Art Scene: Setting the Stage

Local arts and theatre organizations make Central Arkansas a premier destination to experience nationally acclaimed musicals, plays and works of art for all ages to enjoy. Photography courtesy of Arkansas Arts Center and Arkansas Repertory Theatre TOP PHOTO: William Adolphe “Bouguereau’s Admiration,” special loan to Arkansas Arts Center   Arkansas Arts Center [dropcap]The[/dropcap] Arkansas Arts…

Art Scene: Love and the Leap

Local notable art-duo Patrick Matthews and Tracee Gentry-Matthews are leaving a mark on the world, one painting at a time. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] husband and wife team are featured in art galleries in Arkansas, New Mexico, Colorado and South Carolina. Art connected the pair eight years ago, and they have been inseparable…

Excursion: Cities with Local Flair

North Little Rock and Little Rock are two of the most populated cities in the state. These neighboring metros are thriving, with a combined population of approximately 265,000, and together they contain a significant portion of Arkansas’ many popular attractions. Photography by Janet Warlick   LITTLE ROCK Dining During our excursion to Little Rock, we…

Excursion: Spring in the Spa City

Hot Springs is the perfect area for a getaway. From Bathhouse Row to numerous restaurants, the attractions are endless. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] city’s deep, historical roots are wildly influential to its modern-day atmosphere. Hot Springs was once a popular spot for gangsters and gambling. In fact, the ‘Spa City’ nickname was born…

Excursion: Conway, a City on the Move

Conway is a bustling, thriving city. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal and courtesy of Conway CVB   [dropcap]Located[/dropcap] in Central Arkansas, it’s home to approximately 64,000 people and three colleges — Hendrix College, the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) and Central Baptist College. It’s the seventh largest city in Arkansas and has a flourishing downtown…