posted: 03/06/2014 3:05 a.m.
Rocket 21 might not be quite ready for liftoff.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:03 a.m.
1 MISERABLES The barricades are back up at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre as Jean Valjean, Enjolras and the devilish Thenardiers return for Les Miserables.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:59 a.m.
Events are free unless otherwise noted.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:50 a.m.
Things to do next week and next month. NEXT WEEK Going country: Grammy-winning musician Dwight Yoakam, singer of hits such as “Honky Tonk Man” and “Little Ways,” will hit the stage at El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. Eighth St., at 7:30 p.m. March 14. Tickets are $30- $160. Call (870) 862-4747 or visit mainstreeteldorado.org.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:47 a.m.
Fans of George Lopez need to brace themselves. His new cable comedy pushes the envelope — all the way to crass. Maybe even vulgar.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:45 a.m.
Billy Joe Shaver, an original “outlaw” from the days when country music included rebellious long haired musicians from Texas, will perform in a north Arkansas area that has only rarely hosted shows of any sort.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:44 a.m.
A veteran of several opening act slots at Verizon Arena, Billy Currington is headed to town for his first headlining show.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:42 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Royal Magnolias The Royal Players will stage Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and March 14-15 and 2 p.m. Sunday and March 16 at the Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:40 a.m.
Never one to duck a challenge, Arkansas Repertory Theatre Producing Artistic Director Robert Hupp has chosen to re-create Les Miserables, the musical that not only was the Rep’s most popular production in its 38-year history, but is also the world’s longest-running musical.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:38 a.m.
Organizers of this weekend’s 21st annual Camden Daffodil Festival are no dummies. Aiming for the largest possible turnout, they know that many guys would just as soon scrub the bathroom as drive somewhere to gawk at clumps of mainly yellow flowers.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:32 a.m.
By now, you’ve likely read that noted chef Denis Seyer (Restaurant Jacques & Suzanne, Le Casse Croute, Alouette’s, Gypsy’s Grill & Bar) has returned to the Little Rock restaurant scene as chief consultant for RH Cuisine, which owns Cache, 425 President Clinton Ave. in Little Rock’s River Market District, and 1620 Savoy, 1620 Market St., in west Little Rock.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:30 a.m.
Weekly theme listings reflect a range of dining possibilities in central Arkansas, across a spectrum of settings and price ranges. To read recent restaurant reviews in their entirety, visit arkansasonline.com/restaurants.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:29 a.m.
DEAR CAROLYN: My best friend recently started dating someone, and it’s her first serious relationship (we’re both in our late 20s). It sounds like they’re in it for the long haul, and I’m happy for her.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:28 a.m.
DEAR READER: Carbon-monoxide detectors should be installed in every household. Designed to alert residents to carbon-monoxide gas (which is colorless and odorless), these detectors help prevent poisoning, which can lead to sickness or even death.
posted: 03/06/2014 2:28 a.m.
Happy birthday. This month you lose your fear of losing and take a chance on love, either going into deeper, more meaningful places with an existing relationship or risking your heart with someone new.