posted: 06/28/2015 1:57 a.m.
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.
posted: 06/25/2015 1:58 a.m.
For chain barbecue, it's not bad.
posted: 06/25/2015 1:53 a.m.
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.
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.
posted: 06/21/2015 2:09 a.m.
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.
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.
posted: 06/18/2015 1:50 a.m.
"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.
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.
posted: 06/16/2015 2:01 a.m.
“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.
posted: 06/14/2015 3:01 a.m.
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."
posted: 06/11/2015 1:53 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Marianna history The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s “Walks Through History” tour Saturday through the Marianna Commercial Historic District will start at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center, West Main and South Church streets, Marianna.
posted: 06/11/2015 1:46 a.m.
Arturo Solis, who's rounding out his first month as chef de cuisine at the Capital Bar & Grill in the Capital Hotel, 111 W. Markham St., Little Rock, has been tweaking, rebuilding and elevating the menu for the popular lunch, happy hour and dinner spot. A couple of items have already found their way onto tables; expect the rest of the new menu to debut, all other things being equal, on or about the first of July.
posted: 06/08/2015 1:50 a.m.
When the moon hits your eye, you don't see it go by -- that could be a cataract.
posted: 06/08/2015 1:42 a.m.
Sunglasses are a first line of defense against the common cataracts caused by long-term exposure to the sun's radiation.
posted: 06/07/2015 4:44 a.m.
Is there something ironic about folks fighting hunger by consuming a fancy four-course dinner in a mansion? Not at all, says Sen. Missy Irvin, R-Mountain View.