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China Circus to Perform at Pine Bluff Convention Center

China Circus to Perform at Pine Bluff Convention Center

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AAT) - Direct from Anhui, China, one of the world’s most awarded Acrobatic Troupes will be performing at Pine Bluff Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza in Pine Bluff, AR on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 7:00 pm. 

The Anhui Acrobatic Troupe is known for its cool precision, playful fun, and daring feats of human performance art.  The Anhui Acrobatic Troupe is considered to be one of the most skilled and highly awarded Chinese Acrobatic Troupes.  Their daring feats of acrobatic skill are amazing and the beauty they bring to human performance art is breathtaking. This troupe features over twenty acrobats from China and has been seen around the world.  The Anhui Acrobats are know for leading the way in creating new and stunning acrobatic skills and combining elegant dance with playfulness. This will be their first appearance in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas area.

THV 11 in My Town visit: Russellville

THV 11 in My Town visit: Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) – My most recent THV11 in My Town visit brought me to the lovely city of Russellville.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

My first stop on this visit was at the Chamber of Commerce with executive vice president Stephanie Beerman and Amanda Johnson, A&P marketing assistant for the Arkansas River Valley Tri-Peak Regions.

While a COC is always centered on business and providing its members with multiple networking opportunities, Stephanie also had an extended list of new events coming up in the Russellville area that the city’s residents can enjoy.

Project Runway Alumn Korto Momolu to speak at breastfeeding education event

Project Runway Alumn Korto Momolu to speak at breastfeeding education event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Arkansas Department of Health, Sisters United, UAMS College of Medicine, and Baptist Health are coming together to host an event for pregnant women, new moms, and breastfeeding mothers.

The free event on Sat., Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is intended to discuss breastfeeding successes and challenges in addition to featuring health booths, prizes, breakfast, massages, and more.

It will be held at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center on 501 West Ninth Street. Special guests include breastfeeding mom, Korto Momolu (Project Runway) and Dr. William Greenfield, OB/GYN      

Take a look at the Arkansas State Fair handbooks

Take a look at the Arkansas State Fair handbooks

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The 75th annual Arkansas State Fair is coming up soon! As a matter of fact, it runs from October 10 to 19. 

Pine Bluff CARES Community Call

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (ICVR) - The Pine Bluff CARES affiliate invites the community to participate with in an All-CARES community call Saturday, August 16, 2014 for 9 AM-10 AM at the ICVR Office 2315 South Olive Street.

This call is designed to help us know how to speak to the young people we mentor about the killing in Missouri, the latest murder in Altheimer, the community response, and how to help youngsters manage their anger, grief and fear; more importantly how to help us manage ours. We will accept mentors at this meeting.

Moment of silence for Ferguson, MO planned in Little Rock, nation

Moment of silence for Ferguson, MO planned in Little Rock, nation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A National Moment of Silence has been planned for August 14 at 7 p.m. EST in memory if Michael Brown, who recently died during an officer-involved shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

In Little Rock, participants for the moment of silence will be gathered at the Arkansas State Capitol. A Facebook page dedicated to event says people will gather at 6 p.m., and the moment of silence will begin at 6:20 p.m.

The page also requests that participants bring candles and signs with names of the fallen or other messages about police violence or community strength in addition to a red cloth or ribbon as a sign of solidarity. Participants are reminded to remain respectful as it is a moment intended for healing and remembrance.

Learn more at the Facebook page: http://on.kthv.com/1uy5ZNn

Race for the Cure scheduled for October

Race for the Cure scheduled for October

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Women united in the city on Tuesday as the Arkansas chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation made their big "Race for the Cure" announcement.

The theme for this year's race is "Move. Be Moved".

A breast cancer survivor spoke at the event today, describing her fight and what the race means to her.

"My wonderful husband Barry Marshall and my beautiful daughter Mattie Underwood were right by my side during the process giving constant, love, care, support and it's this same love that you cannot help but to experience on the race day," said survivor Celese Marshall.

The race is set for Saturday, October 4th. Their goal is set at $1.6 million for breast cancer research, education, screenings and treatments.

The Arkansas Race for the Cure is one of the largest Komen events across the country.