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Arkansas Literary Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

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The Arkansas Literary Festival has announced its list of presenters for 2018. Award-winning authors, filmmakers, singers and artists are included in the 15th annual festival, which will include events at CALS Main Library and around Little Rock from April 26 – 29. Many of the festival’s events are free and the public is welcome to attend. Over 70 authors,[...]

Riverfest to Return to Little Rock

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Riverfest officials announced at a Monday news conference that Riverfest, the long-running Little Rock music festival, would return in 2018. After the festival celebrated its 40th anniversary in June 2017, the event was suspended. Universal Fairs, a production and promotion company that hosts events including Delta Fair & Music Festival in Memphis,[...]

The Unexpected Returns to Fort Smith for Third Year

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Over the last three years, Fort Smith has come alive artistically with the Unexpected, a collaboration between 64.6 Downtown and Just Kids, to bring the top names in street art to town. World-famous artists like D*Face, Vhils and Maser have revitalized the forgotten walls of Garrison Avenue with gorgeous works of art that draw inspiration from the region’s f[...]

Arts & The Park

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Hot Springs’ Second Annual Festival of the Arts blooms April 29 through May 8. Photography courtesy of the venues Above photo: Riley Art Glass Studio located in Hot Springs.   Springs celebrates the second annual Arts & The Park festival from April 29 through May 8 with an array of event choices for art lovers, day-trippers and nature-seekers[...]

Walnut Ridge Celebrates the Town’s Musical Heritage with Beatles at the Ridge Festival on Sept. 18-19

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Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism It started in September 1964. Four young men from Liverpool needed some rest and relaxation. It had been a stellar year for the guys – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. In August, the foursome, known worldwide as the Beatles, returned to the U.S. [...]