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posted: 03/05/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

1 'CHIM CHIM CHER-EE' A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down as the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Sixth and Main streets, Little Rock, stages the musical Mary Poppins, Friday-April 12.

Weekend Calendar

posted: 03/05/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Friends of Contemporary Craft Open Studio Tour, 1-4 p.m. Saturday; reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday.


posted: 03/05/2015 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Alma mater concert Singer-songwriter Bonnie Montgomery will return to her alma mater, Ouachita Baptist University, for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Verser Theatre, Jones Fine Arts Center, 410 Ouachita Ave., Arkadelphia.

Music: Vienna Boys Choir brings Austria to Wildwood

posted: 03/05/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

It's one of the most famous, and fascinating, choirs in the world.

Theater: Rep's Mary Poppins not just a rehash of '64 film

posted: 03/05/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

There are plays that become movies and movies that become plays. One of the latter works has become the biggest undertaking in the long history of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre.

Music Scene: Bluesman Davis to release CD at White Water Tavern

posted: 03/05/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

The Whole Famn Damily will perform at 9:30 p.m. today at the White Water Tavern. Admission is $5.

Music review: From first note to last, concert awes

posted: 03/04/2015 3:20 a.m. Discuss

"Oh, wow," a guy on the front row in the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center blurted into the normally silent break between movements of classical music.

Music: Frontier Circus lassos box of singles

posted: 03/03/2015 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Gonzo "psycho-western" quintet The Frontier Circus has rounded up a passel of disparate and inspired cover songs for its latest, Made in Japan, and the packaging is just as unique as the music.

Music Review: Arkansan belongs on Lambert's stage

posted: 03/01/2015 3:23 a.m. Discuss

The main act wasn't exactly the main event for the Friday night show at Verizon Arena.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Artist of Distinction violinist also plays chamber concert

posted: 03/01/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Violinist Vadim Gluzman, the Arkansas Symphony's 2014-15 Richard Sheppard Arnold Artist of Distinction, will join members of the orchestra for a River Rhapsodies Series chamber concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Singers, dancers to cover hits in Live From Nashville show

posted: 03/01/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Live From Nashville, a touring song-and-dance variety show that covers the hits that have emerged from the so-called "Music City," will be onstage at 2 p.m. today at the Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St., Bentonville.

Lambert and Moore thrill Little Rock crowd

posted: 02/28/2015 12:25 a.m. Discuss

The main act wasn’t exactly the main event for the Friday night show at Verizon Arena.

Names and faces

updated: 02/27/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Madonna gave music fans a shock when she tumbled down several steps at the Brit Awards. The 56-year-old queen of pop was closing Wednesday's ceremony in London with a performance of her song "Living For Love." Madonna entered with a troupe of male dancers and appeared to fumble with a long, flowing cloak she was wearing.

Sing, Sing Along

posted: 02/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

You've done this in the car, in the shower and maybe even while cleaning house or grocery shopping.


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