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AY Magazine's Go-To Guide for All Things Cultural in the South

The region is ready to take its turn in the spotlight of the arts and
entertainment industry. Being home to state-of-the-art galleries and
theaters for decades and on the brink of welcoming one of international
acclaim, there is no doubt we are ready for our leading role.

(From left) Blue Moon Art Gallery in Hot Springs, artwork from the "I Have a Dream" exhibit at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Maestro Israel Getzov leads the Conway
Symphony Orchestra and Quicksilver Gallery in Eureka Springs.

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tales from
the crypt
This month the Arkansas Arts Center unveils an
exciting exhibit with ancient appeal — “World of the
Pharaohs: Treasures of Egypt Revealed.”

By Amy Bowers • Photographs courtesy Arkansas Arts Center

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The world of ancient Egypt has always been a source of fascination.
From the 1963 film “Cleopatra” starring to help teach the public about ancient Egypt.
Elizabeth Taylor, to the 1998 animated feature “My job was to organize the themes of the
“The Prince of Egypt,” there is something exhibition. I took the objects and offered ways
about the life and times of ancient Egyptians to present them to the public. Some of the
that appeals to people of all ages. themes are: ‘Beginnings of Civilization,’ ‘Role
The Arkansas Arts Center in cooperation of a King,’ ‘Egyptian Religion,’ ‘Roles of People
with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is in Society’ and ‘Tombs and Mummification,’”
excited to unveil its latest exhibition, “World Peck said.
of the Pharaohs: Treasures of Egypt Revealed,” One of the highlights from the show
presented by Stephens Inc. Investment includes two mummies that were somewhat
Bankers. The exhibition, which opens Sept. difficult to acquire. There is a shortage of
25 and runs through July 5, 2010, showcases lendable mummies from museums due to
more than 200 objects and artifacts dating the delicate nature of the artifacts so Peck
throughout 3,000 years of Egyptian history, reached out to colleagues to find mummies for
focusing on years 2675 through 2134 B.C. the exhibition. He was successful in finding
This time is known as The Pyramid Age or two — one from Canada and the other from
The Old Kingdom and is considered by many Oklahoma.
as “Egypt’s finest hour.” Another big draw is the colossal statue
Arkansas Arts Center curator Joseph of Ramses II, regarded by many as Egypt’s
Lampo worked in collaboration with guest greatest and most powerful pharaoh. Only
curator and Egyptologist William Peck to the upper third of the statue — the head
assemble this expansive collection. “We used and shoulders — is on display, but it is still
a wealth of different kinds of materials to tell breathtaking at 4 feet tall. The original
how ancient Egyptians lived and planned for granite statue stood at 9 feet and weighed
the afterlife,” Lampo said. “The exhibition approximately 4,500 pounds, according to
is about the day-to-day life of these people Lampo.
and the preparation for the afterlife and their Other highlights include a small, solid gold
spiritual beliefs, which were an important part amulet in the shape of a god with the head of a
of daily life.” ram. “This piece is only two and a half inches
Peck and Lampo aimed to create a tall, but has exquisite, precisely-detailed gold
collection with focus on how pharaohs work,” said Peck.
operated within society. “I believe one of the “Another exciting piece is an intricately-
most fascinating things about ancient Egypt is designed beaded net dress. This is not exactly
that they had a fully-functioning government a dress, but more like the netting material that
and religious structure that allowed them to one would wear over a linen sheath. There is
conquer distant lands. They participated in also a sarcophagus lid that is basalt black and
trade, economics, exporting and connecting a mummy mask with gilded gold. This mask is
with other countries and people.” something that would have been placed over
Objects for the exhibition were selected the head of the mummy,” Lampo explained.
on the basis of the mission of the show: “to “This should be a very exciting experience
(Opposite page left to right) Mummy mask, Egyptian, Roman
help people understand more about ancient for the public,” Peck said. “We are bringing
Imperial Period, late 1st century B.C. to early 1st century
Egypt.” Each artifact is accompanied by a Egypt to life. I hope people come away with A.D., Gilded and painted cartonnage, Museum of Fine Arts,
detailed description including its purpose and a sense of what life was like in ancient Egypt Boston, Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription, 02.827,
Photograph Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Shawabty of the
where it was found. and some sense of the age and beauty of the priest of Sekhmet Huy, Egyptian, New Kingdom, late Dynasty
“We not only cover a wide range of dates, objects. There are some fantastically beautiful 18–early Dynasty 19, 1550–1213 B.C., Faience, Museum
but objects made from a variety of media as objects in this show.” of Fine Arts, Boston, Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription,
Photograph Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (This page, from
well. We have wood, granite, gold, semi- The Arkansas Arts Center will operate on top) Amulet of Harsaphes, Dynasty 23, reign of Neferkara
precious stones and more,” Lampo said. extended hours to accommodate “World of Peftjawybast, 740-725 B.C., Cast Gold, Gift of the Egypt
The Arts Center called on William Peck, a the Pharaohs: Treasures of Egypt Revealed.” Exploration Fund. Upper part of a royal statue, 1550-1070
B.C, Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), Gift of Mrs. Joseph
retired museum curator, professor of Egyptian Visit the exhibit beginning Sept. 25, Tue., 9 Lindon Smith in honor of Joseph Lindon Smith.
art, author and participant in an ongoing a.m. until 8:30 p.m.; Wed. through Fri., 9 a.m.
Egyptian excavation, for his expertise in to 5 p.m.; and Sat. through Sun., 9 a.m. to 6
Egyptian culture and history. He was happy p.m. Admission is $22 for adults. 
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Photographer and artist
discover common ground in
love for found objects.
By Angela E. Thomas • Photographs

