Red Hair Don’t Care: ‘Annie’ Makes its Debut at the Wildwood Park for the Arts

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s a vocalist and actor with more than 30 years of experience, Robert Holden is no stranger to taking command of the stage. His baritone bravado and precise portrayals have captivated audiences across three continents, earning him critical acclaim both at home and abroad. Yet, although this Arkansas resident is right at home on stage…

The Reality Show: Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Returns with Hollywood Icons Werner Herzog and Kathleen Turner

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or over a quarter of a century, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has served as a cultural touchstone for nonfiction filmmaking. In the past, the festival has hosted films by icons like George Takei. This year, they plan to turn up the heat. Hot Springs native and filmmaker Jennifer Gerber recently took over as…

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson to Receive Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Career Achievement Award

Documentarian Stanley Nelson will be at the 26th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival on Saturday, October 14th to add another award to a film career already steeped in recognition. He has six Emmys, including one for Lifetime Achievement, a Peabody Award, and received the National Medal for the Humanities from President Obama. When Nelson…

Weekend Planner: Little Rocktoberfest, Little Rock Nine 60th Anniversary, ACANSA Events and More

This weekend there are two big events in central Arkansas. The first is the ACANSA Arts Festival. ACANSA’s mission is to encourage and increase participation in visual and performing arts, promote the cultural vitality of the south, and generate opportunities for local commerce in Little Rock, North Little Rock and throughout central Arkansas. The second…