40th anniversary of the Center for Art & Education

The Center for Art & Education in Van Buren celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a retrospective exhibition by Founding Member Ethel Ashley. The exhibit, “A Gathering of Forty Years: Art, Artist and Memories,” runs March 5-26. As part

Movie Connection: Bootlegger Daze in Calico Rock

Bootlegger Daze in Calico Rock is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. Where does a festival like Bootlegger Daze get its name? From a movie of the same name that was filmed in Calico Rock

Breakfast with the birds at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers is continuing its Birds and Breakfast program series again this year. On March 5 and April 16, you can enjoy a cup of coffee or juice and get an up-close view of the feathers

Crystal Bridges debuts The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

I challenge you to take a road trip to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville to see the new exhibition, The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, on view Feb. 27 through May 30, 2016. On

Historic Preservation passport program

There are so many ways to explore the state of Arkansas, and the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program now offers another one with its Arkansas National Register Passport Program, which encourages tourism to Arkansas properties listed on the National Register of Historic

Movie Connection: Arkansas and Oscar-nominated The Revenant

If you liked the movie The Revenant and are rooting for it to win in its nominated fields during the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony this Sunday, Feb. 28, then here are two items at two different Arkansas museums that you

Marionettes, musicals, and Grammy Award-winning musicians at WAC

Upcoming shows at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville include marionettes in The Sound of Music, Grammy Award-winning musicians, and the Broadway musical The Bridges of Madison County. The Sound of Music marionette-style Direct from Salzburg, Austria, The Salzburg Marionette

Tune in to Ozark Highlands Radio

A new weekly radio program brings the music of the Ozarks to public radio. Ozark Highlands Radio, a syndicated, hour-long program, is now broadcast on public radio stations across Arkansas, with 40 original episodes produced each year. Listeners can tune

Pea Ridge National Military Park Celebrations and Anniversaries

On March 7-8, 1862, some 10,500 Union soldiers turned back about 16,000 Confederate troops who were marching through extreme northwestern Arkansas en route to Missouri with hopes of capturing St. Louis. As a result of the battle, Missouri remained in

Matt McClure of The Hive named James Beard Foundation Awards chef semifinalist

This week, the James Beard Foundation announced its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semi-finalists for the 26th annual James Beard Foundation Awards and Chef Matt McClure from The Hive at 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville was nominated for the