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Rock Candy 1h
Last chance to catch subversive superheroes at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art with the special exhibit “Men of Steel, Women of Wonder,” before it closes April 22.
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Rock Candy 9h
We talked with Little Rock native Steve H. Broadnax III, director of Karen Zacarias' "Native Gardens," up next at The Rep.
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Rock Candy 11h
The Ozark Foothills FilmFest kicks off this weekend with a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s “The Gold Rush,” a restored version of the original 1925 comedic masterpiece, accompanied by live music from local guitarist Danny Dozier.
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Rock Candy Apr 12
Mike “Burger” Scoggins might be remembered as one of Arkansas’ most notable singer-songwriter musicians, but those that knew him would say that that was just the tip of the iceberg.
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Rock Candy Apr 12
The powder pink taco truck has developed a following for its generously portioned tamales, but there's a salty delight hidden in Pinches Tacos' namesake, too.
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Rock Candy Apr 12
Finck said she finds it difficult to talk about "Passing for Human." "I think I didn't resolve it." But then, neither is Finck, who is only 33, resolved.
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Rock Candy Apr 11
Tav Falco explores buZ blurr's rail car caricatures, "Caustic Jelly Post" and spiritual interlocution ahead of blurr's exhibit opening at CALS' Bookstore at Library Square this Friday night.
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Rock Candy Apr 10
For four days between Aug. 20 and 24, 1969, Lance Watson (alias Sweet Willie Wine), the leader of Memphis Black Power group the Invaders, led a walk against fear across Arkansas.
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Rock Candy Apr 9
We talk artistic rebellion and shadow puppets with UCA Schedler Honors College professor Adam Frank ahead of a late-night production of Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty" at The Public Theatre.
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Rock Candy Apr 5
Houston's "Project Row House" was launched when seven African-American artists decided to transform derelict row houses and their neighborhood into art spaces that celebrated the neighborhood's culture.
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Rock Candy Apr 4
"The Collected Schizophrenias," Wang writes, is the uncovering of an origin story and the evolving sets of question marks, the gray areas, the complexities and the vast contradictions that swirl around wider experiences of mental illness.
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Rock Candy Apr 2
In "I Want to Stare at My Phone with You," Brinkley finds civility, grime and absurdity in punk rock life and unearths some truly abominable human behavior in the brunch-worshipping, purportedly civilized worlds of the business class.
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Rock Candy Apr 1
The April To-Do List: "Stop Making Sense" at Arkansas Times Film Series, Ben Dickey, the Arkansas Territorial Collection, Monster Jam, Arkansas Travelers baseball, Ozark Foothills Film Fest and more.
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Rock Candy Apr 1
We talked with Iris Dement ahead of her performance at UA Pulaski Tech's CHARTS Sunday, April 7.
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Rock Candy Mar 27
Eager audiences in dark theaters sat down to watch "Us" this weekend, and what followed was a rare moment in the moviegoer experience: the opportunity to witness a film forge itself a singular spot in the horror genre and in our cultural canon.
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Rock Candy Mar 26
Alabama and The Charlie Daniels Band treated a crowd of 10,113 at Verizon Arena Saturday night to a list of the greatest hits of 80s country radio.
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Rock Candy Mar 25
After opening with “Drank Like Hank,” Brothers Osborne launched into “Shoot Me Straight,” a long jam of a song. There were a lot of those throughout the night; The live versions of Brothers Osborne songs are definitely not radio cuts.
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Rock Candy Mar 25
All hail the anti-hotel in Arkansas. Here's to a handful of folks in Arkansas carrying the torch for the anti-hotel, offering up a night's sleep on a houseboat, in a treehouse or inside a living cave.
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Rock Candy Mar 20
A black woman from Cotton Plant, Arkansas, birthed rock and roll from the strings of a Gibson L-5, and a film celebrating her legacy goes up on the big screen at CALS Ron Robinson tonight.
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Rock Candy Mar 20
A kind of slavish, near-obsessive attention to detail is everywhere in the work of Nichols & Simpson Organbuilders.
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