posted: 08/28/2014 2:22 a.m.
1 MACHO Labor Day Weekend gets some serious horsepower at the annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races, Friday-Sunday.
posted: 08/28/2014 2:11 a.m.
Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets."Acansa Festival: Poet in Copper: Engravings by Evan Lindquist," 5-Oct. 26.
posted: 08/28/2014 2:09 a.m.
Things to do next week and next month Next week Classic rock: A rocking story of the city across the Mississippi takes up residence in Little Rock when the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St., presents the musical Memphis, Sept. 5-28.
posted: 08/28/2014 2:04 a.m.
Successful festivals tend to grow and expand, and the Hot Springs Blues Festival, marking its 18th year this weekend, is no exception. The fest began as a one-day gathering and is now spread out over four days, and it has added some other blues-related flourishes, such as workshops and after parties in local venues.
posted: 08/28/2014 2:03 a.m.
Anais Mitchell, an acclaimed Vermont singer-songwriter, will make her first visit to Arkansas to perform today at South on Main. Jesse Aycock will open the show at 7:30 p.m.
posted: 08/28/2014 2:01 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Romantic reprise A woman (Marion Smith) weaves a tangled web of deception while her husband (Robert Bolden) proves that love can cover a multitude of sins as writer-director-producer Teretha Lowe offers a reprise performance of her When A Man Loves A Woman, 6 p.m. Saturday at Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave., Little Rock.
posted: 08/28/2014 1:58 a.m.
When it comes to rap music there is a definite type of style -- an edgy vibe, gold chains and a baseball cap with a flat bill cocked jauntily to the side. When it comes to country music the standard tends to be boots, jeans and cowboy hats.
posted: 08/26/2014 2:34 a.m.
B+ Brad Paisley
posted: 08/26/2014 2:30 a.m.
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posted: 08/26/2014 2:28 a.m.
These days there are two types of people in the world: Those who accept the conventional wisdom that Iggy Azalea's breakout hit "Fancy" is the Song of the Summer, and those desperate to find something, anything, to replace it.
posted: 08/24/2014 2:30 a.m.
Blues guitarist Robert Cray will perform with the Tulsa-based Steve Pryor Band at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. Cray is best known for his hit "Smoking Gun."
posted: 08/23/2014 10:11 a.m.
NEW YORK — John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.
posted: 08/22/2014 3:41 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS -- You could describe the voice of Aaron Neville as a national treasure and probably get no argument from the sold-out crowd that filled the Oaklawn racetrack's Finish Line Theater space Thursday night for one of the more tasteful shows that has been presented there.
posted: 08/21/2014 4:46 a.m.
New York City’s Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions.
posted: 08/21/2014 2:19 a.m.
1 CANS People have been playing with their food, with some very artistic results for CANstruction.