posted: 04/22/2014 3:22 a.m.
Harvey “Moon” Donnelly managed to turn something he was good at into a pretty good paying gig.
posted: 04/22/2014 3:02 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: All Tucker-ed out Comedian Chris Tucker will headline performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Loony Bin Comedy Club, in the Breckenridge Village Shopping Center, Interstate 430 and North Rodney Parham Road.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:59 a.m.
Jazz pianist Chick Corea and banjo player Bela Fleck, holders of a combined 33 Grammy Awards (including for their 2014 album The Enchantment ), will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, part of the UCA Public Appearances series.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:03 a.m.
Terry’s Finer Foods used to be just a high-end Heights grocery store until owners Lex and Ellen Golden took it to a new level in 2010 by adding a “slightly French bistro” in the annex that once housed a pie shop.
posted: 04/17/2014 2:47 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: ‘Deadly’ documentary Journalist, author and Little Rock native Deborah Robinson will host the screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary The Act of Killing at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Ron Robinson Theater, 1 Count Pulaski Way (on the back side of the Arcade Building, President Clinton and River Market avenues), Little Rock.
posted: 04/17/2014 2:40 a.m.
Evidently, we got ahead of the facts when we reported a couple of weeks ago that Lee Richardson, the former executive chef at the Capital Hotel, has taken over Packet House Grill, 1406 Cantrell Road, Little Rock.
posted: 04/13/2014 4:20 a.m.
The program for this weekend’s Arkansas Symphony concerts represents beginnings and endings.
posted: 04/13/2014 3:28 a.m.
Contemporary jazz and blues singer Catherine Russell and the Catherine Russell Group will perform at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday at Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St.
posted: 04/10/2014 2:54 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Jazz quartet The Jeff Bowling Quartet, formed in 1989 by saxophonist Jeff Bowling, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Center, East Arkansas Community College, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City.
posted: 04/10/2014 2:44 a.m.
Craig Roe, co-owner with wife Melissa of Benton-based food truck Baja Grill, says he has signed a lease and will definitely be moving his operation into the former Mamacita’s Mexican Bar & Grill space at 5923 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, with a tentative mid-April opening.
posted: 04/06/2014 3:33 a.m.
Seven years ago, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s ship was headed toward the rocks.
posted: 04/06/2014 3:15 a.m.
Fayetteville theater company TheatreSquared will stage William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, with Grant Goodman in the title role, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday through May 4 at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville.
posted: 04/06/2014 3:13 a.m.
Composer Christopher Theofanidis says he reached a higher personal and emotional level in completing his world-premiere piece for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.
posted: 04/03/2014 3:18 a.m.
A couple of months ago, the original location of ZaZa Fine Salad & Wood Oven Pizza Co., on the back side of the former Heights Theater building on Kavanaugh Boulevard, shut down for a couple of weeks for a physical and menu face-lift.
posted: 04/03/2014 3:06 a.m.
The Old State House Museum takes a big theatrical step with its production of The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock by Catherine Trieschmann, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 300 W. Markham St., Little Rock.