Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

The new exhibit, Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, will be on display from Friday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, March 22, at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. The exhibit features 51 vintage and contemporary examples that review the apron’s

8 Things You Should Know About Daisy BB Guns

Daisy Manufacturing Company, the makers of the Daisy BB guns, started out as a windmill company in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit. The year was 1886. France had just given the Statue of Liberty to the United States and

Treat Yourself and Your Holiday Visitors to State of the Art

At Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now has attracted more than 127,000 visitors since opening on Sept. 13, making it the most viewed exhibition in the museum’s three-year history. (The

A Musical and Merry Holiday Season

This December, eastern Arkansas is a great choice for a fun, holiday-themed getaway. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performs a holiday concert at the EACC Fine Arts Center in Forrest City on Saturday, Dec. 6. Celebrate the season with a performance

It’s Christmas Party Weekend in Little Rock

Christmas in Little Rock means the Lighting of the Arkansas State Capitol just as it has for the past 75 years. Prior to the throwing of the switch on Saturday, Dec. 6, the annual Big Jingle Jubilee Christmas Parade will

President Bill Clinton to Help Celebrate 10th Anniversary of His Library

It’s difficult to believe but the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum will be 10 years old on November 18 of this year. In honor of the occasion, there will be a 10-day celebration throughout Little Rock. Entitled Decade of Progress,

3 Veterans Day Events in the Arkansas River Valley

Usually observed on Nov. 11 each year, Veterans Day is a state and federal holiday in America honoring the 24.9 million military veterans in the United States. While the armistice for World War I in 1918 is the origin of

Italian American Country with Paolo Battaglia Tonight in Tontitown

The Tontitown Historical Museum hosts Paolo Battaglia at 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 15) at Willie James in Tontitown to discuss his book on the Italian American experience. His book, “Explorers, Emigrants, Citizens,” was co-published by the Library of Congress

October Fun with “Ghosts” and Owls

October brings tons of fun for kids of all ages in eastern Arkansas. McGehee hosts the town’s annual homecoming festival on Oct. 17-18 during Owlfest 2014. Friday evening features homecoming ceremonies at Owl Stadium at the McGehee High School, followed

Scott and Keo: Small Size, Large Entertainment Value

Although the towns of Scott and Keo may be small, when it comes to finding things to do, the results are anything but.  There’s a lot going on during the month of October between the two but the first Saturday