The Graduate, The Studio Theatre

Adapted by Terry Johnson from the 1967 cult classic film starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, The Studio Theatre in Little Rock brings you The Graduate, April 20-30, 2017. The original Broadway production opened in 2002 and starred Kathleen Turner as Mrs. Robinson, Jason Biggs as Benjamin Braddock, and Alicia Silverstone as Elaine Robinson. The…

Bentonville Film Festival

The time is nearing, for the third annual Bentonville Film Festival, to take place May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas! The festival will host 38 feature-length documentary and narrative films, in competition. Co-founded in 2015 by Academy Award Winner® Geena Davis, founder and chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Trevor Drinkwater, President…

Artosphere : Arkansas’ Arts & Nature Festival

Spring is prime time for the arts in Northwest Arkansas and one annual event surpasses them all – Artopshere:  Arkansas’ Arts and Nature Festival. In its eighth year, Artosphere brings communities in Washington and Benton Counties together through a variety of events from music to visual art that celebrate artistic individuals who find inspiration in…

Motorcycle Memories, Fort Smith

During the Steel Horse Motorcycle Rally, join the Fort Smith Museum of History for an exhibit and a program on local and regional motorcycle history.  The exhibit will be in place on the museum’s second floor, May 2-6, featuring vintage motorcycles, photographs, artifacts and memorabilia.  A program is scheduled for Friday, May 5 and Saturday,…

Queen Sugar

A California girl, Natalie Baszile, spent more than a decade, reconnecting with her family roots in Louisiana to produce a critically acclaimed novel centered on an African American family. The novel is brought to life into millions of homes and to rave reviews, as an OWN series, Queen Sugar. Baszile speaks to her personal connection…

Border Cantos, Crystal Bridges

Border Cantos, a unique collaboration between American photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican American sculptor/composer Guillermo Galindo, uses the power of art to explore and humanize the complex issues surrounding the United States-Mexico border. Misrach, who has photographed the border since 2004, documents landscapes and objects, including things left behind by migrants.  His  large-scale photographs, along…

Truffle Kingpin of NYC to be at Arkansas Literary Festival

The Arkansas Literary Festival, the premier gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas, includes more than 70 presenters who have achieved national and international acclaim. Panels and sessions are facilitated by authors and illustrators from across the country and cover genres and topics such as nature, crime, science fiction, classic literature, southern culture, social commentary,…