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Laura Raborn: Present at Cantrell Gallery

Laura Raborn says her "Presence," opening Friday, May 17, at Cantrell Gallery, 8208 Cantrell Road, is about "the idea of human presence.
A drawing of a tree made with repeated stamps

John Salvest show opens Tuesday in Memphis

Fans of John Salvest's conceptual work will want to make a trip to Memphis to see his show "Field Guide" at David Lusk Gallery, 97 Tillman St. 
author Maurice Carlos Ruffin, seated

'Oppressors are not that creative': A Q&A with Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Alisa Coffey playing the harp

'A Fascinating Machine:' ASO harpist Alisa Coffey talks shop

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Anne Frank

Two shows on Anne Frank to open at UA Pulaski Tech

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus will open two exhibits on Anne Frank, "Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album" and "Anne Frank: A History for Today," on May 17.

For Catherine and Michael Fothergill, ballet is both art and business

A Q&A with Ballet Arkansas's co-directors.
Carlos Santana

Sunday To-Do: Santana at Walmart AMP

a person with a book for a head, carrying a giant pencil on their shoulders, with the words "Arkansas Literary Festival"

The Everyman's Guide to the Arkansas Literary Festival

The Arkansas Literary Festival used to intimidate me. While I like books as much as the next Little Rocker, the vast array of affiliated events overwhelmed me. “Pub or Perish,” “Author! Author!,” “Writers in the Schools,” cooking classes, writers workshops, the book sale, family events, and — oh, yeah—five or six dozen writers from across the globe speaking on a variety of panels about a variety of different subjects.
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Photograph by Joshua Asante

61st annual "Delta" opens May 3; last "Delta" until 2022

The Arkansas Arts Center opens its 61st annual juried show of work by regional artists, the Delta Exhibition, on Friday, May 3. Artists will have to wait until 2022 for another chance to exhibit in the Delta: The Arts Center closes at the end of the year for a three-year, $65 million transformation.
comedian Stef Bright at the White Water Tavern

'The future of comedy is diverse': Catch a lineup of women comics at the White Water Tavern tonight

Comedian Stef Bright of Comedians NWA talks misogyny in the comedy club ahead of a showcase at the White Water Tavern tonight.

Big Smith back at George's Majestic Saturday night

Big Smith returns to the stage at George's Saturday night.

Saturday To-Do: Bay, McCann at Boswell Mourot

Kathy Bay's geometric abstractions and Jason McCann's painterly figurative work go on exhibit this week at Boswell Mourot Fine Art, 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. A reception is set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the gallery.
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Little Rock Winds turns 25; celebrates with a throwback concert

To ring in the band's silver anniversary, they'll open Thursday night's concert with the very same opening number as LR Winds' debut concert on February 8, 1994: Camille Saint-Saens’ "Marche Militaire Francaise."

Wednesday To-Do: Reception, book-signing with Higgins Bond

Hearne Fine Art, 1001 Wright Ave., will host a reception and book-signing at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Apri 24, with book illustrator Higgins Bond, a Little Rock native who has the distinction of being the first African-American woman to illustrate a U.S. Postal Service Stamp.

Hot Springs Gallery Walk focus: John Lasater at Justus Fine Art

John Lasater of Siloam Springs says his work is a "language for my gratitude" of the blessings of life. Justus Fine Art Gallery will show what Lasater means when it highlights his work in an exhibition that opens Friday, May 3, with the Hot Springs Gallery Walk, 5-9 p.m.
Heather Massie playing Hedy Lamarr in her one-woman show

Thursday To-Do: Heather Massie's "Hedy! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr"

We talk with Heather Massie about her one-woman play, "Hedy! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr," approaching its 100th performance.
David Arquette

David Arquette's new "horror comedy" in production in Jonesboro

David Arquette's project "12-Hour Shift," described as a "dark horror comedy" about a "group of nurses stealing organs and selling them on the black market" — is in production in Jonesboro.

Calling all artists: LR downtown alley doors need you

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership has never met a downtown alley it doesn't like, as evidenced by its series of alley parties. Now, the DLRP is launching "Between the Bricks," a public art project to cover alley doors with original art reproduced in vinyl.
bassist Victor Wooten

Tuesday To-Do: Victor Wooten at George's Majestic Lounge

There are good bassists, there are great bassists, and then there is Victor Wooten.

'Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea' at the Clinton Center

A walk along the Oregon shore, where trash was washing in, inspired the creation of sculpture made entirely of garbage from oceans and waterways.
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