Monthly Archives: March 2008

NAMA!

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Northwest Arkansas Music Awards The 13th annual Northwest Arkansas Music Awards – NAMA 08 — will take place April 24 at the Dickson Theater. Nominees will be announced on April 3 and voting will begin on that day. More information to come. This will be the best year ever. Save the date!

Highlights

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Donna Jean and the Tricksters Former Grateful Dead singer Dona Jean Godchaux-MacKay is now heading her own band, Donna Jean and the Tricksters. Donna Jean first came to prominence with the Muscle Shoals Sound harmony group, singing on Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds” and many others. After 10 years in the Grateful Dead in the ‘70s,…

8 Days a Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS ARTIST’S RECEPTION and lecture with Orly Cogan at 6 p.m. today at the Anne Kittrell Student Art Gallery in the Arkansas Union in Fayetteville. Free. uark.edu/up or 575-INFO. ARTISTS RECEPTION for Mike Davis and Duane Gardner today at ddp Gallery, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. ARTIST’S RECEPTION for Kelsey Felthousen…

LIVE MUSIC & CLUBS

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Thursday, March 27 Arsaga’s Crossover – Jazz jam Bayou – Trick Bag Bordino’s – Andrew Sieff Group Deja Vu – DJ Revellution Electric Cowgirl – DJ Dayside George’s – Split Lip Rayfield, My-Tea Kind Green Door – New Redemption Ice House – SoundChild Crew Lou Lou’s Fish Shack – Mo Brothers The OPO – Benjamin…

Obama’s race, By Doug Thompson

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When did being black turn from being a steep barrier to a decisive advantage in a presidential race, Mrs. Ferraro? Geraldine Ferraro, a former Democratic vice-presidential nominee, said recently that leading Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama wouldn’t be where he is today if he wasn’t black. She’s right, as far as she goes. Barack Obama…