the riverfront area, and the 100-seat cabaret theater in Argenta is raising funds to help it weather the economic storm that's devastated live performance calendars everywhere.
Calling all women artists for the Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts' artist registry
Women artists, get yourself on the registry with Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (ACNMWA).
Local musicians pay tribute to Prine's memory for the benefit of Washington Elementary School.
"Bob's Burgers" fans can plan to hear a lot more from Arkansas songwriter Chris Maxwell and his duo Elegant Too.
Arkansas-based screenwriter and producer ("Quarry," "True Detective," "Antiquities") Graham Gordy will pen a limited series based on Tom Cooper's novel "Florida Man."
Double dose of David Arquette coming with a Filmland screening and "12 Hour Shift," filmed in Jonesboro
Actor, producer, director and professional wrestler David Arquette has found a lot of reasons to stay connected to Arkansas, his marriage to Hope native Christina McLarty Arquette not least among them, and he'll be popping up on screens in Arkansas in October for his work in two films: "You Cannot Kill David Arquette" and "12 Hour Shift."
Arkansas filmmaker Jeff Nichols ("Loving," "Take Shelter," "Mud") is writing, directing and producing a podcast adaptation of "Hank the Cowdog," a children's mystery series based on books by John R. Erickson, Deadline says, with Nichols' "Mud" colleague Matthew McConaughey as the titular sleuth.
"No Tears Suite" gets a release on Sept. 25, and you can catch a discussion with Melba Pattillo Beals and the musicians on Sept. 23 at Oxford American's Landmark Series.
Arkansas Cinema Society takes its film fest offerings outdoors to MP Outdoor Cinema, a 180-car theater with a 36-foot screen at 6700 Allied Drive Way in Little Rock.
There's a lot more to the new Buffalo Gals album than its quarantine soundtrack qualities, particularly its treatment of matters of rural queer identity.
Here's director Ben Meredith's video for the title track, which, promisingly, wanders the turf between Descarte's Dream argument, molecular gas clouds and classic Sabbath.
Dazzmin Murry's nonprofit, Creators' Village, is hosting a songwriter's camp in Bentonville, Friday Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 13.
UA Pulaski Tech's CHARTS 2020-2021 season features Bobby McFerrin, Minnijean Brown-Trickey, Asleep at the Wheel, Ani DiFranco, Jane Lynch
The lineup of performances/events begins Jan. 6, 2021.