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LRFW clothes, models reign supreme at Expo

LRFW clothes, models reign supreme at Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Thousands of spectators flocked to the Metroplex to see Little Rock Fashion Week's fashion presentation at the Seventh Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo, this past weekend. The show served as a sneak peak for audience members into Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) 2011, which is scheduled July 11-16 in downtown Little Rock.

"This was a very important event for us. It was a an opportunity to reconnect with our followers in the community on a more intimate level, and reiterate our mission," says Brandon Campbell. "Little Rock Fashion Week isn't about just partying and fashion shows. It's about celebrating Arkansas communities, bringing people together with people, promoting people's talents and inspiring young people. These are examples of what makes Little Rock Fashion Week the best fashion experience in America.

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) will headline the Seventh Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo with a fashion presentation, highlighting a few clothing lines to be featured at Little Rock Fashion Week 2011.

The expo is February 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Metroplex, located 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. The LRFW presentation is scheduled for 1:40 p.m. The expo and fashion show is free and is open to the public.

Attendees will get a sneak peak into this summer’s favorite fashion experience. The LRFW showcase will preview sophisticated, trendy and couture fashions by Savers, the Nicole McGehee Collection (LRFW 2010 Clothing Line of the Year), NaJo by Natasha Rawls (LRFW 2009 Clothing Line of the Year) and introduce Graffiti by 13-year old fashion designer Aaliyah Fisher, who will become the youngest designer to ever showcase in a fashion week.

Red Octopus cancels Thursday show

Red Octopus cancels Thursday show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Unfortunately, due to the coming Snowpocalypse and the inevitability of climate change, Red Octopus Theater has been forced to cancel Thursday night's performance of "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre." We are not happy about this, but we must bow to the overwhelming challenges presented by the inclement weather. We will open On Friday night, and continue on Saturday. Apologies all around.

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Literary Festival seeks "Tales from the South"

Literary Festival seeks "Tales from the South"

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - "Tales from the South" radio show, in conjunction with William F. Laman Public Library and the 2011 Arkansas Literary Festival, is looking for great true stories to be told by the people who lived them. Top three stories will receive $100 each, and writers will read their winning story on the internationally-syndicated radio show on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Starving Artist Cafe' in the Argenta Arts District of North Little Rock, AR. Judging is by a panel of writers, professors, and editors.

Symphony orchestra steals hearts

Symphony orchestra steals hearts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra presents Couples that Stole your Heart on Saturday, February 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 13 at 3 p.m. at the Robinson Center Music Hall. This concert is the third concert in the ACXIOM Pops Live! Series and is sponsored in part by Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and friends in honor of Dale and Lee Ronnel’s 50th Anniversary.

Associate Conductor Geoffrey Robson conducts this concert full of music to remind you of some of the very best movie couples. Also at the Saturday evening performance, the Stella Boyle Smith Trust, purchaser of the guest conducting role auctioned at Opus XXVI, will pass the baton to Dr.

Your chance to be a star at Weekend Theatre

Your chance to be a star at Weekend Theatre

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Weekend Theater, 7th & Chester in downtown Little Rock, announces auditions for three musicals on Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 5 p.m. Actors only need to attend one audition day although they should be prepared to stay up to five hours.

Gypsy will be directed by Andy Hall with music direction by Lori Isner.  It will rehearse May 7-June 16 with performances June 17-July 10. The role of Mama Rose has been precast.  There are roles for boys and girls ages 8-18 as well as adults.  There are a few roles that are non-singing/dancing roles.  Those auditioning for Gypsy should wear comfortable clothing for a dance audition.

My Fair Lady will be directed by Allison Pace with music direction by Lori Isner.  It will rehearse June 18-July 21 with performances July 22-August 13. There are roles for actors age 16 and up.

Library screens "For Once in My Life"

Library screens "For Once in My Life"

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A free screening of "For Once in My Life," featuring program participants at Goodwill Industries of South Florida in Miami, will be held at 6 p.m. today (Monday, Jan. 31) at the Thompson Library at 38 Rahling Circle in Little Rock. 

The film follows the Spirit of Goodwill band, a unique assembly of singers and musicians with mental and physical challenges, as their determination and talent take them from a rehearsal room to a concert stage at the U.S. Mayor’s Convention with an audience of over 1,000.

Following the screening, a discussion will be held with Goodwill Industries of Arkansas president and CEO Brian Itzkowitz. Attendees can register to win a free soundtrack of For Once in My Life that will be given away following the screening.

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