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Maumelle Fest features music, more

Jimi Jamison, the lead singer of the 1980s hit-making band Survivor (“Eye of the Tiger”), will be the headliner at the Maumelle Family Fest on Saturday, April 21.

Literary Festival schedule

What and where

He’s got a secret

Every week for the past three years, around a thousand people whose names Frank Warren will never know have confessed their deepest, darkest secrets to him.

Lit festival authors

Who's who

PoP goes the Lit Fest

What would the Arkansas Literary Festival be without the latest installment of Pub or Perish, the free bar reading sponsored by Arkansas Times? This year, PoP will go down smooth on Saturday, April 21, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. A party hosted by the Oxford

It’s a new ball game

The anticipation is over. The new home of the Arkansas Travelers will welcome the team and fans to its first game tonight (April 12).

Good Knight

Gladys Knight will perform Saturday at Reynolds Performance Hall in celebration of UCA's centennial.

Oaklawn, Hot Springs in bloom

Oaklawn Park’s Racing Festival of the South, a week of the biggest horse races in the region, breaks out of the gate Friday with the Fantasy Stakes, followed by Saturday’s “Million Dollar Day.”

Swamp thing

Mark Maness and Randal Files, two former residents of Brinkley, will give Central Arkansans a sneak preview of their new movie, “The Birthrite,” on Saturday, April 7, at Market Street Cinema.

You’re all invited

The Arkansas Chamber Singers take their seasonal shows to a couple of different venues this weekend, including the newest performance hall in Central Arkansas, the Windsong Performing Arts Center at the intersection of Interstates 430 and 40 in North Litt

‘8’ is enough

The documentary “Factor 8: The Arkansas Prison Blood Scandal” will have a special Little Rock screening at Market Street Cinema on Saturday as part of the Ozark Foothills Filmfest.

Who’s playing?

When the Arkansas Times went to press on Tuesday there wasn’t certainty that the Who would be here.

‘Born Yesterday’ here today

Garson Kanin’s 1940s classic American romantic comedy, “Born Yesterday,” opens a two-week run at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre on Friday, March 16.

Broadway diva delight

Broadway singers Debbie Gravitte, Jan Horvath and Christiane Noll will join the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for its Pops, Live! series show “The 3 Broadway Divas” this weekend.

Modern day drifter

Dierks Bentley talks fast on the telephone, faster than one might expect from a country musician, but it seems to be representative of his professional life these days.

Showcase showdown

The five semifinal winners go for the gold at the Revolution Music Room on Friday.

On your mark, marathoners

Watch out, Little Rock: There will be 4,000 folks on the streets Sunday, running in the city's fifth marathon.

Showcase looks for last finalist

Large crowds and good music have been the norm for four straight Thursdays, and the same is expected tonight (Feb. 22) when the fifth and last semifinal round of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase takes place at Sticky Fingerz Rock ’n’ Roll Chicken Sha

Diamonds, trips and bears, oh my

Have a hankering for a diamond necklace and want to help the Arkansas Arts Center, too? Or dying to go look for bears in the wilds of Arkansas? How about a two-year lease on a 2007 Mercedes?

Color the night BLUE

Blue Man Group, the off-Broadway comedy, music and multimedia show that grew into an international phenomenon, returns to Alltel Arena to further the education of Central Arkansans with their “How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0” on Sunday, Feb. 18.