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Rock Candy Jun 12
The Little Rock mocktail guide: Shirley Temple's got some company.
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Rock Candy Jun 11
Tran owns two restaurants in Little Rock (Ohia Poke, downtown and in the Promenade) and has just opened her third, That Ramen Place, in the Heights.
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Rock Candy Jun 10
HBO’s “Chernobyl” asks: What’s the price of a lie?
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Rock Candy Jun 10
Director Mark Thiedeman’s films all share certain qualities: a predilection for natural light; a soft, worn-down graininess; stories that explore youth, coming of age and Thiedeman’s own experiences as a gay man.
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Rock Candy Jun 9
The Renaissance had its de’ Medicis, the 20th century its Rockefellers and Fords. We have the Waltons, and a Walton-funded arts community on steroids, fueled by a “Wild West” approach to city development and arts cultivation.
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Rock Candy Jun 8
A classically trained portrait painter, DeBari drew inspiration from a trip she took to Kyoto, Japan, several years ago, where she saw an exhibition by 18th-19th century artist Katsushika Hokusai.
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Rock Candy Jun 7
Fellowship Hall Sound takes its name from its former life as gathering place for the youth congregants of the nearby Presbyterian church that rents Weinheimer the building.
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Rock Candy Jun 6
The Arkansas Arts Center will draw the curtain on its galleries on June 30, so as a farewell until its reopening in 2022 it will screen its “Delta Exhibition”-related documentary “DELTA 60” at 6 p.m. June 28.
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Rock Candy Jun 6
“With ‘Leave Me Alone,’ people think that that’s just a song, but it’s really not. I really do enjoy being left alone,” Faux said. “My phone gives me so much anxiety."
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Rock Candy Jun 5
The Arkansas Country Music Awards (ACMA) held its annual ceremony Monday, June 3, heralding the talents of country music talent from sound engineers and entertainers to radio promoters to dobro players.
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Rock Candy Jun 5
A workers rights advocacy group called United For Respect (formerly OURWalmart, Organization United for Respect) screened “Dear Walmart” last night at Skylight Cinema in Bentonville, headquarters of the international retail corporation.
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Rock Candy Jun 5
Emergent Arts' “Defying Gender: An Exhibition of Art Defying Gender Expectations” will “explore the continuum of gender,” the announcing press release said, and is timed to coincide with Gay Pride Month.
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Rock Candy Jun 4
To those who see Fayetteville quickly transforming into a bougie paradise that only the affluent can afford, the proposed arts corridor plan is an easy place to direct anger and resentment.
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Rock Candy Jun 3
As the swollen Arkansas river encroached the park at the Judas Priest/Uriah Heep concert Saturday night, its brisk current often matched the blistering tempos. Geese wandered about near the backstage equipment like hopeful groupies.
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Rock Candy May 31
Designer Kenya Freeman, now CEO of Sylvia Mollie Collections, is scheduled as a VIP Guest at Little Rock’s 10th annual Full Figure Fashion Weekend, to be held at the Statehouse Convention Center Saturday, June 23.
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Rock Candy May 30
Perhaps to nobody’s surprise, the doors to the beloved Stifft Station dive, Pizza D’Action, will open up once again this afternoon at 4 p.m.
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Rock Candy May 30
The Oxford American has named KaToya Ellis Fleming of Georgia the winner of the 2019 Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship, which will bring Fleming to Little Rock in September to serve a nine-month apprenticeship with the magazine.
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Rock Candy May 29
Artists are "Defying Gender" at Emergent Arts in June, Gay Pride Month.
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Rock Candy May 29
Arkansas Times photographer Brian Chilson captured scenes from Africa Day Fest, founded by Arkansas Times’ 2018 visionary and Tanzania native Benito Lubazibwa to “educate and transform the way people think about Africa.”
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Rock Candy May 28
Yes, the basic premise of "Booksmart" follows a proud lineage of teen flicks in which One Epic Party is going to change everyone’s lives. But it takes up that torch with a genuine pathos that even classics like “Superbad” could only aspire to.
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