Light Up the Night: The Arkansas Chinese Lantern Festival

By Amanda Nettles | Photography courtesy of Tianyu Arts & Culture Arkansas is welcoming a bright new addition to the state’s festivities this year. The Arkansas Chinese Lantern Festival will feature beautiful, handcrafted Chinese lanterns. These whimsical lanterns are created by dozens of Chinese artisans who travel around the world, says Chinese Lantern Festival Event…

One Eleven

By Amanda Nettles | Photography by Jamison Mosley [dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne Eleven is a hidden gem located in the historic and luxurious Capital Hotel. The restaurant is just to the left of the lobby and features a long,  zinc-topped bar with a backdrop of wine displays perfectly  aligned along the walls.  The contemporary restaurant is awash in…

December’s Top 10 Events

1. Lights of the Ozarks Fayetteville November 17 – December 31 Every year the Fayetteville Downtown Square lights up its entire vicinity with glowing Christmas lights. Fayetteville Parks and Recreation spends over 3,000 hours creating the beautiful project. Approximately 400,000 lights are scattered across the downtown square. Take a stroll in downtown Fayetteville and see…

Breast Cancer in Arkansas

This disease affects millions throughout the United States, including many people all across Arkansas. Breast cancer begins in the body due to the formation of abnormal cells. These particular cells are usually found in a mammogram or individuals may find a lump, which may indicate an abnormality, when doing breast self-exams. Early diagnosis is extremely…

Intriguing Women: Kelly Eichler

Kelly Eichler University of Arkansas Board Member [dropcap]K[/dropcap]elly Eichler, a huge Hogs fan, began her career working for Gov. Mike Huckabee. Eichler attended the University of Arkansas. After she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, she attended the University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR) Bowen School of Law. She served as a deputy…

Intriguing Women: Evelyn Jorgenson

Evelyn Jorgenson NWACC President [dropcap]E[/dropcap]velyn E. Jorgenson has always been passionate about education. She is a strong leader at Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC), and she currently serves as the institution’s president. Jorgenson’s leadership as an educator has led to various honors and awards. She has also served on many state and national boards. She…