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UNDER A MOONLIT SKY: Around the world

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Lanterns! festivalgoers made a trek around the globe -- figuratively speaking -- with visits to entertainment and food stations representing several countries in the outdoor gardens and the Cabe Festival Theater at Wildwood Park for the Arts. The festival was Feb. 10-12.

CHOCOLATE LOVER'S FANTASY: PHOTOS: 6,000 chocolate pieces, $390,000 later that night

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More than 6,000 pieces of chocolate were available for the taking for guests attending the Feb. 11 Chocolate Fantasy Ball. Master of ceremonies Craig O'Neill promised, "If you eat it here, there are no calories." The fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas was held in the Wally Allen Ballroom of the Statehouse Convention Center.

CROWNS AND ROSES: Gala raises $5,500 for group that aids Philippines' needy

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Mikee Olegario was crowned Miss Valentine 2017 for her fundraising efforts toward the $5,500 total raised for Arkansas Medical Mission at its Feb. 11 gala at Four Points by Sheridan.

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ARTISTIC BEAUTY: Performers on display in artist's 'Thrill' exhibit

posted: 02/12/2017 1:58 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Paintings by Little Rock based painter Michael Schaeffer were the focus of The Art Department's latest exhibition, "The Thrill of It All" -- the first of this year's quarterly shows by the Thea Foundation. The show opened Feb. 3 with a reception at Thea in North Little Rock.

DEPARTING CAMP DAVID: Reception honors retiring Ferncliff director David Gill

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David Gill, who retired after 20 years as executive director of Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center, was honored for his service at an annual dinner held at the camp Feb. 3. His son, Joel Gill, has been selected to replace him.

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SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY: Dedicated to service

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Ellon Cockrill was honored as a Hero of Hope on Jan. 28 at Evolve, a fundraiser for The Centers for Youth and Families, held at the Statehouse Convention Center. Master of ceremonies Dawn Scott of KTHV noted that the honoree, a longtime volunteer with the nonprofit, was always "one of the first to show up and the last to leave."

WAXING HISTORIC: Awards salute excellence for historic preservation

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The Arkansas Preservation Awards on Jan. 27 was a celebration of success and excellence in historic preservation. Preserve Arkansas hosted the sold-out event at Albert Pike Memorial Temple.

FIRST LOOK: Arts Center members enjoy peek at two exhibits, lecture

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Members of the Arkansas Arts Center were invited to a Jan. 26 reception and preview of two new exhibits at the center: "Herman Maril: The Strong Forms of Our Experience" and "Ansel Adams: Early Works."

Personal Space

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DISCOVERING HISTORY: 90 years -- and counting for Museum of Discovery

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Meg Lankford and Jenny Holmes, great-great-granddaughters of Bernie Babcock, founder of a museum that would become the Museum of Discovery, were on hand for a Jan. 19 reception and ribbon-cutting of a new timeline exhibit detailing the museum's history.

PEN TO PODIUM: Museum launches lectures on history by state authors

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If the crowd that showed up Jan. 17 at the Historic Arkansas Museum is any indication, the new lecture series Pen to Podium: Arkansas Historical Writers' Lecture Series will be a success.

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