Category archives: Blog

Celebrate the King at Elvis Week

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Elvis Week 2017, which marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis’ death, kicks off today. Thousands of Elvis fans descend upon Memphis for Elvis Week each year, and Elvis Presley Enterprises expects this celebration to attract the largest crowd to date. For more on the 40th anniversary and tips on where to stay, check out the cover story of our August issue. So[...]

Little Rock Featured in "Food & Wine"

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The Natural State's capital city got a shoutout on Food & Wine magazine's list of "15 Southern Cities All Food Lovers Should Visit Now." Little Rock came in at No. 14 on the list alongside cities like Memphis, Tennessee and San Antonio, Texas. Food & Wine's picks for our city's can't-miss dishes included meals at Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co[...]

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[...]

The "Oxford American" Celebrates 25 Years

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Party with the folks at the Oxford American magazine as they celebrate 25 years of Southern literature. The nonprofit literary magazine will host its 25th anniversary fundraising gala, Books, Bourbon & Boogie, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, according to a news release. The party will be at CHARTS Theatre on the UA – Pulaski Tech campus at 3000 Wes[...]

"Southern Living" Loves These 2 Arkansas Towns

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Southern Living magazine lists El Dorado and Fayetteville in its compilation of "15 Affordable Small Towns We Love." In Fayetteville, Southern Living highlighted First Thursdays, the Razorback Greenway, the town's "dog-friendly breweries" and more. For El Dorado, the magazine wrote about the new Murphy Arts District and the El Dorado Promise, a program[...]

Ditch the Razor, Choose Laser

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I am constantly running late.  I am that person who thinks she has way more time than she actually has and tries to do way more in that time than she possibly can. I am also obsessive about shaving every day… which always put me behind even more! When Dr. Michael Spann said he was interested in buying a laser hair removal machine, I was more than happy to he[...]

NWA Culinary Summit Set for Oct. 5-7

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Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food will host the 2017 Northwest Arkansas Culinary Summit Oct. 5-7 in Bentonville Through a combination of lecture and hands-on culinary instruction, attendees will learn how to prepare low-cost, delicious, and culturally-relevant meals at Brightw[...]