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posted: 04/17/2014 3:08 a.m. Discuss

1 GLORY Everyone is invited to congregate at the river for the 26th annual Community Easter Sunrise Service. The service, organized by Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church and with participation from community leaders and area choirs, starts at 7 a.m. Sunday at Little Rock’s First Security Amphitheater in Riverfront Park.


posted: 04/17/2014 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

FESTIVAL: Music, art flood Mountain View for Folk Festival

posted: 04/17/2014 2:49 a.m. Discuss

A visit to Mountain View can be like a trip to the past at any time, with its small town charm and a focus on old Ozark culture, but that’s especially true during the Arkansas Folk Festival.


posted: 04/17/2014 2:47 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: ‘Deadly’ documentary Journalist, author and Little Rock native Deborah Robinson will host the screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary The Act of Killing at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Ron Robinson Theater, 1 Count Pulaski Way (on the back side of the Arcade Building, President Clinton and River Market avenues), Little Rock.

MUSIC SCENE: Tavern books Texas acts,Arkansas’ Mulehead

posted: 04/17/2014 2:45 a.m. Discuss

If the White Water Tavern was a horse racing track, it would be boasting three well-regarded entrants this weekend who have competed well in previous sprints, starting today at 9:30 p.m. with The Sideshow Tragedy, an Austin, Texas, blues punk-rock-R & B band.

MUSIC: Brantley Gilbert, just as he is

posted: 04/17/2014 2:42 a.m. Discuss

In 2012, country newcomer Brantley Gilbert came to Little Rock’s Barton Coliseum. Now he has decided to “Let It Ride” and is coming this weekend to North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena in a tour by that name.

MUSIC REVIEW: Premiere going-away gift for hall

posted: 04/13/2014 4:20 a.m. Discuss

The program for this weekend’s Arkansas Symphony concerts represents beginnings and endings.

For the love of Louis

posted: 04/13/2014 3:42 a.m. Discuss

He could fix you up a plate of “Beans and Cornbread,” have you partying with “Five Guys Named Moe,” tell you all about that hard-headed “Caldonia,” and let you know that “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.”

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Jazz, blues fans get chances to tap toes at Walton center

posted: 04/13/2014 3:28 a.m. Discuss

Contemporary jazz and blues singer Catherine Russell and the Catherine Russell Group will perform at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday at Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St.

Harris’ 3-disc set, tour revisit her magical Wrecking Ball

posted: 04/13/2014 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Emmylou Harris never fit any mold. From the beginning of her recording career in country music four decades ago up until today, the singer and songwriter has chosen songs without regard to boundaries or convention.

Beans and cornbread of the Jordan catalog

posted: 04/13/2014 3:24 a.m. Discuss

There are plenty of options if you’re looking for a good introduction to Louis Jordan, says author Stephen Koch.


posted: 04/10/2014 3:13 a.m. Discuss

1 BEATLES To mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ 1964 appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, Retro Images Archive and Argenta Arts Foundation will present “The British Invasion Fifty Years Later,” an archival photography exhibition featuring 200 pictures, some previously unseen, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Monday-April 19 at seven galleries, museums and restaurants in North Little Rock’s Argenta Arts District.


posted: 04/10/2014 2:59 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted.


posted: 04/10/2014 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Jazz quartet The Jeff Bowling Quartet, formed in 1989 by saxophonist Jeff Bowling, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Center, East Arkansas Community College, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City.

EXHIBIT: Argenta exhibits, events to mark Beatles invasion

posted: 04/10/2014 2:53 a.m. Discuss

Following the popularity of last spring’s “JFK 50 Years Later” archival photo exhibit, held in a variety of locations in downtown North Little Rock’s Argenta Historic District, organizers wanted to follow up on the event’s success.


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