courtesy of Diana Michelle Hausam
The upcoming exhibit, "The Artist," features photographs of artist Tim West, shown here with his piece
"This World," by artist/photographer Diana Michelle Hausam.

Photographer Diana Michelle Hausam has an eye for the unusual and what Hausam describes West’s works as “worn,
others may find dark or mundane, she can capture and show its beauty. weathered and torn,” and West describes the
work as an “obsession … my work is created
So one might expect this full-time, profes- bazaar things.” on impulse … life, eternity and death become
sional artist to have a degree in art or a related Three years ago, Hausam happened upon my work.”
field. Hausam, a Little Rock native, has a de- a property lined with a fence fashioned of old Hausam has captured West, her beloved
gree in Biology; however, a milestone birthday bicycles. She left a note for the owner asking abandoned houses and other images in black
caused her to rethink her career path. to photograph the fence, which she described and white. Her exhibit, “The Artist,” includes
“When I turned 30, I realized I wasn’t do- as “art in its purist form.” The rest, as they say, photographs of West, his artwork and found
ing what I wanted to do. I started to pursue is history. For three years, Hausam has photo- objects, will be on display Sept. 19 through
photography and now it’s what I do … all day, graphed Tim West. West, a 72-year-old artist Oct. 19 at M2 Gallery. An opening reception
everyday,” Hausam said. “I started out pho- lives in Winslow, Ark., and has bachelors and will be held Sept. 25, and an artist talk will be
tographing nature as most photographers do, masters degrees in fine arts from Southern held Oct. 9.
then I became interested in abandoned hous- Illinois University. His work was, from 1955 For more information, log onto dianami-
es.” She travels the streets and back roads of to 1986, accepted by various museums inter- or call M2 Gallery at (501)
Arkansas and Missouri looking for “the most nationally, according to his artist statement. 225-6257. 

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Here is a listing of some of the best entertainment
venues and what top-notch exhibitions and productions they
have planned for this upcoming season.

arts& entertainment list

(Top from left) From the Arkansas Arts Center's children's play "Merry Christmas Mouse"; "Sienna Road" by artist Matt McLeod from the Tobi Fairley Gallery; from the Arkansas Blues and Heritage
Festival; Devils Den State Park as part of AETN's celebration of State Parks. sculpture by Carla Davis "Porcelain with Sgriffito" from Boswell Mourot Fine Art; (Bottom from left) Old Statehouse Museum;
"Coming Home" by Terry Bean; The Clinton Center in Little Rock; and Local Colour Gallery in Little Rock.

