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Music: Show is a night of solo drums

posted: 09/30/2014 2:06 a.m. Discuss

In the world of beating on percussion devices, Terry Bozzio is one of those drummers who could probably compile a shorter list of prominent fellow musicians in the rock and jazz worlds with whom he has not yet played, to contrast with the long list of folks on his musical resume with whom he has collaborated, recorded or toured.

MUSIC REVIEW: ASO benefits in new venue from clean, bright acoustics

posted: 09/28/2014 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Here's your chance to hear the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra literally as you have never heard it before.

THEATER REVIEW: Premiere play gets laughs artfully

posted: 09/26/2014 3:05 a.m. Discuss

It's easy to poke fun at eccentric early 20th century Heber Springs photographer Michael Disfarmer, an obvious oddball whose neighbors paid a quarter apiece -- during the Depression -- to have him take their portraits, rudely order them about and douse them with verbal abuse.

MUSIC REVIEW: Fledgling arts festival lines up superb vocals

posted: 09/25/2014 3:41 a.m. Discuss

The creators of the fledgling Acansa Arts Festival this week at various Little Rock and North Little Rock venues have pulled off a major coup: an unprecedented collection of superb vocal performances in the same hall on the same night.

The Weekend Ten

posted: 09/25/2014 2:06 a.m. Discuss

1 Bikes, Blues & BBQ Fayetteville will roar with the sounds of motorcycles as bikers from all over gather for Bikes, Blues & BBQ through Saturday.

Calendar

posted: 09/25/2014 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ACANSA ARTS FESTIVAL through Sunday, locations in central Arkansas. Performances, exhibits, demonstrations. Tickets: $20-$30, VIP $50. (501) 663-2287 or acansaartsfestival.org.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

posted: 09/25/2014 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Hiding Place! Christian ballet company Ballet Magnificat! will perform its full-length story ballet Hiding Place!, based on the story of Corrie Ten Boom and her family, Dutch Christians who opposed the Nazis and saved the lives of Jews during World War II, at 3 p.m. Sunday in the James H. Clark Auditorium, Conway High School, 2300 Prince St., Conway.

MUSIC SCENE: 'Medieval, Spanish blues' guitarist returns to Folk Club

posted: 09/25/2014 1:55 a.m. Discuss

French-born singer-guitarist-composer Claude Bourbon returns to perform this weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for the Little Rock Folk Club. Bourbon calls his musical approach "medieval and Spanish blues," as performed on his Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar.

Music: Bogguss returns after 10 years with pocketful of Haggard tunes

posted: 09/25/2014 1:53 a.m. Discuss

The opening of the Clinton Presidential Center almost a decade ago was the last event that lured country singer Suzy Bogguss to central Arkansas, she recalls, so that is her first clue that it has been a while since she played hereabouts.

Listen Up: Newest from U2 free, but some tuned it out

posted: 09/23/2014 2:06 a.m. Discuss

Got your free download of U2's Songs of Innocence?

Spoleto USA inspires festival

posted: 09/21/2014 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Central Arkansas music, theater, dance and art organizations are combining for a five-day festival of concerts, premieres, performances, exhibits, lectures, brown-bag workshops and late-night pub shows, Tuesday-Sept. 28.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Avett Brothers play Friday; Brickell on 5-stop book tour

posted: 09/21/2014 2:06 a.m. Discuss

The Avett Brothers -- banjoist Scott Avett and guitarist Seth Avett with standup bass player Bob Crawford -- will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers.

Names and faces

posted: 09/20/2014 2:58 a.m. Discuss

Three backup dancers sued Cher on Thursday, claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination to prevent another black dancer from joining her onstage.

Names and faces

posted: 09/18/2014 4:06 a.m. Discuss

After a series of tweets from Rihanna criticizing CBS for dropping her song from last week's premiere of Thursday Night Football, the network has decided to remove the song from its telecasts for the remainder of this season. CBS issued a statement Tuesday saying it was "moving in a different direction" with the opening montage for its Thursday night games.

The Weekend Ten

posted: 09/18/2014 2:05 a.m. Discuss

1 BEATLES This year’s Beatles at the Ridge Festival, Friday-Saturday in downtown Walnut Ridge, just off U.S. 67/167, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s September 1964 stop at the Walnut Ridge airport.

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