2018 Arkansas State Fair Concert Lineup Announced

The concert lineup and premium ticket sale dates for the 79th annual Arkansas State Fair were announced today by fair officials. This year’s event is scheduled for 11 days, October 11 – 21. Ralph Shoptaw, general manager, said the Fair always strives to schedule a wide variety of entertainment that offers something for every musical…

Maxine's Tap Room Bartender Wins Competition

A Northwest Arkansas bartender walked away with winning title at the ROX STAR Bartender Competition finals, held at the Capital Hotel in Little Rock earlier this week. Jorge Prado of Maxine’s Tap Room, located at 107 N. Block Avenue in Fayetteville, competed against Merrick Fagain of Trio’s Restaurant (Little Rock), Courtney Stowers of the Capital…

Top 5 Events in July

1. Journey & Def Leppard July 7 – 7 p.m. Verizon Arena Tickets start at $49.50 Known for their 1980s rock anthems, these two American and British rock ‘n’ roll icons have sold more than 150 million records combined. 2. Janet Jackson – State of the World Tour July 13 – 6:30 p.m. Walmart AMP…

Lisa Fischer: The Next Chapter

Photography by Jamison Mosley It all started her freshman year in high school when she was on the high school newspaper staff. That was a natural segue to her senior year, when she was named editor. Lisa Fischer has always liked to communicate through the written word. The spoken word is where she might be…

El Dorado’s Renaissance

By Mel White | Photography by James Smith Readers of the El Dorado Sunday News on Sept. 29, 1929, couldn’t miss the double-page announcement for the opening of the $250,000 Rialto Theatre, a vaudeville venue with 1,400 seats, the latest in fireproof construction and the “Most Expensive and Perfect Sound Equipment in the World.” The Rialto’s owners…