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Names and faces

posted: 07/07/2015 5:27 a.m. Discuss

The reigning Miss Universe has refused to relinquish her crown despite a tide of condemnation after pageant owner Donald Trump's remarks on Mexican aliens.

Entertainment Notes: Troupe renamed

posted: 07/07/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

The Rogers Little Theater boards of directors and producers have re-branded the organization for its 30th season, changing the name to the Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory.

3 theaters in 3 towns, 3 wishes to save them

posted: 07/06/2015 5:18 a.m. Comment 1

It's a tale of three Rialtos in Arkansas: the Rialto Theater in Searcy, the Rialto Community Arts Center in Morrilton and the Rialto Theater in El Dorado.

Names and faces

posted: 07/06/2015 5:08 a.m. Discuss

Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II’s country estate that was steeped in royal tradition.

Musicians employ dating apps to find new music audience

posted: 07/06/2015 2:19 a.m. Discuss

In a quest to find a date, a spouse or a hookup, dating app users might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.

Paper Trails: Campbell's care focus of dispute

posted: 07/05/2015 4:51 a.m. Discuss

Glen Campbell's golden years have been dimmed by his struggle with Alzheimer's disease, diagnosed in 2011. But the Country Music Hall of Fame member and native Arkansan sought to bow out of the limelight with dignity and grace.

Names and Faces

updated: 07/05/2015 2:55 a.m. Discuss

The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated building. The News-Gazette of Champaign, Ill., reports the 89-year-old actor took to Twitter last week to call attention to the Danville home he and his brother Jerry lived in during high school after relocating from Missouri.

TV News shows

updated: 07/05/2015 2:49 a.m. Discuss

Lineup of guests for today's TV news shows: ABC's This Week -- Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate; Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas. 8 a.m., KATV, Channel 7, Little Rock.

CRITICAL MASS: Young makes music he wants, not always a good thing

posted: 07/05/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Politics often seems the enemy of art, for politics forbids the admission against self-interest or the equivocal gesture, the acknowledgment of any of the gray territories in which art dwells. Politics requires staying on message, toeing the line and keeping discipline. If politics is about doing what is possible, if it's about taming dreams into substance, then art is about exploring the ineffable reaches of the invisible realm.

COMMENTARY: True Detective 2 is a pretenious, mopey mess

posted: 07/05/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

"My strong suspicion is we get the world we deserve," declares washed-up detective Ray Velcoro (Colin Farrell) in the early going of the second season of True Detective.

TV on DVD: New Worlds miniseries mix of Colonial-era fact, fiction

posted: 07/05/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

What is it? New Worlds, miniseries, four episodes on two discs from Acorn Media

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Choreographer competition set to open Ballet season

posted: 07/05/2015 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Ballet Arkansas will kick off its 2015-16 season with its second annual Visions Choreographic Competition, 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in the Center for Performing Arts, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave., Little Rock.

Panama won't participate in, broadcast Miss Universe pageant

posted: 07/04/2015 3:34 p.m. Discuss

PANAMA CITY — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants.

Names and faces

updated: 07/03/2015 6:08 p.m. Discuss

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office declined Thursday to file felony charges against Sean "Diddy" Combs for a confrontation last month at the University of California-Los Angeles, where his son plays football.

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