Author archives: AY Staff

Ozarks Ambassador Award to Vowell, Inc. CEO

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This year, Vicki Vowell, CEO of multimedia company Vowell Inc., will celebrate her 29th year as a magazine publisher as she returns to her hometown of Harrison, Arkansas to accept the 2017 Ozarks Ambassador Award at the North Arkansas College Foundation’s annual Evening on the Plaza Dinner. Vowell was chosen for this award in recognition of her outstandin[...]

Italian Artichoke Pasta, Well-Fed Me

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Courtesies of CHI St. Vincent Well-Fed Me Artichokes have the most fiber of any vegetable (10 grams for a medium one). Learn how to take a steamed artichoke to new heights with this simple shrimp marinade for an upscale, yet affordable pasta dish. Then, watch your guests, so satisfied and happy, as they start speaking Italian – Mangia! Italian Ar[...]

The Graduate, The Studio Theatre

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Adapted by Terry Johnson from the 1967 cult classic film starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, The Studio Theatre in Little Rock brings you The Graduate, April 20-30, 2017. The original Broadway production opened in 2002 and starred Kathleen Turner as Mrs. Robinson, Jason Biggs as Benjamin Braddock, and Alicia Silverstone as Elaine Robinson. The fil[...]

Bentonville Film Festival

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The time is nearing, for the third annual Bentonville Film Festival, to take place May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas! The festival will host 38 feature-length documentary and narrative films, in competition. Co-founded in 2015 by Academy Award Winner® Geena Davis, founder and chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Trevor Drinkwater, Preside[...]

Artosphere : Arkansas' Arts & Nature Festival

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Spring is prime time for the arts in Northwest Arkansas and one annual event surpasses them all - Artopshere:  Arkansas’ Arts and Nature Festival. In its eighth year, Artosphere brings communities in Washington and Benton Counties together through a variety of events from music to visual art that celebrate artistic individuals who find inspiration in the wor[...]

Spring Kayak Campout Adventures

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Arkansas Parks & Tourism At 40,000 acre, Lake Ouachita is known as the largest lake in the state. The lake is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and is a favorite for those who enjoy the outdoors. We just got word from Lake Ouachita State Park interpreter Kayla Gomance that the park is taking reservations for their Spring Kayak Campout Adve[...]

Motorcycle Memories, Fort Smith

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During the Steel Horse Motorcycle Rally, join the Fort Smith Museum of History for an exhibit and a program on local and regional motorcycle history.  The exhibit will be in place on the museum's second floor, May 2-6, featuring vintage motorcycles, photographs, artifacts and memorabilia.  A program is scheduled for Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at 1:00 [...]

April Skincare Specials, Dr. Michael Spann

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April Special of the Month! 10% off SkinMedica Chemical Peels. Help your complexion appear more uniform and renewed with SkinMedica—diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and roughness. Come see us or call 501-219-8000 to take advantage of this special. Currently they are offering their specials through their Facebook pages. Please v[...]

Cave City Watermelon Fest 2017 Headliners

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Cave City, AR, March 31, 2017 – The Cave City Watermelon Festival has revealed its 2017 entertainment headliners. This year’s lineup includes three nationally touring, headlining artists, with one performing each night of the festivities. Cave City Watermelon Festival was one of the Food Events that made the cut for the first Arkansas Food Hall of Fame th[...]