Carroll Cloar Exhibit in El Dorado

The exhibit “Carroll Cloar’s Arkansas” will be on display at the South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC) in El Dorado from November 7 through December 19.  According to a press release sent by the SAAC, Cloar (1913-1993) was born in Earle,

Maya Angelou Celebration in Stamps

The below article was written by Jeannie Roberts and was featured in today’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.   A celebration Saturday of the life of poet and author Maya Angelou will be the first-ever public gathering in recognition of the self-proclaimed “Daughter

Historic Cold Cases of Arkansas

If you like mysteries, the place to be this Saturday, Oct. 18, is Historic Washington State Park. From 9-12 at the 1914 Schoolhouse, the park will be the scene of  Murder, Mayhem and Lies: Investigating Some of Arkansas’s Historical Cold

Fall Fishing on the Ouachita River

Though fishing in Arkansas is available year-round, fall is a beautiful time to cast a line and enjoy the favorable temperatures and colorful fall foliage of the season. The Ouachita River has long been a lure to anglers due to

2014 Arkansas Fall Color Updates Now Available

Yes, folks.  it’s true.  The leaves are beginning to change colors. That brings us to one of the most eagerly-awaited times of the year in Arkansas: the beginning of fall color reports. You can keep track of the changing of

First Ever El Dorado Film Festival

A new film festival is making its debut in Arkansas. Around 30 films will be shown at the first ever El Dorado Film Festival September 18-20 in El Dorado. The festival will screen a mix of both feature films and

Heritage of De Queen Celebrated at Hoo-Rah Days Festival!

The 25th annual Hoo-Rah Days Festival is October 10-11 in De Queen! The town has roots in a frontier tent settlement called Hurrah City and this festival celebrates the history of the town. The event will be at the Sevier

El Dorado to Host Exhibit of Celebrated Folk Artist Clementine Hunter

An exhibit featuring the work of African-American folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988) will be on display at the South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC) in El Dorado from September 5 -October 31.  According to a news release sent by the SAAC,

Downtown Book Exchange in El Dorado

If you have been to El Dorado recently, you may have noticed that the two red London-style phone booths that are a picturesque part of downtown have recently been converted into book exchanges. According to information from the El Dorado

Lois Gean’s in Magnolia: A Fashion Landmark

  Located one block east of Courthouse Square in downtown Magnolia, you’ll find a shop that has been a fashion beacon since 1948: Lois Gean’s. The store first opened as a small gift shop. Original owner and namesake Lois Gean