September 18, 2018

Arts & Culture

New Paul McCartney shows he's still yearning, learning

Let's get the titillation out of the way: Yes, Paul McCartney has a song on his new album in which he sings, "I just want to fuh you," but it certainly sounds like something else. Maybe it is. And, no, the septuagenarian knight isn't just now discovering his randy roots -- there are numerous examples throughout his Beatles and solo careers where Macca was bringing the sexy bacca. Just what was it that he wanted to do in that road?

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Daughter tired of indulging mom's proselytizing friend

DEAR ABBY: There's this woman I've known since I was a child. She's a Jehovah's Witness I'll call Beatrice. She comes by my house every so often to share pamphlets and talk about her religion. She is a casual friend of my mother's (who I live with), so I feel I have to let her inside when she's at the door. If it were anyone else, I'd say a polite "No, thank you, goodbye," and shut the door. But because it's Beatrice, I'm roped into listening to her spiel.

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JP Soars

Submitted photo Blues guitarist JP Soars is set to perform at The Big Chill, 910 Higdon Ferry Road, at 8 p.m. Wednesday in support of his new album "Southbound I-95." Tickets are $5. Visit or call 501-624-5185 for more information.

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The benefits of arts and crafts

I come from a long line of crafters. My grandmother made dolls and sewed. My mom was and still is always making something. When my sister and I were young, she would patiently explain what she was doing and allow us to sit beside her and work on our own projects. Mom fostered a sense of creativity and encouraged us to use all types of artistic media, because she was always "game" to try something new.

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Beginning Tai Chi for Arthritis offered

The Oaklawn Center on Aging, a program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is offering Beginning Tai Chi for Arthritis classes at no cost to participants at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Senior Center, 301 Broadway St.

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Warner Bros. and HBO adopt company-wide inclusion policy

LOS ANGELES -- Six months after Frances McDormand introduced the world to the concept of an inclusion rider in her Oscars speech, Warner Bros. and its sister companies are announcing a company-wide commitment to diversity and inclusion, becoming the first major entertainment company to do so.

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VV Questers to learn about US currency

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Vapor Valley Questers will meet for lunch at the De Soto Club in Hot Springs Village at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17. The program will be presented by Keith Hammond, historian of American money and owner of Coins and Such.

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VCK Democratic Women in full force

Twenty-three years after the Virginia Clinton Kelley Democratic Women first banded together in Hot Springs in remembrance of the late mother of our 42nd U.S. president, "the organization is still going strong."

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