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Burlsworth Foundation inspires kids and adults

posted: 07/27/2014 3:11 a.m. Discuss

Brandon Burlsworth, offensive guard for the Arkansas Razorbacks, did it the right way, if not the easy way. And he continues to serve as an inspiration, even 15 years after his death.

Special Event: Cardboard boats will 'Keep Calm and Paddle On'

posted: 07/24/2014 2:22 a.m. Discuss

When a boat is made of corrugated cardboard, it's all about staying afloat -- or sinking in spectacular fashion.

Walk begins in heat, ends with pizza, ice cream

posted: 07/21/2014 2:41 a.m. Discuss

When things heat up, life slows down. But the heat of summer shouldn't be an excuse for people to vegetate indoors.

TV on DVD: Alexander's is about travels; St. Paul focuses on the man

posted: 07/20/2014 2:22 a.m. Discuss

What are they? Alexander's Lost World, six episodes on two discs; and David Suchet: In the Footsteps of St. Paul, two episodes on one disc, both from Athena

TV on DVD: Frumpy antiques dealer has a knack for spotting trouble

posted: 07/13/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Lovejoy, Season 1, 10 episodes on three discs from Acorn

Theater: Community Theatre opens new stage with Rent

posted: 07/10/2014 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Rent, the award-winning musical by the late Jonathan Larson, seemed like the perfect choice to end the Community Theatre of Little Rock's 58th season.

Fit Lines: Nike 5K, Kids 1-Mile run crank up nighttime fun

posted: 07/07/2014 2:41 a.m. Discuss

It's July. That means heat. That means humidity. That means any outdoor activity above and beyond floating in a pool with an ice-cold beverage in hand seems inconceivable.

TV on DVD: Principals of law and order on border populate Bridge

posted: 07/06/2014 2:57 a.m. Discuss

What is it? The Bridge, Season 1; 13 hour-long episodes on four discs from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Special Event: Patriotic Pops to synchronize fireworks, ASO

posted: 07/03/2014 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Some things that are great on their own become even more fabulous when they're mixed together, like chocolate and peanut butter. At this year's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Pops on the River, two of its biggest components are going to be mashed together for the first time to create something organizers hope will be magical.

Firecracker run blazes through the Fourth

posted: 06/30/2014 2:39 a.m. Discuss

The nation's birthday is coming. There will be singing. There will be flags. There will be fireworks. And there will be cookouts overflowing with food. But indulging at cookouts can lead to guilt, and guilt just has no place at a party.

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