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Ante Yana wins Round Three of 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

With staccato spoken word, mean-as-hell bass riffs and punctuating saxophone, Ante Yana took top honors last night at the 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase. Look for them, as well as Won Run and Tiny Towns, at the Rev Room for the showcase finals on Saturday, March 14. 

Slideshow: Breaking Benjamin at Simmons Bank Arena

Arkansas Times staff photographer Brian Chilson was on the floor to catch some of Breaking Benjamin's set Wednesday night.

Five Arkansas properties, district added to historic register: Correction

Unmistakeably Russian: Nataliia Lamanova's artistamps

Satirical images of the Soviet-era cult of physique.
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Six Bridges festival announces lineup, including Tim O'Brien

Also "Furious Hours" author Casey Sep, mystery writer Deborah Crombie, and dozens more.

Tiny Towns takes the second round of the 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

With Fayetteville's noir klez-rock outfit Trashcan Bandits only a few points behind, Jonesboro indie rock quartet Tiny Towns landed at the top at the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase last night at Stickyz.

Turtle Rush, Route 358, Trashcan Bandits and Tiny Towns up at Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase tonight

Up at Stickyz tonight, Thursday, Feb. 6: Turtle Rush, Route 358, Trashcan Bandits and Tiny Towns. 

Netflix's "Night on Earth" is a nature doc/horror flick hybrid

The night vision gives certain scenes a sort of bedtime vulnerability, as when a lion exhausted by her fresh kill flomps her head down on the throat of the wildebeest she was clamping on moments before.
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"Beaker Street" is back: UPDATE

UPDATE: On Jan. 6, 2020, “Beaker Street” host Clyde Clifford received a medical diagnosis of multiple myeloma.

'Stop Being Scared': Five Questions with Yuni Wa

We talk with Little Rock-based composer/producer Yuni Wa, whose album "Allegory" comes out today.

Won Run wins first round of 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Catch the recap of Round 1 of the 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.

Artists want shared creative space; mayor wants artists

Mayor Frank Scott Jr. declared Wednesday night that the city of Little Rock is “ready to go all-in” to partner with nonprofit developer Artspace to promote arts as an economic generator.
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Don Dugan and Tasha Stratton to take over South on Main

Don Dugan and Tasha Stratton -- who currently operate Dugan's Pub, Dizzy's Gypsy Bistro and Stratton's Market -- are taking over as owners at South on Main.

The Aggressive Forest: A conversation with Anaïs Dassé

"I always felt the way we display the information — the viewer in front of it — everybody is filling gaps. In the end, they [the curators] can tell you whatever they want. This is also the question of colonialism: In these narratives, the 'winner' is the one talking. It’s not just missing information; it’s about how we write history. Who are the 'savages'?" 

‘Clown With the Golden Voice,’ Puddles Pity Party, To Open Spa-Con V With Concert September 18

Puddles Pity Party, described as “The Clown With a Golden Voice” and “Pagliacci by way of Pee-Wee Herman and David Lynch,” will perform Friday, September 18, as the opening night concert at Spa-Con V in the Hot Springs Convention Center.

Perrion Hurd: Mosaic Templars' signature artist

The painter/printmaker hopes the banners he's painted for the exterior of the downtown museum of African-American life in Arkansas will inspire community mural projects.

Announcing the semifinalists for the 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Inaugurated in 1993 by the now-defunct Spectrum Weekly and handed over to the Arkansas Times around 1997, the showcase has been reliably eclectic in its third decade, offering sets from seasoned local ensembles, side projects from longtime music veterans and talented upstarts honing their stage offerings for the first time.

Arkansas filmmakers Daniel Campbell and Graham Gordy to write Courteney Cox's "Last Chance U" drama

Arkansas filmmakers Graham Gordy and Daniel Campbell, who co-wrote 2018's feature film "Antiquities," are now the co-creators for Courteney Cox's "Last Chance U," a drama based on the Netflix documentary series of the same name.

Artspace Arts Market Study results to be released

The national nonprofit developer of housing and studio space for artists and arts organizations will present the results at an event from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

Art to see in Little Rock this week: A slideshow

Here's a preview of what's coming Thursday, Jan. 16, to the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.
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