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After a full week of films, parties, and music, the 9th annual Little Rock Film Festival comes to a close. Saturday night at the Ron Robinson Theatre, awards were given to the top films from the week in each category (see a full list below). This year’s iteration of the …

Beyond being an extremely affordable film festival, the Little Rock Film Festival provides a juncture for all genre of artists to meet. The fest isn’t just for cinematography enthusiasts and actors. Musicians make their way in as well. Before the Tuesday screening of “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk In …

The Argenta Arts Foundation has announced the 2015 Argenta Arts Festival winners. Three prizes are awarded in the annual art festival of $1,500, $1,000, and $500. First place and $1,500 was won by mixed media artist Kandy Jones of North Little Rock. Second place and $1,000 was awarded to Sage …

Ever wonder what powers a local jewelry line? Stacey Bowers, the gem behind Little Rock’s own Bang-Up Betty, can tell you running a local brand is not for the faint of heart. Especially one that embodies a certain moxie and outspoken humor mixed in with aesthetically pleasing designs. Looking back, …

In its 9th year, the Little Rock Film Festival covers the gamut in film, provides a forum for the arts, and throws a week-long party in the process. The arts meet the economy in one of Little Rock’s premier events. Initially conceived in a partnership between Owen Brainard, Jamie Moses, …

Head men’s basketball coach Chris Beard has finalized his staff for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Former UALR assistant Wes Flanigan, former NCCU assistant Brian Burg and former Texas Pan-American head coach Mark Adams will all join Beard’s coaching staff, with former Trojan Ted Crass staying on board as the program’s …

Although counterintuitive, the craft movement and the Internet go hand in hand, and if you don’t believe me, you haven’t visited Etsy lately. Etsy offers a market space for those selling vintage or handmade items, but local Little Rockians have worked to extend this virtual market to a physical reality …

Although Cutty Rye sounds like something from the top shelf, it’s actually the name of a folksy bluegrass band based out of Fayetteville, Ark. The band creator, Chooch Meisenbacher, says the name doesn’t have a much of a backstory before adding, “I used to be known for drinking large amounts …

36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b] 40 All the …

John Hornor Jacobs, world-renowned author for his work in fantasy, science-fiction and young adult genres, has been fighting an uphill battle to get noticed in his home state of Arkansas, an area not normally associated as a hot-bed for such genres of fiction. Jacobs, a Little Rock native, may be best …

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