Category archives: Arts & Culture

AETN Films Receive 10 Emmy Nominations

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Four films produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network were nominated for a total of 10 Emmy Awards in this year's Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences competition, according to a news release. The films include Dream Land: Little Rock's West 9th Street, A Deeper Look: The American Dream in Arkansas, Back[...]

Artists Host Classes at South Arkansas Arts Center

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The South Arkansas Arts Center will host a beginners’ pastel workshop class taught by Kelly Campbell on Saturday, August 12. Join Campbell from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and learn the basics of using soft pastels on sanded paper. Students will also learn to do underpainting and the basics of using different kinds of soft pastels to create an original painting. Co[...]

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[...]