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Super Quiz: Name the state in the song

posted: 04/17/2014 2:34 a.m. Discuss

1. Do You Know the Way to San Jose 2. I’ve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo 3. Okie From Muskogee 4. Wichita Lineman

Eggstraordinary weekend

posted: 04/16/2014 11:02 a.m. Comment 1

Everyone is invited to congregate at the river for the 26th annual Community Easter Sunrise Service, according to Thursday's Arkansas Weekend section. The service, organized by Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church and with participation from community leaders and area choirs, takes place at Little Rock’s First Security Amphitheater in Riverfront Park.

THE WEEKEND TEN

posted: 04/10/2014 3:13 a.m. Discuss

1 BEATLES To mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ 1964 appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, Retro Images Archive and Argenta Arts Foundation will present “The British Invasion Fifty Years Later,” an archival photography exhibition featuring 200 pictures, some previously unseen, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Monday-April 19 at seven galleries, museums and restaurants in North Little Rock’s Argenta Arts District.

Sisters: A work in progress

posted: 04/10/2014 3:10 a.m. Discuss

I experienced a bit of sadness late last year when I found out that Just Like Mom’s, a Sherwood home-cooking restaurant, had closed. But it was made a little less poignant by the opening of Two Sisters Catering in a lovely free-standing building on Kiehl Avenue.

CALENDAR

posted: 04/10/2014 2:59 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Fast Forward

posted: 04/10/2014 2:58 a.m. Discuss

NEXT WEEK Think green (1): Heifer Village, 1 World Ave., serves as the host this year for a day of crafts, food, booths, games and other planet-friendly activities for Arkansas Earth Day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19.

THE TV COLUMN: Off, then on-again Unforgettable returns to CBS

posted: 04/10/2014 2:56 a.m. Discuss

We’re playing catch-up today, highlighting a couple of series that should have been covered last week. The first is a returning show on CBS and the other a new one on AETN.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

posted: 04/10/2014 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Jazz quartet The Jeff Bowling Quartet, formed in 1989 by saxophonist Jeff Bowling, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Center, East Arkansas Community College, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City.

EXHIBIT: Argenta exhibits, events to mark Beatles invasion

posted: 04/10/2014 2:53 a.m. Discuss

Following the popularity of last spring’s “JFK 50 Years Later” archival photo exhibit, held in a variety of locations in downtown North Little Rock’s Argenta Historic District, organizers wanted to follow up on the event’s success.

MUSIC SCENE: Ray Price tribute to benefit Oxford American

posted: 04/10/2014 2:51 a.m. Discuss

South on Main is presenting “That Nashville Sound: A Tribute to Ray Price” at 5 p.m. Sunday as a benefit for the Oxford American magazine.

SPECIAL EVENT: Ragin’ Cajun Bash turns 10

posted: 04/10/2014 2:50 a.m. Discuss

It’s time to laissez les bons temps rouler in the River Market as CARTI brings its spicy Cajun country shindig back for another round of food and fundraising.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Park in Powhatan holds town frozen in time

posted: 04/10/2014 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Perched on a commanding hill above the Black River, the old Lawrence County Courthouse that anchors Powhatan Historic State Park looks large and stately enough to serve a populous county.

TRANSITIONS

posted: 04/10/2014 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Craig Roe, co-owner with wife Melissa of Benton-based food truck Baja Grill, says he has signed a lease and will definitely be moving his operation into the former Mamacita’s Mexican Bar & Grill space at 5923 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, with a tentative mid-April opening.

Selected restaurants

posted: 04/10/2014 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Restaurant reviewers’ visits are anonymous and all expenses are paid by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Bargain means a meal (without beverage or dessert) typically less than $12.

TELL ME ABOUT IT: ‘Skinny boyfriend’ doesn’t get to set goals for her weight

posted: 04/10/2014 2:41 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: As a man with an overweight girlfriend, I feel a bit demonized by this column (wapo.st/1jbbY 1P) and advice. Me, I’m small and healthy. I saw her pictures online and knew she had some weight on her, but she was appealing enough. She admitted since those pictures were taken, she added 30 pounds from a stressful divorce.

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