Author archives: AY Staff

March's Top 10 Things To Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. Mid-Southern Watercolorists 46th Annual Juried Exhibition Little Rock through April 17: This is the second year for this exhibition. Nationally recognized watercolorist Robert Burridge is the guest juror for this show, which will feature 30 works from [...]

February's Top 10 Things to Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. “Nathalia Edenmont: Force of Nature” Little Rock through May 1: This is Nathalia Edenmont’s first solo exhibition in a major American museum. “Force of Nature,” displayed at the Arkansas Arts Center, showcases 10 richly hued, large-format photographs, [...]

Murder Mystery: Daisy Taylor

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In most homicide cases, investigators are able to find something to go on, even when there’s little or no physical evidence: the victim acted out of character, angered someone, was in a rocky romance, owned something coveted by another person or perhaps was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. by Rhonda Owen / Originally appeared in AY's June 2013 i[...]

January's Top 10 Things to Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. ‘Organic Matters: Arkansas Women to Watch’ Pine Bluff Through Jan. 21: The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas is the site for an exhibit featuring the works of four female Arkansas artists, “whose works recortextualize natural imagery to [...]

ATYH: How To Refresh Your Office

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Designer Laure Antonetti Schutze, Allied ASID, shares tips for updating your home — or work — office. Photography by Janet Warlick   Harmonize. “I took color cues from an existing chair, which was brown with a coral-and-pink design. I also wanted to fill some of the empty space, like the wall behind the desk,” Schutze said. De-clutter. Container[...]

New Center for Alzheimer's and Dementia Care to Unveil Glen Campbell Art Gallery

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In four weeks, Arkansans dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia will have an entirely new, innovative partner — a center in Little Rock dedicated totally to helping individuals and families deal with memory-related issues. Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd, a 44,000-square-foot, 74-bed Alzheimer's and dementia care community on the 145-acre Good [...]

December's Top 10 Things to Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. ‘Caroling in the Caverns’ Mountain View Through Dec. 20: The drive to Mountain View is well worth the beautiful sounds of Christmas carols echoing through Blanchard Springs Caverns. Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday before Christmas at 2:30, 4:30, 6 and[...]

Murder Mystery: A Nightmare on Main Street

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In the bright light of day, the gray Victorian house that sits on a hill above Main Street in Little Rock, Ark., looks like any other nicely-restored home in the historic Governor’s Mansion district. By Rhonda Owen | Originally appeared in AY's April and May 2013 issues   -rounded shrubs bordering the porch along the front and side show the care ta[...]

November's Top 10 Things to Do

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1. ‘Park’s Pants’ Little Rock Through Nov. 22: “Park’s Pants” is an exhibit featuring works by Nancy Nolan, one of Arkansas’ best-known photographers, and filmmaker Dave Anderson. For 20 years, Nolan has taken photographs of her prematurely born son Park in the same pair of his father’s jeans, recording his “physical, emotional and intellectual evolution[...]

From Prison to Management … How Goodwill Helped Me Get My Life on Track: A Q&A with Sarah Pine

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  Sarah Pine is the 2012 Graduate of the Year after completing Goodwill’s Transitional Employment Opportunity program. Q: When did you first start working for Goodwill?    A: December will mark my 5-year anniversary with Goodwill. Five years ago, I was fresh out of prison and had trouble finding a job because very few employers wanted to hire [...]