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Tally of Largest Commercial Building Projects in Arkansas Hits $2.4 Billion

by George Waldon 12/5/2016 12:00 am

The dollar total of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas registered nearly $2.3 billion this year. The tally reflected a 1.2 percent decline from more than $2.4 billion in 2015.

Update: Robinson Center Re-Opens After $68.6M Renovations

by Sarah Campbell 11/10/2016 10:57 am

The Robinson Center’s 28-month, $68.6 million renovation and expansion has concluded with a grand re-opening ceremony ahead of this weekend's first official event, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Opus Ball.

A Sneak Peek at the Robinson Center

by Lydia McAllister 11/10/2016 8:54 am

The Little Rock Family team joined sister publication Soirée for an exclusive look at the new and improved Robinson Center before the grand opening on Nov. 10.

Construction Contractors Team With Pulaski Tech with Free Training Class to Fill Spots

by George Waldon 10/24/2016 12:00 am

More companies are embracing the notion that on-the-job training is good business. Under that banner, members of the central Arkansas construction community are banding together to fill employment gaps in their ranks.

ASO Celebrates 50 Years With Free Show at Robinson

by Soirée Staff 10/18/2016 4:32 pm

What better way to celebrate the big 5-0 and your "Homecoming" season than by combining the two?

Robinson Center to Welcome Disney's ‘The Lion King' to the Stage

by Lydia McAllister 9/26/2016 1:56 pm

Now this is a show the whole family will enjoy! The Robinson Center will host Disney's "The Lion King" during the 2017-2018 season.

Your Complete Rundown of the ASO's 'Homecoming' Season

by Jess Ardrey 9/13/2016 2:45 pm

Let’s just say 2016-17 is going to be huge for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.

Humorist David Sedaris Coming to Little Rock

by Soirée Staff 9/8/2016 2:11 pm

When The Washington Post describes you as “one of America’s most prickly and most delicious, young comic talents,” it’s kind of a big deal.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Ready for Its Return to Robinson

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Meticulous preparation will allow the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to return to the Robinson Center Music Hall this fall financially secure after overcoming what could have been a steep decline in revenue because of an unavoidable venue change.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Opus Ball to Kick Off Robinson Center's Reopening

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Those attending the ball will enjoy a cocktail reception in Robinson’s new ballroom, a silent and live auction, as well as dinner and dancing, with music provided by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Big Band. Annual proceeds of the Opus Ball are expected to exceed $475,000.

Celebrity Attractions Tickets Now on Sale for Robinson Center Performances

by Soirée Staff 6/13/2016 4:14 pm

Grab your wallets, theater lovers.

This Is Your Last Look at the Robinson Center Before the Grand Opening

by Jess Ardrey 6/1/2016 2:30 pm

Before the big reveal in November, the Robinson Center is closing its doors to finish construction and build anticipation. But first, we got a peek at the progress.

Robinson Center Renovation Progresses

by Soirée Staff 5/3/2016 4:00 pm

You may not be able to go check out the Robinson Center for yourself just yet, but these behind-the-scenes construction photos should help tide you over until it reopens this fall.

Slideshow: Robinson Center's Renovation Poised for October Completion

by Jan Cottingham 4/25/2016 12:00 am

A photographer’s tour of the city’s Robinson Center shows a project poised to come.

Robinson Center Renovation Adding Huge Terrace

by Alexis Crowe 3/24/2016 8:00 am

What makes any building better? Outdoor space. Especially outdoor space with a fantastic view.

Robinson Center Adding Outdoor Terrace, Begins Booking Events

by Alexis Crowe 3/23/2016 1:52 pm

With only eight months until the reopening of the Robinson Center, the Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission on Tuesday approved the addition of a 5,800-SF outdoor terrace.

Robinson Center Construction Progresses, Will Be Done Nov. 2016

by Alexis Crowe 11/13/2015 1:20 pm

Officials showed off new progress on the $70 million renovation of the Robinson Center Music Hall, a 25 month project set to be complete in November 2016.

Notable Facilities in Arkansas Boast Remodels, Upgrades

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Whether or not you’re in the business of event planning, Arkansas’ big renovation projects have been almost everyone’s business over the past few years. Take a stroll through downtown Little Rock or a drive through the state’s western region and you’ll find whole cities who hardly go a day without mention of the shiny new venues and all the fun events that accompany them.

'Phantom of the Opera' is Coming to Little Rock

by Alexis Crowe 9/15/2015 8:22 am

"The Phantom of the Opera" will be in Little Rock for the first time ever — chandelier and all.

Officials: Robinson Renovations Will Bring Bigger Shows Like 'Phantom' in 2017

by Alexis Crowe 9/14/2015 11:28 am

With about 14 months remaining to finish a massive renovation, construction at Robinson Center is on target to be complete in November 2016, officials said Monday.