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).

New works at Crystal Bridges: Schapiro, Hopper, Benton, etc.

Folk art, sculpture and a huge collection of prints.

Villines wants star-spangled Broadway Bridge

At today's meeting of Metroplan, Pulaski County Judge Buddy Villines laid out his plan for turning the fairly attractive basket-handle double-arch bridge scheduled to replace the Broadway Bridge into an "iconic" bridge.

"Photographing the Landscape"

Heads up: The exhibition has been shortened a week.

Here are some photos of Monday's Rob Zombie concert

Here are some photos of Monday's Rob Zombie concert.