CONWAY Conway Symphony Orchestra (479) 253-7579 •
P.O. Box 1307 • Conway, AR 72033
Arkansas Educational Television Network (501) 269-1066 Quicksilver, an Art and Fine Craft Gallery, invites you to our
350 S. Donaghey Ave. • Conway, AR 72034 monthly Gallery Stroll. The galleries of the Eureka Springs
(800) 662-AETN • ArtsFest 2009; Oct. 10. The culmination of a weekend of Gallery Association have visiting artists and serve refresh-
arts activities in Conway, this concert features the combined ments the second Saturday of every month, April through
“Meet Me in the Park” at Fort Smith National Historic Site; choruses of UCA, Hendrix College and Conway High School December. Quicksilver will feature a trunk show of Jill
Sept. 12. The day will feature Civil War re-enactors and on Alexander Borodin’s “The Polovetsian Dances,” one of Elizabeth’s Liztech jewelry during the October gallery stroll.
the best-known works in the classical repertoire, as well as Enter a drawing for one of her bright, fun creations.
living history. Screenings of “The National Parks” will be
Haydn: Symphony No. 104 (“London”).
held hourly.
Susan Morrison’s Signature Gallery
Casino Night; Nov. 6. Join us at the Centennial Valley Events
“Meet Me in the Park” at Hot Springs National Park; Sept. Center for the premiere event of the Conway Symphony 60 Spring St. • Eureka Springs, AR 72632
19. A full day of Junior Ranger activities, old-fashioned Orchestra Guild, a fun night out with friends and Lady Luck! (479) 253-8788 •
games and living history. “Exploring Arkansas” host Chuck
Dovish will lead a short hike during the event. Screenings of Love, Death and Beethoven; Nov. 17. Audiences will thrill
“The National Parks” will be held hourly. to live performances of well-known music from Wagner’s FAYETTEVILLE
ground-breaking opera Tristan and Isolde (Prelude & Liebe- Art Emporium
A public reception hosted by the AETN Commission; Sept. stod), plus Beethoven’s energetic 7th’s Symphony. Under-
2914 N. College • Fayetteville, AR 72712
24. Screenings of “The National Parks” will be featured at written by Regions Bank.
(479) 521-4141
the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. North Arkansas Symphony
A Conway Christmas; Dec. 5. The music comes alive as
dancers from Arkansas Festival Ballet perform selections 605 W. Dickson St. • Fayetteville, AR 72702
“The National Parks Celebration from Central Park”; Sept. (479) 521-4166 •
25. PBS produced this concert special in Central Park fea- from “The Nutcracker,” and “The Skater’s Waltz.” The con-
cert will also have all your traditional holiday favorites and a
turing Alison Krauss, Carole King, Chris Botti and others, and Walton Arts Center
special visit from Santa. Underwritten by Fortier Industries.
it will be shown in an open-air setting as part of the Silver 495 W. Dickson St. • Fayetteville, AR 72701
Moon Cinema in downtown Conway. (479) 443-5600 •
Pictures Et Cetera
572 Chestnut St. • Conway, AR 72032
An Arkansas State and National Parks Exhibit; Find this
(501) 327-8278
exhibit in the AETN atrium beginning Sept. 28. The exhibit HELENA
will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding
Delta Cultural Center
holidays, through January 2010. A similar exhibit will also EUREKA SPRINGS 141 Cherry St. • Helena, AR 72342
be placed in the Arkansas State Capitol.
Eureka Fine Art Company (870) 338-4350 •
Baum Gallery of Fine Art 78 Spring St.• Eureka Springs, AR 72632
University of Central Arkansas (479) 253-6595 • 2009 Small Works on Paper presented by the Arkansas
201 Donaghey Ave. • Conway, AR 72035 Arts Council; through Sept. 24. The Small Works on Paper
(501) 450-5793 • Quicksilver Gallery exhibition, currently celebrating its 22nd year, is an annual
73 Spring St. • Eureka Springs, AR 72632 presentation of the Arts Council, showcasing small visual
works by artists from across Arkansas.

