Category archives: Blog

Dreaming of Spring - Tips on planning for the Spring Season

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While the subtle colors of winter can be appreciated, most of us long for spring. To open a fresh bag of potting soil, and to sink your hands in the coolness, and bring a handful up to breathe in the rich smell of earth is just heaven. What are your dreams? What did you want to do last season, and didn’t get finished? Or were you overwhelmed with the millio[...]

Bolo Bash Luncheon - Georgia Pellegrini

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Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas' premier luncheon for more than 25 years, will entertain guests in 2017 with modern-day pioneer Georgia Pellegrini! Georgia is the author of critically acclaimed book Food Heroes, best selling book Girl Hunter and new book Modern Pioneering: recipes, projects, and skills for a self-sufficient life. She is a food writer for the Wa[...]

Brit Floyd: Immersion World Tour 2017

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On June 5, 2017, the hotly anticipated rock event of the year, Brit Floyd, will be performing at Verizon Arena in Little Rock. Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, 'Immersion World Tour 2017’. The spectacle of a Pink Floyd concert experience is truly recaptured in high-definition sound, and with a stunn[...]

Louisiana Purchase bicentennial monument dedicated

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism State and local officials dedicated a new sculpture commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase survey on Monday, February 20th at 10 a.m., near the artwork located in front of the Statehouse Convention Center at 101 E. Markham St. in Little Rock. “Straight Lines [...]

Congratulations, Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP.

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We would like to extend a big congratulations to Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP. - The recipients of the Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award, for their significant contribution in support of the arts in Arkansas. One of their many contributions to the art community is next month's Arkansas Literary Festival,  April 27-30, 2017 - of which they have be[...]

Stories of Empowerment

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Bring your tribe of women to the fourth installment of Stories of Empowerment. In honor of Women's History Month, ESSE and Women's Foundation of Arkansas are partnering with Amy Robinson of Fayetteville-based Tribe of Women for a special program on advancing gender equity, that will take place March 9th from 5-7 p.m. at Esse Purse Museum. They will engage[...]

The Oaklawn Steadfast Cont'd - Milena Erceg

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Watch out fellas — She’s got the beauty and the brains! Meet Milena Erceg of Oaklawn. Being the first employee interviewed at Oaklawn for our February feature – she made for an inviting and comfortable experience. She is a personable person with a steady demeanor; a delight to be around. Milena moved to Chicago from Yugoslavia in 1971. In 1978, she mov[...]

Arkansas Native Signed to Silverado Records

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Arkansas native and country music artist David Adam Byrnes, was recently signed to Silverado Records. He was also featured in Billboard Magazine and you may recognize his single "She Only Wanted Flowers". David Adam Byrnes says "My music is a way of showin’ respect and appreciation for the people like my mom and my dad. They built a life with their own two [...]