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In a bluesy state

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It's spring, 1976, in Arkansas' rural Delta flatlands. A Philadelphia native and former Pine Bluff Commercial reporter named Louis Guida, fresh out of college, is driving through the countryside, past fields soon to be covered with rows of cotton and soybeans.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Takei, 'Octuba,' ASO chamber on week's entertainment list

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Actor and social activist George Takei will discuss his early years in an Arkansas internment camp during World War II and share stories about his five-decade entertainment career, role in pop culture and passion for equality in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.

Names and faces

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A week after introducing its paid streaming-music service, Amazon announced a deal with one of streaming music's biggest holdouts: country superstar Garth Brooks.


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Weekend Calendar

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Events are free unless otherwise noted

Special Event: Growing HarvestFest to add beer garden, gumbo cook-off

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For years, Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood has chosen one Saturday in October to welcome fall with face painting, bounce houses, crafts and food.

MUSIC SCENE: Dierks brings 'Beach' to Jonesboro

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Country singer Dierks Bentley will bring his "Somewhere on a Beach Tour" for a performance at 7:30 p.m. today, along with opening acts Randy Houser and Drake White and the Big Fire, to the Convocation Center at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro. Tickets are $55.75, $50.75 and $30.75.


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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

MUSIC: Black not killin' time at fair

posted: 10/18/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Clint Black first hit the country charts in 1989 with the excellent debut album Killing Time, which yielded five No. 1 hits and kick-started a career that is still chugging along. The Texas-born singer-songwriter, who was lumped in with Nashville's so-called hat acts -- Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks and others -- of the early '90s, will perform Thursday at the Arkansas State Fair.

Critical Mass: Soul of Memphis: Stax Museum tells story of groundbreaking, colorblind studio

posted: 10/16/2016 2:21 a.m. Discuss

Five miles due north of Graceland, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music sits in a neighborhood that Yelp! commentators call "sketchy" and locals call "Soulsville."

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Brock McGuire Band offers mix of music styles at UALR

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The Brock McGuire Band -- fronted by Moving Cloud co-founders Paul Brock, button accordion and melodeon, and Manus McGuire, fiddle -- performs Irish music with a sprinkling of American old-time, bluegrass, French-Canadian and other Celtic traditions, 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fine Arts Building, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave., Little Rock, part of the music department's Artspree series.


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Weekend Calendar

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Art & Exhibits




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