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Music: Afrobeat Dance Party on tap at White Water

posted: 08/17/2017 1:46 a.m. Discuss

What's that you say? This year's summer solstice was on June 24?

Music: Ron Robinson show one of two Friday for Dazz & Brie

posted: 08/17/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Friday night is shaping up to be a busy one for rock 'n' soul duo Dazz & Brie.

Music Scene: Happy Together tour brings golden oldies to Oaklawn

posted: 08/17/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

The Happy Together Tour returns to Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs for a performance at 7 p.m. Friday, presenting The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, The Association, Chuck Negron, The Box Tops, The Cowsills and The Archies starring Ron Donte. Tickets are $45 and $55.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Doctor Who special to roll at 6 movie theaters in state

posted: 08/13/2017 4:28 a.m. Discuss

"RiffTrax Live: Doctor Who -- The Five Doctors," a special feature-length episode of Doctor Who, with riffs from Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett of Mystery Science Theater 3000, shows up on big screens -- the Breckenridge 12 and Colonel Glenn 18 in Little Rock, the Tinseltown in Benton, the Conway Towne Cinema in Conway, the Razorback in Fayetteville and the Malco 12 in Fort Smith -- at 7 p.m. Thursday.

All covered up: Other versions of songs sometimes outshine the originals

posted: 08/13/2017 4:28 a.m. Discuss

Sitting around the newsroom one afternoon the subject of Ohio singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless and her cover of Justin Bieber's "Sorry" came up.

Critical Mass: Newman's Dark Matter a gem

posted: 08/13/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Rejoice America, Randy Newman has a new album. It's called Dark Matter and we'll get to it in a moment.

Cover song in movie earns band a new fan

posted: 08/13/2017 1:51 a.m. Discuss

I can only surmise Natural Born Killers led me to Cowboy Junkies, the Canadian band whose cover of The Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane" appears in the Oliver Stone film.


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Weekend Calendar

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Events are free unless otherwise noted.


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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

Music Scene: 3 Doors Down, fundraiser bring music to Hot Springs

posted: 08/10/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Rock band 3 Doors Down will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs Theme & Water Park in Hot Springs. Season tickets (plus tax) are $69.99; adult one-day tickets are $54.99; and tickets for children under 48 inches tall and adults 55 and over are $36.99. Reserved seats are an additional $10 or $8. Parking is $10.

Guns N' Roses rocks War Memorial

posted: 08/06/2017 6:30 a.m. Comments 2

Wailing vocals, blistering guitar solos, power ballads and in-your-face rock 'n' roll, Guns N' Roses brought it all Saturday night at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

CRITICAL MASS: Top women of song: All the girls I loved before

posted: 08/06/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

In July, National Public Radio released a list of the "150 Greatest Albums Made By Women." It starts (at 150) with the Roches' eponymous 1979 debut album and winds up with Joni Mitchell's Blue at No. 1.






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