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Amazing: Wine glass musician is back, with Mario Bros. tune

Amazing: Wine glass musician is back, with Mario Bros. tune

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - The musician from Conway Arkansas, Dan Newbie, who has become a YouTube sensation by playing the unique instrument of wine glasses, is back again. This time he's performing a favorite familiar tune that all children of the 90s can appreciate ... the Super Mario Brothers theme song.

Woman attempts to shoplift 330 Pizza Rolls

Woman attempts to shoplift 330 Pizza Rolls

A woman was arrested for shoplifting 330 Pizza Rolls from Walmart on Dave Ward Drive Tuesday.

A Walmart employee said he observed the woman take three bags of Pizza Rolls from the grocery area and proceed to the other side of the store. At that point, the employee said he observed her opening the bags and dumping the Pizza Rolls into a plastic bag in her purse. She then started walking out the door when she was detained.

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AETN’s ‘Student Selects’ to be screened

AETN’s ‘Student Selects’ to be screened

 

AETN sponsors YOUTH! workshops, screenings

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The debut screenings of winning entries in the 2012 “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” a production of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and announcements of the 2012 THEA Foundation Young Filmmaker Scholarship recipients will be part of the Little Rock Film Festival YOUTH! program June 2-3.

Cat-in-the-Hat-a-Thon to celebrete Dr. Seuss' birthday

Cat-in-the-Hat-a-Thon to celebrete Dr. Seuss' birthday

AETN celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday March 2

with ‘The Cat in the Hat-A-Thon’

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Friday, March 2, PBS KIDS will celebrate the 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss on-air, online and on mobile with “The Cat in the Hat-A-Thon,” a two-hour marathon of “The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot About That!” The special will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) March 2 at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.

“The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot About That!” has ranked among the top 10 programs for children ages 2 to 5 since it premiered on PBS KIDS in September 2010. The series is a key part of PBS KIDS’ commitment to helping kids build critical STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – skills through engaging content across platforms.

Scientists talk "green chemistry" at cafe

Scientists talk "green chemistry" at cafe

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Chemistry: Then, Now, and Green on March 22. Panelists will discuss important historical discoveries in chemistry, new materials/methods and the latest happenings in environmentally sustainable “green” chemistry.

Held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Vieux Carré Restaurant/Afterthought Bar in Little Rock’s Hillcrest area, the Science Café is a relaxed opportunity for monthly exchanges with various experts. Admission is free and no reservations are needed. A variety of food and beverages are available for purchase.

This month, panelists from Hendrix College in Conway, Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) will lead the discussion. The moderator is Dorothy Graves, Ph.D., research assistant professor at the Winthrop P.