Author archives: AY Staff

Women Build Week

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Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas is proud to participate in Habitat for Humanity’s 10th annual National Women Build Week, from May 6-13. We invite Central Arkansas women to devote at least one day to help repair a home for a local single mother. Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program recruits, educates and inspires women to build and advocate for[...]

Roots, Rhythm and Rock-Music That Moved Fort Smith

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Roots, Rhythm and Rock-Music That Moved Fort Smith:  Second Movement, 1945-1995 opened on June 30, 2016 with an exhibit opening and volunteer concert featuring local and regional performers, and will remain in place until June 2017 at the Fort Smith Museum of History. Thank you to Fort Smith native and longtime musician, Dave Matthews for invaluable assistan[...]

Luke Bryan to Verizon Arena!

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Luke Bryan, Huntin', Fishin', and Lovin' Every Day Tour, with special guests Brett Eldredge and Seth Ennis will be at Verizon Arena North Little Rock on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m.! Ticket prices: $75 and $49.75 plus applicable service charges. (There is a 6 ticket limit per household) Tickets available[...]

Unmentionable, Arkansas Literary Festival Reading

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Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 to 8:30, Esse Purse Museum will host "Unmentionable", a humorous reading from Unmentionable by Therese Oneill about the hidden secrets of Victorian femininity, such as how women went to the bathroom, what they wore under their dresses, and how they managed menstruation. Find out details no one ever dared to write down. FREE AD[...]

AY's Best Plastic Surgeon, Michael Spann, M.D.

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What makes Dr. Spann one of the best plastic surgeons? Was it blue collar upbringing in a farm family? Or his full-ride, academic scholarship to college? Maybe it's annually being in the top 1% of Surgery residents or completing a true Plastic Surgery program with over 2000 cases. Or that over 50% of those cases were focused on aesthetics? Or annually [...]

March For Science

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Hurrah for Science! Let's make sure that our lawmakers know that we value science, and that they should prioritize good science in their decision making. We will meet on Saturday, April 22nd, 1:00 p.m., at the corner of Capitol & Pulaski Streets in Little Rock and march to the Capitol steps. We'll have several great speakers there, each emphasizing ho[...]

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[...]