At age 73 and long past the age of bashfulness, Tales of the City author Armistead Maupin regaled a crowd at South on Main on Monday night, mincing no words while talking about diversity, being gay and liberal among his Trump-supporting family members and the legacy of the book series that made him famous.
Bryant businesses, residents help commerce-boosting organization
Organizers of the 18th annual Taste of Bryant, a fundraiser for the Greater Bryant Chamber of Commerce, may have undersold it as a "taste."
Whether you're into the lagers, the IPAs, the pilsners, the pale ales, the kolsches, the stouts or the good ole domestics, there was something for beer drinkers with all tastes at the fourth annual Great Arkansas Beer Festival, put on July 22 at the Statehouse Convention Center.
He began his career in his teens, working in a grocery store in Pine Bluff. Through decades of service to the union that helped him, he became its international leader.
Marc Perrone describes the benefits of union membership this way: "If you want to go somewhere fast, go by yourself. If you want to go long-distance, go with a group."
Groans, moans, cheers and jeers greeted every call of a Bingo ball during Access Group Inc.'s 11th annual Bingo Bash, held July 13 at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church. Masters of ceremonies were KTHV's Craig O'Neill and Tyler "Moose" Bjornson from radio station KLAL-FM, Alice 107.7.
Progressive Hearne party spread across three art hot spots
The night of July 8 was a great night to be Garbo Hearne's comrade or client.
Arkansas Healthy Child Summit brings bright minds together for children’s causes
A June 28 luncheon held during the 2017 Arkansas Healthy Child Summit provided some alarming statistics along with the chicken and rice dinner that was served: Arkansas ranks between 45th and 46th out of the 50 states in terms of child well-being.
Some 200 people, including members and guests of the Easter Seals Arkansas Guardians board, hit the river-facing deck of the Little Rock Marriott's Grand Ballroom terrace for one of the best views of the Independence Day fireworks display.
Humanitarian Awards dinner helps JCA keep changing hearts, minds
Just Communities of Arkansas has crossed many a barrier since its founding in 1964, yet there is still so much more to do. That was the general sentiment among guests, speakers and honorees at JCA's annual Humanitarian Awards Celebration, held June 20 at the Jack Stephens Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.