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The benefit of shamelessness: A Q&A with "That's What She Said" cofounder Leigh Wood

A Q&A with Leigh Wood, cofounder of the Northwest Arkansas live storytelling series "That's What She Said." We talk about the series, what makes a good story, and the benefit of shamelessness.

A twin city "Delta Exhibition" for 2020

The annual juried show will find a home in two Argenta galleries and the Historic Arkansas Museum.

Cannabis comedy: A Q&A with Matt Besser on his stoner stand-up special, 'Pot Humor'

A Q&A with comedian and Little Rock native Matt Besser about his new stand-up special "Pot Humor," which explores stoner culture, pot semantics and parenthood.

Library Kitchen and Lounge: Book it for January

The new restaurant, in the old Gusano's location, will have a streetside to-go window, a "yard" at the front for lounging and live music on the weekends.
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Picture of men at a bar at Coletta's Italian restaurant, an Elvis favorite in Memphis.

A music lover's guide to Memphis

Set the radio dial to WEVL-FM, 89.9, Memphis' all-volunteer local radio station. We’re about to drive you to the spots in the town that gave birth to rock ’n’ roll and is full of soul.

Marko Monroe on Styling Pop Culture’s Feel-Good Goddess Lizzo

A Q&A with the Little Rock native and stylist to rapper, singer and flautist Lizzo.

Feeding strangers on the Pig Trail: Martin Philip's "Baker Maker Roadshow"

How Martin Philip left Fayetteville for a career in opera, ended up head baker at King Arthur Flour instead, and returned home with a bike full of biscuits.

Another wall, another muralist: Joel Boyd

Joel Boyd, a native of Rector, has been chosen to paint the Downtown Little Rock Partnership's latest mural, at the southeast corner of Sixth and Spring streets, the Simmons Tower parking garage.
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Copper Grill gets new owner

Dan Kovach, the former manager of Cajun's Wharf, which closed June 1, and business partner Lelan Stice are the new owners.

"Dolemite Is My Name" is low-key inspirational

How did this whole story remain stuck in time for 45 years? And why does it feel so fresh anyway?

Tree house, state park visitor center, library annex and more win AIA awards

The Arkansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects has presented honor awards to five designs by Arkansas architects.

Eric Church toasts Little Rock at Simmons Bank Arena

Eric Church was well worth the wait.
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'Hyphen Music': A Q&A with Derek Trucks

Tedeschi Trucks Band, 12 members strong and improbably still greater than the sum of its parts, graces the Robinson Auditorium stage for the third time Nov. 16.

Mural by Guy Bell chosen for Baker's alley

Baker's Alley, which provides access to parking behind the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, will be the scene of buffalo when artist Guy Bell completes his mural there. 

Nate Powell made a Soophie Nun Squad family tree

The National Book Award-winning illustrator is, proudly, a co-founder of one of the most riotous and joyful performance art projects of Little Rock's musical history, Soophie Nun Squad (1992-2006), and he's documented the band's offshoots and collaborations in an elegant family tree.

Here are the 152 brews you can try at the Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival

The fun (and the foam) kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Diamond Bear Brewing (600 N. Broadway in North Little Rock), and proceeds benefit the Argenta Arts District.

Ballet Arkansas's "Sleepy Hollow" is angular, ghoulish

In this alternative telling of "Sleepy Hollow," there is no main event, only a satin pointe shoe covering a bloodied toe. It’s an image that carries its own kind of gore.

Ferris Wendel Norton, 1951-2019

The art world has lost a great talent and good guy.

A Living Room for Contemporary Arts: Arkansans meet the Momentary

Wide arching double rainbows perfectly framed the stage Oct. 5 at the first event held on the green of the Momentary, a 63,000-square foot-contemporary art and performance space that will open Feb. 20, 2020, in Bentonville. The Momentary is another Walton family project, broadening the mission of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

On Florence Price and William Grant Still: Five Questions with Linda Holzer

"In an ideal world, Florence Price would have been invited back to her hometown after the construction of Robinson Center to appear with the Arkansas Symphony as the concerto soloist herself," Holzer said. "Robinson Center was a segregated facility for many years, and that invitation unfortunately never happened during Price’s lifetime."
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