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Works by artist George Hunt; Sept. 25 through Nov. 28. LITTLE ROCK
Hunt’s tribute to the Little Rock Nine, “America Cares,” was
featured on a 2005 U.S. postal stamp released as part of a Arkansas Arts Center
series highlighting the Civil Rights Movement. More events 501 E. 9th St. • Little Rock, AR 72202
slated in conjunction with the exhibit are to be announced (501) 372-4000 •
closer to the opening.
Meg Webster; through Oct. 4. New York artist Meg Webster
Blues Heritage Youth Art Competition; Oct. 6 through Dec. 1 makes sculpture and drawings that are sensual and intel-
Students from schools throughout the Delta region of lectually rigorous using natural materials such as flour,
Arkansas and Mississippi annually submit artwork in the spices, chocolate and ash, which engage the viewer through
annual program, competing for cash awards funded by visions, smell and an imagined sense of touch.
event co-sponsor Pillow Clinic of Helena-West Helena. The
event is held in conjunction with the Arkansas Blues and World of the Pharaohs: Treasures of Egypt Revealed”; Sept.
Heritage Festival. 25 through July 5, 2010. This monumental exhibition ex-
plores the long-vanished world of ancient Egypt. It features
“Held on the Homefront”; Oct. 7. This is a TRACES Buseum more than 200 objects including mummies, a majestic
exhibit at the Phillips Community College. The Buseum colossus of Ramses the Great, jewelry, statues, intricate art
exhibit focuses on German prisoners of war detained in the and funerary artifacts.
United States during World War II.
Exotic Lands: Europe Imagines Egypt and the East”; Sept.
Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival; Oct. 8 through10. The 25 through Nov. 22. “Exotic Lands” explores Orientalism,
world-famous event presents many of the best local, region- the European fascination with scenes from the Middle East
al, and nationally-known blues performers over three days. and Northern Africa and features works by Paul Cezanne,
Eugene Delacroix and Paul Signac.
American Art Gallery
724 Central Ave. • Hot Springs, AR 71901 Pharaoh Phamily Phestival; Oct. 24. Join the Arkansas Arts
(501) 624-0550 • Center for an exciting day and envision life in the world of
the pharaohs! Families are invited to participate in fun art
Blue Moon Gallery activities and play carnival games that help illustrate what
718 Central Ave. • Hot Springs, AR 71901 life was like in ancient Egypt. Kids will delve into the diverse
(501) 318-2787 • culture and create an Egyptian experience all their own.
HUGO URLACHER Gallery Walk Reception; Sept. 4. Featured artist, Kay Aclin 41st Collectors Show and Sale; Dec. 2 through Jan. 3, 2010.
Secret Love of Fort Smith, formerly of Hot Springs. Watercolor Exhibit An Arkansas Arts Center tradition, this exhibition brings a
oil on canvas “Coming Home — A Celebration of Hot Springs of Yester- taste of the New York gallery scene to Little Rock, present-
year.” Runs through October 31. ing a variety of works on paper from more than 20 galleries.

Gallery Walk Reception; Oct. 2. Featuring artist, Kay Aclin. "Merry Christmas Mouse!”; Dec. 4 through 20, Children’s
Theater. The beloved characters Boy and Mouse return
Open House “Wayne’s World”; Oct. 3 through 5. Hot Springs to the stage for a holiday romp that could only be called
artist, Wayne Summerhill’s Studio featuring metal sculpture “Merry Christmas Mouse!” It’s a topsy-turvy, madcap
and furniture. Christmas concoction as they take on decorating a humon-
gous Christmas tree. This hilarious slap-stick comedy is a
Gallery Walk Reception; Nov. 6. Artist, Randall M. Good world premiere, so don’t miss it!
exhibiting “In the Company of Angels.”
Arkansas Festival Ballet
“The Angels — The ‘StoryJourney’ Begins”; Nov. TBA. Join 10301 N. Rodney Parham Road • Little Rock, AR 72212
us for a special evening event with the author and artist, (501) 227-5320 •
Randall M. Good. Call for free reserved seating at Blue Moon
Gallery. Arkansas Repertory Theatre
601 Main St. • Little Rock, AR 72201
“Ornamental Affair”; Dec. 4. Event to benefit CASA (Court (501) 378-0405 •
Appointed Special Advocates for Children). Silent auction
bidding begins on one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments created Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
by artists. The bidding ends on Dec. 12 with an End of Bid P.O. Box 7328 • Little Rock, AR 72217
Party. All proceeds benefit CASA of Garland County. (501) 666-1761 •

Gallery Central Ballet Arkansas
800 Central Ave. • Hot Springs, AR 71901 P.O. Box 26203 • Little Rock, AR 72221
(501) 318-4278 • (501) 223-5150 •

