Evening Bag 2015 is Just Around the Corner!

Evening Bag 2015, a fundraiser for the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas at the Esse Purse Museum, is an opportunity for men and women to come together to pay tribute to women and girls, and raise funds for continued work in leveling the playing field in Arkansas. Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Executive Director Lynnette Watts and AY’s…

Float the Buffalo

By Gary Alderson   Photos by Gary Alderson When I close my eyes & I go to what I call “My Happy Place” I see myself somewhere along the beautiful Buffalo National River. It seems that I can always find my peace there. It being located in the Ozark Mountains of Northern Arkansas and I being from…

Walnut Ridge Celebrates the Town’s Musical Heritage with Beatles at the Ridge Festival on Sept. 18-19

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism It started in September 1964. Four young men from Liverpool needed some rest and relaxation. It had been a stellar year for the guys – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. In August, the foursome, known worldwide as the Beatles, returned…

Robinson Center Announces ‘Biggest Show of All Time’

Built in 1939, Robinson Center suffered from old, inefficient mechanical systems, difficult loading and access and poor acoustics; but with the new renovations, Robinson is capable of “doing every possible show that tours,” said Ed Payton, CEO of Celebrity Attractions. The center’s additions include a performance hall with enhanced acoustics, technology and dressing room upgrades, full ADA access…

Public is Invited to Watch Embee Diamonds’ Mike Botha cut the 8.52-Carat “Esperanza” Diamond at Stanley Jewelers Gemologist in North Little Rock September 9-12

Stanley Jewelers Gemologist Will Partner With Canada’s Embee Diamonds to Offer the Public This Rare Opportunity to Watch the Transformation of This American Gem From Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park (NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.)—Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park at Murfreesboro offers a unique experience for visitors—the opportunity to search in the eroded surface…