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While the South continues to serve as the primary scapegoat for the rest of the United States when matters of race and exploitation come to the fore of public consciousness, Crowder sees it as part of his mission to complicate that image — to show that someone from a rural, impoverished background can embody cosmopolitan values and progressive ideals.
In “They Called Us Enemy,” the “Star Trek” actor’s new graphic novel memoir from Top Shelf, Takei tells the story of his family being removed from their homes in 1942 and sent by train to an internment camp — a euphemism, Takei notes archly, for imprisonment — in southeast Arkansas.
With real estate prowess and access to private collections of memorabilia, Mark Risk and his team hope to revive Fayetteville's legendary Rockwood Club — and to establish a museum that testifies to its legacy of live music.
Eddie Murphy will potray Fort Smith native and pioneering comedian Rudy Ray “Dolomite” Moore in an upcoming biopic on Netflix, Deadline reports. Wesley Snipes, Chris Rock and Keegan-Michael Key also star.
Quan "Jason" Ho was the art director at the Arkansas Times from 2017 to 2018 after graduating from UA Fort Smith. We knew him as a quiet, talented designer, who dressed way cooler than any of us. Now, he's a reality star in Vietnam.
Valerie Hegarty’s melted image of Bridal Veil Falls (“Fallen Bierstadt,” 2007) that hangs next to Albert Bierstadt’s painting of the Yosemite landmark (Bridal Veil Falls, ca. 1871-73) serves as a not so abstract abstract for the message of “Nature’s Nation: American Art and the Environment.”
Rather than trying to reunite sans their frontman Victor Wiley, the group decided to turn the release show into a listening party, with sets from the formidable The Moving Front, Congrats and Stifft Beat.
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, 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.
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."
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.