The Evolve Gala

By Kim Dishongh More than 700 people will gather together on Saturday, April 6, for The Centers for Youth & Families annual celebration, The Evolve Gala, which will raise funds for the agency’s Therapeutic Foster Care Program. With programs ranging from residential care to foster care and outpatient counseling, The Centers provides critical behavioral healthcare…

100 Years of Preserving Arkansas Cuisine

The venerable Franke’s Cafeteria celebrates its centennial in 2019. By Kat Robinson Eggplant casserole, anyone? A celebration is in order for the oldest cafeteria in Arkansas. Generations have adored Franke’s Cafeteria, which maintains a fine selection of Arkansas’ favorite dishes on its generously long line every day. Carolyn Franke, who married into the Franke’s third…

Photographing Frida

by Caleb Talley Visitors to the Arkansas Arts Center in February will have the chance to admire its first exhibition dedicated to iconic artist Frida Kahlo. Photographing Frida: Portraits of Frida Kahlo/ Fotografiando Frida: Retratos de Frida Kahlo, debuts on February 1, gives art enthusiasts a very rare opportunity to see one of Mexico’s most…

Homes, Flowers and Gardens: Annual Shows Return to Little Rock and Pine Bluff

By Ashley Pearson The 28th Annual Arkansas Flower and Garden Show will return March 1-3 at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. The event, themed “Living Color,” will host more than 90 vendors with educational workshops, children’s activities and a silent auction. Experts from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will be on-site to answer…