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…

AY Magazine is Here to Stay

Readers of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today received a notice by mail that, without sufficient paid subscribers, it will soon cease publication of its monthly Arkansas Life magazine. It would appear that the magazine, which began circulation in 2008, will be yet another casualty to our digital age. In the notice, Publisher Walter Hussman cites unsustainable advertising support…

Building a Better Tomorrow One Home/Episode At A Time

by Caleb Talley | Photography by Meredith Mashburn When HGTV executives went searching for their next home-makeover “it couple,” they looked to Northwest Arkansas. The region’s vibrant and growing, an appreciable admixture of the historic and the contemporary. There’s hardly a better example of small-town America. And that was exactly what the network was looking…