posted: 01/29/2015 1:58 a.m.
The food at the Tap Room at Lost 40 Brewing is excellent.
posted: 01/29/2015 1:49 a.m.
It's now a done deal. Ira Mittleman, former chef and owner of the Anderson House in Heber Springs and most recently chef and owner at Ira's at the Gibson Inn in Apalachicola, Fla., whom Elizabeth McMullen, former chef-owner of the former E's Bistro, in the Lakehill Shopping Center, 3812 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, brought in as a guest chef in December, has taken over the restaurant, which he is naming Ira's Park Hill Grill.
posted: 01/25/2015 2:35 a.m.
Brantley Gilbert, with special guest the Casey Donahew Band, will open the 2015 season May 1 at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Tickets, $25 to $45, go on sale Feb. 27.
posted: 01/24/2015 3:26 a.m.
Nobody made of flesh will leave a performance of The Whipping Man unaffected.
posted: 01/23/2015 3:17 a.m.
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Opera in the Rock co-staged Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute, steeped in Masonic symbolism, in the auditorium, full of Masonic symbols, of downtown Little Rock's Albert Pike Memorial Temple.
posted: 01/22/2015 2:12 a.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's final comic opera, The Magic Flute, is full of Masonic symbolism. The auditorium of the Albert Pike Memorial Temple in downtown Little Rock is full of Masonic symbols.
posted: 01/22/2015 2:10 a.m.
A Jewish Confederate officer goes home to Richmond, Va., a few days after the end of the Civil War in April 1865, during the celebration of Passover. He's badly wounded and discovers that his family is missing and the only residents of their once-grand, badly damaged townhouse are two former slaves, Simon and John.
posted: 01/22/2015 2:07 a.m.
Sushi Cafe co-owner Robert Tju says a "few issues" have delayed what was supposed to be Tuesday's opening of the new Sushi Cafe Westin the Eleven Two Eleven Center, 11211 Cantrell Road, just west of Interstate 430, Little Rock. When it does open, the hours will be the same as at the original location at 5823 Kavanaugh Blvd. in Little Rock's Heights: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-"close" daily. The listed phone number is (501) 954-7866.
posted: 01/20/2015 2:04 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:
posted: 01/18/2015 2:12 a.m.
Composer, songwriter and pianist Randy Newman will perform his songs with the Conway Symphony Orchestra and conductor Israel Getzov at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.
posted: 01/18/2015 1 a.m.
Russian performance artist Slava Polunin's Slava's Snowshow, combining traditional and contemporary theatrical clowning, will be onstage 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Jan. 25 in Baum Walker Hall of Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St.
posted: 01/15/2015 2:10 a.m.
Three Fold is the perfect name for the new restaurant in the Pyramid Place building at Second and Center streets downtown.
posted: 01/15/2015 2:05 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Forward and backward A tumultuous love affair takes place in two directions -- one in chronological order, the other starting at the end and moving backward -- in the musical The Last 5 Years (book, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown), 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Jan. 23-24 and 2 p.m. Jan. 25 at The Studio Theatre, 320 W. Seventh St., Little Rock.
posted: 01/15/2015 1:49 a.m.
Elizabeth McMullen, chef-owner of E's Bistro, in the Lakehill Shopping Center, 3812 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, confirms the restaurant closed on or about New Year's Day, but that she is negotiating with at least one candidate, whom she prefers not to name until a contract is signed, for the restaurant's potential reopening. McMullen says she expects, as part of whatever deal gets struck, that she'll stay on as pastry chef, which is where she got her culinary start (her desserts have been widely praised here and in her former restaurant, Elizabeth's on Crestwood).
posted: 01/14/2015 2 a.m.
The most recent Christmas scamming season might have passed, but many scams operate year-round and target a wide range of potential victims, says the Better Business Bureau of Arkansas.