Standout Lineup for Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

The lineup for the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, held October 10-19 in Hot Springs, has been set.  This year includes a standout list of not only documentary films, but of celebrity guests including actor George Takei, Academy

El Dorado to Host Exhibit of Celebrated Folk Artist Clementine Hunter

An exhibit featuring the work of African-American folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988) will be on display at the South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC) in El Dorado from September 5 -October 31.  According to a news release sent by the SAAC,

Hot Springs Motorcycle Rally this Weekend!

The Hot Springs Motorcycle Rally, the largest motorcycle rally held annually in central Arkansas, is this weekend (Sept. 4-6)!  The lineup includes indoor vendors at the Hot Springs Convention Center, poker runs, a bike show, a parade through downtown Hot

Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Weekend!

The Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Labor Day weekend! The festival officially kicks off tonight at the Ohio Club ( care of special guest Guitar Shorty) so if you are in town be sure to swing by for that.

Chihuly Exhibit at Clinton Presidential Library

  Have you seen the Chihuly exhibit at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock yet? If not, there is still plenty of time to swing by. It will be at the Clinton Library until Jan. 5, 2015. I had

Hot Springs Chosen as 2015 Forrest Wood Cup Site

Over the weekend, it was announced that the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing, will take place in Hot Springs on Lake Ouachita.  The tournament, slated for August 20-23, has been in the city two other

Famous Fiddler Violet Hensley

Famous fiddler Violet Hensley, who was born near Mount Ida and who will be playing a much anticipated show at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View tomorrow ( August 16--more details on the show can be found here) is

Downtown Book Exchange in El Dorado

If you have been to El Dorado recently, you may have noticed that the two red London-style phone booths that are a picturesque part of downtown have recently been converted into book exchanges. According to information from the El Dorado

Lois Gean’s in Magnolia: A Fashion Landmark

  Located one block east of Courthouse Square in downtown Magnolia, you’ll find a shop that has been a fashion beacon since 1948: Lois Gean’s. The store first opened as a small gift shop. Original owner and namesake Lois Gean

10 Reasons to Visit Southwest Arkansas in the Fall

It is no secret that fall is a special time in Arkansas. The season is filled with camping, biking, live music, fall color, farm tours,  festivals… the list can go on and on. In light of this, we decided to