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Civil Axe Throwing opens downtown Little Rock location Aug. 1

It's official: Downtown Little Rock is getting an axe-throwing place.

Momentary museum announces opening date

The Walton family's latest artistic venture in Bentonville, the Momentary, a multidisciplinary venue for contemporary art modeled on Mass Moca, will open on 2/22/20.

Andrew Stanton headed to Arkansas Cinema Society's Filmland 2019

This year, ACS brings in two-time Academy Award winner and Pixar architect Andrew Stanton, who's worked on films like "Finding Nemo," "Wall-E" and "Toy Story 4," and who directed two episodes of the second season of "Stranger Things."

2nd Friday Art Night: Quilts, prints, music, more

2nd Friday Art Night, the after-hours art stroll 5-8 p.m. tonight at multiple venues downtown, will feature quilts, live printmaking, collaborative music and art, fashion T-shirts, entertainment, craft beer and more. 
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Before she was the breakout star of 'Stranger Things,' Maya Hawke starred in a Ben Dickey music video

Before she played Robin, Steve's wise-ass co-worker at Scoops Ahoy in the third season of "Stranger Things" and became this season's breakout star, Maya Hawke starred in a music video for Little Rock native Ben Dickey's song "Down the Shore."

Former Boston Foundation arts director to head Walton-funded arts organization

From the Walton Family Foundation and the Northwest Arkansas Council this morning comes a press release announcing the establishment of a regional arts organization, helmed by the former senior director of arts and culture at The Boston Foundation. 

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Pharoah Sanders and others among musicians with masters potentially lost in UMG fire

From our friends at Arkansongs, here's a list of Universal Music Group artists with masters potentially lost in the warehouse fire of June 1, 2008.

On Scarves and Sisterhood: A Q&A with Shabana Kauser

Painter and Pakistani immigrant to Fayetteville Shabana Kauser talks about her art, her sister and what she's been able to achieve.
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"Stranger Things" still more than the sum of its pop culture parts

If the first season interrogated the nature of friendship, and the second trauma, this third season centers upon love and heroism.

'Arkansas Is Who I Am': A Q&A with Kye Fleming

With a passion for songwriting that began as a teen in Arkansas, Kye Fleming’s career and the success she’s achieved have much to do with passion, drive — and, she'd add, the good grace of God.

Country Florist's "OUTLASTR" sounds like computers having a barn dance

Andrew Morgan, who records as Country Florist, is forever strapped to the beat, taking some ridiculously simple sequence and developing it gradually into a smart groove.

Check out photos from our Best of Arkansas party

We celebrated the winners of the Arkansas Times annual Best of Arkansas readers poll at the Albert Pike Masonic Center on June 27 with a "Boogie Nights" party. 
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Detailed picture of Jim Cunningham's slot car collection

Jim Cunningham spreads the slot car gospel

Some of the aerodynamic wedge cars in the Little Rock resident's vast collection of racers can reach a speed of 160 mph.

Phillip Rex Huddleston is making a Little Rock-based mail-in multimedia mystery

Equal parts Hasbro and hoodoo, the website beckons mail-in entries from its audience in the parlance of vintage ads for Ouija boards: "Tap into the afterlife!" "Mail in your most burning questions and our members will call upon their extraordinary powers to retrieve your answers."

bLAck pARty misses Arkansas, probably

Malik Flint (bLAck pARty) and director Alex Grove put a new video out yesterday, and it's a postcard to Flint's home state.

White Water Tavern calls for artwork to auction at Adam Faucett benefit

Beloved singer/songwriter Adam Faucett announced a temporary hiatus from performing while he recovers from a cyst on his vocal cords, and musicians and artists in Arkansas (and beyond) are mobilizing efforts for a benefit show in his honor.

Beach Reads: Three collections worth getting lost in this summer

As much as we all envision ourselves on vacation in a deep literary trance for hours on end, summer days don't work that way, especially for those of us with young ones to keep alive. Here are three books that may be flying under your radar — all of which have an Arkansas connection, and all of which are collections, and therefore a bit more forgiving of the inevitable toddler-adjacent interruption.

Check out 607's promising new web series

607, Arkansas's the world's most prolific rapper, just unveiled a new web interview series called "Drive Time (RAW)" that you need to check out.

'Get up there and do it': Kimbie Akins talks Full Figure Fashion Weekend

Kurvy Kuties, a full figure modeling and entertainment company, will be launching the 10th anniversary of Little Rock’s Full Figure Fashion Weekend, to take place 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center Sunday, June 23.
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UA grad Tony Tost's new historical horror show, set in a Japanese internment camp, stars George Takei, who was confined in Arkansas camp

Tony Tost, a University of Arkansas graduate and up-and-coming TV screenwriter and producer, has a new project: He's co-executive producer and writer on season two of AMC's "The Terror: Infamy."
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