Author archives: AY Staff

Music & History Headline April In The Arkansas Delta

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April showers may very well bring May flowers, but in the Arkansas Delta this month, April brings music and history to the region. Historic Helena is set to host a new music festival on April 21-22. Long considered an essential destination for fans of the music and legacy of the blues, historic Helena is the perfect site for the Southbound Music Festi[...]

Bentonville Has Exploded Onto The Mountain Biking Scene

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Rider: Rosara Joseph. Photo: Carl Zoch. Reposted from singletracks.com Bentonville, Arkansas has exploded onto the mountain biking scene with a massive influx of trail building funds from the Walton family. IMBA has gotten completely on board with this trail development, choosing Bentonville as the location for their 2016 World Summit. As of press time[...]

A Midsummer Night's Dream - The Studio Theatre

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      A Midsummer Night’s Dream was a play written by William Shakespeare in 1595/6. A Midsummer Night's Dream portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur act[...]

Arkansas Scottish Fest

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Every April, Lyon College holds the Arkansas Scottish Festival, one of the premier Scottish festivals in the United States. Established in 1981 as the Ozark Scottish Festival, the festival is emblematic of the College, its Scottish heritage, and its Presbyterian connection. Over the years, the festival has grown from a small Scottish fair to one of the top c[...]

A Health-Geared Travel Checklist

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If you are traveling for a family vacation or last-minute road trip, make sure you pack appropriately especially if you are on medications! Our complete travel checklist will help you make sure you've got everything you need for a successful trip! - CHI St. Vincent   Download their checklist now!    

Who Will Win The Diamond Chef Arkansas Title?

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On the night of April 13, 2017, seven local and esteemed chefs will compete simultaneously in head-to-head quick-fire challenges to win the Diamond Chef Arkansas title. Diamond Chef is Arkansas' premier culinary competition and fundraiser. Come out to enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres prepared by UA - Pulaski Tech culinary students and faculty; plus, signature c[...]

SkinMedica Introduces Evolution in Pigment Correction

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Dr. Suzanne Yee approaches cosmetic surgery as a discipline combining classical art and modern science. Dr. Yee has a keen sense of aesthetic balance and harmony, which are the underlying elements of beauty. Her years of experience and specialized medical training allow her to apply her artistic talent and sensibilities. Hyperpigmentation is a skin condit[...]

The Unexpected Wins Award

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Congratulations to The Unexpected: Festival of Murals in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Josh McIntosh for winning the Community Tourism Development Award at the 43rd annual 2017 Arkansas Governor's Conference on Tourism. The Unexpected is an arts and culture initiative that brings world-class art to downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas. The 10-day festival, held in S[...]

Bolo Bash Luncheon - Georgia Pellegrini

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Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas' premier luncheon for more than 25 years, will entertain guests in 2017 with modern-day pioneer Georgia Pellegrini! Georgia is the author of critically acclaimed book Food Heroes, best selling book Girl Hunter and new book Modern Pioneering: recipes, projects, and skills for a self-sufficient life. She is a food writer for the Wa[...]