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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.

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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.

What's the deal with those two Arkansas standoffs mentioned at the end of "Waco?"

Arkansas gets two mentions in a speech that caps off Netflix's mini-series "Waco."

Stay-at-Home To-Do List: Join the Central High book club, catch some curbside theatre and more

June additions for your stay-at-home calendar.

Stay-at-home To-Do List: Shop a native plant market, tour Junction Bridge with historians and more

Stay home if you can, be safe, do stuff like this.
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Call for entries: The Arkansas Coloring Book

Attention artists: The Arkansas Times is publishing the Arkansas Coloring Book this summer, and is issuing a call for entries for line drawings to go in the book!

Quarantine, "Backroads"-style: A Q&A with Amy Garland

We caught up with Amy Garland Angel in between her gigs as DJ, musician, entrepreneur and mother, and then called her for a follow-up when the pandemic hit. 

Bookselling in the time of COVID-19: Arkansas shops turn the page during the pandemic

Bookstores in Arkansas are learning to deal with a new no-touch normal in the visual, but also historically tactile, world of books. 

North Little Rock Drive-In to screen Pallbearer, Pink Floyd and Adam Faucett concerts, anthology horror and dueling pianos

James Snyder the event promoter behind Metroplex Live and Juanita's Entertainment, has teamed up with vocalist/concert promoter Chris Terry (CT) to screen concert films, horror flicks and live performances in North Little Rock, drive-in movie style.
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Arts Center will use "sacrifices, tough decisions" to end year with balanced budget

Positive response to online programming will inform Arts Center outreach from new facility in 2022.

Arkansas Cinema Society and Hot Springs Doc Film Fest resurrecting the drive-in movie

Central Arkansans won't have to drive all the way up to the Kenda to catch a movie from the safety of their car: the Arkansas Cinema Society, Metroplex Live and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival are putting two flicks up on the big screen the next two weekends.

Arkansas Arts Council opens up COVID-19 relief subgrants

Starting Wednesday at noon, the Arkansas Arts Council will open up grant applications for nonprofits seeking a slice of the $441,500 AAC received from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

"Moments" with Rebecca Thompson at Cantrell Gallery

A show of paintings that capture moments of connection between people, between us and the landscape or an object.
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Photographers Henry, Pryor and Worthen show work in "At Home and Abroad"

Images of landscapes and people on five continents.

Oluwatobi Adewumi wins Derwent Art Prize

McNeil, Ark.-based artist Oluwatobi Adewumi won one of two 2020 Derwent Art Prizes for his 2017 work in hyper-realistic charcoal, "Doublesided."

'Undercurrents of the night': A Q&A with Clyde Clifford of Beaker Street

We talk with Clyde Clifford, the long-time host of beloved album rock radio show Beaker Street, about his return to the airwaves Friday night.

Here's Brad Williams and Isaac Alexander covering Sister Rosetta Tharpe, because we deserve it

Here's The Salty Dogs' frontman Brad Williams with multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and designer Isaac Alexander, filtering Sister Rosetta's observations through a sound they're making under the name The Eulogy Brothers. 

UPDATE: State to issue cease and desist for May 15 concert in Fort Smith; venue says show will go on

Gov. Hutchinson stated in his daily press briefing that the Department of Health will issue a cease and desist order to Temple Live in Fort Smith for its May 15 concert plans.

Hearne Fine Art to host art by Wade Hampton May 14 on Facebook

Hampton describes himself as "birthed within the state-of-mind forged by Native Americans, Civil War battles, blues and folk music, diamonds and nine students that corner-stoned the spirit of the civil rights movement."
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