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8th Annual T Tauri Movie Camp

8th Annual T Tauri Movie Camp
For kids grades 4 through 12, the T Tauri Movie Workshop is a 11 days of digital filmmaking workshops from July 17 to July 28 at the U of A Community College. Some of the workshops being offered are Script to Screen, Narrative Filmmaking, Acting on Camera, and Claymation. The workshops last from from 2 to 3 days and the price ranges from $75 to $150. For more information visit www.ttauri.org or call 870-251-1189.   

Bell wins piping championship

Bell wins piping championship

BATESVILLE — Lyon College Piper Major James “Jimmy” Bell won the overall professional title at the 26th annual United States Piping Foundation Amateur and Professional Piping Championships held June 16 at the University of Delaware in Newark, N.J. 

Lyon student bagpiper Avens Ridgeway of Union, Maine, won second place honors in both the amateur piobaireachd competition and the amateur Amateur March, Strathspey, and Reel Competition.

Bell took the overall title by winning the Professional Piobaireachd Competition and finishing second in the Professional March, Strathspey, and Reel Competition.

PBS Arts Summer Festival premieres June 29

PBS Arts Summer Festival premieres June 29

Festival, AETN Arts Fridays feature arts, cultural programs every Friday at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. through Aug. 10

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The PBS Arts Summer Festival will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) as part of AETN Arts Fridays June 29. AETN Arts Fridays provides Arkansans with world-class arts and culture programming, including the locally produced series “AETN Presents” at 6:30 p.m. and the PBS Arts Summer Festival at 9 p.m.

The PBS Arts Summer Festival expands the scope and diversity of the arts on television with a multi-part, weekly series and new, original online content that take viewers across the country and around the world. Award-winning television, film and stage star Anna Deavere Smith (“Nurse Jackie,” “The West Wing”) will serve as weekly host for the festival.

Rogue Report - JUN 18

Jessica Seven spotlights this week's Rogue Report, just ahead of the big AOWMG album release party at Vino's in Little Rock this Friday! MORE THAN SPARROWS, POET FURY, and LYDIA CAN'T BREATHE (from Jacksonville, Florida as part of their "Party Hard" tour) will also bring the noise, so you don't want to miss it!

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LRFW launches youth fashion design competition

LRFW launches youth fashion design competition

Little Rock Fashion Week is accepting applications from students entering grades 1st through 12th for its Youth Fashion Sketch Design Competition. Applications can be downloaded at LittleRockFashionWeek.com.

The purpose of the competition is to ignite, motivate and encourage young people who are interested in the fashion industry. Students are asked to create their own clothing line by sketching out their designs and coming up with a name.

The finalists from different grade categories (1st-5th grades; 6th-8th grades; and 9th-12th grades) will be invited to attend Little Rock Fashion Week 2012.

Rogue Report - MAY 25

The Rogue Report comes early this week due to Riverfest. Check out what's new with your favorite bands, like The Jay Jackson Band, Jessica Seven, Se7en Sharp, Indie Bullshit, and more. http://youtu.be/p3UAivIqdhU

AHPP to hold 'listening session' at Municipal Building

AHPP to hold 'listening session' at Municipal Building

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, will conduct a series of listening sessions in June, July and August to solicit comments on regional historic preservation issues, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today.

“The AHPP is updating its state historic preservation plan and will hold meetings across the state to determine the historic preservation priorities of the people of Arkansas,” McSwain said. “The comments we get at these meetings and through a questionnaire that will be available on our website at www.arkansaspreservation.org between July 1 and August 31 will help shape our goals and efforts for the next five years.”

       The forums will be held: