Welcome Home Iris

Arkansas native, singer/songwriter Iris DeMent is returning to her home state to perform on May 10 at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock. According to sponsors, DeMent is a contemporary folk singer and songwriter whom country legend Merle Haggard

Be Enlightened During a Wetland Walk-A-Bout

Doesn’t a Wetland Walk-a-Bout sound like fun?  There’s going to be one on Sunday, May 11 in downtown Little Rock.  The Central Arkansas Nature Center, located in the River Market District on the banks of the Arkansas River, is hosting

50th Spring Tour of Historic Homes in Little Rock’s Quapaw Quarter

Little Rock’s Quapaw Quarter celebrates a milestone this month. It’s the 50th Spring Tour of Historic Homes, to be held May 10-11.  Join honorary co-chairs of the event First Lady Ginger Beebe and well-known lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith for

Jewish Culture on Display April 27

The annual Jewish Food Festival is a terrific opportunity for you and your family to learn about other traditions while enjoying delicious food.  It will be April 27 at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. The event starts off with

Major Exhibition of Prominent Arkansas Painter Carroll Cloar at Arkansas Arts Center

Renowned Arkansas born painter, Carroll Cloar was a master at depicting life in the South. Born in the Delta town of Earle, Cloar used family stories, memories of growing up on an Arkansas farm, rural scenery, small town life, and

Presidential Pets Make the White House a Home

Do you have a favorite pet? Well, presidents dating all the way to the very first one have had their favorite pets as well.  John Adams is credited with being the first president to have a pet IN the White

Two Programs About David O. Dodd: “Boy Martyr of the Confederacy” Jan. 11

On Christmas Eve 1863, David Owen Dodd traveled from Camden to Little Rock on family business, with his birth certificate and a pass to cross Union lines. Dodd left Little Rock on Dec. 29, and since he was headed back

Eagles and Other Birds of Prey Make Their Winter Home in Little Rock

Bundle up, grab your binoculars and cameras then head to Pinnacle Mountain State Park  in Little Rock for Eagle Lake Cruises on Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 26. Join park interpreters at Jolly Roger’s Marina for an excursion on Lake

Capital Hotel Christmas Tree is a Top 10 Dazzler

Congratulations to the Capital Hotel  in downtown Little Rock!  They have the Christmas spirit big-time and it definitely shows.  The hotel’s sparkling Christmas tree was chosen by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the “10 most dazzling trees” in the

Downtown Little Rock Bridges Lighted Thursday, Dec. 19

There’s one more major lighting ceremony this month. In honor of Entergy Arkansas’s 100th anniversary, once turned on, it will be viewable year-round. On Thursday, Dec. 19, the Clinton Presidential Park, Junction and Main Streets bridges, all downtown, will be