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Personal Space

posted: 09/05/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Virmarie DePoyster Where I live: My family and I live on a quiet cul-de-sac in the North Little Rock neighborhood of Lakewood.

Listen Up: Whitfield sounds really 'Savage'

posted: 09/01/2015 2:29 a.m. Discuss

Garage-soul howler Barrence Whitfield and his mighty Savages rip their way through this followup to 2013's "Dig Thy Savage Soul" like Ronda Rousey rips through opponents -- with stunning ferocity.

Pop Notes: Women seek their share in bro-country music world

posted: 08/30/2015 3:31 a.m. Discuss

Is country music having female trouble? Much has been made of the diminishing presence of women on country music radio, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood notwithstanding.

Listen Up: Solo disc by Best a 'Champ'

posted: 08/11/2015 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Slobberbone frontman Brent Best set about working on his solo debut back in 2010 and now, after years fraught with delay ... the record is finally seeing the light of day. The wait was worth it.

Wyeth and Warhol

posted: 08/09/2015 2:32 a.m. Discuss

It is hard to imagine two artists further apart than Jamie Wyeth and Andy Warhol. Yet, here they are, in adjoining exhibitions running concurrently through Oct. 5 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Wyeth: Artist's snippets on this exhibit

posted: 08/09/2015 2:31 a.m. Discuss

"I am uncomfortable looking at my older work," Jamie Wyeth says. However, he seems fairly comfortable talking about it. Here are some of Wyeth's comments on specific works in "Jamie Wyeth" at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art:

On 'Star Wars,' Wilco not quite so far, far away

posted: 08/04/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

I was talking with one of my nephews on a recent Saturday and the conversation, as it often does when we get together, turned to music.

Listen Up: Simone tribute fails to match singer's grit

posted: 07/28/2015 2:28 a.m. Discuss

The late Nina Simone, the fiery and eloquent singer-songwriter and civil rights activist, was a huge talent with a distinctive voice, style and presence.

Artbeat: Delta Exhibition covers map as mixed-media spectacle

posted: 07/26/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

One can usually count on the Arkansas Arts Center's annual Delta Exhibition to display works that will challenge perceptions and stimulate thought -- or inspire head-scratching -- and sometimes, all of these.

Listen Up: Williams' solo album refers to uncivil split

posted: 07/21/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Remake, remodel, reinvent. But be true. That's what singer Joy Williams, formerly half of the duo the Civil Wars, has done with her first post-breakup solo album.



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