Category archives: Arts & Culture

Learn While You Drink at Science Cafe Little Rock

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Science Cafe Little Rock is back this month, this time at Hibernia Irish Tavern, according to a news release. Science Cafe Little Rock, a panel discussion that explores different scientific topics in a relaxed atmosphere, is held on the fourth Tuesday of most months. This month’s event will take place at 9700 N. Rodney Parham Rd. from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tue[...]

The 59th Annual Delta Exhibition Opens This Friday

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The Annual Delta Exhibition was founded nearly six decades ago to feature contemporary work by artists from Arkansas and bordering states. This year’s exhibition opens June 9 and will run through August 27. The Annual Delta Exhibition provides a unique snapshot of the artists from the Mississippi Delta region and a glimpse into the contemporary art scene,[...]

Hook Line and Stinker

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A charming, southern story from Tales from the South. I’m not sure how it happened that the four of us ended up in a johnboat on a sticky, hot August day, but I suspected it began with a plan of Daddy’s to spend the day in peace and solitude and to get his limit of bass and bream, to boot. An announcement, “I’m goin’ fishin,” was met with “Not without us [...]

Preeminent Exhibits at Crystal Bridges

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Crystal Bridges has been the cultural hub of Northwest Arkansas for several years. It has inspired a newfound love for the arts and allowed Bentonville to grow and prosper with its culinary scene. One of the amazing things about Crystal Bridges is the museum’s refusal to become stagnant. Besides new exhibits every quarter, they are also adding to their perma[...]

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[...]

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 [...]

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[...]