Arkansas Times Recommends: Zillow gone wild, folly-proof bird feeders, more 'Minari' minutiae, cheese dip secrets

Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things they’ve been enjoying this week.

Drink/Drank/Drunk, a boozy playlist for your inauguration week toasts

In January 2021, the Arkansas Times raises a glass to all things boozy with a series we’re calling Drink/Drank/Drunk. Here's a playlist to accompany the occasion.

Michaels headlines at Toad Suck Daze

Poison lead singer Bret Michaels will perform Friday at Toad Suck Daze in downtown Conway.

Twisters open at home

After a 2-1 start, including a “two-fer” sweep in Texas the past two weeks, the Arkansas Twisters Arena Football 2 League team plays its first home game of the season in Alltel Arena on Saturday, April 28, against Corpus Christi.

Sunrise service

Amphitheater Easter service, boxing and the opening of Magic Springs coming up.

Blues on the River

Mel Waiters and other big-name blues acts will highlight the annual Blues on the River festival on Saturday at the North Shore Riverwalk in North Little Rock.

Douglas opens ‘Miss Pandora’

It's "friendly-fire satire" with Sharon Douglas' "Miss Pandora" on Friday at Wildwood Park.

SEC Gymnastics comes to Alltel

The best of the SEC’s women’s gymnastics teams, which send competitors to the Olympics, will convene Saturday, March 31, at Alltel Arena for the conference championships.

More from New Orleans at Wildwood Park

Jazz trumpeter Duke Heitger returns to Wildwood Park, this time with his New Orleans All Stars, for an evening of traditional New Orleans jazz with some Arkansas flavor on Friday, March 23.

St. Paddy’s Parade


Banu Gibson at Wildwood

New Orleans singer and bandleader Banu Gibson will be joined by pianist David Boddinghaus for “Cole Porter Tonite” at Wildwood Park on Friday, March 9.

Big concerts at Metroplex

The Clear Channel Metroplex will feature major heavy-rock shows on back-to-back nights, starting with Oklahoma City-based Hinder on Thursday, March 1.

Folk Club gets Shocked

Folk rocker Michelle Shocked is leaving her band at home and returning to her solo acoustic roots for a show at Thomson Hall at the Universalist Unitarian Church on Friday, Feb. 23.

Piano love

Pianist Paul Bisaccia returns to Little Rock for a concert Friday, Feb. 16, featuring songs from his new CD release “I Love a Piano.” The concert will be held at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St., beginning at 7:30 p.m. and is free.

Love from ASO, Rep with ‘My Fair Lady’

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and the Arkansas Repertory Theatre combine forces to present “My Fair Lady” at Robinson Center Music Hall.

Red Octopus

The local sketch comedy troupe skewers Valentine's Day.

Roaring trucks at Alltel

With children’s tickets priced at $5, the high-energy U.S. Hot Rod Monster Jam monster truck show at Alltel Arena on Friday and Saturday is definitely geared toward family audiences. And anybody with young boys knows they love monster trucks.

The Met reaches Arkansas

New York’s Metropolitan Opera will rebroadcast its production of "The Magic Flute" at the Breckenridge Stadium 12 theater on Tuesday, in its new program “The Metropolitan Opera Goes to the Movies.”

Big-time rasslin’ at Alltel

Big-time rasslin’ is in store at the “SmackDown” Superstars TV show and tour.

Millie Jackson leads bluesy All Star parade

Legendary R&B singer Millie Jackson will headline a mega-lineup of singers in the All Star Blues Revue on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Barton Coliseum.