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Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 08/17/2017 1:42 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Truly your life is becoming more beautiful. Social stars are rising. Love is at the helm. You'll invite people to visit your work and living space, which will inspire new designs and systems. November brings promotion. You'll spend on yourself in 2018 (without guilt) and the investment pays in unexpected ways.

On Christianity

posted: 08/17/2017 1:41 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Why does the Bible have four separate accounts of Jesus' life, instead of just one? I started reading through the Gospels the other day (for the first time, I might add), and I guess I was surprised at how similar they seem to be.

Restaurant Transitions: Starbucks takes over ex-Shogun space in Little Rock; new buffet in North Little Rock

posted: 08/10/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

If you've been wondering what might become of the dilapidated former Shogun Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, 2815 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, which closed in April, we have the answer. Maumelle-based Holloway Engineering has filed an application for a zoning variance, stating that the applicant "would like to accomplish an upgrade of the existing [Shogun restaurant] through demolition and reconstruction of the lot for a Starbucks coffee shop." It would occupy 2,300 square feet, with, after some street buffering and parking variance, 23 parking spots. The Little Rock Board of Adjustment is expected to take it up at its Aug. 28 meeting.

REVIEW + PHOTOS: At Loblolly in Little Rock, a frozen flavor fest

posted: 08/10/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

We all need to chill out now and then, especially during a hot and steamy Arkansas summer day.


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Fast Forward

posted: 08/10/2017 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Winging: More than 30 area restaurants serve up their best chicken wings at Wingstock, a wings-and-beer festival at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 19. In addition to wings and a wide variety of beers, there will be music and games. Tickets are $20 plus fees. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit

The TV Column: SNL Weekend Update gets 4-week prime-time run

posted: 08/10/2017 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition debuts at 8 p.m. today on NBC. Why? "Because news doesn't take the summer off."

Weekend Calendar

posted: 08/10/2017 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted.


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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

Music Scene: 3 Doors Down, fundraiser bring music to Hot Springs

posted: 08/10/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Rock band 3 Doors Down will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs Theme & Water Park in Hot Springs. Season tickets (plus tax) are $69.99; adult one-day tickets are $54.99; and tickets for children under 48 inches tall and adults 55 and over are $36.99. Reserved seats are an additional $10 or $8. Parking is $10.

SPECIAL EVENT: 9-day Kaleidoscope Festival offers movies, LGBT culture

posted: 08/10/2017 1:47 a.m. Discuss

The Kaleidoscope Film Festival in its third year has morphed and expanded into an LGBT arts and culture festival.

SPECIAL EVENT: Part 2 of 'Art of Injustice' exhibit up at Butler Center

posted: 08/10/2017 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Art and history collide at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies on Friday with the unveiling of the second exhibition of a four-part series of photographs taken at Desha County's Rohwer Relocation Center, one of two interment camps in Arkansas for Japanese-Americans during World War II.

ARE WE THERE YET?: 'Animal Meet Human' art show at Crystal Bridges

posted: 08/10/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

This year's headline visitor to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is Dale Chihuly's blown-glass work, displayed indoors and outdoors at the world-class facility blessed by Alice Walton's vast wealth and artful eye.

Tell Me About It: Pushed to the limit by mother-in-law's illness, demeanor

posted: 08/10/2017 1:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: When my husband and I first married, I had a wonderful relationship with his parents. However, over the last decade, his mother's health has deteriorated such that she is now severely disabled and depressed. My father-in-law is a wonderful man who has devoted his life to her care but, despite his devotion, she directs her unhappiness at him. Spending time with them is difficult.

Helpful Hints

posted: 08/10/2017 1:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Mid-August means back to college for lots of young people. It may be their first time living on their own and doing chores such as laundry. Here are some of my time-tested and classic Heloise laundry hints for college students (and everybody else):






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