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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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Billy Hayes’ story is likely a familiar one. In 1970, Hayes was arrested in Turkey for smuggling hashish, and after five years in prison, he escaped in 1975. He chronicled this experience in his book “Midnight Express,” published in 1977, which was made into an Oscar-winning movie of the same …

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Mike Edmonds has had an extensive film and theater career, and a documentary about his life and work, “Under the Radar: The Mike Edmonds Story,” will make its North American premier at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. Edmonds, who was born with chondroplasia (also known as dwarfism) and raised …

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The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is going big for its 25th anniversary with more films, more special guests and a few throwbacks. As the oldest nonfiction film festival in North America, HSDFF, which runs Oct. 7-16, is a mainstay in the Spa City, bringing in filmmakers, festivalgoers and industry …

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A marine named Mac (played by Logan Marshall-Green, with a very thick mustache) returns to his hometown of Memphis from Vietnam in 1972, but doesn’t exactly get a parade and a kiss on the cheek. To make things worse, he’s expected to just go back to civilian life with his …

Arkansas Repertory Theatre's production of Spamalot. photos by Stephen B. Thornton

Get ready to bust a gut with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s 41st season opener – “Spamalot.” While this is a must-see for Monty Python fans, it’s a great show for everyone. The musical comedy was originally adapted from the popular 1975 movie, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” written by …

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