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This September, Sessions at South on Main was curated by local show promoter and drummer fantastic Cliff Aaron. Aaron hails from central Arkansas and as good a musician as he is, it is remarkable that he didn’t start playing until his freshman year at UCA. For many reasons, Aaron was …

Welcome to our new series, Retro Rock. We take you back in time to look at the history behind some of Little Rock’s most iconic places and hidden treasures. There is no mistaken the Arkansas State Capitol as you make your way through downtown. Situated at the western edge of the …

For nearly 40 years, Arkansas’ largest festival was held over Memorial Day Weekend. Organizers have changed tune this year by separating Riverfest into two events and taking the holiday weekend out of the mix. The biggest reason for the change is the rising cost of bands. Riverfest Executive Director DeAnna …

You might want to bring a box of tissues with you when you see the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s “Bridges of Madison County.” Yes, you’re likely to shed a tear or two, but you’ll also laugh, sigh, and find yourself perched on the edge of your seat as you take in …

Mike Huckabee’s latest book God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy is pitched as a perfect expression of Huckabee’s style and background. Friend of Rock City Times, Forbidden Hillcrest alerted us to the fact that the slogan may not be entirely original to Huckabee however. The slogan came from Bo Gritz, a …

The City of Little Rock completed their triumphant return to a #1 ranking this year. Announced late last week, Little Rock is once again ranked #1 in the most dangerous cities (under 200k) list. This comes after several years out of the top spot including a pathetic #5 ranking last …

Yesterday the Arkansas House of Representatives advanced a bill that would ban wine produced in California as a response to California’s ban on eggs from morbidly obese chickens, some that a certain producer based in Arkansas loves. Bill sponsor Rep. Dan Douglas says he never expected the bill to pass, but then …

Following Saturday night’s 78-87 loss to North Carolina in the second round* of the NCAA tournament, projected 1st round NBA draft pick Bobby Portis is reportedly leaning toward returning to the Razorbacks for his junior season according to Democrat-Gazette sports reporter Bob Holt Bobby Portis said after last night’ game …

This March marks three years of Rock City Times, and a lot has changed in those three years. What has not changed much however is the format of Rock City Times. When we started the only known similar publications in North America were the Onion and the Borowitz report, and …

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