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DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I get upset at all the mail we get this time of year from charities and agencies asking for money. I just throw most of them in the trash. I know we could give more than we do, but how can I know who really needs money and will use it wisely?

After buying Lucasfilm, The Force is strong in Disney

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The lobby of Lucasfilm Ltd.'s headquarters at San Francisco's Presidio is tastefully decorated with Craftsman-style lamps and leather chairs. There's a statue of special effects pioneer Willis O'Brien posing with King Kong in the back, and a full-size R2-D2 up front.

Arkansas singer Rosetta Tharpe to join rock hall of fame

posted: 12/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

The "godmother of rock 'n' roll" has made her way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

RESTAURANT TRANSITIONS: Casey’s Bar-B-Q coming to Cantrell; Hanaroo Sushi open after move; Agave Grill closed

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A sign in front of the former Arkansas Burger Company building, 7410 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, says it's soon to be the home of Casey's Bar-B-Q. We do not yet know, but are checking to find out, whether it is, in fact, the reincarnation of the Casey's Bar-B-Q on Little Rock's Reservoir Road, which caused great wailing and gnashing of teeth when it closed after 22 years of business in 2005.

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Shorty Small's gets a needed face-lift

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In 1980, the shack-like restaurant on North Rodney Parham Road that had been a sort of poor cousin to Anderson's Cajun's Wharf was reborn as Shorty Small's, complete with a fictional back story for the restaurant's fictional namesake.

Special Event: 'Dinosaur Time Trek' stomps into downtown Little Rock

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There's a mighty roar echoing through downtown Little Rock, where prehistoric and mythical creatures have settled in for a little visit.


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Fast Forward

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Next week

The TV Column: Emmy-winner Prep & Landing returns with elfin magic

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You loved these guys from their 2009 animated special, now here's the chance to watch them all over again.


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Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Music Scene: B-52s' singer makes Change, goes solo at Sticky's

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Mike Hosty will perform at 8:30 p.m. today at Stickyz Rock 'N' Roll Chicken Shack in Little Rock. Admission is free.


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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

Music: ASO's 'Holidays' concert a musical conglomeration

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This year's "Home for the Holidays" concert by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will feature a variety of musical selections -- cozy Christmas favorites, classical tunes and a medley of Hanukkah songs.

Music: Idol winner Allen returns with Christmas concert

posted: 12/14/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

"What is today," singer asks Kris Allen with a laugh earlier this month while traveling to a gig Hartford, Conn. "It's all blurring together."

Tell Me About It: Accept ex's apology and wish him the best in his recovery

posted: 12/14/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My first love emailed me out of the blue, after 10 years, to make amends as part of his AA program. He was an incredible person, but after many years and many chances, the alcoholism won.






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