reading

If the answer to the question “what are we going to do this weekend?” becomes ever more elusive as the week wears on, the Arkansas Literary Festival has you covered on Saturday, April 16 with a full day of free programming for all ages. Elementary, my dear Watson: Saturday kicks off with sessions for the theatrically …
If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Literary Festival (or even if you have!), here are 13 reasons—in no particular order—to give it a try. You’re a foodie “Literary” doesn’t only mean “about literature.” From a lunch-time journey through the Pork Belt to an exploration of African-American and Latina foodways, flavor-forward sessions are a perennial hit …
Summer often means fun in the sun, but it can also be a great time to catch up on reading. I was recently sent two books that feature Arkansas history and culture that might make interesting options for some summer reading. The first is called Lost Treasures of Arkansas’s Waterways. This paperback book includes “sixteen …
Hey Kids! Tell your mom and dad that you’d like to meet Mother Nature. She visits Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area every second Saturday and second Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. to excite the imaginations of children by reading stories about the forest and the animals that live there. In January, she will read …