Quantia Fletcher’s “heart work” at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

In celebration of Black History Month, we visited with Quantia Fletcher, the interim director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a Little Rock museum that celebrates African-American history and culture. Quantia—who goes by “Key” (hint: “Quantia” sounds more like the Italian wine

Mississippi River State Park Commemorates Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase Land Survey

On Oct. 17, the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna hosts the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase Land Survey at several locations that played important parts in this historic survey. The events take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War Seminar Scheduled for Oct. 10

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Old State House Museum in Little Rock will sponsor a seminar on the legacy of the Civil War on Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. “As we near the end of the commemoration

Walnut Ridge Celebrates the Town’s Musical Heritage with Beatles at the Ridge Festival on Sept. 18-19

It started in September 1964. Four young men from Liverpool needed some rest and relaxation. It had been a stellar year for the guys – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. In August, the foursome, known worldwide

It’s a Month of Fun This May!

May is a month of merriment and excitement in the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks! From historical reunions to celebrating Mom to some of the best gospel music around, you’ll find it all in eastern Arkansas this month! The

Lower White River Museum State Park Hosts Exhibit Opening Sunday

The Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc hosts an exhibit opening of “War on the Water, Gunboats on the White River” on Sunday, Feb. 8. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit uses

Delta Cultural Center Hosts New Program Series

The Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena debuts a new program entitled “Delta Drop-in” each Saturday in February. The programs  will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. These informal programs will be presented by DCC staff members, and will

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

July 4 Marks 195th Anniversary of the Arkansas Territory

    July 4, 2014, marks the 195th anniversary of the creation of the Arkansas Territory. Created from a portion of the Missouri Territory, the area was an organized incorporated territory until June 15, 1836, when what remained of the

70th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks

Bring the entire family out to celebrate our nation’s birthday and our western heritage during the 70th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks on Wednesday, July 2 through Saturday, July 5 at Parsons Stadium in Springdale. Nearly 500 professional athletes will