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posted: 03/15/2018 1:41 a.m. Discuss

Christian evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham died Feb. 21. He wrote several weeks worth of columns before his death. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will continue to run his words in this space through his final column, which will run March 20.

Super Quiz: Babylon

posted: 03/15/2018 1:40 a.m. Discuss

1. Between which two rivers was Babylon located?

Restaurant Transitions: Fantastic China in Heights sold; McClard's in Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

posted: 03/08/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

In case you missed this news last week, Kavion Wang has sold Fantastic China Chinese Cuisine, 1900 N. Grant St., in Little Rock's Heights neighborhood, to the owners of a consortium of restaurants that also includes Little Rock Chinese restaurants Fu Lin, 200 N. Bowman Road, and Mr. Chen's Authentic Chinese Cooking, 3901 S. University Ave.

RESTAURANT REVIEW + PHOTOS ยป At 34, Graffiti's in Little Rock continues to thrive

posted: 03/08/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

It's hard to believe it has been more than three decades since the folks who brought you Jacques & Suzanne's and Le Casse Croute opened Graffiti's in a "mini-mall" on Cantrell Road close to what at the time was the city's western edge.

The TV Column: AETN sifts through state to find pie perfection

posted: 03/08/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

To quote FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) in the quirky ABC drama Twin Peaks, "This must be where pies go when they die."


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Fast Forward

posted: 03/08/2018 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Shamrock: Actor Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) will start things off and 'NSync's Joey Fatone will lead as grand marshal when the World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade rolls along tiny Bridge Street in downtown Hot Springs. The parade, which includes the Irish Elvi, belly dancers, dancing dinosaurs, Cowboys Cheerleaders and the Budweiser Clydesdales, starts at 7:30 p.m. March 17 with pre-parade activities at 5:30 p.m. A concert by Grand Funk Railroad and Adam Faucett is set for 7:15 p.m. March 16 and Morris Day and The Time will perform the post-parade concert on March 17, both at the Broadway Entertainment District stage downtown. Admission is free. Call (501) 321-2027 or visit


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Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Special Event: Camden's Daffodil Festival a promise of spring

posted: 03/08/2018 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Daffodils are the colorful harbingers of spring. Those buds and blooms popping up all over mean that winter is almost over. And, after a winter with some very cold weather, they're worth celebrating.

Theater: Argenta presents Sondheim's celebrated musical Follies

posted: 03/08/2018 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Argenta Community Theater Producing Artistic Director Vincent Insalaco says that the 24 singer-actors he has brought together for his production of Stephen Sondheim's Follies is "arguably one of the best local casts to ever be assembled for a musical in Arkansas."

Music Scene: Verizon hopping with Lambert tour, Winter Jam

posted: 03/08/2018 1:42 a.m. Discuss

The annual Winter Jam showcasing contemporary Christian artists will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is a $15 donation at the door for the all-ages show, which lasts four hours.


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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

Tell Me About It: Let son confide about difficult girlfriend, offer support

posted: 03/08/2018 1:40 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: Our son is in a serious relationship and I believe an engagement is in the offing. We like this young woman, but have reservations that I am struggling with.

Helpful Hints

posted: 03/08/2018 1:40 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Proper hand-washing can help prevent the spread of diseases, and it's simply a good habit for you and your family to get into.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 03/08/2018 1:39 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. A transition will put you in an exceptionally lucky starter position. Open spaces become inhabited; open blocks of time fill with exciting people and places. Touch home often to keep grounded. A promise is made in May. June and October bring opportunity for profit and investment that leads to future wealth.






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