Bentonville Film Festival 2020

Celebrating its sixth year, the Bentonville Film Festival is a favorite annual event for locals and visitors who come from all over the country to enjoy independent-film screenings, interview panels and a few celebrity sightings. It was co-founded by Academy Award Winner Geena Davis and Inclusion Companies CEO Trevor Drinkwater to promote underrepresented filmmakers including…

The Show Must Go On

One of the latest in the long line of pandemic-related reschedulings is the Arkansas Country Music Awards (ACMAs), already forced into unprecedented measures in just the third year of its existence. Originally slated for a June 1 night of ceremony, it was announced in April that this year’s festivities would be pushed back to Aug.…

Chenal Pet Palace

What has four legs, one tail, and needs a trip to a place where dogs are treated like royalty? If your answer wasn’t immediately, “My dog,” then you haven’t met Chenal Pet Palace.    Chenal Pet Palace is the “Spot” of all trades when it comes to doggy care in Central Arkansas. It’s, as they…

Don’t Stop Retrievin’

Photos courtesy of Ridgemark Retrievers. “Cowboys … 49ers … Patriots … Jet!”   That’s the string of randomly assorted NFL teams that rings through my household every morning and evening as my black labrador retriever, Jet, sits before his food bowl and patiently waits to hear me call out his New York football team-themed name.…

Dog Daze of Summer

By Dustin Jayroe // Photography By Jamison Mosley   No Place like home   There are few emotions that can match a greeting from a dog. Sure, we humans like to think we’ve mastered the art of salutations with our pandemic fist bumps, handshakes, head nods, bows and, in another time, curtsies. But a pooch does not…