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Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 02/11/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. All those good and practical ideas come out of genuine need to take care of your own. You don't even care if they reciprocate: The role of "provider" is so germane to your agenda. However, reciprocate they will this year -- and then some.

On Christianity

posted: 02/11/2016 1:42 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I think the only thing churches and other religious organizations are interested in is my money. I get tired of organizations begging for money all the time. At the end of the year my mailbox was stuffed with appeals for money.

Super Quiz: Which of the three people could the given person have possibly met chronologically?

posted: 02/11/2016 1:41 a.m. Discuss

1. Jesse Owens: Wild Bill Hickok, Ian Fleming, Ludwig van Beethoven

Restaurant transitions: Raduno temporarily closed, Dixie Cafe applying for alcohol

posted: 02/04/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom, 1318 S. Main St., Little Rock, posted a Facebook explanation for its temporary closure this week: "Hey Little Rock, due to some unforeseen issues, we are going to take the rest of the week off to give our staff a small break as well as some general house cleaning. Raduno will reopen its doors Friday night or Saturday morning at the latest! We hope to see you at the 2016 SoMa Mardi Gras Parade. Thanks for your patience and understanding. Raduno & Crew."

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Loca Luna's face-lift fits well

posted: 02/04/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Our take on Loca Luna: We've always liked the food and enjoyed the atmosphere, but we just hadn't yet found the single menu item that would get us back as more than occasional customers. Given the diversity of the menu at this Riverdale neighborhood eatery and watering hole, that's always been kind of a surprise.


posted: 02/04/2016 1:54 a.m. Discuss

1 MARDI It's a tasty, lively party time on Little Rock's South Main Street as the neighborhood hosts a Mardi Gras celebration Saturday. Stores and restaurants start opening in the morning with special sales and activities but the parade itself begins at noon.

Weekend Calendar

posted: 02/04/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Super Sunday Free Family Fun Day, noon-3 p.m. Feb. 14. , William-Adolphe Bouguereau's Admiration, Feb. 16-May 15. "Juried Exhibition of the Mid-Southern Watercolorists," Feb. 12-April 27.

Fast Forward

posted: 02/04/2016 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Things to do next week and next month Next week Hearts thumping: Valentine's Day brings a whole weekend for love birds. For those who want to get in on a pre-packaged couples weekend out, there are options.

The TV Column: Thinning the herd to 24 begins on Idol tonight

posted: 02/04/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

American Idol finally gets serious at 7 p.m. today on Fox with Round 4 of Hollywood Week.

Entertainment notes

posted: 02/04/2016 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: TODAY Cheaper theater The Royal Players will stage Cheaper by the Dozen, Christopher Sergel's adaptation of the book by Frank B. Gilreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, 7 p.m. today-Saturday and Feb. 11-13 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 14 at the Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton.

Music: Singer Mavis Staples to christen new auditorium

posted: 02/04/2016 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Singer Mavis Staples is 76 years old, but still remembers vividly the first time she ever performed with her family in public.

Special Event: Good times ready to roll for SoMa's Mardi Gras

posted: 02/04/2016 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Beads will fly, pooches will strut and superheroes will surface when South Main Street hosts a day full of Mardi Gras-style fun Saturday.

Music Scene: LR Folk Club to host show by Doctorow, Steamrollers

posted: 02/04/2016 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Caroline Doctorow will perform for the Little Rock Folk Club at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the club's new location, the Hibernia Irish Tavern. Admission is $15, $8 for students and free for accompanied children age 12 and under.

Wine appellation tells buyers what to expect

posted: 02/04/2016 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Everyone, and every wine, has to be from somewhere.

Selected restaurants

posted: 02/04/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

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. Bargain means a meal (without beverage or dessert) is typically less than $12. Moderate is $12 to $25. Expensive is $25 and up. To read recent restaurant reviews in their entirety, visit




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