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Straight Outta Marked Tree: Five Questions with Brad Williams of The Salty Dogs

We caught up with Williams following the release of "Gold," a 29-track retrospective from Max Recordings featuring three new tracks with assists from Buck Trent and Lloyd Green, along with some of the barroom gems that have made The Salty Dogs a Little Rock treasure for the decade-plus across which the collection spans.

Kensuke Yamada: putting the 'ma' in art

UA Little Rock sculptor’s ceramic figures both invite, keep a distance.

"Small Works on Paper" artists announced

Thirty-nine artworks by 35 Arkansas artists have been selected.

Meteor leaving LR landing spot

As Allied Cycle Works goes, so goes The Meteor.
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Tedeschi Trucks Band made a "joyful noise"

The Jacksonville, Fla., 12-piece outfit delivered a two-hour set of all-the-music Nov. 16, from the take-you-to-church, gospel-inflected “Joyful Noise” to the closer, a Motown-flavored “I Want More” that morphed into the Santana instrumental classic, “Soul Sacrifice.”

Five dances, five moods in Ballet Arkansas’s “Debut”

Orson Welles once said that the enemy of art is the absence of limitation. Perhaps Michael Fothergill had a similar adage in mind when he drew up the rules for Ballet Arkansas’s most recent evening of new works.

The benefit of shamelessness: A Q&A with "That's What She Said" cofounder Leigh Wood

A Q&A with Leigh Wood, cofounder of the Northwest Arkansas live storytelling series "That's What She Said." We talk about the series, what makes a good story, and the benefit of shamelessness.

A twin city "Delta Exhibition" for 2020

The annual juried show will find a home in two Argenta galleries and the Historic Arkansas Museum.
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Cannabis comedy: A Q&A with Matt Besser on his stoner stand-up special, 'Pot Humor'

A Q&A with comedian and Little Rock native Matt Besser about his new stand-up special "Pot Humor," which explores stoner culture, pot semantics and parenthood.

Library Kitchen and Lounge: Book it for January

The new restaurant, in the old Gusano's location, will have a streetside to-go window, a "yard" at the front for lounging and live music on the weekends.
Picture of men at a bar at Coletta's Italian restaurant, an Elvis favorite in Memphis.

A music lover's guide to Memphis

Set the radio dial to WEVL-FM, 89.9, Memphis' all-volunteer local radio station. We’re about to drive you to the spots in the town that gave birth to rock ’n’ roll and is full of soul.

Marko Monroe on Styling Pop Culture’s Feel-Good Goddess Lizzo

A Q&A with the Little Rock native and stylist to rapper, singer and flautist Lizzo.
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Feeding strangers on the Pig Trail: Martin Philip's "Baker Maker Roadshow"

How Martin Philip left Fayetteville for a career in opera, ended up head baker at King Arthur Flour instead, and returned home with a bike full of biscuits.

Another wall, another muralist: Joel Boyd

Joel Boyd, a native of Rector, has been chosen to paint the Downtown Little Rock Partnership's latest mural, at the southeast corner of Sixth and Spring streets, the Simmons Tower parking garage.

Copper Grill gets new owner

Dan Kovach, the former manager of Cajun's Wharf, which closed June 1, and business partner Lelan Stice are the new owners.

"Dolemite Is My Name" is low-key inspirational

How did this whole story remain stuck in time for 45 years? And why does it feel so fresh anyway?

Tree house, state park visitor center, library annex and more win AIA awards

The Arkansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects has presented honor awards to five designs by Arkansas architects.

Eric Church toasts Little Rock at Simmons Bank Arena

Eric Church was well worth the wait.

'Hyphen Music': A Q&A with Derek Trucks

Tedeschi Trucks Band, 12 members strong and improbably still greater than the sum of its parts, graces the Robinson Auditorium stage for the third time Nov. 16.

Mural by Guy Bell chosen for Baker's alley

Baker's Alley, which provides access to parking behind the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, will be the scene of buffalo when artist Guy Bell completes his mural there. 
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