Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | No Comment

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

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The Avett Brothers delight thousands at Verizon Arena: The band plays a marathon set in support of their latest album, “Magpie and the Dandelion”
November 13, 2013 – 4:54 pm | One Comment
The Avett Brothers delight thousands at Verizon Arena: The band plays a marathon set in support of their latest album, “Magpie and the Dandelion”

 
It is precisely 8:15 p.m. and the crowd at Verizon Arena, as if on queue, begins to cheer, scream and yell as The Avett Brothers take to the dimly lit stage amid white flashes emanating …

New (old) songs, new meaning for The Avett Brothers
October 30, 2013 – 4:49 pm | Comments Off
New (old) songs, new meaning for The Avett Brothers

It is becoming harder and harder to find a band that spans multiple genres and garners attention from several sects of the music industry, but that is exactly what The Avett Brothers manage to do …

Rising rock act to perform next month at Rev Room
October 23, 2013 – 5:00 pm | 2 Comments
Rising rock act to perform next month at Rev Room

California hard-rock band “Smile Empty Soul” will be playing Nov. 3 at the Revolution Music Room. To spread the word at UALR of the upcoming show, drummer Jake Kilmer spoke to The Forum on Friday, …

Campus organization makes blockbuster debut
October 23, 2013 – 10:06 am | Comments Off
Campus organization makes blockbuster debut

Two UALR students who specialize in film and music have created an organization that allows performers and producers to showcase their skills.

UALR students working diligently to make it big
September 4, 2013 – 2:54 pm | Comments Off

Scores of creative minds inhabit UALR, but many of them fall through the cracks of the unknown, unless they’re your friends.
Dear Karma is working diligently to make sure that doesn’t happen. They are a locally …

New album presents latest note in Groovecluster’s progression
August 26, 2013 – 4:02 pm | Comments Off
New album presents latest note in Groovecluster’s progression

Jackson Diner, a sophomore mass communication major known to the music scene as Groovecluster, half-smiles as he plucks his electric guitar. He dawns golden headphones and nods rhythmically behind a laptop, shaping the beats and …

Local act is confirmed to be Wicked Good
September 5, 2011 – 2:29 pm | Comments Off
Local act is confirmed to be Wicked Good

As the driving force behind local icons American Princes, David Slade reintroduced Arkansas to America’s early alternative rock scene, bringing back the blundering riffs and stylings of groups such as Mission of Burma and effectively …

Residents hesitant about new Juanita’s
August 30, 2011 – 12:56 pm | Comments Off

Local staple Juanita’s Mexican Café and Bar closed their longtime South Main Street location, due to cost disputes, ending a 25 year run that started in 1986. The business now occupies the space that formerly …

Odd soul or new sound?
August 18, 2011 – 12:56 am | Comments Off

Alternative Rock band MUTEMATH released their new single “Blood Pressure” on August 5. The single also includes B-side “Odd Soul.”
“Odd Soul,” also the name of their forthcoming album,  will be released October 4.  The track …

Brian Setzer still pickin’ and grinnin’
June 2, 2011 – 2:49 pm | Comments Off

“Setzer Goes Instru-Mental!” shows off Brian Setzer’s virtuostic versatility. The album—which came out Tuesday—is the first one since 2010’s “Christmas Comes Alive!”
It opens with a beautiful rock-a-billy rendition of “Blue Moon of Kentucky.” Setzer lets on …

World-renowned concert pianist to play at UALR
February 23, 2011 – 4:37 pm | Comments Off
World-renowned concert pianist to play at UALR

Sarkis Baltaian, world-renowned concert pianist and multi-award winner, will perform a solo recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. Admission is free.

One-man jazz band to perform at UALR
February 14, 2011 – 3:12 am | Comments Off

International jazz musician Amir Gwirtzman will bring cultural swing to UALR at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. KUAR and the Hot Springs Music Festival are hosting the performance.

2011′s Most anticipated music & movies
January 28, 2011 – 6:59 pm | One Comment

Both music and movies made 2010 a great year in entertainment, and this year is on track to be even better.

‘Kiss’ is really just a peck
January 28, 2011 – 6:15 pm | Comments Off
‘Kiss’ is really just a peck

For anyone who’s been following Iron & Wine since the beginning, “Kiss Each Other Clean” shouldn’t come as a shock.