Posts by Author: Zoie Clift

StoryCorps is making its way to Hope care of the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site. The national oral history project will be there as part of the Centennial of the National Park Service, which is taking place this year across the country. The purpose of StoryCorps is to record stories across …
The El Dorado Film Festival is September 15-18 in El Dorado. This is the third year for the event, which takes place at the Stars Cinema 6 at 2620 West Hillsboro. There will be screenings of 56 films from 14 different countries in categories that include Feature Films, International Short Films, Oxford American Southern Made …
DeGray Lake Resort State Park in Bismarck will be the scene of a new adventure next month. The inaugural Great DeGray Adventure Race takes place September 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The race is centered on navigation skills to find hidden markers throughout the state park. Participants can compete the course solo or …
Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs will be celebrating a special event on July 9: the 160th birthday of inventor Nikola Tesla. “Tesla has been an important influence not just regarding advancements in modern science and technology, but he has also just helped make science cool again and that’s encouraged others to being interested in pursuing …
This is the centennial year of the National Park Service, NPS, and there have been celebrations and special events across the U.S. and throughout the year to honor the occasion. August stands out as it marks the month when U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the agency on August 25, 1916. Among …
The popular Showdown at Sunset performances have been scheduled for three dates this summer. The shows are set for June 25 , July 23 and August 27. The productions take place on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, located in downtown El Dorado in the center of Union Square at 101 N. Washington Street. …
A new and historic brew has made its debut in Hot Springs. Madden’s No.1 beer is brewed from the same recipe that was used by gangster Owney Madden during Prohibition. Madden made a fortune off the beer during Prohibition and it was served in New York City in locations such as the Cotton Club.  The beer …
This month, a transcontinental women’s air race is set to take place: the Air Race Classic. This is the only women’s air race in the nation and is known as a test of aviation skills for female pilots of all ages and from all walks of life. This is the 40th year for the event …