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Names and faces

updated: 04/01/2015 3:35 a.m. Discuss

The Rolling Stones are zipping across North America again. The rock band on Tuesday announced a 15-city stadium tour that will kick off May 24 at Petco Park in San Diego. Other stops include Columbus, Ohio; Minneapolis; Dallas; Atlanta; Orlando, Fla.; and Nashville, Tenn.

Listen Up: Rapper Lamar's fresh Butterfly leaves others in dust

posted: 03/31/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

A- Kendrick Lamar

Innovation key to growing Northwest Arkansas arts scene, participants say

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

Mike Abb's schedule rarely contains an opening. And for the native Arkansan who returned to the state after several years in Austin, Texas, it's the best kind of problem to have.

Singer paying it forward at UCA

updated: 03/29/2015 2:43 a.m. Discuss

CONWAY -- Kristin Lewis' job has taken her 6,000 miles from home to opera stages in Vienna and other European cities.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Mischo, blues band 1st act of Local Live weekly series

posted: 03/29/2015 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Fayetteville-based R.J. Mischo and His Red Hot Blues Band kicks off the Oxford American's second-quarter Local Live concert series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at South on Main, 1304 Main St., Little Rock.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Wind quintet of UA faculty play around on April Fools'

posted: 03/29/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The Lyrique Quintette -- University of Arkansas at Fayetteville faculty members Ronda Mains, flute; Theresa Delaplain, oboe; Nophachai Cholthitchanta, clarinet; Timothy Thompson, French horn; and Lia Uribe, bassoon -- with a few props and a few friends will fool around a bit at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ozark Hall, 340 N. Campus Drive, Fayetteville.

Names and faces

updated: 03/27/2015 2:32 a.m. Discuss

A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after Downton Abbey concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama confirmed Thursday that it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in early 2016.


posted: 03/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Today Lucious Spiller -- The Big Chill, Rogers.

Sweet, Sweet Friendship

posted: 03/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Broadway did not give "Superior Donuts" much of a chance. Sean Patrick Reilly knows that all too well. He served as understudy to several of the original cast, but he was out of a job after the just-more-than three-month run.

A Sonic Shuffle

posted: 03/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The February release "Wake" by Nora Jane Struthers is her most personal recording yet, she readily admits. It's her most rollicking album to date, too. So does that mean she's secretly a rock 'n' roll artist?

Country trio earns musical merit

posted: 03/26/2015 3:27 a.m. Discuss

A trio of Arkansans -- Jim Ed Brown and his sisters Maxine and Bonnie -- have been chosen to become the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn., the Country Music Association announced Wednesday.


posted: 03/26/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

1 JAM Winter is technically over, but the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular continues and puts on an effects- and message-filled show, 7 p.m. Friday at North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena.

Music: Hard times drive brothers of For King & Country

posted: 03/26/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

They were nominated for two Grammy Awards, but when the big night came, Luke and Joel Smallbone, the brothers behind the band For King & Country, weren't at the ceremony with the glitterati.

Music Scene: Singer-songwriter Campbell returns to Folk Club

posted: 03/26/2015 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Kate Campbell, a singer-songwriter who has been called a musical Eudora Welty for her story-telling abilities, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for the Little Rock Folk Club at its venue, Thomson Hall.

MUSIC: Jazz Tracks a gift of winds

posted: 03/24/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Tom Richeson is very grateful to fellow musician Ted Ludwig, the former New Orleans guitarist who came to Little Rock after Hurricane Katrina.


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