Author archives: AY Staff

Fayetteville Style Show

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Join the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce and Arvest Bank for a Spring Style Show and luncheon on Friday, April 28th from 11 – 1 at the Chancellor Hotel. Catch a glimpse of the hottest fashions for the season from designers at some of Fayetteville's stylish boutiques. Mix and mingle with friends and guests while checking out the latest apparel from several s[...]

Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

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 Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival is coming to Little Rock April 22 at the Outlets of Little Rock from noon—6! Featuring 25 local (and delicious) food trucks with some of the best regional and national craft beers. Beer Tickets will be sold on-site as well for $6/beer. There will also be a 4-pack of Beer for $20 (a $4 savings) or you can [...]

BFF Opens With Drama "3 Generations"

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The Bentonville Film Festival is proud to announce its 2017 schedule of events. The Festival will take place May 2-7 in Bentonville, Ark., and will host 38 feature-length documentary and narrative films, in competition. In addition, the Festival is excited to expand this year’s competition to include 18 short films and four pieces of episodic and web series [...]

21 c Museum Hotel Bentonville

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Located on the northeast corner of the Bentonville town square and a short walk to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville is a 104-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, cultural center and home to The Hive restaurant, led by executive chef Matthew McClure. With over 12,000 square feet of exhibition space and extensive[...]

A Decade of Fringe

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In April 2007, Fringe first opened its doors; and today, is recognized as one of Little Rock’s premier salons frequently winning local and national awards. In 2012 and 2015, Fringe was named one of the Top 100 Salon in the US by Elle magazine. Fringe is a full service salon and Oribe, Smith & Cult, R&Co. and V76 retailer. This year Fringe celebrat[...]

Wild Wines, High-End Tastings

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Wild Wines is an annual event of the Arkansas Zoological Foundation, a nonprofit raising funds for the growth and development of the Little Rock Zoo. This year’s Wild Wines kicks off with a special VIP Reserve Room party at the Zoo on Friday, May 5, from 7-9 p.m. in Café Africa featuring high-end wines hand selected by Jonathan Looney of O'Looney's Wine &[...]

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[...]