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Austin Pendleton is a true character actor, who has appeared in hundreds of films and plays. While his face is most likely recognizable to audiences, his name may not be quite as familiar. In fact, “the most famous actor you’ve never heard of” is the tagline of the film about …

Billy Hayes’ story is likely a familiar one. In 1970, Hayes was arrested in Turkey for smuggling hashish, and after five years in prison, he escaped in 1975. He chronicled this experience in his book “Midnight Express,” published in 1977, which was made into an Oscar-winning movie of the same …

Mike Edmonds has had an extensive film and theater career, and a documentary about his life and work, “Under the Radar: The Mike Edmonds Story,” will make its North American premier at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. Edmonds, who was born with chondroplasia (also known as dwarfism) and raised …

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is going big for its 25th anniversary with more films, more special guests and a few throwbacks. As the oldest nonfiction film festival in North America, HSDFF, which runs Oct. 7-16, is a mainstay in the Spa City, bringing in filmmakers, festivalgoers and industry …

A marine named Mac (played by Logan Marshall-Green, with a very thick mustache) returns to his hometown of Memphis from Vietnam in 1972, but doesn’t exactly get a parade and a kiss on the cheek. To make things worse, he’s expected to just go back to civilian life with his …

Saline County is not typically the first place that comes to mind when looking for a growing local artisan scene. The Little Rock suburbs quickly fell behind the resurgence of local art and food that has taken place over the past decade, instead being a hub for chain restaurants and …

Take a look around you and you will find that the world of politics is dominated by older, more seasoned, people. That never deterred Molly Miller from stepping up to run for City Director, in fact she sees it as an asset. Miller, 27, moved to Arkansas from Tulsa to attend …

Welcome to local canvas, our monthly roundup of who is playing, painting, and other events happening in the local art and music scene. On view right now until August 27, is the Schools Out Exhibition at the Butler Center. The exhibition features work in various media from K-12 student artists …

When you think of cities that hold top fashion companies the first that come to mind are New York, LA, Paris, London, or San Francisco. Jamie Davidson wants to add Little Rock to that list with Strong Suit. Strong Suit launched in 2013 with the goal of bringing high quality, …

This week, longtime restaurant owner Capi Peck announced she is running for the position of city director in Little Rock’s fourth ward. Peck has been chef and owner of Trio’s Restaurant for 30 years. In addition to her time in the restaurant industry, Peck is the current chair of the …

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