Category archives: Arts & Culture

Art Scene: Finding Life’s Passions

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Jonesboro, Ark., artist Brenda Wiseman, a nurse by trade, picked up a paintbrush and discovered another of her life’s passions. By Casey Rinaldi / Photography by Steve Jones   One of art’s most unique qualities is symbolism. Great meaning can be inferred and expressed through strong symbolic usage within artwork, and few know this better than B[...]

The Importance of Food and Community

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Food is essential to building healthy, vibrant and connected communities.   consumers about sustainable food production is key to conserving precious natural resources and protecting our environment. Chefs, farmers and ranchers in Arkansas are bringing people together in interesting and unique ways to reintroduce them to their food system. In th[...]

Why Instagram?

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Instagram has grown explosively and exponentially since its inception in mid-2010.   social media platform just shy of its fifth birthday, Instagram has grown explosively and exponentially since its inception in mid-2010. Though Instagram’s accelerated growth can be attributed to the fact that social media giant Facebook purchased the booming netwo[...]

Exploring ‘Local Live’

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Little Rock’s Hidden Music Gem Photography by Jeff Smithwick   Rock’s momentum in becoming a proud foodie city is in full swing. So much so that locals are crying out for more in all realms — including music. However, it’s all a matter of knowing where to look, and South on Main provides a stage music lovers won’t want to miss. Local Live, the [...]