The Jacksonville, Fla., 12-piece outfit delivered a two-hour set of all-the-music Nov. 16, from the take-you-to-church, gospel-inflected “Joyful Noise” to the closer, a Motown-flavored “I Want More” that morphed into the Santana instrumental classic, “Soul Sacrifice.”
Former Nylon Editor-in-Chief Gabrielle Korn told Thursday night's audience that representation of people of color, size inclusivity and an emphasis on sustainability were already emerging as elements in the Arkansas designers' collections, a welcome departure from the hegemony still largely present in many elements of New York Fashion Week.
We talk with Arkansas Times Film Series curator Omaya Jones about Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund's 2002 Academy Award-nominated crime film "City of God," next up in our screening series.
In this episode of ArkanTalk, Jimmy interviews Susanne Brunner, an Emmy Award winning journalist about her passions, growing up in a multi-ethnic household and her new book, Busker the Tusker. We also partner up to provide books to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
In this episode, Jimmy interviews hip-hop activist Big Piph on a range of topics from his time at Stanford, the elements of hip-hop and his commitment to community service. ArkanTalk is a short-form, digital talk show created by Jimmy Warren in partnership with the Arkansas Times. ArkanTalk will showcase interviews with a variety of diverse movers-and-shakers around the Central Arkansas area.
Mayor Frank Scott Jr. announced the 20 members of his Opportunity Zone Task Force; ICE raid fears in Fayetteville unfounded, authorities say & a Yemeni national in Helena was indicted on terrorism charge.
Civil rights attorneys prepare four new lawsuits against LRPD and city for 'no-knock warrant' raids; Medical Marijuana commission approves name, location and ownership changes & Wendy Richter, the director of the Arkansas State Archives, will retire at the end of next week.
In this episode, Jimmy interviews Arkansas attorney and former state representative Nate Steel on a range of topics from Casino and Marijuana legislation to his thoughts on being named to Arkansas Business 40 under 40.
U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas abortion bans she temporarily blocked from taking effect will remain blocked indefinitely by a preliminary injunction as she considers a lawsuit challenging them; Ennett, Stephens in run-off for House District 36 race & city directors approve extra time for 'policy issues' at meetings and allot $4.6 million to UAMS for Pine St. project.
Walmart will keep selling guns, allow open carry; $25 million grant program to provide broadband to rural Arkansas; Arkansas man inspires the internet to make jokes about 30-50 feral hogs & Bobby Petrino to speak at LR Touchdown Club.
Pine Bluff's Saracen Casino breaks ground; Mayor Frank Scott Jr., U.S. Rep. French Hill and White House staffers are participating in a daylong discussion on Little Rock’s opportunity zones; U.S. Tom Cotton silent in the wake of mass shootings & a rally tonight calls on Congress to restore Voting Rights Act protections.
Sen. Jason Rapert plans to run for lieutenant governor in 2022; Governor Hutchinson renews his call for Gates to resign; medical marijuana sales total $4.01 million & Arkansas steel going to Trump's border wall.
Beer and wine coming to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium; Ginsburg lecture moved to Verizon Arena, but there's still a waitlist; White supremacist escapes Jefferson County Jail & Arkansas Supreme Court justices deny Judge Griffen's request that they disqualify themselves.
Teenager fatally shot in drug deal near Jacksonville; Affidavit released in Collins murder case; prosecutor to seek the death penalty; Kamala Harris invites Mayor Scott to tonight's debate & good news from the zoo: a baby female Northwest Bornean orangutan was born Sunday.
The White House announced that President Trump has commuted the prison sentence of Ted Suhl, a former operator of a behavioral health company in Arkansas who was convicted on bribery and fraud-related charges in July 2016; State Rep. Mickey Gates reaches plea agreement in felony tax case; Early voting for House District 36 begins today & we are awaiting news from Randolph County, where Rebecca O'Donnell – charged in the killing of former senator Linda Collins – is being arraigned.
In this episode of ArkanTalk, Jimmy interviews Brae Leni, a native Little Rock artist who is getting national media attention. Brae talks about his latest project, leaving the corporate world to pursue his dreams, and delivers an epic performance.
Drew Grant, whose name was Andrew Golden when he and another teenager shot and killed four students and a teacher at Westside Middle School outside Jonesboro in 1998, was killed in a car crash over the weekend; Federal Election Commission site on Arkansas campaign giving shows the Trump campaign reporting a total of $373,214 out of the state’s total giving of $528,048; financier Warren Stephens has gotten city approval and work has begun to knock down the half city block at Second and Louisiana streets & a 2.12-carat brown diamond has been found at Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Headlines for July 26: Civil Service Commission hears former LRPD officer appeal – assistant chiefs say mayor rushed police probe of shooting; continuation of Starks' hearing has been delayed indefinitely; Sheriff’s deputy arrested on charges of sexual misconduct; VUE upscale apartments coming to NLR in ’21 & another gear for Arkansas tourism: Monument Trail at Nebo.
Federal judge temporarily blocks three Arkansas abortion bans; Mayor Scott makes tie-breaking vote to approve citizens review board ordinance; family of Bradley Blackshire submits petition to City Hall supporting Starks' termination & an arraignment date has been announced for the woman accused of killing former state senator, Linda Collins.
Fraternal Order of Police sends letter urging directors to deny citizens review board ordinance; federal judge hears arguments challenging three Arkansas abortion laws; Governor names Nathan Smith broadband manager for state Broadband Office & “Safe Haven Baby Box” comes to Benton.
ACLU, Tofurky challenge new Arkansas "truth-in-labeling" law; mayor announces task force to plan future of Little Rock Zoo; Rapert fundraises for his nonprofit, the National Association of Christian Lawmakers & Arkansas Democrats announce Beto O'Rourke as keynote speaker at Clinton Dinner this summer.
Two dead, including sheriff's deputy, after shooting in Stone County; Arkansas Racing Commission delays decision on Gulfside Casino appeal; County judge hears Walmart’s gimmick to slash its Pulaski County property tax bill; Wesley Pruden, longtime Washington Times editor with Arkansas roots, dies & former Arkansas Times art director, Jason Ho, has become a reality star in Vietnam.
Board of directors to vote on citizens review board ordinance next week, despite calls for delay; Arkansas drug director announces Department of Justice grant to track opioid abuse; more on the state congressional delegation's lame responses to Trump's racism; group protests arming security guards in the LRSD & Trader Joe's comes to Little Rock.
In this episode, Jimmy interviews Attorney Kandi Hughes who talks about her recent Arkansas Business 40 under 40 honor, her time at Duke University and what is feels like to break glass ceilings as a woman of color.