July’s Top 10 Things To Do

Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!     1. Movies at the Market Hot Springs through July 21: Movies at the Market gives attendees a chance to reminisce about drive-in movies. Bring your blankets, kids and pooches Thursday nights through July 21 to view…

Art Scene: Love and the Leap

Local notable art-duo Patrick Matthews and Tracee Gentry-Matthews are leaving a mark on the world, one painting at a time. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] husband and wife team are featured in art galleries in Arkansas, New Mexico, Colorado and South Carolina. Art connected the pair eight years ago, and they have been inseparable…

Feature: 2016 AY’s Powerful Men

AY’s 2016 Powerful Men have benefited their communities through their dedication, innovation and a good amount of sweat equity. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal, Cindy Momchilov and Janet Warlick   [dropcap]While[/dropcap] they serve our state in high-profile positions, oftentimes their service and philanthropic work is performed quietly and without ceremony. So it is our privilege…

Historical Gems: History of the Arkansas Traveler

For some 75 years, well-known visitors to Arkansas — presidents, preachers, actors, athletes, poets and singers, among many others — have been awarded Arkansas Traveler certificates. Above photo: Currier & Ives print of Edward Payson Washbourne’s painting Arkansas Traveler; circa 1870. (Courtesy of Butler Center for Arkansas Studies)   [dropcap]This[/dropcap] anniversary offers an opportunity to…

Good Will: A Legacy of Service

The Junior League of Little Rock (JLLR) is a tour de force when it comes to voluntarism. This year alone, League volunteers have worked more than 30,000 hours on community service projects, and with nearly 1,200 members, the nonprofit keeps picking up steam. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   The League’s mission has always been the…