Art

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Saline County is not typically the first place that comes to mind when looking for a growing local artisan scene. The Little Rock suburbs quickly fell behind the resurgence of local art and food that has taken place over the past decade, instead being a hub for chain restaurants and …

The Arkansas Arts Center’s annual Delta Exhibition, which features some of the state and surrounding region’s best artist, begins Friday June 10 – August 28. “Each year Delta garners a lot of excitement because it provides Arkansas Arts Center patrons with the opportunity to experience the region’s talented contemporary artists,” said …

You can’t miss the new storefront on 1218 Main Street that Electric Ghost Screen Printing is proud to call home. From the street, you’ll notice the many windows sporting varying levels of hanging plants, plus the neon sign mounted on the far wall with the company logo is bound to …

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