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Clinton Library features Haiti exhibit

Clinton Library features Haiti exhibit

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The William J. Clinton Presidential Center’s temporary exhibit, “Haiti: Building Back Better” celebrates the people and culture of Haiti as the nation recovers from the devastating earthquake one year ago today.  Open until Feb. 6, 2011, the exhibit highlights the history of Haiti, Haitian arts and culture, President Clinton’s presidential and post-presidential involvement with the country, and earthquake recovery efforts.

The multi-media exhibit begins in the center’s first floor Garden View Room where visitors walk through a brief history of Haiti.  The exhibit then transitions into a look at the country during President Clinton’s administration as well as post presidency.

Cocktails and Conversation at Mediums Art Gallery

Cocktails and Conversation at Mediums Art Gallery

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Enjoy one the ambiance of best lounge in Little Rock, relax on a couch and listen to beautiful music, and network with business owners and managers. Try the Iron Chief chicken wings, the best around! The mixer starts at 5:30 pm Wednesday, January 12 at Mediums Art Gallery, 521 Center St.

Closing Reception for Fine Art of Jazz Exhibit Today

Closing Reception for Fine Art of Jazz Exhibit Today

By Karen Martin

A closing reception for The Fine Art of Jazz will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. today (Jan. 7) at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Ninth Street and Broadway, Little Rock.

Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

The exhibition showcases the people behind the Kansas City tradition of American jazz. There's a supplementary exhibit on Arkansas' African American jazz entertainers.

For more information call (501) 683-3593.

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Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series speakers announced for Old State House

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series speakers announced for Old State House

 The Old State House Museum announces the schedule of its upcoming Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series slated through the end of March. Brown Bag Lectures are a great way for participants to gain an understanding of special Arkansas history topics. The lectures take place during the lunch hour, from noon to 1:00 p.m., making them a convenient way to learn. Admission to each program is free. Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch; beverages are provided. For more information about Brown Bag Lunch Lectures, please call the Old State House Museum at (501) 324-9685, or see www.OldStateHouse.com.

Friday, January 28, 2011 - Dogpatch USA Documentary
This hour of the Brown Bag Lecture Series will include a showing of the documentary about Dogpatch, USA (30 min.), followed by a Q & A session led by filmmakers Dixie Kline and Matthew Rowe.

Central Ark. Library System storytime at River Market

Central Ark. Library System storytime at River Market

Wed. Dec. 29 from 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Come listen to winter-themed stories and fun at the River Market ice rink.

If you want to ice skate while you're there, In Arkansas has some tips for first-time ice skaters.