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Cyd King

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REWRITING ENDINGS: Inspiring hope for kids

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There were many showstoppers at the 2016 Arkansas Woman of Inspiration Luncheon, held Oct. 13 in the Wally Allen Ballroom of the Statehouse Convention Center.

MARTINA McFABULOUS: Big Brothers, Sisters real star of dinner, show for Hatcher

posted: 10/23/2016 2:06 a.m. Discuss

A diverse crowd filled the Governor's Halls of the Statehouse Convention Center the night of Oct. 13 to first honor health insurance guru Greg Hatcher and then rock it out to country singer Martina McBride's top hits and new material. Some 800 people attended, raising $370,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas.

MIRACLE BEGINNING: Cocktail reception leads up to foundation's Miracle Ball

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The Arkansas Children's Foundation rewarded some of the stalwart supporters of its Miracle Ball with a cocktail reception the night of Oct. 10 at the Capital Hotel.

TIGER PRIDE: Central High nonprofit gala honors alumni, raises funds

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The Little Rock Central High Tiger Foundation jumped into the fundraising arena recently with its first Award of Excellence event honoring Julie and the Very Rev. Christoph Keller III and the late Roosevelt Thompson. The dinner and program were held Oct. 13 in the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center.

FANCY FRETWORK: Books, Bourbon & Boogie bags bucks for Oxford American

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Bluegrass great Jerry Douglas and his band of merry pickers, the Earls of Leicester, raised the roof of South on Main for Oxford American's largest annual fundraiser, Books, Bourbon & Boogie. The Oct. 14 barn-burner drew some 160 people and raised roughly $48,000.

Personal Space

posted: 10/22/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Where I live: Hillcrest neighborhood of Little Rock

GROUNDBREAKING VS. BRIDGE-BREAKING: UALR ceremony starts work on new art, design building

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As the city locked in on social media surrounding the planned fall of the Broadway Bridge on Tuesday morning, some University of Arkansas at Little Rock administrators and benefactors put their muscle into breaking ground on the UALR Windgate Center of Art + Design.

UNCORKED: The wine was fine

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At the outset of the 13th annual Festival of Wines, one repeat festivalgoer advised: "Hit the whites for the first hour and the reds in the second." The 1,000 or so who attended seemed to have their own plan -- or no plan at all -- as they roamed the concourse of Dickey-Stephens Park in search of new favorites.

HIGH PROFILE: KATV news anchor Chris May

updated: 10/10/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

After 18 years of delivering the news on television stations in Boston and Philadelphia, Chris May is home.

UNDER AN OPUS MOON: Fashionable patrons

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A cloudless sky offset by a giant balloon made to look like a full moon provided the backdrop for the Opus XXXII Patrons' Party, orchestrated by hosts Chip and Cindy Murphy at their Edgehill home the night of Sept. 29. The Murphys are also co-chairmen of the forthcoming Opus XXXII The Symphony Grand Ball -- the first event to be held in the newly renovated Robinson Center.




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