Hot Springs Convention Center Terry Bean; “Featuring Little Rock,” oil paintings and bronze
134 Convention Blvd. • Hot Springs, AR 71901 sculptures. Opening reception Sept. 11 at Cantrell Gallery, Little
(800) 922-6478 • Rock. Continues through Oct. 31. (501) 307-1001 or
Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute
819 Central Ave. • Hot Springs, AR 71901 Boswell Mourot Fine Art
(501) 321-4747 • 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. • Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 664-0030
Hot Springs Music Festival
634 Prospect Ave. • Hot Springs, AR 71901 Boswell Mourot Fine Art is pleased to carry the fine works
(501) 623-4763 • of Arkansas artists Carla Davis; Mary Ann Stafford; Trevor
Bennett; Anne Haley; Stephen Cefalo; Lam Tze Sheung;
Justus Fine Art Sharon Locke; Eleanor Dickinson; Samuel Gray; Hamid
827 Central Ave., Suite A • Hot Springs, AR 71901 Ebrahimifar; Marrisa Mason; Kyle Boswell; Catherine
(501) 321-2335 • Rodgers; and Jon Etienne Mourot as well as national and
international artists. Open Tue. through Sat. 11 a.m. to 7
Linda Williams Palmer Gallery p.m. and by appointment.
800 Central Ave., Suite B • Hot Springs, AR 71901
(501) 321-2186 • Butler Center
100 Rock St. • Little Rock, AR 72201
Taylors Contemporanea Fine Arts (501) 320-5791 •
204 Exchange St. • Hot Springs, AR 71901
(501) 624-0516 • Cantrell Gallery
8206 Cantrell Road • Little Rock, AR 72227
(501) 224-1335 •

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Cox Gallery
120 Commerce St. • Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 918-3090

Tobi Fairley
5501 Ranch Drive, Suite 2 • Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-9882 •

Unveiling of the Newly-Expanded Custom-Built Tobi Fairley
Gallery; Oct. 29. Celebrate this very special event with us,
and tour the beautiful, newly-expanded, custom-built gallery
designed by award-winning interior designer Tobi Fairley.
New works created by 20 prestigious regional artists will
be on display.

Holiday Group Art Show; Dec. 10. Details to follow on tobi-

Gallery 26
2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1 • Little Rock AR, 72205
(501) 664-8996 •

Hearne Fine Art
500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 110 • Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 372-6822 •

Historic Arkansas Museum
200 E. Third St. •Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 324-9351 •

Little Rock Public Theatre
616 Center St. • Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 374-PLAY •

Local Colour
5813 Kavanaugh Blvd. • Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 265-0422

“Paws on the Runway”; Oct. 15. Annual fundraiser for Care
for Animals at the Governor’s Mansion.

“Local Colour Big Fall Show”; Nov. 12. Featuring new work
by 28 artists, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Free to the public.

Local Colour features artwork in oil, watercolor, pastel,
acrylic, pottery, jewelry, miscellaneous hand-made gifts,
note cards and more. Commissions are available.

Murry’s Dinner Playhouse
6323 Colonel Glenn Road • Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 562-3131 •

Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 150 • Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 396-7050 •

Traveling Exhibitions: Backyard Science; through March,
2010. Artifacts Showcase; opens Sept. 19. Educational
Events: Get a Charge out of Electricity; Sept. 24 through
26. Does a Body Good; Oct. 7 through 10. Bewitching
Chemistry; Oct. 22 through 24. Tribal Trails; Nov. 12 through
14. Special Events: Uncorked: A Wine Discovery; Oct. 22.
Recurring Events: Paws, Claws and Tails; meet members
of the museum’s animal family the first Saturday of every
month. Wiggle Worm Discoveries; story and craft time for
toddlers every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Old State House Museum
300 W. Markham St. • Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 324-9685 •

Bands on the Bricks Concert Series: Fifteen Keys; Sept.
17. Fifteen Keys is a Fayetteville trio that plays a blend
of acoustic Americana, folk, rock and alternative country
music. Admission to all Bands on the Bricks concerts is free.
Cindy Woolf; Oct. 15.Cindy Woolf is a singer and songwriter
whose music is infused with Americana, country, folk, and
what she calls “hillbilly love-pop” styles. Proceeds from
beverage sales go to the 1836 Club, a private non-profit
friends group for the Old State House Museum.

Magic Lantern Show; Sept. 24. The Old State House Mu-
seum will host this exciting, vintage performance — sure
to delight! Magic-Lantern shows are a combination of
projected color images, live drama, live music, comedy and
audience participation.

Big Boo!-seum Bash; Oct. 31. Celebrate Halloween with the
museums of downtown Little Rock. Visit each participating

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museum for candy and activities for children. The event is
free and is sponsored by the Little Rock Convention & Visi-
tors Bureau and the Little Rock Museum Consortium.

Holiday Open House; Dec. 6. Families gather at the Old
State House each year for Holiday Open House, a traditional,
seasonal celebration. The annual event offers visitors deli-
cious cookies and punch and fun activities for children.
Sounds of the season fill the festively-decorated museum
as area choirs and musical ensembles perform favorite
holiday carols.

