Little Rock has a mountain of potential thanks to the very strategic positioning of the city, potential access to technology, being a capital city, and the quality of regional centers for higher learning. Yet Little Rock faces a huge issue of a long period of being generally stagnant as a …

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This Friday marks a new installment of the Thea Foundation’s Art Department series featuring local artist Michael Shaeffer. Catch the opening reception from 6 – 9 p.m. at the foundation’s gallery in Argenta. For $10 at the door you get heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, and the chance to …

Twirls, twinkle toes, and Sugar Plum Fairies. Ballet Arkansas premiered its holiday classic fairy tale “The Nutcracker” on Dec. 9, now back on its home stage at Robinson Center. This longtime central Arkansas holiday tradition features a 200-plus cast with Ballet Arkansas’ 13 professional company members and hundreds of local …

The digital age has brought a lot of changes in music. Where I once had a carefully curated collection of a few thousand songs I was willing to pay for, I know have on tap millions that I will likely never take the time to listen to thanks to various …

For a little over a year, Maddox’s Heather Baber called Argenta home. Tonight, however, she will open her doors at her new location in the Pleasant Ridge Shopping Center. “I will miss my Argenta family, but with this new opportunity I’ll be able to do some new things,” says Baber. …

Have you heard the latest from John Burnette? His new untitled album went live this weekend and trust us, you need to give it a listen. Burnette, an Arkansas native and long time musician, has crafted a lyrically driven collection of songs that are pleasant on the ears – and …

Thanks to our food side, Rock City Eats, we deal with a lot of food trucks around here. I personally handle booking between 10-12 food truck events a year. Mobile cooking is as much of a culture and a lifestyle as it is a way of serving food. So when …

The Robinson Center renovation feels like a long time coming, it has been talked about since the early 2010’s and has been in progress since 2014. Finally though the wait is over, and it is well worth the wait. Just like when we previewed the progress earlier this year, the …

It’s been a long wait — about five years, in fact — but Ballet Arkansas officially moved into its new space in downtown Little Rock’s Creative Corridor on October 25. “Everyone is so excited it’s really happening,” says Laura Hood Babcock, Ballet Arkansas’ artistic associate. And, the new space offers …

Argenta is the place to be these days – especially if you like music. Hear great tunes, support local, and have a blast at KABF’s second annual Big Dam Blues Party, this Saturday, October 15, from noon to 11 p.m. Held at the Plaza in the Argenta District of North …

Dani Ives is a different type of painter in that she doesn’t use paint at all. Instead her unique “Wool Painting” style offers an unexpected twist on a well-known medium. Ives is a native Arkansan who hails from Mountain Home before moving to Springfield, Missouri for college. She notes that …

Austin Pendleton is a true character actor, who has appeared in hundreds of films and plays. While his face is most likely recognizable to audiences, his name may not be quite as familiar. In fact, “the most famous actor you’ve never heard of” is the tagline of the film about …

The amazing series Sessions at South on Main continues, with the month of October curated by local country singer/songwriter Mark Currey. Currey has played with many artists both legendary and up-and-coming throughout the mid-South. While he may be a household name to the players reading this article, the music fans …

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