posted: 12/05/2013 3:12 a.m.
Don’t confuse Blind Pig Bar and Grill with the Cross-Eyed Pig, another Little Rock restaurant (once located in the same Chenal Corners center).
posted: 12/05/2013 3:09 a.m.
Winter weather Arkansas Weekend is printed in advance. Weather conditions could lead to cancellations. Contact venues to check the status of events.
posted: 12/05/2013 3:06 a.m.
Events are free unless otherwise noted.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:59 a.m.
NEXT WEEK German fantasy: Mice, soldiers and sugar plums will glide across the Robinson Center Music Hall stage once more as Ballet Arkansas and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra present their annual production of The Nutcracker. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 2 p.m. Dec.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:57 a.m.
Jimmy Fallon is a thankful guy.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:55 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Davidson headlines Actor-comedian Tommy Davidson (In Living Color) will headline two shows, at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday at the Loony Bin Comedy Club, Breckenridge Village Shopping Center, Interstate 430 and North Rodney Parham Road.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:52 a.m.
When Jimmy Buffett packed the arena — and the tailgating areas nearby — on March 1, 2012, it was his first central Arkansas performance in more than a decade.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:51 a.m.
A musical act must have something special going for it before Little Rock Folk Club founder Len Holton brings it back for a second show in the same calendar year. So it is with Harpeth Rising, a three-woman, one-man group that headlined at the club in January.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:49 a.m.
An old, oft-repeated theatrical maxim advises against working onstage with children and dogs.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:47 a.m.
A single Christmas parade or tree lighting will suffice to stoke the pre-Yuletide spirit of most Arkansans. But this weekend brings a Natural State cornucopia — a curmudgeon might even dare to label it a plethora — of these jolly December festivities.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:45 a.m.
The second Little Rock outlet of Fayetteville-based mini-chain Slim Chickens opens today in a former Arby’s in the Westchase Plaza shopping center, 301 N. Shackleford Road, Little Rock.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:40 a.m.
Weekly theme listings reflect a range of dining possibilities in central Arkansas, across a spectrum of settings and price ranges. To read recent restaurant reviews in their entirety, visit arkansasonline.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:39 a.m.
DEAR CAROLYN: A couple of years ago, when my two nieces married, I organized my two sons and flew cross-country to attend their weddings.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:38 a.m.
Happy birthday. You’ll weave swiftly and carefully through a political realm, and in 2014, good fortune comes to you through a vast organization.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:37 a.m.
DEAR HELOISE: I love to solve the scrambled-word puzzles in the paper. The Sunday solution usually is very long, and writing the letters out in a row still is hard to figure out. I use my word-game tiles and select the letters from the puzzle words. It’s easy to move them around and come up with the right answer.
posted: 12/05/2013 2:36 a.m.
DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I’m in the county jail for the third time this year, once again for something minor. Each time, I’ve said I’m going to do better, but then I get sucked into doing something wrong and end up back here. Why am I such a weak person?
posted: 12/05/2013 2:35 a.m.
1. In which mountains of New York state did Rip Van Winkle live? 2. Which Ray Bradbury title refers to a temperature? 3. Robert Burns referred to it as a “tim’rous beastie.” 4. What kind of fictional character is Noddy?
posted: 12/04/2013 3:13 a.m.
Perhaps you have a loved one who can’t make it home for the Christmas and New Year holidays — deployed overseas, or with tight finances preventing travel. Or maybe you just want to send some love to friends and family living out of state.
posted: 12/04/2013 3:07 a.m.
I’ve been spending entirely too much time on Pinterest — the social networking and scrapbooking site where users can share photos and links of things found on the Internet.
posted: 12/04/2013 3:06 a.m.
We love the light weight of our ceramic chef’s knife. And our favorite knife for slicing tomatoes is definitely our super-sharp serrated ceramic blade.
posted: 12/04/2013 3:03 a.m.
Frittatas make a quick supper, perfect for a busy weekday meal. All you need are a few vegetables, some sausage or leftover meat and eggs and you can have dinner ready in 15 to 20 minutes.
posted: 12/04/2013 3:02 a.m.
This country-fried steak recipe is from James Villas’ latest book, Southern Fried ($29.99, hardcover, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).
posted: 12/04/2013 3:01 a.m.
SUNDAY: Present the family with savory Pork Roast With Apricot Ginger Glaze today.
posted: 12/04/2013 2:57 a.m.
The Christmas season is well underway with the many details of planning and shopping. Most of us are planning travel, clipping recipes and buying gifts on a budget.
posted: 12/04/2013 2:55 a.m.
WHAT: Seapoint Farms Edamame 90-calorie Snack Pack STATS: A 5-ounce bag (don’t eat outer shell; push beans out of pod and into mouth!) contains 90 calories and 2.5 fat, 8 carbohydrate, 3 fiber and 8 protein grams.