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Aj Smith, Marjorie Williams-Smith: "A Path Forward"

"A Path Forward" can be seen online.

A Q&A with David Hill on his new book 'The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America’s Forgotten Capital of Vice'

A son of Hot Springs writes about the mob and gambling.

With your help, we will get through this

Our small newsroom has been working tirelessly to report on the latest coronavirus developments along with all the other news that matters. Please support us with a cash gift.

Baroque 2.0: Soprano Elijah McCormack makes ancient music feel new again

For male soprano Eli McCormack, ancient music has everything (and nothing) to do with gender identity.

Control marks the return of the neighborhood record store

The story of Control, Hillcrest's favorite record shop.

Read about Rosie Lee Tompkins, quilter extraordinaire with Arkansas roots

The New York Times reviews her retrospective, now only online.

'Tell My Mama I’m Back': Joshua Asante on depression, diamonds and keeping his new single 'as Black and as spacey' as he could make it 

Tracked and mixed in spaces adjacent to Fellowship Hall Sound in Little Rock, Asante's new pair of songs make a pretty clear case for why he calls his music “astral soul.”
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Arts Center approves bare bones FY ‘21 budget

For the fiscal year beginning July 1, the budget is $5.08 million.

The digital "Delta": Website is up, ceramicist takes top prize

Aaron Calvert, the ceramic artist whose whimsical creations in high-gloss enamel got our attention in the 60th (and top-notch) "Delta Exhibition" at the Arkansas Arts Center, came away with the Grand Award

Shop Black Live with Garbo Hearne, Wade Hampton and N-Deed Regime

ReMix Ideas' online shopping event goes live on Facebook tonight at 7 p.m.

Yuni Wa's single "Dark Matter Theory" is part physics, part social science

We caught up with Yuni earlier this week about the single, and about his take on tackling systemic racism.
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Museum of Discovery to reopen; HAM, MacArthur museums open; Central High Visitors Center delays reopening

Summer camps at MOD to begin June 22.

Ante Yana talks prayer, protest and next steps

Little Rock-based rapper Ante Yana has big plans for turning protest into an enduring platform.

Juneteenth at Mosaic Templars: The Clark Sisters, Rodney Block, Bijoux and a "Savage" TikTok challenge

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is celebrating Juneteenth with performances from gospel group the Clark Sisters, trumpeter Rodney Block, vocalist Bijoux, magician Tommy Terrific, comedian Jay Jackson, and a family TikTok challenge.

Paint as protest: A conversation with the George Floyd muralists

We talk to painters X3mex [also known as Ch3mex] and Eats about their mural of George Floyd, and to educator Johnny Laine about Friday's march.
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'We don't want problems. We do want changes': A Q&A with Solo Jaxon

Little Rock native and hip-hop artist Solo Jaxon is finding himself behind the megaphone in Los Angeles demonstrations.

Buy a Pallbearer album today on Bandcamp; support BLM

Pallbearer, The Natural State's darlings of symphonic doom metal, are donating 100 percent of all proceeds from Bandcamp sales on Friday, June 5 to the Black Lives Matter global network.

Thrones for the Stoic: Kat Wilson’s Quarantine Habitats reframe self-portraiture and identity

Kat Wilson's Quarantine Habitats project extends the invitation to anyone with a camera to view themselves in a new light through the composition of a self-portrait in an intimate space.

Crystal Bridges, Momentary to open on limited basis

Ticketed and timed entry and a limit on people in the museums.

New music from Crystal C. Mercer, Joshua Asante, Amos Cochran, Princeaus, Ben Brenner

A new EP and short film, "Black Glow Matters," is out from Crystal C. Mercer, along with music from Amos Cochran, Joshua Asante, Princeaus and blues performer Ben Brenner.

Check out Downtown Little Rock Partnership's pandemic Billy Joel parody

A pandemic parody from Downtown Little Rock Partnership and a host of local musicians.
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