Arkansas Backstories: Hoochie-Coochie

By Joe David Rice To the best of my knowledge, only one person has publicly performed the hoochie-coochie within the hallowed halls of the U.S. House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol. That unlikely dancer was ultra-conservative Congressman Ezekiel Candler “Took” Gathings, a devout Baptist who represented Arkansas’ First Congressional District for 30 years. But…

The Hemingway-Pfeifer Museum and Educational Center

The HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM and EDUCATIONAL CENTER features the restored home and barn studio where Ernest Hemingway penned portions of some of his most famous works, including A Farewell to Arms. The museum offers tours, exhibits, educational programs, special events, Hemingway and related books, and unique gifts. Group tours are offered by appointment, with drop-in tours…