The Showroom
2313 Cantrell Road • Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 372-7373

Weekend Theater
P.O. Box 251130 • Little Rock, AR 72225
(501) 374-3761 •

Wildwood Park
20919 Denny Road • Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 821-7275 •

William J. Clinton Presidential Center
1200 Pres. Clinton Ave. • Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 374-4242 •

Jewels to Jellybeans: Treasures from the Presidential
Vaults”; Sept. 19 through Jan. 30. The exhibit will feature
never-before seen artifacts, foreign and domestic gifts,
and other priceless objects from the collections of 15 U.S.

Around the World Thursdays at Forty Two; On the third
Thursday of each month, Forty Two restaurant allows you to
explore the sights, sounds and flavors of countries across
the globe. Guests can savor three enticing courses and
enjoy special cultural entertainment. Doors open at 6:30
p.m. Dinner served at 7 p.m. $27.95 per person; reserva-
tions are required.

THEA Paves the Way”; Sept. 26. This is a free event inviting
local artists and children to decorate the sidewalks around
the Clinton Presidential Center with colored chalk. The event
features music, food, a petting zoo, games and much more.

LEED Training; Oct. 1. Save the date to sharpen your LEED
skills and learn about LEED-EB 2009 requirements and
designing LEED-NC buildings to transition successfully to
LEED-EB. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear
the experiences of the Clinton Center facilities team regard-
ing the LEED-EB certification process.

Free Day at the Clinton Center; Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Clinton Presidential
Center! Admission to the Library will be free all day long.

Arkansas Craft Guild
104 E. Main St. • Mountain View, AR 72560
(870) 269-4120 •

Arkansas Art Gallery
500 Main St. • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 687-5959

Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
3 Alltel Arena Way • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 663-4328 •

Argenta Bead Company
703 N. Main St. • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 537-0928 •

Claytime Pottery
417 Main St. • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 374-3515 •

Galaxy Furniture and Gallery
304 Main St. • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 375-3375

Pennington Studios
419 Main St. • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 374-3515 •
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Starving Artist Cafe
411 Main St. • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 372-7976 •

The Thea Foundation
401 Main St., Suite 100 • North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 379-9512 •

Windsong Performing Arts Center
7318 Windsong Drive • North Little Rock, AR 72113
(501) 753-8694 •

Poor Richard’s Art
116 S. First St. • Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 636-0417 •

Rogers Little Theater
116 S. Second St. • Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 631-8988 •

Arts Center of the Ozarks
214 S. Main St. • Springdale, AR
(479) 751-5441 •

Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
255 N. Main St. • Memphis, TN 38103
(800) 726-0915 •

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Ave. • Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 761-5250 •

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Ave. • Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 544-6200 •

National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry St.
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 521-9699

The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306” screening at
Malco Paradiso movie theatre; Sept. 10. View this Academy
Award-nominated film that retells a crucial turning point in
the civil rights movement, the assassination of Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr., followed by a discussion with its subject,
Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles.

“I Have a Dream”; Sept. 21 through Nov. 8. International
Tribute Exhibition to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Artists from
around the world interpret the universal relevance of Dr.
King’s vision for humanity in this tribute exhibition organized
by the City Council of Sitges, Spain.

Project Osmosis; Oct.10. This youth-mentoring initiative
encourages positive development in young people. The
event will be an art project in which young people are
directed to create positive images of themselves during a
workshop experience. The painting will take place outside,
weather permitting.

Freedom Award Ceremony and Banquet; Oct. 27. This
black-tie affair is the second of two events which will honor
National Freedom Award recipient Myrlie Evers-Williams,
widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, and Legacy
Freedom Award recipient Julius “Dr. J” Erving, former NBA
Local Colour Gallery
5811 Kavanaugh Blvd
Invisible Children” Documentary Screening; Nov. 21. The
Mon-Sat 11-5 p.m.
documentary exposes the tragic realities of northern 501-265-0422
Uganda’s night commuters and child soldiers. What started
out as a filmmaking adventure transformed into much more
when these boys from Southern California discovered a
tragedy that disgusted and inspired them, a tragedy where Artists Co-op Featuring 28 Artists
children are both the weapons and the victims. oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic,
sculpture, pottery, jewelry
Orpheum Theatre
203 S. Main St. • Memphis, TN 38103 come by to view our Original,
(901) 525-7800 • monthly featured artist! Affordable Art

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