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Zendaya to Open 2014 Concert Series at Magic Springs

Disney star and recording artist, Zendaya, will perform at Magic Springs Water and Theme Park on Saturday, May 31. The show begins at 8 p.m. at the Timberwood Amphitheater.

Her debut album, “Zendaya” and the lead single “Replay” reached the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 18 in New Zealand.  “Replay” has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Zendaya starred in the Disney series, “Shake it Up” and the movie “Frenemies.” She has charted hits including "Watch Me," a duet with her co-star Bella Thorne that charted on Billboard's Hot 100.

Most recently, Disney announced that she will star and co-produce in a new series set for the fall, Super Awesome Katy.” Zendaya will also star in the Disney Channel Original Movie, “Zapped” which premieres this summer.

Need something different? Go to the Running of the Tubs!

Need something different? Go to the Running of the Tubs!

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) –The Running of the Tubs in Hot Springs will be the perfect place to be for something out of the ordinary this weekend if you need it.

Happening in Historic Downtown Hot Springs on May 17 at 9 a.m., bath robed and shower capped team mates will march down the street in authentic tubs bathtubs for various awards.

You can check out the full schedule of events at www.hotsprings.org. Linky: http://bit.ly/1sPbGDk

Red Octopus Theater presents: “Spring Showmance!”

Red Octopus Theater presents: “Spring Showmance!”

LITTLE ROCK – May 29-31, 2014 at The PUBLIC Theatre, located at 616 Center Street, in downtown Little Rock, AR.  Doors will open at 7:30PM and the show will start at 8:00PM.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, senior citizens and all military personnel.  Red Octopus Theater does not take reservations and tickets are available at the theater.  The theater is smoke-free. 

The cast includes Sandy Baskin, Allyson Bode, Drew Ellis, Michael Goodbar, Brittany Sparkles and Jason Willey with cameos by Luke Rowlan and Christi Seatts.

Theatre involves long hours, hard work, character study, dueling egos and often sorted romance! Passion on and off the stage or screen is the inspiration for Red Octopus’s latest show, Spring Showmance! 

May 11 benefit show at the Loony Bin

May 11 benefit show at the Loony Bin

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - This Sunday Little Rock comics will unite to raise money for the victims of last week's storms.

The show will be May 11 at 7:30 p.m., and admission is pay what you want with all of the proceeds going to the victims. Looney Bin will also be collecting donations of supplies. 

This show is packed to the gills with the funniest comics in our area highlighted with sets from Seth Dees  and Keith Terry, hosted by Kris Pierce.

Robert Reich documentary ‘Inequality for All’ showing at Ron Robinson Theater

Robert Reich documentary ‘Inequality for All’ showing at Ron Robinson Theater

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s ‘Inequality for All’ documentary will show at Ron Robinson Theater Thurs., May 1 at 7 p.m.

Smokelawn returns May 3

Smokelawn returns May 3

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (Oaklawn) – For the second straight year, Oaklawn is combining the region’s best BBQ competition with the Kentucky Derby simulcast at its Smokelawn event in the Infield Saturday, May 3. Gates will open for the free event at 10 a.m. and it will continue through the simulcast of the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs.

Almost 50 teams have signed up to participate in the Smokelawn competition that is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and they will be competing for over $15,000 in prize money. Guests are invited to come enjoy the BBQ as well as live music from popular local artists, a Beer Garden offering craft beers, an antique motorcycle show and Kids Zone featuring inflatable rides and a petting zoo. Fans will also be able to enjoy all the racing action from Churchill Downs on the big screen monitor in the infield.

Arkansas Foodbank's Empty Bowls event

Arkansas Foodbank's Empty Bowls event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The 12th annual Empty Bowls event was held Thursday in Little Rock.

It's the Arkansas Foodbank's largest running and most consistently successful fundraiser. Our very own Tom Brannon emceed the event, where Arkansas artists create works of art for the auction.

Along with great art, there was also a food court of sorts featuring some of Little Rock's top-rated restaurants.

The Foodbank is celebrating 30 years of feeding the hungry this year.