Category archives: Arts & Culture

How to do Argenta's Art Walk Like a Pro

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July’s Argenta Art Walk is one you won’t want to miss. Lucky for you, we’ve got an insider’s look at all the stops. Meet the artists, shop-owners, and organizers, and we’ll see you tomorrow. Pro tip: There is no wrong way to do the Art Walk. Start in the beginning, middle, or end of Main Street and don’t forget to check out the stops off the beaten path. [...]

Photography exhibition showcases Arkansas Artists

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Local artist Robert Bean has been curating shows at Arkansas Capital Corporation Group for a little over three years now. His goal? To bridge the gap between the business community and art community, each of which he sees as alive and vibrant in Central Arkansas. This Friday marks a milestone to Bean’s repertoire of exhibits at the corporation – the in[...]

Art Scene: Love and the Leap

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Local notable art-duo Patrick Matthews and Tracee Gentry-Matthews are leaving a mark on the world, one painting at a time. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   husband and wife team are featured in art galleries in Arkansas, New Mexico, Colorado and South Carolina. Art connected the pair eight years ago, and they have been inseparable since meeting at[...]

Artists talk: The case for the Delta des Refuses

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“It’s fun – a light-hearted rebuttal,” says Rachel Trusty from the center of the Thea Foundation’s gallery space in the heart of Argenta. She’s speaking, of course, of the Delta des Refuses. Art educator and organizer, Trusty has become a leader in the local scene, thanks in part to being rejected from the Arkansas Art Center’s premier juried show, The Ar[...]

Feature: Same Beat, Different Song

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For decades Riverfest has been the family-fun place to be in Little Rock over Memorial Day weekend. This month, the revamped Riverfest is ready to once again rock the river, putting Little Rock on the music festival map. Photography courtesy of Riverfest   heart and soul behind the state’s largest single event is stronger than ever as the communit[...]