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Over ice cream dates, he scooped up his bride

Subscriber onlyEd Carey and Virginia Heinze have sweet memories of ice cream dates in the student union at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. They fell in love over spoonfuls of mint chocolate chip and still enjoy ice cream dates today, after almost 60 years of marriage. Continue reading...

HIGH PROFILE: Annette Howard Dove

The Pine Bluff native started a nonprofit from nothing, with nothing but heart. Her nationally known program keeps the city’s youths busy and progressing.

Subscriber only Annette Dove has a big heart. Continue reading...

Passion for lifelong learning drives LifeQuest 'cheerleader'

Subscriber onlyAnn West's passion for LifeQuest of Arkansas grew from her husband's enthusiasm for the continuing education nonprofit. Continue reading...

Kids Fashion Week gives young talent experience

Subscriber onlyIn light of the growing number of "fashion week" types and locations, a sartorial week dedicated to children was bound to make its way to the Natural State. Continue reading...

Chamber chow-down

Bryant businesses, residents help commerce-boosting organization

Subscriber onlyOrganizers of the 18th annual Taste of Bryant, a fundraiser for the Greater Bryant Chamber of Commerce, may have undersold it as a "taste." Continue reading...

Mocktails and a show

Summer Cabaret raises funds for the Rep’s education programs

Subscriber onlyAn entertaining midsummer afternoon awaited guests at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre's Annex Black Box Theatre on Aug. 6 as students performed in the second annual Summer Cabaret. Continue reading...

A part of looking one's best includes corralling wild hair

Subscriber onlyQ. As an older, or middle-aged-becoming-older, guy, I have a question that I rarely see addressed. It is not about clothes but about grooming, which you seem to also address. You often mention a good haircut. What about trimming the rest of the head, specifically ear hairs, neck hairs and eyebrows. My barber (all right, to be truthful, hairdresser) insists on trimming all of the above. Is that really a required thing? Continue reading...

Pianos and all that jazz raise money for music

Subscriber onlyJazz pianist Lao Tizer and his band members -- guitarist Chieli Minucci, and violinist Karen Briggs -- played to an appreciative audience Aug. 5 at Little Rock's Wildwood Park for the Arts. The performance, followed by a CD autograph session, was the final event of A Work of Art. The weeklong musical tribute to the late jazz saxophonist Art Porter Jr. was a fundraiser for Art Porter Music Education. Continue reading...

Farms serve diners near crop fields

Subscriber onlyWhat was once a smattering of farms offering expensive dinners within view of the fields where the food was raised has sprouted into popular summer and fall events that run the gamut from multicourse dinners to weekly burger nights at farms across the country. Continue reading...

Photographers, poet combine in Wichita Mountains exhibit

Subscriber only "We're Not Telling You Everything, Words and Images From the Wichita Mountains," on display this month at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, is a collaboration with photographers Don House and Sabine Schmidt and poet Sy Hoahwah. An opening reception was Aug. 3 at the institute. Continue reading...

One student, one note at a time

I’ll Fly Away Foundation growing in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyAbout the time Eli Marks became seriously interested in his guitar lessons at age 14, he was strapped with an impossibly old, virtually unplayable guitar. Enter the Bentonville-based I'll Fly Away Foundation. Continue reading...

All the news that fits

Arkansans gain access to wealth of newspapers

Subscriber onlyArkansas historians were excited to learn recently that a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will enable the Arkansas State Archives to digitize microfilmed newspapers for placement on the internet. Once posted on the internet, these newspapers will be searchable, making them for more easily accessible for researchers. Continue reading...

Club news

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Local notes

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Giving back

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