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Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 is here

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 is here

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The fastest growing fashion week in America, Little Rock Fashion Week will be held July 11-16 in downtown Little Rock. This annual event will showcase collections of emerging local, regional and national clothing and jewelry designers, as well as the best of our region’s hairstylists, makeup artists and musical performers.

“In 2009, we made history. In 2010, we enhanced fashion. In 2011, we’re reinventing fashion trends,” says Brandon D. Campbell, Little Rock Fashion Week’s founder and executive producer.

Little Rock Fashion 2011 is almost here

Little Rock Fashion 2011 is almost here

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The fastest growing fashion week in America, Little Rock Fashion Week will be held July 11-16 in downtown Little Rock. This annual event will showcase collections of emerging local, regional and national clothing and jewelry designers, as well as the best of our region’s hairstylists, makeup artists and musical performers.

“In 2009, we made history. In 2010, we enhanced fashion. In 2011, we’re reinventing fashion trends,” says Brandon D. Campbell, Little Rock Fashion Week’s founder and executive producer.

Campbell continues: “A person who has experienced the previous Little Rock Fashion Weeks will recognize our transition. My team and I have pushed ourselves to create an atmosphere containing fashion and entertainment that has never been seen before. To be very frank, we are breaking all sorts of fashion show rules that I’m confident people will love and that will be followed after Little Rock Fashion Week 2011.

ICVR Respect for Life initiative

ICVR Respect for Life initiative

The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration, Inc. [ICVR] Respect for Life Initiative will hold a joint press conference with Pine Bluff's Muhammad Study Group of the Nation of Islam on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 2 p.m.

The press conference is called as a result of the recent homicides combine with a wave of violent shootings in the city. The event will be held at 1314 South Cherry Street in Pine Bluff. Details 870-536-7274. 

'Bridge the Gap with Fashion' this July 4

'Bridge the Gap with Fashion' this July 4

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- On this Fourth of July, the makers of Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 are organizing a live fashion presentation entitled "Bridge the Gap with Fashion." Models that will be seen in the third annual Little Rock Fashion Week on July 11-16 will be modeling clothes by Savers (one of the many sponsors of LRFW 2011).

The unique fashion experience starts at 8:15 pm on July 4, along the Junction Bridge Pedestrian Bridge Walkway near the downtown Little Rock in the River Market. The festivity is a symbolism of community togetherness. Audience members will receive a live fashion show, tickets to LRFW 2011, plus purchase them. The models' hair is being done by The Salon Professional Academy with make-up by Tonya Zambrano and other make-up artists of LRFW 2011.

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 is July 11-16 at various locations in Little Rock.

"Making The Connection" Day

"Making The Connection" Day

PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- The HOPE Community Coalition of Jefferson County will host its second annual "Making The Connection Day" on Wednesday, July 13 from 11 am-1 pm at The Delta Rivers Nature Center (located in Pine Bluff Regional Park).

We are inviting all citizens of Jefferson County to Join us for this networking event. Come out and meet the members of the HOPE Community Coalition. Register to become a member of HOPE Community Coalition to promote positive prevention awareness in our community.

There is a place for YOU in the HOPE Community Coalition. The coalition is made up of sectors of interest to meet the needs of Jefferson County.

Big Bass Bonanza Leaderboard

Big Bass Bonanza Leaderboard

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Daniel Schults of Pine Bluff leads the field of anglers with a 5.63 pound bass he caught in the Dumas pool.  Schults caught the fish in the 9 a.m. hour to take the overall lead on the first day of the three-day tournament.


When asked about the experience, Schults, who spent the morning fishing with his father Wayne said, “I was fishing hard.”  This was the second time the younger Schults had fished the Dumas pool.


Leaders in the other four pools are:

•  Jason Deblock of Vilonia (4.87) – Little Rock pool

•  Martin Arnold of Ft. Smith (5.36) – Fort Smith pool

•  David Wood of Dardanelle (5.54) – Dardanelle pool

•  Eric Green of Pine Bluff (5.49) – Pine Bluff pool



The top fish wins the guaranteed $50,000. Each of the other four pool leaders has the potential to win a guaranteed $10,000 for catching the

largest fish in each of the other pools during the tournament.

Summer Movie Series continues

Summer Movie Series continues

CAMDEN, Ark. -- Camden’s Summer Movie Series lets you watch family blockbusters for free under the stars against the backdrop of the Ouachita River. You can enjoy the movies every Friday night at dusk through the months of June and July at the Riverwalk Amphitheater.

The next movie featured will be “Shrek Forever After" on June 24. Also, Corey Williams of the Detroit Lions will be on hand to sign autographs.

For more information visit www.camden.ar.gov/moviesontheriver or call the City at 837-5500.