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Bob Seger, One Unforgettable Night PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Free Press Team   

The Arkansas Free Press is pleased to welcome the legendary Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band to Verizon Arena on April 26. “Fans have waited patiently for the legendary rocker’s imminent return since he last crossed the country for his 2006/2007 Sold Out Face The Promise Tour.

And now, in addition to performing timeless classics like ‘Night Moves’ and ‘Old Time Rock & Roll;’ to name just a few, Seger is expected to preview songs from his forthcoming, as yet untitled new release,” Jana DeGeorge, Public Relations and Media Representative for Verizon Arena, said.

Last Updated ( Jan 02, 2012 at 08:53 AM )
Central Arkansas Forecast PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tim McNeill   

The roller coaster temperatures continues again this week, with highs returning to above normal levels.  There is a chance of showers this evening. The good news is that spring like weather is returning just in time for your weekend.

I have decided to keep out my winter clothes until June, just to be safe. Lower humidity and plenty of sunshine provide the ingredients for a perfect weekend. I do, however, advise keeping a few long sleeves shirts and a jacket available for a few more weeks.
Here is a four day look at your weather for this week:

Last Updated ( Apr 02, 2011 at 01:48 PM )
FP Exclusive: Riverfest Growing Stronger Although Bands Are More Difficult To Sign PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Free Press Team   

It was coordinated with the help of more than 200 volunteers, a board of directors and an entertainment staff like no other. If 34 years of experience is any indication, this year’s Riverfest is sure to be one of the best yet.

A quick look at the entertainment lineup on the Riverfest Miller Lite Amphitheatre Stage, located in Riverfront Park at the Riverfest Amphitheatre, is a good indicator of that. “We have got Poison. Bret Michaels has been huge the last couple of years. He is coming in with four buses,” Jennifer McConser, Riverfest Media Committee Member told the Arkansas Free Press. “We are an official part of their Spring 2011 tour.”  

Last Updated ( Mar 31, 2011 at 08:55 PM )
A special and appreciated friendship PDF Print E-mail
Written by Donald Asher   
Did you ever have people come into your life unexpectedly and add a dimension that brings joy and laughter?

Let me tell you our experience.

Three years ago I was scheduled to have surgery for a total knee replacement. Now I have had numerous orthopedic surgeries and one thing I learned is that post-op physical therapy is nearly as important as the surgery itself.

Taking no chances, I decided to interview physical therapists. I went from one to another talking about rehab after surgery.

I went into Accelerated Rehab in Valparaiso, Indiana. I was greeted by a woman with an accent. I told Renata of my upcoming surgery.

Last Updated ( Mar 30, 2011 at 08:35 AM )
Keeping Pants UP Will Help Grades Lawmakers Say PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Free Press Team   

The House of Representatives have passed a bill, introduced by Rep. Tracey Steele of North Little Rock, requiring schoolboys to keep their pants off the ground. The bill, which passed in a 73-19 vote, calls for school districts to ban revealing clothing, baggy pants worn low, and undergarments that show above the pants. This is supposed to help discourage fighting and improve academic performance according to various reports.

“After listening to the people in my district and around the state, I decided the time had come to do something about it. We wanted some consistency and uniformity around the state. We have come to the conclusion that to get a young person to pull up their grades, you have to get them to pull up their pants,“ Representative Steele told the Free Press.

Last Updated ( Mar 29, 2011 at 09:00 PM )
Casey Jacob Jones Presents BIKU & The Hacking Without Jason Gibson PDF Print E-mail
Written by Arkansas Free Press Staff   

If you liked Screaming Females and Grindcore, then Casey Jacob Jones has an upcoming show that is a must see: BIKU and The Hacking Without Jason Gibson.

The bands arrive in Little Rock for a show on Monday, March 28 from 10p.m.-11:30p.m. Doors open at 9p.m.

Event will be held at 608 Main Street in Little Rock. Cover is $5 at the door. Must be 18 to enter.

Beer is available for those 21 and older in exchange for monetary donations. NO BYOB, please. No Drinking Outside.

Last Updated ( Mar 28, 2011 at 11:59 AM )
Central Arkansas Weather Update PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tim McNeill   

The calendar and thunderstorms say springtime but the temperatures reflect a late January day. We had several rounds of storms make their way through the metro area. A good round of hail was reported in the Little Rock area around 5p.m.  


Last Updated ( Mar 27, 2011 at 10:51 PM )
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