Tuesday, Nov. 29, when three editors from The Arkansas International, a biannual UA literary magazine, take the podium at Nightbird Books.
The Ship of State—especially that of the United States—may have begun as a lithe and limber craft back in the day, but it is now more of a battle group with attendant oil tankers, nuclear submarines, and a long affixed line of garbage barges.Read More »
I am a Muslim-American and a peacebuilder. In the aftermath of a polarizing election season, the victory of President-elect Donald Trump, and an onslaught of violent hate crimes and proposed policies threatening human rights, I am struggling to simultaneously maintain my commitment to both roles and identities.Read More »
Post-election shock has invited many of us to look within. What might have been our own role in this extraordinary outcome? I hope having been a teacher for 40 years gives me sufficient credibility to address my own profession.Read More »
SNOW TRAIN VILLAGE — Nov. 25th thru Dec. 24th at Gaskins Switch Village in Eureka Springs. This privately owned Snow Village and Train Exhibit takes you back to a 1930’s to 1950’s landscape of small town America. It is comprised of over 300 buildings, accessory pieces and trees, along with three Lionel 0 scale trains, and a Lionel 0 Scale trolley. For full schedule of viewing times and more info, visit http://eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org/train.html
GREEN FRIDAY — Nov. 25th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Fort Smith State Park in Mountainburg. www.arkansasstateparks.com/lakefortsmith
CHRISTMAS PARADE OF THE OZARKS — Nov. 26th, 6-8 p.m. at the Rodeo of the Ozarks grounds in Springdale. More info at www.rodeooftheozarks.com
December, month of hopes, anticipations and expectations (suspense for the little ones), is filled with festivals of light in the ever increasing darkness.Read More »