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Eric E. Harrison

Features Reporter/Columnist

Features reporter, columnist

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ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Spektral Quartet to perform as guest artists for academy

posted: 06/28/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

The Spektral Quartet -- Austin Wulliman and Cara Lyon, violins; Doyle Armbrust, viola; and Russell Rolen, cello -- will give a recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Arkansas Governor's Mansion, 1800 Center St., Little Rock.

Dickey's BBQ ribs please

posted: 06/25/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

For chain barbecue, it's not bad.


posted: 06/25/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Rockin' Horses Country-rock band A Thousand Horses will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home.


posted: 06/25/2015 1:48 a.m. Discuss

When Bruno's Little Italy reopened, after a nearly two-year hiatus, in October 2013 at a new location, 310 Main St., Little Rock, the original plan was for it to be open Tuesday-Saturday for dinner and Tuesday-Friday for lunch. However, the sheer volume of dinner business they did from the outset, and the size of the kitchen, made it impractical, if not impossible, to prepare for two meals a day. So the idea of lunch at Bruno's sort of went by the wayside.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Teachers get 'air' space at new Arts Center show

posted: 06/21/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets, will open "Inspired by Nature," an exhibit of Plein Air art (works created outdoors) by two of its Museum School instructors -- watercolors and landscapes by David Paul Cook and landscapes in oil by Victoria Harvey -- Tuesday in the Museum School Gallery.


posted: 06/18/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Oil Town Festival Free nightly concerts -- performances by gospel acts The McMillans and Terry Lyne Moore today; the Cummins Prison Band and Windstorm on Friday; and the Gable Bradley Band, Lainey Wilson and Riverbilly on Saturday -- plus horseshoe pitching, arm wrestling, turtle races, bingo, Bunco, dog shows, a watermelon-eating contest, a rib cook-off, children's activities, 5K Oil Run and a yellow duck race down No Name Creek -- are all part of the 44th annual Smackover Oil Town Festival, today-Saturday, 10th Street and Broadway, Smackover.

Comedy: 'Black and Brown Comedy' gets down at Verizon

posted: 06/18/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

"The Black and Brown Comedy Get Down" tour, featuring six powerhouse black and Hispanic comedians, happened because, well, it played in Peoria, Ill.


posted: 06/18/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Matthew Bell and his South on Main kitchen team have received a prestigious and coveted invitation to prepare and serve a meal, 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at the James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St. (between Sixth and Seventh avenues), in New York's Greenwich Village.

Entertainment Notes

posted: 06/16/2015 2:01 a.m. Discuss

“And then, I: Monuments to Pivotal Moments,” an interactive art exhibit designed for public spaces featuring installations of figurative ceramic sculptures by Conway artist Barbara Satterfield, is on display through June 27.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Eureka Springs blues festival books Hunt, O Brother! star

posted: 06/14/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Concerts with headliners Kelley Hunt at 7 p.m. Friday and Chris Thomas King at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at The Auditorium, 36 Main St., Eureka Springs, form the pinnacle of the now week-long Eureka Springs Blues Weekend, through June 21 in the "Little Switzerland of the Ozarks."

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