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.
posted: 08/21/2014 2:06 a.m.
Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets.“Ode to Joy – Meditation in Lines,” lecture by Viktor Ekpuk, 6 p.m. today, non-members $10.
posted: 08/21/2014 1:59 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Country rocker Country rocker Logan Mize headlines the concluding show in the Showtime Concert Series, 8 p.m. Saturday on Union Square, 300 N. Jefferson St., El Dorado. Acts to be named will open the show at 7.
posted: 08/21/2014 1:58 a.m.
If a multimillionaire hip-hop mogul criticizes your music, it's OK to re-evaluate.
posted: 08/21/2014 1:55 a.m.
If anyone can be counted on to tell it like it is, it would be Aaron Neville. The New Orleans native, whose first hit song, "Tell It Like It Is," came out in 1967, is now charting his own course and doing his own thing with his famous falsetto voice.
posted: 08/21/2014 1:53 a.m.
Veteran country singer Mark Chesnutt will perform Saturday at Juanita's.
posted: 08/20/2014 4:22 a.m.
Taylor Swift is saying goodbye to country music, for now: The singer says she's releasing her first full-length pop album on Oct. 27. The 24-year-old revealed in a live video stream via Yahoo on Monday that 1989, named for her birth year, is her "first documented official pop album."
posted: 08/19/2014 2:21 a.m.
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posted: 08/17/2014 3:12 a.m.
JONESBORO -- The fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, held at the Convocation Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro on Friday night, featured nearly four hours of solid entertainment by a trio of Country Music Hall of Fame members -- Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire and Bobby Bare.
posted: 08/17/2014 2:24 a.m.
Little Rock doom metal band Pallbearer had been holed up for a month at Type Foundry Studios in Portland, Ore., frantically working to finish recording Foundations of Burden, the follow-up to its acclaimed 2012 debut Sorrow and Extinction.
posted: 08/17/2014 2:18 a.m.
The reunited comedy team of Cheech & Chong -- Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong -- will take their "Up in Smoke" Cheech & Chong and War North American Tour to Northwest Arkansas this weekend, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers.
posted: 08/17/2014 2:16 a.m.
Brittany Sparkles gave up nicotine, caffeine, dairy and wheat for her dream role as Mimi in Rent.
posted: 08/16/2014 12:16 a.m.
The fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, held at the Convocation Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro on Friday night, featured nearly four hours of solid entertainment by a trio of Country Music Hall of Fame members — Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, and Bobby Bare.