Monthly Archives: February 2008

Daddy Warbucks

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Springdale gets a squawkin’ from PETA There is something to be pecked out of the latest squawk from People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals aka PETA, concerning their discomfort with the Tyson family. PETA is miffed about the Springdale City Council’s idea to name the new U.S. 412 bypass in Springdale after poultry icon…

On the Aisle, by Tony Macklin

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More than a month and a half into 2008, there hasn’t been a single memorable movie released nationally. I can’t remember a more lacklustre start to a year. Cloverfield and Rambo had big openings, because they had effective ads. Unfortunately, an effective ad doesn’t make an effective movie. They tanked. Another film that joined Cloverfield…

Highlights

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Update: Dickson Street Music Festival As promised, here are the complete details for the Dickson Street Music Festival, which will take place Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 on an outdoor stage at the corner of West and Dickson Streets. The stage will be similar to the stage that was set up at that…

8 Days a Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS ARTISTS’ RECEPTION FOR BETHANY SPRINGER AND TOM HAPGOOD at 5 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery in Fayetteville. 575-7987. OMNI CENTER PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at United Campus Ministry, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. $5. 442-4600. ARTISTS RECEPTION “ARTS IN THE AIR”…

LIVE MUSIC & CLUBS

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Thursday, Feb. 28 Arsaga’s Crossover – Jazz jam Bayou – R.J. Mischo Bordino’s – Nathan McLeod Trio Deja Vu – DJ Revellution George’s – Notion CD Release Green Door – Matt Smith Ice House – SoundChild Crew The OPO – Benjamin Del Shreve Pesto Cafe – Kevin Bennoch Tangerine – DJ Michael, Drag Show Taponozos…