The Arkansas Arts Center has a new name to go with its $142 million new building in MacArthur Park. We talked with Executive Director Victoria Ramirez about the renovation and what it means for art in Arkansas.
Churchill’s book arrives a year and change after his death, in a dispiriting moment. The foreword, written by his youngest son Hugh and his brother Larry, notes that liberal arts deliberation is sorely lacking through the pandemic as we struggle to balance public health services and the needs of the economy.
Weinheimer, along with bassist Chris Michaels and guitarist Charles Wyrick, will play a set on the front porch of Control Records in the Hillcrest area of Little Rock, 6 p.m. Thursday, March 4 for the neighborhood’s monthly Shop and Sip happy hour hang.
Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles and Duke Ellington have all performed in the Dreamland Ballroom at Taborian Hall, which has stood at Little Rock’s West Ninth St. for over 100 years now, and this weekend, a lineup of local Black performers hits the stage for “The Dreamland Shakedown: A Celebration of Vintage Black Art.”
Julia Roberts will star as Martha Mitchell, the Pine Bluff native who was married to John Mitchell, attorney general under President Richard Nixon, in a forthcoming Starz adaptation of Slate's "Slow Burn" podcast.
The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas will record a quintet by Little Rock-born composer Florence Price (1887-1953) in the Great Hall at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, to be released Feb. 25 as a virtual concert.
It's official. "Minari," the acclaimed new film from director and former Arkansas resident Lee Isaac Chung, is nominated for a Golden Globe — in the Foreign Language category. And for many, that's a problem.