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Cary Jenkins

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A NIGHT IN OZ: Raising some green

posted: 01/31/2016 2:06 a.m. Gallery Discuss

It was a trip to the Emerald City for those attending Evolve: A Night in Oz on Jan. 23 at the Statehouse Convention Center. Lighting transformed the walls of the Wally Allen Ballroom a glowing emerald green for the Centers for Youth and Families fundraiser. Some of the guests got into the Oz spirit by wearing green ties, green dresses or ruby red shoes.

ARCHITECTS & BLUEPRINTS VIP GATHERING: Spa City party kicks off effort to fix up Maurice Bathhouse

posted: 01/31/2016 2:03 a.m. Gallery Discuss

The threat of a winter storm didn't keep devoted fans of historic Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs from attending the Architects & Blueprints VIP Gathering at the Cultural Center inside the Ozark Bathhouse. The event was a kickoff party by the Friends of Hot Springs National Park for its capital campaign to raise funds to restore the Maurice Bathhouse.

Tools and Toys

posted: 01/30/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Scoopy What's to love: Clean windows, less mess.

BARD BALL: Fundraising role

posted: 01/24/2016 3:39 a.m. Gallery Discuss

CONWAY -- The Bard Ball, an annual fundraiser for the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, took the stage Jan. 16, literally. For the first time in its 10-year history, the ball went off at the acting company's home at Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas and guests enjoyed a buffet, music and seating at tables on the stage.

Tools & Toys

posted: 01/23/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

What's to love: It's a light bulb that doesn't need a dimmer switch to change the amount of light output.

SECOND FRIDAY ART NIGHT: Gallery-hopping

posted: 01/17/2016 2:09 a.m. Gallery Discuss

A little music, a little food, some socializing and lots of art usually draw a crowd to downtown Little Rock on Second Friday Art Night. The popular event at several venues downtown spotlights Arkansas art and artists and provides free trolley service among venues.

ALL ACADEMIES HOLIDAY CELEBRATION: It's a family tradition

posted: 01/17/2016 2:07 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Can you name the five U.S. service academies? Three are easy enough -- the Naval Academy, the Military Academy at West Point, and the Air Force Academy, and the winter break offered a chance for Arkansans attending one of these academies to gather with their families and friends at the All Academies Holiday Celebration on Dec. 27 at the Little Rock Marriott.

DEBUTANTE BALL: Ladies of great expectations

posted: 01/17/2016 2:01 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Thirty-four young women made their social debut on Dec. 26 at the 65th annual Debutante Scholarship Ball at Embassy Suites.

Tools & Toys

posted: 01/16/2016 2:16 a.m. Discuss

What's to love: A fish-shaped platter for serving fish that, although it's part of the White Basics dinnerware collection, could go with a variety of dinnerware.

STARLIGHT GALA: Boys & Girls Club backers ring in '16 with fun, food

posted: 01/10/2016 2:49 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Patrons and supporters of The Boys & Girls Club of Bryant rang in the new year on Dec. 31 at the fifth annual Starlight Gala, A Night of Champions. The black-tie affair was held at the Benton Event Center.

Tools and Toys

posted: 01/09/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Therapedic Silky Plush Warming Blanket

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY: Visitors tour Masonic center after attending history lecture

posted: 01/03/2016 2:08 a.m. Gallery Discuss

The lure of seeing inside the Albert Pike Memorial Temple, the large, three-story limestone-covered building on Scott Street, drew a large crowd last month for Sandwiching in History. Almost 200 people gathered in the large dining room with hardwood floors and ornate ceiling to hear Rachel Silva with Arkansas Historic Preservation Program lecture on the historic structure. The Neo-Classical Revival-style building with 19 Greek Ionic columns on the front facade is headquarters for Arkansas' Masons.

Tools & Toys

posted: 01/02/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

What's to love: If we have a winter with ice and snow, this four-in-one tool will help with removing that white stuff off the car.

100 BLACK MEN: 20 mentoring program grads, peer mentors honored at gala

posted: 12/27/2015 2:09 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Twenty young graduates were honored Dec. 17 at the annual 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock Christmas Gala at the Doubletree Hotel. The young black men from the central Arkansas area had recently completed the 100 Academy mentoring program.

WINTER WONDERLAND FESTIVUS: Quapaw Quarter Association decks auction with festive flair

posted: 12/27/2015 2:02 a.m. Gallery Discuss

White Chinese lanterns and snowflakes hung from the ceiling, large bare trees placed around the room and blue up-lighting on the walls created the perfect atmosphere for Winter Wonderland Festivus on Dec. 8. The Quapaw Quarter Association's fundraiser was held in the recently restored auditorium at the Kramer School Art Lofts.

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