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LRFW's final call for fashion designers, boutique owners

LRFW's final call for fashion designers, boutique owners

Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is accepting applications from fashion designers and boutique operators, wanting to showcase their clothing lines at Little Rock Fashion Week 2011, scheduled July 11-16. The final postmark deadline is March 5.

In its third year, LRFW highlights the best fashions by local and national designers and boutiques at its Posh Expression and Young & Fabulous fashion shows.

LRFW clothes, models reign supreme at Expo

LRFW clothes, models reign supreme at Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Thousands of spectators flocked to the Metroplex to see Little Rock Fashion Week's fashion presentation at the Seventh Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo, this past weekend. The show served as a sneak peak for audience members into Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) 2011, which is scheduled July 11-16 in downtown Little Rock.

"This was a very important event for us. It was a an opportunity to reconnect with our followers in the community on a more intimate level, and reiterate our mission," says Brandon Campbell. "Little Rock Fashion Week isn't about just partying and fashion shows. It's about celebrating Arkansas communities, bringing people together with people, promoting people's talents and inspiring young people. These are examples of what makes Little Rock Fashion Week the best fashion experience in America.

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) will headline the Seventh Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo with a fashion presentation, highlighting a few clothing lines to be featured at Little Rock Fashion Week 2011.

The expo is February 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Metroplex, located 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. The LRFW presentation is scheduled for 1:40 p.m. The expo and fashion show is free and is open to the public.

Attendees will get a sneak peak into this summer’s favorite fashion experience. The LRFW showcase will preview sophisticated, trendy and couture fashions by Savers, the Nicole McGehee Collection (LRFW 2010 Clothing Line of the Year), NaJo by Natasha Rawls (LRFW 2009 Clothing Line of the Year) and introduce Graffiti by 13-year old fashion designer Aaliyah Fisher, who will become the youngest designer to ever showcase in a fashion week.

Celebrate history at the Daffodil Festival

Celebrate history at the Daffodil Festival

CAMDEN, Ark. – Join Camden as we Celebrate Spring at one of South Arkansas' largest and most beautiful events, the 18th annual Camden Daffodil Festival, March 11-12 in Beautiful Downtown Camden.

Join thousands from all around the region and nation at this unforgettable weekend for the entire family at the 2011 Daffodil Festival! Tour the amazing Daffodil Gardens, with over a million blossoms! Enjoy the rich History of South Arkansas with guided tours through Camden's famous museums, antebellum homes, and historical sites complete with costumed re-enactments.  Or shop ‘till your heart's content along the sidewalks of downtown Camden displaying a myriad of food, collectables, and crafts.

Stay for the entire weekend complete with the annual 5k run, Kiwanis-Pancake Breakfast, Arts and Crafts show & sale, Live Music acts and stage events.

Vesper choir gives community concert

Vesper choir gives community concert

PINE BLUFF, Ark. - The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Vesper Choir will present a community concert at Dermott Elementary School Cafetorium, located 525 East Speedway.  The concert will take place Sunday, Feb. 27 at 3:30pm.  The Dermott community and surrounding areas are invited to attend this free public event.

The UAPB Vesper Choir is under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Bates, Professor of Music and Interim Chair of the Music Department.  He is assisted by Dr. Heidi Gordon, Vocal Instructor and Assistant Choir Director.  Rehearsal and performance accompanists are Dr. Andre Strydom and Ms. Julia Buckingham.

UAPB jazz professor performs at Arts Center

UAPB jazz professor performs at Arts Center

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Downtown Pine Bluff comes alive with sounds of jazz guitar when the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas hosts its Arts & Science Center-sponsored music series Live@5 set for 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Center, 701 Main St.

The evening will feature the sounds of popular guitarist Milt Jackson, an associate professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. A professor at UAPB for 30 years, Jackson also is well known as a professional jazz guitar player, playing solo and with several groups around the United States including Arkansas, Ohio, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Vesper Choir gives church concert

Vesper Choir gives church concert

PINE BLUFF, Ark. - The Music Department of the Indiana Street Baptist Church will present the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Vesper Choir in concert on Sunday, February 13, at 4:00pm at the church located 1114 S. Indiana street. The event is free and open to the public.

The UAPB Vesper Choir is under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Bates, Professor of Music and Interim Chair of the Music Department.  He is assisted by Dr. Heidi Gordon, Vocal Instructor and Assistant Choir Director.  Rehearsal and performance accompanists are Dr. Andre Strydom and Ms. Julia Buckingham. 

The Vesper Choir has a rich musical tradition that continues to delight audiences locally and across the country.