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Documentary film series on fracking to debut in Little Rock

Documentary film series on fracking to debut in Little Rock

CONWAY (ArkansasFracking.org) – Local non-profit group, ArkansasFracking.org, will be debuting their documentary film series, Land of Opportunity, in Little Rock on November 22 at 7 p.m. at Market Street CinemaThe series focuses on the impact that hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has on local communities in the Fayetteville Shale in north, central Arkansas.  Roughly 4,500 natural gas wells have been drilled since 2005 in the rural, 5-county area.

AETN to hold Roaring ’20s cocktail reception, Downton Abbey: Season 4’ preview screening

AETN to hold Roaring ’20s cocktail reception, Downton Abbey: Season 4’ preview screening

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation will host a Roaring ’20s cocktail reception inspired by the Academy Award-winning “Masterpiece” series “Downton Abbey” Thursday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock.

Fans of “Downton Abbey” are invited to join the AETN Foundation for an evening of elegance at a Roaring ’20s cocktail reception featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing, a period photo booth, costume contest and door prizes.

Rhea Lana's founder to be honored at Women in Business awards

Rhea Lana's founder to be honored at Women in Business awards

Rhea Lana Riner was named a Finalist in the Maverick of the Year category in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program.

With Arkansas roots, Rhea Lana’s Franchise Systems, Inc. is rapidly growing with 69 locations in 23 states. Founded by Riner in her living room 15 years ago and headquartered in Conway, Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment hosts semi-annual sales.

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Blood Drive events for the month of Nov. in Faulkner County

Blood Drive events for the month of Nov. in Faulkner County

Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Simon Park, Oak and Front Street in Conway, Ark.

Nov. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at University of Central Arkansas Student Center, 201 S. Donaghey in Conway, Ark.

Nov. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at University of Central Arkansas Student Center, 201 S. Donaghey in Conway, Ark.

Nov. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at University of Central Arkansas Student Center, 201 S. Donaghey in Conway, Ark.

Nov. 25 from 3-7 p.m. at Walgreens, 850 Oak St. in Conway, Ark.

Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hurley Chiropractic & Wellness Center, 813 Oak St. in Conway, Ark. (complimentary T-shirt for presenting donors, while supplies last)

UCA Chorus to perform Nov. 19

UCA Chorus to perform Nov. 19

By Stephen Simpson

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office

CONWAY (UCA) — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will present its fall concert Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The choir, under the direction of Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, visiting assistant professor of music education, will perform pieces from the Renaissance as well as by contemporary composers.  The choir will also perform two Chinese folk songs arranged by Chen Li.   

"Fortunately, we have six singers for whom Chinese is their first language, so they have helped us learn the Chinese," Cook-Cunningham said.

LRFW to hold annual DVD release party

LRFW to hold annual DVD release party

On Friday November 8th at 6 p.m., Little Rock Fashion Week will have its annual DVD release party. It's being held at Chenal Pointe at The Divide, 6400 Divide Parkway in Little Rock, AR 72223. There will be free food, drinks, and games for all ages. Meet producers, models and fashion designers. This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP send an e-mail to info@littlerockfashionweek.com. LRFW 5 videos can be purchased, now! Visit www.littlerockfashionweek.com