Portfest to transition to six-month entertainment series in downtown Newport

The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce and Portfest directors have announced that they will be transitioning their efforts from the annual Portfest Festival to a new six-month long entertainment series in downtown Newport. “Portfest has been a staple in Newport and Jackson County for 35...

“Aux Arc” to float White River tomorrow

The "Aux Arc' keelboat was setup on display today at Riverside Park in Batesville, Ark. Visitors were able to talk to the crew about their previous adventures and the role that a keelboat played in the development of northeast Arkansas. The boat is scheduled to...

LISTEN: Rob visits with Shani Kramer about Saturday’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ benefit in Batesville

The first "Once Upon a Time" gala and black tie benefit will be Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the loft of the Barnett Building in downtown Batesville. The dinner with live entertainment is a benefit for the Ozark Foothills Visual &...

Lyon College Gospel Choir planning trip to Italy for a performance

The Lyon College Gospel Choir has been invited to participate in the week-long Passion of Italy Festival in Rome for the summer of 2018. The approximate cost of the trip for the 14 choir members is around $44,700, $20,000 of which has already been...

Steep Canyon Rangers coming to AState’s Fowler Center March 16

Arkansas State University’s Fowler Center will present the Steep Canyon Rangers, Friday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. as the next installment in the 2017-18 performance series. The Steep Canyon Rangers' newest album Out in the Open made its debut hitting #1 on Billboard's Bluegrass Album Chart. In a...

NADT dancers win awards at dance competition

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A group of dancers from the North Arkansas Dance Theater (NADT) Dance Academy's competition team came home from the BravO! Dance Competition in Maumelle with a number of awards. All dances for the competition were choreographed by Hannah Paulson Wells of NADT, who won the...

‘Once Upon a Time’ gala coming to Batesville March 10

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The Ozark Foothills Visual & Performing Arts Center (OFVPAC) is having its first gala, a black tie event entitled "Once Upon a Time," Saturday, March 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Barnett Building on Main Street in Batesville. There will be entertainment...

Black History Month Celebration to be held tonight at the Melba

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The Lyon College Black Student Association and the UACCB Multicultural Student Association will be hosting "Black History Month Celebration" tonight, Feb. 26 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Melba Theater, located at 115 W. Main St. in Batesville. The event will feature performances by The Anointed Ones,...

‘Mr. Southerner Beauty’ contest rescheduled for March 13 in Southside

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Men, be sure to check your pantyhose for runs. That is if you are a contestant in the Mr. Southerner Beauty contest. The event, which was originally scheduled for January, will be held Tuesday, March 13, at the Southside Middle School Cafeteria beginning at...

WATCH: Danny Dozier drops by Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ to promote ‘Friends in Great Places’

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The 10th annual "Friends in Great Places" concert is scheduled for tomorrow night (Feb. 24) at Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB). On tap for the show: Danny Dozier, Tim Crouch, Pam Setser, Gary Rounds, Ken...

ASU-Newport to feature ‘shattered glass’ workshop

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Students can take broken glass and turn it into art at Arkansas State University-Newport (ASUN).  Local artist Julie Reardon is coming to ASUN to teach both children and adults to create unique creations from shattered glass. The class, “Spring is in the Air,” is scheduled...