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

Cornbread Had its Special Day in Little Rock

One of the foods most recognized as true Southern is cornbread.  However, we go owe Native Americans a big thank you since they are credited with creating the first versions of this popular quick bread. You can celebrate this popular

Fun for All at the Arkansas State Fair

The state’s biggest entertainment production, the Arkansas State Fair, is always eagerly anticipated and there are numerous reasons why. What’s your favorite fair experience? The wacky food? The music? The livestock? Horses? Arts and crafts? The thrills of the carnival

Sweet Treats, Clean Eats and More at the Main Street Food Truck Festival

This Saturday, Oct. 3, the Main Street Food Truck Festival comes to Little Rock’s downtown area. Boasting free admission and blocks of buskers, arts and crafts (and not to mention food!), this year’s festival will host a record-breaking 48 food

Festivals Abound in April in Eastern Arkansas

Spring has “sprung” in The Natural State and it’s a great time to get out and have some fun! Check out these great festivals taking place in April. The sound of bagpipes echoes through the Ozarks again this spring, as

Help Judge the World’s Best Chocolate Rolls on March 21

Want to help judge the World’s Best Chocolate Rolls? Then mark your calendar for March 21 and get ready to head to Marshall for the city’s Chocolate Roll Festival held at Marshall High School. Festivities start at 8 a.m. with

2015 James Beard Award Semifinalists Include Two Arkansas Nominations

The 2015 James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning, and two Arkansas nominations are on the list: One Eleven at the Capital for Best New Restaurant and Chef Matt McClure at The Hive at 21c for Best Chef South.

Mmmmm…I smell STEAK!

If you’re near West Memphis on Saturday, Oct. 18, you most likely WILL smell the enticing aroma of beef as Southland Park Gaming and Racing hosts the 2014 Mid-South Great Steak Cook-off! Over 80 teams will compete for over $11,000

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

Unusual Construction to Benefit Arkansas Foodbank

Playing and building with cans isn’t just for children. Just check out Canstruction, taking place Aug. 21-Sept. 5 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Ingenuity and cleverness are put to the test as five area businesses construct