Slideshow: Sunday's abortion rights rally at the Arkansas Capitol

A couple hundred people gathered for Sunday's event, which was organized by Arkansans for Limited Government, a group that's working to collect more than 90,000 signatures by July 5 in order to get the Arkansas Abortion Amendment on the ballot in November.

Slideshow: The 2024 SoMardi Gras parade

Arkansas Times photographer Brian Chilson reports that it was a bit wet at times but still a good turnout for the 14th annual parade, SoMa 501’s biggest fundraising event of the year.

Slideshow: Little Rockers celebrate Día de los Muertos

Dozens poured into the alley alongside Ron Robinson Theater on Thursday evening to celebrate Día de los Muertos — “Day of the Dead” in English. The holiday, traditionally celebrated on the first two days of November, is to honor deceased loved ones.

Slideshow: Downtown community garden project is underway

A rain shower didn't dampen the mood of volunteers who gathered Friday morning to build a community garden on Broadway Street.

Slideshow: The Chicks at Simmons Bank Arena

Arkansas Times staff photographer Brian Chilson made his way through the crowd at Simmons Bank Arena to see pop-country legends The Chicks this past Saturday, July 22. 

The 2023 Little Rock Marathon in pictures

Thousands of athletes flooded into Central Arkansas this weekend to run through the streets of Little Rock and North Little Rock for the 20th annual Little Rock Marathon. Arkansas Times photographer Brian Chilson was on hand Sunday to cover the 26.2-mile race, which included a 1,207-foot elevation gain, 15 aid stations, 41 cheering stops, 640 gallons of Gatorade, 3,840 pounds of bananas and 241 porta potties.

Razorback men's basketball team will face Bradley at Simmons Bank Arena in December

The Muss Bus is coming back to town.

Hogs win, game day menu included smoked wings, dirty sauce, some old cold beer

What was on your game day menu?

Slideshow: Hank Williams Jr. and Old Crow Medicine Show at Simmons Bank Arena

Arkansas Times staff photographer Brian Chilson was onsite to catch Hank Williams Jr. at Simmons Bank Arena Friday night. Old Crow Medicine Show opened up, wearing their many Arkansas connections on their sleeves.

Today's news brings the legislature back

Redistricting, the legislature and the Jan. 6 riot are among today's topics.

Jojo Siwa turned Simmons Bank Arena into a Lisa Frank dreamscape last night: A slideshow

As expected, Siwa's concert looks much like walking into a Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper universe in which all roads lead to Jojo, clad in a couture glitter jumpsuit, swinging her giant blonde ponytail and leading chants that every tween in your life knows by heart (#BestiesNotBullies) and imploring you to “D.R.E.A.M. with me!”

Outsider folk art has taken over the UA Little Rock galleries and it's glorious

The series, gallery director Brad Cushman said, “features visionary makers of pictures and sculptural objects inspired by a divine spirit, as well as seemingly ordinary people making marks and transforming commonplace materials into extraordinary art to communicate messages to a keen observer.”

Main Street restaurants still flooded and shuttered following water main rupture

Williams said he hopes to be opened back up on Monday or Tuesday of next week and that today, the first Friday of lent, is not an ideal day for a popular fish restaurant to be closed.

Bernie Sanders meme arrives in Arkansas

Bernie's been busy.

A look inside Saracen Casino's soft opening

Governor Hutchinson and other elected officials were on hand yesterday to celebrate the completion of Quapaw Nation’s Saracen Casino in Pine Bluff, billed as the largest commercial construction project in the state.

An exhibition for our time: "Being Seen: Power Through Diversity" at UALR

The online show features works from the university's permanent collection.

Cannibal & Craft nightclub set to open in former Ernie Biggs space

Cannibal & Craft, a cocktail lounge and nightclub that opened in 2015 in Fayetteville, is coming to Little Rock, to the space formerly occupied by Ernie Biggs.

Scenes from Thursday's peaceful demonstration at the Arkansas Capitol

Ebony Blevins covered last night's peaceful demonstration at the State Capitol for the Arkansas Times. The event ended before Little Rock's 8 p.m. curfew.

Cabot, Harrison hold Black Lives Matter demonstrations

Harrison and Cabot, cities with overwhelmingly white populations and ugly racial histories, both held peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstrations Thursday.

Sherwood gets new medical marijuana dispensary

Natural Relief Dispensary cut the ribbon today on its new location in Sherwood, marking the first medical marijuana dispensary in that city. The facility, which sits on a previously vacant lot at 3107 E. Kiehl Ave., projects an opening date late this week.

Ante Yana wins Round Three of 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

With staccato spoken word, mean-as-hell bass riffs and punctuating saxophone, Ante Yana took top honors last night at the 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase. Look for them, as well as Won Run and Tiny Towns, at the Rev Room for the showcase finals on Saturday, March 14. 

Slideshow: Breaking Benjamin at Simmons Bank Arena

Arkansas Times staff photographer Brian Chilson was on the floor to catch some of Breaking Benjamin's set Wednesday night.

Five Arkansas properties, district added to historic register: Correction

Three houses, a bridge, a gymnasium and a district comprised of a group of houses in Hillcrest have been approved by the National Park Service for the National Register of Historic Places. To qualify, the applicants had to demonstrate how they contribute to U.S. history and heritage. Here are...

Won Run wins first round of 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase

Catch the recap of Round 1 of the 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.