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Centers of attraction

posted: 02/19/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

When it comes to the arts, they're on the front lines offering entertainment, enrichment and education. And very often, offering it for free.

TV on DVD: PBS' Victoria will delight fans suffering Downton withdrawal

posted: 02/19/2017 2:02 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Victoria, Season 1, eight episodes on three discs from PBS

SPECIAL EVENTS: Little Rock sites line up events that'll enthrall kids

posted: 02/16/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

It's that lull time. The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Year's-Valentine's whirlwind is over. The fun and excitement of spring break is yet to come. Sometimes it's hard to find fun, stimulating activities to give the kids a little extra something to look forward to.

Special Event: With Hikes, Hearts & Hugs, Petit Jean sends a valentine

posted: 02/09/2017 1:54 a.m. Discuss

With a nickname like The Natural State, it's no secret that Arkansas has beautiful scenery, and for some people, getting out in those inspiring settings for some fresh air and exercise could well be the best route to romance.

TV on DVD: Freeman's 6-episode study of religion is now on DVD

posted: 02/05/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

What is it? The Story of God, six episodes on two disks from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Theater: Four times the fun, laughs at nearby, neighborly stages

posted: 02/02/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Sometimes you just want to get away -- to escape reality and enter a fantasy world where things are a lot easier and, since they're fictional, a lot less serious.

Art from broken hearts

posted: 01/29/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

A little flock of bird pins, delicately carved and painted in vivid colors, rests in a glass case. Pins like these, inspired by the popular Audubon bird print series, were all the rage in the 1940s.

EXHIBITS: Art galleries offer colorful way to shake the winter blues

posted: 01/26/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Unpredictable winter weather can make planning and participating in outdoor activities risky. But even when it's cold or wet or dreary (or all three), there are still ways to get out of the house and stimulate the brain, and Little Rock and North Little Rock galleries have quite a few exhibits worth a look. Here's a sample:

Volunteer, agency evolve to assist young survivors

posted: 01/22/2017 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Scars, those lingering marks of trauma, don't only mar the skin. The ones that damage the soul can be just as painful and even harder to treat.

Special Events: Center events, exhibits plug embracing nature

posted: 01/19/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Unpredictable winter weather can make outdoor activities risky. But even when it's cold or wet or dreary (or all three), there are still ways to explore nature.






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