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Super Quiz: Mnemonics

posted: 08/25/2016 1:39 a.m. Discuss

1. Music: Every good boy does fine

Restaurant Transitions: New menu at Core Public House, Kemuri makes MSN best sushi list

posted: 08/18/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Core Public House, 411 Main St., North Little Rock, unveiled its new menu last week, including tapas -- Open Faced BLT Bites, Gulf Coast Deviled Eggs (topped with a fried oyster and Creole remoulade), empanadas, hummus and Naughty Bacon Bleu Cheese Fries; entrees and sandwiches, including fish and chips, fish tacos, a blackened turkey sandwich, an oyster po'boy, the Buddha Bowl (couscous, sauteed kale, bell peppers, shredded carrot, snap peas, pickled radish and goat cheese tossed in a roasted shallot vinaigrette) and the so-called Bouvier Burger ("house-made everything" on a pretzel bun, evidently named for chef Jeff Wetzel of Bentonville's Le Bouvier Chef Services, whose logo appears on the menu). Hours are 3-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 3-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday. The phone number is (501) 372-1390; the website is There are also Core brewpubs in Fayetteville, Rogers and Fort Smith and a separate pub and taproom in Springdale.

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Go ahead, Eat My Catfish

posted: 08/18/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

If the name of your restaurant is Eat My Catfish, your catfish had better be worth eating.


posted: 08/18/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

1 HILLSONG, ETC. Hillsong Worship, Kari Jobe, Rend Collective, Housefires, Urban Rescue and Chad Veach headline the Outcry Summer 2016 Tour, 6:30 p.m. Friday at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena.

Weekend Calendar

posted: 08/18/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARGENTA ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. Music, art, food. (501) 993-1234.

Fast Forward

posted: 08/18/2016 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Things to do next week and next month NEXT WEEK Paranormal: It’s the grown-ups’ time for hands-on educational fun during the Arkansas Museum of Discovery’s Science After Dark.

The TV Column: 60 Days In 'docu-series' puts 8 civilians in lockup

posted: 08/18/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

The obvious question is, "Who is nuts enough to go to prison when they don't have to?"

NBC's Olympics ratings hit by growing online viewers

posted: 08/18/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

As the United States leads the Rio Olympics 2016 with the most medals of any country, NBC is struggling to win ratings gold this season as TV viewing habits and online consumption has become a game changer for the network.

Music: Big lineup of Christian groups to sing praises at Verizon

posted: 08/18/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Some of the biggest names in the Christian music industry will touch down in North Little Rock on Friday for a performance at Verizon Arena.


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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: SATURDAY Market activities Faculty and students from the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute at Pulaski Technical College will show Little Rock Farmers Market patrons how to prepare Peach Melba Cheesecake Verrines (a white-chocolate, no-bake cheesecake with peach compote, raspberry jelly and candied almonds) in a cooking demonstration, 9 a.m. Saturday, part of the second-Saturday activities in the River Market Pavilions behind the Ottenheimer Market Hall, 400 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.

Music scene: Voice finalists to bring voices to Pearcy school, LR's SoMa

posted: 08/18/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Barrett Baber, the former Fayetteville teacher who rose to prominence on The Voice, NBC's singing competition, will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lake Hamilton Wolf Arena at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy, west of Hot Springs. Tickets are $30 general admission or $100 VIP, which includes special floor seating, dinner and the opportunity to meet Baber after the concert.

Are We There Yet?: History, education are big draws in Arkadelphia

posted: 08/18/2016 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Almost across the street from each other, two of Arkadelphia's most imposing properties are treasures among this university town's trove of buildings with historical pedigrees.

Tell Me About It: Assumptions over someone's grief cessation cause hurt

posted: 08/18/2016 1:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My mom died suddenly a year ago. I've had several friends make comments to the effect that it must be good to be done with the grieving, that the hard part is behind me, it's good to see me back in the swing of things, etc. I know they mean well, but my mom's death is still a daily gut-punch that feels like a huge bruise on my chest. Yes, it's better, but by no means over.

Helpful Hints

posted: 08/18/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: I bought a beautiful beige suede bag for fall. I love it, but I'm scared to get it wet, and what if it gets dirty?

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 08/18/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. You'll flex a new part of your personality this year, daring to disagree with the authorities in your life and opting for different modes of self-expression.




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