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Ellis Widner

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Recent Stories by Ellis Widner

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.

Displays of ingenuity

posted: 07/12/2015 2:08 a.m. Discuss

The watercolorist George Dombek sat at a computer in his Northwest Arkansas studio, searching for something that would catch his eye, something that might spark a connection. Over several days in June, he clicked, clicked and clicked again on more than 1,000 images of 882 artworks that flashed across the screen.

1975 Delta Exhibition award rallied Dombek's art passion

posted: 07/12/2015 2:01 a.m. Discuss

George Dombek says the Delta Exhibition gave his art career a real boost.

Delta show names top art awards

posted: 07/10/2015 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Tulsa artist Mark Lewis has won the top prize at the Arkansas Arts Center's 57th annual Delta Exhibition.

Listen Up: Joywave fresh yet familiar

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

Joywave's eclectic mix of indie rock, indie pop and electronic dance music (or EDM) comes together in the band's first studio album.

Warhol gone wild

posted: 07/05/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Andy Warhol and nature.

46 state artists picked for Delta Exhibition

posted: 06/10/2015 3:18 a.m. Discuss

Forty-six Arkansas artists are among the 68 chosen for the 57th annual Delta Exhibition, to be held July 10 through Sept. 20 at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock.

Artbeat: Cefalo exhibit precedes move

posted: 05/26/2015 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Viewing a new exhibit by Stephen Cefalo at Little Rock's Gallery 26, one cannot help but experience a feeling of joy mixed with sadness.



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