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  • Rocktown Slam

    2nd Saturday of every month
    501 E 9th Street, Little Rock
    7:15 p.m.
    Organization: Arkansas Arts Center

    Rocktown Slam has a brief open mic that starts at 7:30 p.m. Anyone is welcome to perform -- poets, singers, songwriters, comedians, dancers, and more. After the open mic, we have our slam, in which poets compete with their original work and are judged by five random members of the audience. Cover is only $5. Competing poets pay $10 for a chance to win cash prizes. Contact Rocktown Slam via Facebook or e-mail us at rocktownslam@gmail.com

  • 25th Anniversary of Hot Springs Gallery Walk in August

    August 1-3, 2014
    Various locations in Hot Springs, Hot Springs National Park

    Held the first Friday of every month in its scenic and historic downtown, Hot Springs Gallery Walk will celebrate 25 years of the popular event on August 1, 2014. Hot Springs’ fine art galleries will be hosting special events throughout the anniversary weekend to mark the milestone. Begun in August of 1989, Hot Springs’ monthly Gallery Walk features the opening of new art exhibitions showcased in downtown fine art galleries and studio spaces.

  • Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers feat. Edie Brickell

    August 3, 2014
    Arkansas Music Pavillion, Fayetteville
    7:00pm

    Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell recently announced upcoming spring and summer tour dates. The Grammy Award®-winning collaborators will bring their celebrated live show to major cities across the nation.

  • Boston at the Walmart AMP

    August 15, 2014
    5079 West Northgate Road, Rogers, AR 72758, Rogers
    Gates open at 6pm, Music starts at 7:30pm
    Organization: Walton Arts Center

    Boston is an arena rock group comprised of members Tom Scholz, Gary Pihl, Tommy DeCarlo, David Victor, Tracy Ferrie and Curly Smith. The band is best known for their songs performed in the 1970s and 1980s and has released six studio albums, selling over 31 million albums. Boston’s most well-known songs include, “More Than A Feeling,” “Peace of Mind” and “Amanda.” They also boast one of the fastest-selling debut albums in history. Tickets range from $29-$79.

  • Jake Owen

    September 11, 2014
    Arkansas Music Pavillion, Fayetteville
    7:00pm

    For chart-topping vocalist Jake Owen, 2013 was filled with golden times; earning his fourth consecutive #1 with “Anywhere With You,” drawing a crowd of over 20,000 for a Nashville summer block party, releasing his new album Days of Gold, crossing over one million Twitter followers and touring with Jason Aldean. Since releasing the chart-topping album, Barefoot Blue Jean Night, Jake Owen has emerged as one of country music’s leading vocalists. The gold-certified RCA Nashville project delivered fo

  • Dunbar Festival

    Annually 2nd Saturday In September
    1600 South Chester St, Little Rock
    11:00 am

    Dunbar Fest is a multi-disciplinary arts festival located in at "Dunbar Park" in the Dunbar Historic District. The festival is a free family friendly public event featuring live performances, workshops, artist market place, merchandise vendors games and other activities. For more information visit www.dunbarfest.org, or send email to info@dunbarfest.org. Artist should refer to visit participation page proposals guidelines and deadlines.

  • Artist Inc. Live in Argenta 2014

    Every Monday , 9-15 thru 11-3
    204 East 4th, NLR, AR 72114, North Little Rock
    6-9 PM

    Artist INC Live Argenta is a cutting edge training program that addresses the specific business needs and challenges of artists. Limited to 25 participants, artists gather once a week for eight weeks to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers. Go to https://artistincliveinargenta.submittable.com/submit for full application guidelines and details.

  • Albert Handell workshop

    May 4 to May 8, 2015
    267 osprey dr. On lake hamilton, Hot Springs National Park

    Join me and master artist, Albert Handell for a 5 day indoor/ outdoor oil and pastel workshop. The workshop will be held on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs. You may work in either medium and both will be demoed the only living artist who is a member of the hall of fame in both oil painters of America and pastel painters of America, this is an unforgettable experience. Contact Lori Lewis at loritlew@yahoo.com or 5016905674.

Funding for the Arkansas Arts Council and its programs is provided by the State of Arkansas and The National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.