posted: 05/23/2013 3:31 a.m.
It’s Memorial Day weekend. Which means it has to be Riverfest weekend, Friday-Sunday along both sides of the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:09 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: ‘Grand Drenching’ Magic Springs Water and Theme Park, U.S. 70 East in Hot Springs, will dedicate its newest attraction, Splash Island, at 10:30 a.m.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:08 a.m.
Collective Soul has collected many an honor and sold many an album since forming in the Atlanta suburb of Stockbridge, Ga., in 1992.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:06 a.m.
Two years bouncing around Los Angeles was enough for Arkansas drummer Joe Holland. He headed back home in 2012 with any Hollywood illusions packed away and a passel of tunes just looking for a band.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:02 a.m.
The name Mary Gauthier is not what it seems, pronunciation-wise, what with the singer-songwriter’s Louisiana birth and upbringing — but then Gauthier (pronounced Go-shay ) is not exactly a run of-the-mill musician, either.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:07 a.m.
Cesaria Evora Mae Carinhosa Lusafrica A It’s all about the voice. This Cape Verde diva, who died in December, 2011, was one of the world’s great singers. Cesaria Evora’s husky contralto, rich and imbued with deep emotion, seemed to embrace and embody all the pain in one’s life and set it free. In the songs, which are not sung in English, she embodies loss and longing and, in her performance, she can break your heart as she liberates it.
posted: 05/19/2013 3:42 a.m.
Age ain’t nothin’ but a number, the late and gifted singer Aaliyah famously sang.
posted: 05/19/2013 3:31 a.m.
Six Southern women dress hair and discuss men in Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias, opening Tuesday and running through June 15 at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock.
posted: 05/17/2013 4:48 a.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart never got to hear his Requiem. He left it unfinished at his untimely death, and one or more of his students finished it under the supervision of his widow.
posted: 05/16/2013 3:23 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Wings on screen Rockshow, a remastered concert film featuring Paul McCartney and Wings, derived from the 1975-76 “Wings Over America” tour, with a bonus 12-minute interview with McCartney, will be back on the big screen for the first time in more than 20 years at 7 p.m.
posted: 05/16/2013 3:18 a.m.
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posted: 05/16/2013 3:13 a.m.
Blue October fans know that the group’s lead singer, Justin Furstenfeld, has had more than his share of problems : alcoholism, depression, bipolar disorder.
posted: 05/14/2013 2:32 a.m.
Tom Keifer Opening act: John Corabi 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Revolution Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock Admission: $17 advance; $20 day of show (501) 823-0090 revroom.com Life has not exactly been a Cinderella story for Tom Keifer. For a while, his coach turned into a pumpkin, as the lead singer of the rock band Cinderella lost his voice. But after six surgeries, he got it back.
posted: 05/13/2013 1:52 a.m.
It was well into Jason Aldean’s set Saturday night in the Night Train Tour before the first country music instrument — a pedal steel guitar — made a significant contribution to the tunes of one of country music’s most popular performers.
posted: 05/12/2013 4:02 a.m.
On the one hand, congratulations are due the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for providing astonishing, scintillating and jaw-dropping entertainment in Saturday night’s “Cirque de la Symphonie” at Little Rock’s Robinson Center Music Hall.