Slideshows

Janet Jackson at Verizon Arena: A Review

Her dance abilities had clearly diminished, as they naturally would over two decades. I mean, she's 50. And has a newborn. I get it, but it's like they're grasping at recreating 20 year-old Janet instead of focusing on what makes 50 year-old Janet amazing, and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t terribly disappointed.

ASU opens season with faculty work, posthumous show of paintings by Roger Carlisle

The Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University's fall exhibition season that opens Aug. 30 includes "Vivid Life," an exhibition of works by the late Roger Carlisle, a member of the university's art faculty for 40 years. Carlisle, the recipient of several awards, is known for his colorful landscapes; "Vivid Life" covers several decades of his work.

Review: Guns N' Roses at War Memorial Stadium

Saturday, August 5th, 2017. “Guns N’ Roses Day” in Little Rock. The entire show was completely gold.

Collectors, it's time: Arts Center show and sale opens Friday

The 48th "Collectors Show and Sale" opens tomorrow (Nov. 11) at the Arkansas Arts Center with about 150 works from New York galleries, all selected by the arts center's Collectors Group in its September trip to the Big Apple.

Fire at Midtown Billiards

Few details yet, but the photo we've received suggests some damage to Midtown Billiards, the popular after-hours tavern on Main Street.

What to see in "Van Gogh to Rothko" at Crystal Bridges

Van Gogh, Picasso, Kahlo, Rousseau, Modligliani, Dali, Motherwell, Pollock, Lichtenstein, Rothko: Works by these and other masters in the collection of the Albright-Knox Museum in Buffalo, N.Y., will come to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Saturday as part of a national tour. The exhibition includes more than 70 masterworks, including paintings and sculpture.

Calling all cell phone photographers: 'Explore Arkansas' instagram show coming to Mugs Cafe

Mugs Cafe in Argenta is hosting an exhibition of Instagram photographs made by the members of @ArkMoPhs through July 17; catch them during regular cafe hours or at Argenta ArtWalk, 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 20.

A night in the life of a drag performer

Miss Kitty's Saloon closed recently after its landlord opted not to renew the lease. Times photo intern Matt Amaro was on hand the final weekend to capture photos of the last drag performances. See his photo slideshow below. Longtime performer and advocate Sandy Sarlo (Justin Case) was also there. He offers a behind-the-scenes look at what its like to perform.

Matisse, Picasso, Toulouse-Lautrec coming to Crystal Bridges

William S. Paley's collection includes more than 60 works; the exhibition opens March 15.

The greatest beards of Arkansas

Check out photos from the second annual Root Cafe/Arkansas Times Beard Growing Contest, including several of KUAR's Nathan Vandiver and a man whose beard touches the ground.

Arkansas Times photo intern shoots the drag queens of Sochi

As part of Ball State University's BSU at the Games, Arkansas Times photo intern Matt Amaro covered the culture of Sochi during the Winter Olympics. Along the way, he became part of the news in a Sochi gay bar.

The British are coming: "Crossing Borders" at OA

An exhibition of work by six artists opens July 31 at "South on Main."

Folk art at Rogers Historical Museum

Carvings by "ol whittler" Roy Harris and other artists.

Police shooting inspires instant protest in Little Rock

Frustration over the Trayvon Martin case boils into a protest at 12th and Jefferson.

Fatal police shooting followed by angry protests as crowd gathers

Details are sketchy at the moment, but Fox 16 reports a suspect has been killed by police gunfire near 12th and Jefferson Streets.

Photo essay: A hog farm for the Buffalo River watershed

Don Nelms, a former Fayetteville auto dealer, political candidate, environmentalist and photographer, has taken up a roost near Jasper overlooking the Buffalo River.

Starting from the top, in Argenta

North Little Rock's Main Street revitalization got a head start on Little Rock's, thanks to Argenta Community Development Corp., whose work to restore 100 houses in the historic neighborhood starting in 1993 and create a more stable residential area was a catalyst for Main Street improvements.

Main Street revival

The past, present and future of Main in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

No rain on St. Pat's parade

Brian Chilson checked out the St. Patrick's Day Parade through North Little Rock, held on sunny Saturday the 16th instead of dreary Sunday the 17th.

Here's a slideshow from Cirque du Soleil's 'Quidam' at Verizon Arena

Cirque du Soleil's "Quidam" is at Verizon Arena this weekend.

52 dishes we crave in Central Arkansas

Fill up a year with one great eat a week.

Freedom riders

Hope reigns on the road to Obama's encore.

A rich Delta

The 55th Delta Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center opened last week in the Rockefeller Gallery with work by artists both familiar — including the Grand Prize winner — and new.

Check out a slideshow from Justin Bieber concert

You're required to scream hysterically while paging throw the slideshow (on the jump).
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