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Save the Date for Thea Foundation's Into the Blue Gala

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Thea Foundation’s 4th annual Into the Blue, an evening celebrating and supporting the arts in Arkansas, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Center for the Humanities and Arts at the University of Arkansas at Pulaski Tech in North Little Rock. This gala, which began as an elegant dinner with performances and an address by former pre[...]

The Hot Springs Revival

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By Rob Moritz | Photography by David Yerby Like the mythological phoenix obtaining new life by rising from its ashes, Hot Springs is reinventing itself in the aftermath of the 2014 fire that heavily damaged the historic Majestic Hotel. "My view of the Majestic is that it's a once-in-a-generation transformative project and opportunity," says City Manager [...]

Top 10 Events in February

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1. ESSE Purse Museum’s Exposed: Unmentionables Little Rock January 30 – April 29 ESSE Purse Museum’s brand-new exhibit focuses on undergarments from the 1900s to the 1960s. The temporary exhibit, which will be shown in addition the museum’s regular collection of accessories, is a peek into a seldom-seen part of women’s lives. Dress forms, corsets, s[...]

Fat Bottomed Girl's Cupcakes to Add Second Location

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Hot Springs-based Fat Bottomed Girl’s Cupcake Shoppe announced this month that the business is planning to add a Northwest Arkansas location. Fat Bottomed Girl’s, which was featured in season two of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, has been in the Spa City since November 2011, according to the shop’s website. The shop is located at 120 Central Avenue, in the [...]

Maxwell Blade Theatre of Magic Opens at the Malco

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Illusionist Maxwell Blade is a well-known personality of Hot Springs and many have caught one of his shows over the years at the Maxwell Blade Theatre of Magic. December 8 marks the grand opening of a new venue to catch these shows at: the historic Malco Theatre at 817 Central Avenue. Bla[...]

Holiday Lights Return to Garvan Woodland Gardens

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Taking in the beauty of Holiday Lights is a tradition for many in the state. During this annual event, around 4.5 million bulbs transform Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs into a whimsical holiday display.  The event takes place Nov. 18 - Dec. 31 this year. "Holiday Lights is an o[...]

Preserve Arkansas Recognizes Historic Hot Springs Buildings

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(Hot Springs, AR) October 27, 2017 – Preserve Arkansas announced today that three historic buildings in downtown Hot Springs received Preservation Awards honoring their outstanding achievements in historic preservation. Hot Springs received more recognition than any other city in the state. Award recipients included the Thompson Building/The Waters Hotel, th[...]

The Reality Show: Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Returns with Hollywood Icons Werner Herzog and Kathleen Turner

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or over a quarter of a century, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has served as a cultural touchstone for nonfiction filmmaking. In the past, the festival has hosted films by icons like George Takei. This year, they plan to turn up the heat. Hot Springs native and filmmaker Jennifer Gerber recently took over as the festival’s interim executive dir[...]