13 reasons to attend the 13th annual Arkansas Literary Festival

If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Literary Festival (or even if you have!), here are 13 reasons—in no particular order—to give it a try. You’re a foodie “Literary” doesn’t only mean “about literature.” From a lunch-time journey through the Pork

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

Faces and places of Women’s History Month in Central Arkansas

Women are behind many of Arkansas’s important moments and enduring monuments, and so many of them achieved their success without the independence and equality that their male counterparts enjoyed. March is National Women’s History Month, and a wonderful way to celebrate

Visit an Arkansas nature center in March

What’s the best part about March? Warmer weather or Spring Break? Either way you answer, it means more opportunities to get outside and enjoy the wonders of nature. A great way to do that is by visiting one of the

Arkansas Arts Center brings classic cartoon to life with “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”

Whether or not you have children, you are probably familiar with “Schoolhouse Rock,” the series of animated educational shorts that originally ran on Saturday mornings from 1973-1985. The Emmy-winning series, with its colorful characters and catchy tunes, gained an almost

7 stellar camping spots found across Arkansas

Camping is a great way to enjoy the state’s natural beauty. Many opportunities to pitch a tent or pull up a camping trailer can be found throughout the wide range of geographic environments found here. Arkansas is home to mountains,

Les bon temps rouler in la Petite Roche

Problem: It’s almost Fat Tuesday, and you’re in Little Rock, all dressed up with a feather boa and a bagful of beads and New Orleans is too far to go. Solution: Check out all the Mardi Gras celebrations happening right here

Darley Newman returns to Arkansas in new TV show

Armchair tourists and fans of the Emmy-winning PBS travel series “Equitrekking” are in for a treat, because that show’s host, Darley Newman, has a new show debuting next Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 10:30 p.m. on AETN. “Travels with Darley” will

Desegregation symposium to be held February 6

The Black History Commission of Arkansas and the Arkansas History Commission will be hosting a symposium on Saturday, February 6, at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  The symposium’s theme, “Little Rock School Desegregation: From

Conway prepares for a British invasion

The Grammy-nominated Liverpool Legends Beatles tribute band will perform for one night only with the Conway Symphony Orchestra at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. “All You Need Is Love…and Music,” which takes place Saturday, January 30th, will