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Special Event: Camden Daffodil Festival has more than flowers

posted: 03/05/2015 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Multiple bouts with winter weather over the last couple of weeks have left Arkansans trapped in what feels like a dark, frigid, eternal winter.

Chase Race for people, pups to mark 10th year

posted: 03/02/2015 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Human runners pounding the pavement and trying to beat their best time is such a common sight. But when athletic canines are thrown into the mix, the results are unpredictable, entertaining and inspiring.

Special Event: Pretty, delicate eye-catchers to dazzle at 29th glass show

posted: 02/26/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

It starts with an inheritance or maybe a memory. A set of colorful water glasses that were at Grandmother's house. Or the glass pie plate handed down by Great-Aunt Edna.

TV on DVD: Crosby, Chenoweth buffs should be charmed by discs

posted: 02/22/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Two PBS specials. Two well-known, well-loved interpreters of songs. Two DVD sets full of songs that could hit high notes for music lovers.

Special Event: There's still time to party Mardi Gras fashion in LR

posted: 02/19/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

When it comes to Mardi Gras time, les bons temps don't rouler only in New Orleans.

Beat Goes On 5K aims to hammer state record

posted: 02/16/2015 1:48 a.m. Discuss

When The Beat Goes On 5K Run/Walk takes off at 9 a.m. Saturday in Benton, it will likely have some very serious runners with their eyes on a very big prize.

TV on DVD: Soaps from across the pond vary in quality: Here's proof

posted: 02/15/2015 2:17 a.m. Discuss

There's something about a British period soap opera. Whether it's the accents, the almost-but-not-quite exotic feel or the attention to detail, the English have a way of making a genre that's usually over the top and frequently vulgar into something downright classy.

Special Event: Cocktails, snacks, video clips make for stylish evening out

posted: 02/12/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

As the days get progressively longer and the outdoor temperature inches its way upward, people look forward to shedding bulky sweaters and boots in favor of flowing dresses and kicky sandals.

TV on DVD: PBS tale set in 1940s India a gem for attentive viewers

posted: 02/08/2015 2:42 a.m. Discuss

What is it? The Jewel in the Crown, Miniseries, 14 episodes on five discs from PBS

Music: Singers to go 'light-hearted'

posted: 02/05/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Choral Society's normal repertoire is heavy, challenging fare: Mendelssohn's Elijah, Haydn's The Creation, a performance every Christmas of all or parts of Handel's Messiah. Clark Gesner's You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown doesn't exactly fit right in.

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