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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

‘Wizard of Oz’ to be presented

In a fundraising event for the North Arkansas Dance Theatre (NADT), a non-profit performing troupe, the NADT Dance Academy will be presenting The Wizard of Oz. The performances will be Friday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at Ozarka College in Melbourne and Friday, June...

Newport Downtown Entertainment Series looking for volunteers

Julie Allen, executive director of the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, reports that the Downtown Entertainment Series is receiving overwhelming support from sponsors, is having fantastic attendance at the events, and is enjoying great entertainment. With that success comes the need for volunteers to help...

Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen, phone interview with 93 KZLE’s Ken Loggains

Live Nation presents Def Leppard and Journey: The two iconic bands will be taking the stage together at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock on July 7 @ 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available here. Phil Collen, lead guitarist with Def Leppard, called into the White...

John 3:16 Ministries to host auction & festival this weekend

John 3:16 Ministries will be hosting the "Absolute Consignment Auction & Festival" this Saturday, May 19 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The event will take place at 75 Holmes Road in Charlotte, AR. Other highlights of the event are a fishing derby and a Kid's...

Area summer activities for kids

Kid's College UACCB Kid's College is July 9-13 For youth entering grades 1-3, Kids' College will be held July 9-13 For youth entering grades 4-6, Kids' College will be held July 16-20 Register by May 25. For more information, visit https://www.uaccb.edu/academics/community-education/kids-college Youth Summer Tennis Camps A few notes: All equipment will be...

NADT team brings home awards from dance competition

North Arkansas Dance Theatre (NADT) Dance Academy’s junior team recently went to the VIP Regional Dance Competition in Maumelle. Pictured below (from left to right) with their awards are  Lily Williams, Carissa Cordell, Kate Edmonds, Raven Newby, Ayden Brown and Kathryn Shaw. The coaches were...

Branson Connection 2018 set for May 19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAN6TZYNvZo Branson Connection 2018 will take place in the parking lot of W.R.D. Entertainment, located at 920 Harrison Street in Batesville, on Saturday, May 19. The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will end at noon. The public is invited to attend.   At Branson Connection,...

Downtown Art Walk to be held Friday

Get downtown this weekend to explore the arts! The Batesville Area Arts Council is collaborating with Lyon College art students to host an Art Walk on Main Street Friday, April 27 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event is a self-guided viewing of...

Arkansas Folk Fest coming to Mountain View this weekend

The 56th Annual Arkansas Folk Fest will unfold this weekend in Mountain View. On Friday, April 20, food vendors will be open all day on the courthouse square. The Artisan Market will open at 11 a.m. with live music on the square beginning at...

ASU-Newport ‘Movies in the Park’ series starts tomorrow with ‘Back to the Future’

ASU-Newport Movies in the Park starts this Saturday night (April 14) in downtown Newport with the 1985 classic, Back to the Future. A rare DeLorean car -- one of only 9,000 made -- will be on-hand as part of the fun. The movie will start at dusk,...

NADT performs at Woodcrest Assisted Living

Flying high, Abby Woodruff leads the rest of jumping “Russians” as they perform for the residents at the Woodcrest Assisted Living Facility.  Senior members of the non-profit, North Arkansas Dance Theatre (NADT) presented a variety of ballet, lyrical, contemporary, musical theater and jazz numbers...