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The first straight cisgender male drag queen to be cast on 'RuPaul's Drag Race' is from Fayetteville

Hot on the heels of Faulkner County queen Symone's triumphant win at the conclusion of the reality competition show's thirteenth season, Mama RuPaul & Co. have cast yet another Arkansas contestant: Maddy Morphosis.

Center for Cultural Community's 'Party for Placemaking' at ESSE Purse Museum

Karaoke for a cause.

Sterling K. Brown to portray Elaine 12 attorney Scipio A. Jones in Searchlight film

Sterling K. Brown as Scipio A. Jones, the lawyer known for defending 12 Black men in the appeal process following the Elaine Massacre in October 1919.

DeFrance, Tragikly White and Bad Habit play 'The Mystro Show' tonight at Rev Room

Sets from DeFrance featuring Wes Jeans, Tragikly White, and Bad Habit for a good cause.

Olivia Walton replaces Alice Walton as Crystal Bridges board chairperson

After ten years, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art founder and benefactor Alice Walton is passing the baton to Olivia Walton.

Slideshow: Korto Momolu's Freedom Collection premieres in SoMa

Korto Momolu premiered her "Freedom Collection" Saturday night in Little Rock.

New music from Tiny Towns

New music from Tiny Towns.

Oxford American's annual music issue maps the movement of Southern influences on soul, gospel and beyond

With alternating covers of Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin, the "Up South" issue looks at the ways Southerners on the move transformed music scenes in Philly, Chicago and beyond.

Last dance at Jimmy Doyle's Country Club

Jimmy Doyle's roadside honky tonk bids adieu after 47 years.

New video from country star and Waldron native Ashley McBryde

New song and video from Ashley McBryde.

New music, video from Aaron Sarlo outfits Kid City and Dangerous Idiots

Two new albums and a video out today from Little Rock-based multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Aaron Sarlo: one from Kid City and another from Dangerous Idiots.

Weekend To-Do List: Seratones and Joshua Asante at Stickyz, Tiko Brooks at White Water, Bri Ailene EP release party and more

Seratones and Joshua Asante at Stickyz, Arkansas Times' Pub or Perish, Tiko Brooks at White Water Tavern and more.

Harry Styles at Simmons Bank Arena in November

Thanksgiving eve concert from Harry Styles.

Little Rock native Ashlie Atkinson in the role of Juanita Broaddrick in FX's 'Impeachment'

Little Rock native and actor Ashlie Atkinson pops up in FX's new series on the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal.

Watch a White Claw get electrocuted in this new music video from Recognizer

New video from Recognizer's "This Conversation is Echolocation."

ESPN's 'TrueSouth' heads to Lake Village Sunday night with music by Spradlin and Faucett

John T. Edge's TrueSouth drops down in Lake Village, Ark. for this Sunday night's episode.

Justin Moore plays benefit concert Thursday night for Saline County Boys & Girls Club

Poyen (Grant County) native and longtime country radio hitmaker Justin Moore plays an outdoor benefit concert in Benton this Thursday night for the benefit of the Boys & Girls Club of Saline County.

Two-day arts festival going up in downtown Arkadelphia

Rodney Block, Dazz & Brie, the Irie Lions and other performers are on the schedule for the Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts, happening Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16.

Arkansan William Grant Still looms large as The Met stages its first-ever opera by a Black composer

Little Rock composer William Grant Still's name looms large as the first opera by a Black composer heads to the Met.

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts gives update on museum renovations

In a virtual board meeting Monday, leaders at Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts gathered at the museum's temporary Riverdale location to announce updates on the museum's multi-million dollar renovation and on its reopening, slated for 2022.