Category archives: March 2016

March's Top 10 Things To Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. Mid-Southern Watercolorists 46th Annual Juried Exhibition Little Rock through April 17: This is the second year for this exhibition. Nationally recognized watercolorist Robert Burridge is the guest juror for this show, which will feature 30 works from [...]

Home: A Serene Sanctuary

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The cool color palette of Laura and Woody Juels’ home is elegance defined. Located in the city, this 4,800-square-foot home still has a pastoral setting. In fact, Laura Juels said they purchased the home because of its great outdoor space. Photography by Janet Warlick   home wasn’t open or designed to their liking, so they called upon the eye and [...]

P. Allen Smith: Daffodils

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This month I’m dedicating my column to my favorite harbinger of spring: the daffodil. Photography by Mark Fonville and Hortus LTD     a signature bloom at Moss Mountain Farm where we have planted more than 300,000 bulbs. Even when March weather is being fickle — balmy one day and snowing the next — I can always count on the sunny faces of daffodils t[...]

Feature: 2016 AY’s Powerful Women

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The iconic forward-thinking First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “No woman can really reach a place of recognition unless she has actually earned that place.” Photography by Lily Darragh / Shot on location at The Studios at Bespoke Media, Little Rock   March, AY recognizes the contributions, talents and tenacity of several of Arkansas’ trailbla[...]

Historical Gems: Elizabeth Huckaby

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Photographs courtesy of University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for History and Culture   was a Tuesday morning, Sept. 3, 1957, the first day of a new school year in Little Rock. Elizabeth Huckaby left home at 6:55 and headed toward Central High School. "As I drove up the Sixteenth Street hill,” she wrote later, “I could see National Guards[...]

Travel Arkansas: Rafting and Rolling

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Spring is prime floating time in Arkansas. Photography by Trey Moore and Golden Circle Guides   play a little word association. I say, “float,” you say … “The Buffalo,” probably, and odds are, you’re picturing a canoe. Canoeing down the Buffalo River is almost a rite of passage in this state. Those first wobbly steps getting in, gingerly settli[...]

Good Will: Keeping the Arts Alive

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Children who partake in the arts experience many benefits. Not only does this participation instill confidence, but being involved in the arts also improves a child’s cognitive learning, decision-making, math and motor skills and offers outlets for positive self-expression. Photography courtesy of Janet Warlick   public school budget cuts, unfortu[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Rob Nelson

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick   ROB NELSON (Online Exclusive) Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie / Bentonville   Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I am a formally trained chef. Where were you trained? [...]

Look Who's Cookin': Dr. Glenn R. Mack

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick   Dr. Glenn R. Mack Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food / Northwest Arkansas Community College   Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Both. I grew up cooking for [...]