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UniverSoul Circus is coming to Little Rock May 8-12

UniverSoul Circus is coming to Little Rock May 8-12

2013 “MASH IT UP” TOUR

UniverSoul Circus has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style – all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture. The 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus the MASH IT UP tour – featuring seven beautiful bone-bending contortionists from Ethiopia, a dazzling ice skating act from right here in the USA, and a powerful pole act from Cuba – will be performing in Little Rock at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds May 8-12, 2013.

For the past five years, UniverSoul Circus has ranked in the top ten of Ticketmaster’s Top 25 which ranks the Top 25 Most Requested Family Events in the U.S. by fan-search requests and online event page views.

WHEN:          Wednesday, May 8 thru Sunday May 12, 2013

Little Rock designer Sheila Scott shows line at OFW

Little Rock designer Sheila Scott shows line at OFW

Little Rock based fashion designer, Sheila Scott of N’cholé Féroce, represented her hometown this past weekend as the only Arkansas designer to show her collection at Oklahoma Fashion Week.  Touted for her Audrey Hepburn style with a modern twist and clean lines graced the runway in the Established Designers category.  Scott has been on the scene for nearly three years as a professional label, but grew up watching and learning from her mother who was a seamstress.

Oklahoma Fashion Week was sponsored by Merecedes-Benz of Oklahoma City and held during the week of April 14th-20th with focalized events each day of the week.  A portion of the proceeds benefited the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and this was a huge draw for Scott who to date has participated in nearly ten philanthropic efforts in the past two years utilizing her platform as a designer.  

North Little Rock High School Senior Art Show at Thea

North Little Rock High School Senior Art Show at Thea

The North Little Rock High School Art Show and Sale will be on display in the Thea Center from April 19 to 26.  An opening reception and sale will take place on Monday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7:30pm.  Free and open to the public.  This is a rare and affordable opportunity to purchase local students‘ artwork.

The Thea Foundation is located at 401 Main Street, Suite 100, North Little Rock.  Gallery hours are M - F, 9am - 12pm, 1 - 5pm.  For more information, visit www.theafoundation.org or call 501-379-9512.

Food and Foamfest come to Dickey-Stephens April 26

Food and Foamfest come to Dickey-Stephens April 26

2013 Brings Beer, Wine, Food and Good Times Back to Dickey-Stephens Park

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –The Arthritis Foundation is bringing the 16th Annual Food & Foam Fest back to Dickey-Stephens Park this year with the event taking place Saturday, April 26th, from 6:00 to 9:00pm presented by Stryker.

Campbell to speak at University of Iowa

Campbell to speak at University of Iowa

Little Rock, Ark – Brandon D. Campbell, the creator and executive producer of Little Rock Fashion Week, is the guest speaker at the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Iowa City, IA. He’s appearing at the UI April 19th through 23rd.

“I’m greatly honored to be returning to Iowa to share my experiences.” says Campbell. “The University of Iowa provided so many resources for me in the early stages of my career. My experiences there taught me a lot about business, and I discovered who I am and what my passions were. I consider it be a dream come true to provide insight and my resources to students at my alma mater”

"Pass the Biscuits. It's King Biscuit Time!" at Tales From the South

"Pass the Biscuits. It's King Biscuit Time!" at Tales From the South

Since 1951, "Sunshine" Sonny Payne has been the host of the King Biscuit broadcast in Helena, Arkansas, the longest-running blues radio show in the United States. He will be the featured guest for a very special Tales from the South 3rd Annual Delta Music Show on Tuesday evening, April 23, 2013.

Heritage Hog Roast Features Craft Beer & Wine Garden

Heritage Hog Roast Features Craft Beer & Wine Garden

The Craft Beer & Wine Garden at the Arkansas Times Heritage Hog Roast will feature several varieties of Schlafly Beer, a popular craft beer brewed in St. Louis. The Beer & Wine Garden opens at noon & closes at 10 PM. $5 for beer or wine, $2 for soft drinks or water. For more information or to order tickets, http://www.arktimes.com/general/splash/heritagehogroast/index.html. The Arkansas Times Heritage Hog Roast is presented by Ben E. Keith Co. http://www.benekeith.com/home and benefits the Argenta Arts District www.argentaartsdistrict.org