Southern Food & Wine Festival Returns this Weekend

The fourth Southern Food & Wine Festival will be held this weekend at El Dorado’s Murphy Arts District. The festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, and will coincide with a concert by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jason Isbell. Isbell’s performance will be Saturday, May 5, at the Griffin Music Hall. On Friday,…

Inaugural Little Rock Dirty Fondo

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism The inaugural Little Rock Dirty Fondo debuts this spring on May 6. The biking event will be held the day after the popular Little Rock Gran Fondo and will begin and end at the historic Marlsgate Plantation. “There will be 25 and 50 mile distances,” said…

Fenix Fayetteville Grand Opening

FAYETTEVILLE – Artists’ collective Fenix Fayetteville celebrates the establishment of its permanent location Thursday, May 3, with a grand opening reception entitled “From the Ashes.” Showcasing an eclectic array of works from participating artists, the event will include musical guests Nikola Radan and Emily Kaitz, food and drinks, and live painting inside and outside the…

The Next Act: Rally for the Rep

After the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s announcement last week that it would suspend operations, volunteers and friends of the theater have come together to “Rally for the Rep.” The rally is set for 5 p.m. today in front of the theater at 601 Main Street in Little Rock. There will be live music from the Greasy…

Cocktails at the Capital: Lavender Margarita

In a new series, bartender Loic Lautredou of One Eleven at the Capital Hotel will share recipes for some of his favorite cocktails, including this lavender margarita. Join us for “Cocktails at the Capital.” These articles are presented in partnership with the Capital Hotel. Lavender Margarita: A One Eleven at the Capital Recipe Ingredients 2 oz of Espolon Blanco Tequila…

Peter Frampton Added to RiverFest Lineup

RiverFest, Presented By Oaklawn Gaming, announced the addition of iconic classic rock artist, Peter Frampton, as the headliner for this year’s event. In addition, Tracy Lawrence, Roots & Boots with Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin, The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli, The Lacs, Muscadine Bloodline, Knox Hamilton, The Band Camino, Jacob Bryant, Matt…