Weekend Plans: Christmas Parades, a Penguin Party and More

Thursday through Sunday The Tony® Award-winning musical phenomenon Les Misérables comes to Robinson Center in Little Rock this Thursday through Sunday. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.…

Light Up the Night: The Arkansas Chinese Lantern Festival

By Amanda Nettles | Photography courtesy of Tianyu Arts & Culture Arkansas is welcoming a bright new addition to the state’s festivities this year. The Arkansas Chinese Lantern Festival will feature beautiful, handcrafted Chinese lanterns. These whimsical lanterns are created by dozens of Chinese artisans who travel around the world, says Chinese Lantern Festival Event…

The Santaland Diaries

By Kristy Alpert | Graphic courtesy of The Rep Not Your Mama’s Matinee: The Santaland Diaries offers an adult alternative to snowflakes and candy canes [dropcap]A[/dropcap]nyone looking for an upbeat tale of Christmas cheer that comes wrapped in a happy package with sweet, sweet tidings of joy… had better keep looking. There are no Sugarplum Fairies…

See Chihuly: In the Forest Until Nov. 27

This fall, experience a stunning outdoor exhibition featuring the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Presented for the first time in an Ozark woods, it’s a world of wonder, waiting to be explored, only at Crystal Bridges. Over the years his creations have become familiar around the world. He is globally renowned for his site-specific installations…

Illuminate Conway

Central Arkansas’ newest holiday tradition combines commerce, community By Adena White | Photos courtesy of Conway Area Chamber of Commerce Located in Rogers Plaza, the inaugural Illuminate event featured a Ferris wheel, mini train rides for kids, an appearance from Santa Claus, live music from local musicians and a food truck offering hot chocolate and…