posted: 03/09/2014 3:39 a.m.
An awards season that seemed as endless as our winter finally concluded with the 86th Academy Awards, which made itself known by the gowns (hey, somebody actually wore a necklace at one of these things!); the hair; Best Actor Matthew McConaughey; Best Picture and history-making (on multiple fronts) movie 12 Years a Slave; Best Supporting Actor Jared Leto’s tribute to his mother; Matthew McConaughey; the, er, dude-in-love-with-his-computer operating system movie (Her) that got Best Original Screenplay; the play-by-play commentaries on Facebook (so why is Kerry Washington’s husband never with her?); and Matthew McConaughey.
posted: 03/09/2014 3:38 a.m.
CONWAY — Samson Ndindiriyimana lost his hearing as a boy in Africa. Seven years old, he fell sick and nearly died in a Rwandan refugee camp. At 26, he remembers the last sound he ever heard.
posted: 03/09/2014 3:35 a.m.
Two major Broadway musical hits will receive regional premieres on the main stage of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Sixth and Main streets, Little Rock, during its 2014-15 season.
posted: 03/09/2014 3:29 a.m.
Maybe you’ve already heard Beck’s downtempo Morning Phase (Capitol) is a great album, maybe one of the decade’s best, and probably the best thing he has done to date.
posted: 03/09/2014 3:28 a.m.
Do you believe in miracles ?
posted: 03/09/2014 3:26 a.m.
While I’m away, readers give the advice.
posted: 03/09/2014 3:25 a.m.
What is it? The Americans, Season 1, 13 episodes from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (Season 2 began Feb. 26) How much? $49.98 (DVD), $59.99 (Bluray ) When? Now It’s about Americans? Partly. It’s also about Russians.
posted: 03/09/2014 3:24 a.m.
Happy birthday. Exciting alliances will be formed this year. May shows you exploring new options in your personal life and getting a desired result by managing emotions and relationships differently.
posted: 03/09/2014 3:20 a.m.
We at Spin Cycle love daylight saving time. (Note: Oops, you were supposed to set your clock back at 2 a.m.! And right now while you’re relaxing with the paper, you’re probably an hour late for church or brunch!)
posted: 03/09/2014 3:18 a.m.
The touring production of Kander & Ebb’s musical Chicago, with John O’Hurley as Billy Flynn, will be onstage at 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. March 16 at Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:09 a.m.
DEAR CAROLYN: My wife and I welcomed our first child in January. Before our daughter was born, my wife told our family members that we didn’t want overnight visitors while I took time off work, which was two weeks.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:08 a.m.
There are last-minute guests coming over.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:06 a.m.
She has lived in many houses of Cash, but it was the one where it all started that set Rosanne Cash on the path to her latest album, The River & the Thread.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:02 a.m.
Need a break from predictable, paint-by-numbers and fill-in-the-blank partyin’ country tunes by Nashville’s brohunks?
posted: 03/04/2014 1 a.m.
STUTTGART — The huge popularity of the Robertson family’s A&E mega hit reality show Duck Dynasty has led to a retail boon for members of the bearded clan and their wives, who own a West Monroe, La.-based duck call business, Duck Commander. It’s hard to go into any store and not encounter T-shirts, mugs, books, and more plastered with images of brothers Phil and Si and Phil’s sons Jase, Willie and Jep.