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KOKY has served as a beacon for black listeners from its beginning in 1956, establishing itself as a source for music, updates and community that African Americans in Little Rock — and across the state — couldn’t get anywhere else, particularly in the limited media landscape for black listeners in the mid-20th century.
The Arkansas Literary Festival used to intimidate me. While I like books as much as the next Little Rocker, the vast array of affiliated events overwhelmed me. “Pub or Perish,” “Author! Author!,” “Writers in the Schools,” cooking classes, writers workshops, the book sale, family events, and — oh, yeah—five or six dozen writers from across the globe speaking on a variety of panels about a variety of different subjects.
To ring in the band's silver anniversary, they'll open Thursday night's concert with the very same opening number as LR Winds' debut concert on February 8, 1994: Camille Saint-Saens’ "Marche Militaire Francaise."
Hearne Fine Art, 1001 Wright Ave., will host a reception and book-signing at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Apri 24, with book illustrator Higgins Bond, a Little Rock native who has the distinction of being the first African-American woman to illustrate a U.S. Postal Service Stamp.
John Lasater of Siloam Springs says his work is a "language for my gratitude" of the blessings of life. Justus Fine Art Gallery will show what Lasater means when it highlights his work in an exhibition that opens Friday, May 3, with the Hot Springs Gallery Walk, 5-9 p.m.
The Downtown Little Rock Partnership has never met a downtown alley it doesn't like, as evidenced by its series of alley parties. Now, the DLRP is launching "Between the Bricks," a public art project to cover alley doors with original art reproduced in vinyl.