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April showers may very well bring May flowers, but in the Arkansas Delta this month, April brings music and history to the region. Historic Helena is set to host a new music festival on April 21-22. Long considered an essential destination for fans of the music and legacy of the blues, historic Helena is the …
Set for May 2 – 7, the 2017 Bentonville Film Festival will include an inspiring lineup of narrative and documentary film screenings, industry-focused panel discussions, musical performances, celebrity spotlight events and much more. The annual family favorite, community event, “A League of Their Own” softball game will also return to celebrate that film’s 25th anniversary. BFF …
Spring has sprung and all of Central Arkansas is celebrating with numerous opportunities to get out and enjoy it. Check out these enticing invitations to get outdoors! April 6 Does anything say “spring” like the opening day of baseball season? The Arkansas Travelers will play their first game of the year at Dickey Stephens Park …
There’s an old saying about the month of March…“in like a lion, out like a lamb.” But March in the Arkansas Delta offers great fun, from musical performances to enjoying the natural beauty the region has to offer. The Fowler Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro welcomes Third Coast Percussion on March 11. The …
Professional and amateur cycling teams head to Fayetteville March 30 through April 2 for the annual Joe Martin Stage Race. Celebrating 40 years, this four-day, four-stage race will host 750 athletes from 27 countries and all 50 states. Today, the race is a draw for top domestic and international cyclists, but it had humble beginnings. …
You’re probably familiar with William Grant Still as a major figure in the world of classical music and opera. Still, who grew up in Little Rock, broke barrier after barrier in his career as an African-American composer: first to have a symphony performed by a major orchestra, first to conduct a major orchestra himself, and …