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

Quantia Fletcher’s “heart work” at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

In celebration of Black History Month, we visited with Quantia Fletcher, the interim director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a Little Rock museum that celebrates African-American history and culture. Quantia—who goes by “Key” (hint: “Quantia” sounds more like the Italian wine

Leap into leap year in Central Arkansas!

Leap year only comes around once every four years, so it’s definitely worth celebrating! Kids will have lots of questions about what it is, how it works, and why it’s necessary—especially younger ones, who may be experiencing it for the first

Little Rock’s first food truck dining hall to open January 19

The food-truck dining experience has been reinvented by a couple of Little Rock entrepreneurs. A cross between the shopping mall food court of yore and a mini food truck festival, the Food Struck Stop @ Station 801 is scheduled to

Purse-onas photo exhibit to open at ESSE purse museum

ESSE Purse Museum at 1510 Main St. in Little Rock will open an exciting new exhibit by Atlanta photographer Jason Travis on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Purse-onas, which runs through Sunday, March 13, was carefully selected from Travis’ much larger Persona

New “Radio CALS” is an auditory exploration of Arkansas

A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will

Crush Your New Year’s Resolutions With Central Arkansas’s State Parks

It happens every year: Resolution fatigue. We begin the year with the best of intentions, vowing to step away from the junk food and onto the treadmill, to spend more quality time with family and friends and spend less money

Celebrate Big Apple-style this NYE in Little Rock

This New Year’s Eve, celebrate New York-style and watch the iconic ball drop at Little Rock’s first Ball Drop Party at the Little Rock Marriott. Featuring a champagne toast at midnight and live music, the Marriott is also offering room and

‘Oh, What Fun!’ Holiday Exhibit Now Open at ESSE Purse Museum

“Oh, What Fun! A Very Vintage Holiday” is now open at ESSE Purse Museum & Store in Little Rock. The exhibit showcases a collection of items from Christmases past, with decorations and ornaments from turn of the 20th century antiques to

Shop Central Arkansas Like a Local This Holiday Season

If you haven’t started your holiday shopping (like me!), it’s not too late! And don’t feel pressured to rush to a big box store – there are tons of locally owned businesses within central Arkansas that can fulfill your every