posted: 12/12/2013 3:33 a.m.
Batesville native brothers Brian and Eric Isaac opened Ristorante Capeo just over a decade ago in a restored century-plus-old building in North Little Rock’s then nascent, now trendy, Argenta District.
posted: 12/12/2013 3:16 a.m.
1 POINTE With its 10 professional company members and a handful of guest artists leading two casts totaling more than 200 dancers, actors and students (of all ages) from across the state, Ballet Arkansas will perform Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky’s Christmas classic ballet The Nutcracker, with members of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Geoffrey Robson in the pit, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Robinson Center Music Hall, West Markham Street and Little Rock.
posted: 12/12/2013 3:12 a.m.
Events are free unless otherwise noted.
posted: 12/12/2013 3:03 a.m.
NEXT WEEK Dancing Santas: The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra gets whimsical, warm and fuzzy for its annual Christmas extravaganza.
posted: 12/12/2013 3:01 a.m.
I have a friend who has developed an unhealthy craving for Lifetime movies.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:58 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Arsenal concert Students at the Margaret Wyatt Piano and Vocal Studio will perform for the fourth annual “Holiday Music at the Arsenal,” jointly organized by the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History and the Gen. T.J. Churchill chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 2 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:56 a.m.
It takes a dash of civic swagger to tout a bordello and a gallows as visitor attractions.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:55 a.m.
Malcolm Holcombe has one of those voices that’s a difficult-to-define mix of country, blues and folk. It’s reminiscent in different ways to the voices of Bob Dylan or Tom Waits — he has been accused of snarling and sounding gruff.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:53 a.m.
A partial list of arts and entertainment events postponed from last week due to inclement weather: Nutcracker Tea Ballet Arkansas will hold its “Nutcracker Tea,” originally scheduled for Sunday, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Capital Hotel, 111 W. Markham St., Little Rock.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:52 a.m.
With a long musical career, Joe Pitts has been able to lead the life he has wanted. So he feels like Christmas is an excellent time to share the bounty.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:50 a.m.
What do Daft Punk, Bob Dylan, The Clash, Herbie Hancock and the Beach Boys have in common?
posted: 12/12/2013 2:49 a.m.
Sai Gon Cuisine, 14524 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, has apparently closed. We got word late last week from one of our sharp-eyed observers headed there for lunch that the door was locked at noon.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:47 a.m.
Weekly theme listings reflect a range of dining possibilities in central Arkansas, across a spectrum of settings and price ranges. Restaurant reviewers’ visits are anonymous and all expenses are paid by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:45 a.m.
DEAR CAROLYN: I went to college with two friends who are now a couple. I currently work with the boyfriend while his girlfriend works in a different organization down the street from us.
posted: 12/12/2013 2:44 a.m.
Happy birthday. The next six weeks bring an ego-boosting cycle, but make no mistake, you’ll earn all the praise and success you get. January settles a relationship into a pattern that could work for the long term.