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Names and faces

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Selma star David Oyelowo has voiced his support for fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who came under criticism for using the term "colored" in an interview. Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, said at the film's European premiere in London on Tuesday that people should focus on what Cumberbatch was saying rather than the terminology he used.

THE WEEKEND TEN

posted: 01/29/2015 2:05 a.m. Discuss

1 PRINTS The 2015 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition opens with a reception at 4 p.m. today in the Bradbury Gallery of Arkansas State University's Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.

Lost 40 brews, food top finds

posted: 01/29/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

The food at the Tap Room at Lost 40 Brewing is excellent.

Weekend Calendar

posted: 01/29/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Architecture and Design Network Lecture Series: "Aalto's Identities," Peter MacKeith, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10.

Fast Forward

posted: 01/29/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Things to do next week and next month. NEXT WEEK Court: See basketball on the wild and wacky side as the Harlem Globetrotters return to North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, 7 p.m. Feb. 5.

The TV Column: In late show, Wilmore looks for toes to stomp on

posted: 01/29/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

I knew I was going to like Larry Wilmore's new panel talk show the minute he opened his mouth on the Jan. 19 premiere of The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore.

Lambert tour sets NLR stop Feb. 27

posted: 01/29/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Tickets -- $69.50 and $52.50 -- go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for Miranda Lambert's Certified Platinum Tour concert, with "special guests" Justin Moore, RaeLynn and Jukebox Mafia, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena.

Special Event: Hands-on exhibit constructs science and fun of building

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The Museum of Discovery's Wow Gallery has been turned into a construction zone, and Chief Executive Officer Kelley Bass thinks it's about time.

Special Event: Saints, Sinners to schmooze for Rep

posted: 01/29/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

What is it better to be, a sinner, or a saint?

Music Scene: Martin, Lubambo mix Big Easy, Rio for jazz jam

posted: 01/29/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Peter Martin and Romero Lubambo will perform their "New Orleans Meets Rio" show at 8 p.m. today in the third installment of the 2014-2015 Oxford American magazine's Jazz Series at South on Main.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Grant County Museum covers lots of history

posted: 01/29/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

One exhibit at the impressively wide-ranging Grant County Museum is kept behind closed doors.

TRANSITIONS

posted: 01/29/2015 1:49 a.m. Discuss

It's now a done deal. Ira Mittleman, former chef and owner of the Anderson House in Heber Springs and most recently chef and owner at Ira's at the Gibson Inn in Apalachicola, Fla., whom Elizabeth McMullen, former chef-owner of the former E's Bistro, in the Lakehill Shopping Center, 3812 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, brought in as a guest chef in December, has taken over the restaurant, which he is naming Ira's Park Hill Grill.

Tell Me About It: Mother keeps trying to bestow daughter's wedding rings

posted: 01/29/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My mother gave me her old wedding rings when I married my first husband. I wore them until he died, and for some time after. I am now remarried, and the rings are put away. Twice now my mother has offered these rings to other family members who are planning weddings. The first time she did it, I said no, that the rings still meant a lot to me. She recently called and asked if I would give them to my niece who just announced her engagement. Again, I said no. I guess she thinks the rings are still hers to give.

Helpful Hints

posted: 01/29/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: I'm trying to clean out my granddaughter's room and would like to get rid of some of her many stuffed animals. Some still have the tags on them (never played with), and others are slightly used, but in good shape. I would like to donate them, but some places won't take them. I know you will know if anyone does.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 01/29/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Even though it's your birthday, you want to solve, heal or fix something before you're really in the celebrating mood. You'll do it over the next three weeks, and then you'll be ready for an adventure involving a dear friend and a big project.

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