December 12, 2018

Arts & Culture

OBU's steel drum bands to present concert Monday

ARKADELPHIA -- Ouachita Baptist University's steel drum bands will come together to present their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Ouachita's McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Earth Angel

In addition to the city's free Earth Angel curbside recycling collection service, the city also offers a convenient 24/7 recycling drop-off center, located at the corner of Valley and Runyon streets. It accepts newspaper, corrugated cardboard, phone books, aluminum cans, plastics (grades one and two), glass (jars and bottles), and sorted office paper (white office paper, colored paper, junk mail, magazines, catalogs and the like). To participate in the Earth Angel Recycling Program, call 321-6911 to get set up.

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Wednesday Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and, 6 and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.

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Cuaron crafts a neorealist masterpiece in 'Roma'

The phrase "world creation" gets thrown around casually and frequently in cinema, but few modern directors are better at fashioning a totally transportive experience than director Alfonso Cuaron. He has taken us to space, to the edge of desire, to a bleak future and back to the wistful anxiety of childhood. And each of his very distinct fantasies have a way of sticking around in your consciousness, lingering so effectively that they often find a privileged resting place alongside your own memories.

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Mom stays close to married son through a tracking app

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband for five years. We live in the same town as my in-laws, and for the most part, we get along great. However, my mother-in-law does something that makes me uneasy. She uses an app to track my husband. She pressured him into installing it right before our wedding and has tracked him ever since.

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