February 13, 2017

Alba Bontanica NWA Fashion Week Hits the Runway This March in Bentonville!

The Arkansas CW and 40/29 is a proud partner of Alba Bontanica NWA Fashion Week!

The Alba Bontanica Fashion week hits the runway March 1st through the 4th here in Northwest Arkansas!  Fashion Designers from across the state will be showing off their talents on the Runway at the "Record" in Bentonville.  One will be Friday March 3rd and the second is on March 4th, doors open at 6pm show starts at 7pm.

Proceeds help fund the development and production opportunities for our local designers.   

Participating Boutiques:  Elysian Boutique, The Independent, Label, Lola, RiffRaff, She Said Yes, Shop for Mankind, Steamroller Blues and Vesta's.

Participating Designers:  Aimz Designs, Alberti & Co, Alyece Lenae, Chavon Shree, Downright Denim, Felix Bui Couture, G by Gavin, Material Concepts, NA Martin, Rc by Richard Cotto, Rosi Rose Designer

Click here to get your tickets now!

Alba Bontanica presents Northwest Arkansas Fashion week.

Proud Partners of NWA Fashion Week

The Arkansas CW, ABC 40/29 TV, Ropeswing and Maybelline New York

Proud Sponsors of NWA Fashion Week:

Signature Bank of Arkansas, Celebrate Arkansas, CitiScapes Magazine, Power 105.7, 21C Museum Hotel, Yelp, Uptown Eyes Glassware Gallery, Paris Presents Incorporated, Shop for Mankind, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

For more information on the shows, how you can support or buy tickets go here: http://nwafw.com/  

NWA Fashion Week is a non-profit organization and this is their mission:
Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week (NWAFW) exists to highlight designers, artists boutiques and other creative professionals who are committed to building a vibrant, inspired creative community in Northwest Arkansas.  

 Promotion spot produced by The Arkansas CW Producer Miguel Medina with footage provided by NWA Fashion Week videographers David Abbott and Jessica Whalen.

February 10, 2017

Do The Ozarks: Virtual Game World and Euro Bistro -Rogers, AR

We found a hidden treasure here in Rogers and it involves virtual entertainment and some authentic German food!  Click here to see what Dustin found in our Do The Ozarks online episodes!

Virtual Game World and Event Center is located at 115 N Dixieland Road Suite 4
Rogers, Arkansas 72756.

There hours are Tuesday-Thursday 4pm -9pm and Friday -Sunday 11am-9pm.  

You can visit their website for more information http://www.virtualgameworldeventcenter.com/ , On facebook go here or call  479-282-1677. 

February 6, 2017

Season premiere of Reign Friday at 8pm!

Reign returns Friday at 8pm on The Arkansas CW. Don't miss the final season as two queens battle for one throne. Here is a trailer to get you ready for the season 4 premiere!

January 31, 2017

Interview with Lindsey Morgan & Zach McGowan of "The 100"!

Drew got the opportunity to sit down with Lindsey Morgan & Zach McGowan,  stars of the CW show "The 100". You can catch the season premiere of "The 100" tonight at 8pm on The Arkansas CW!  Check out the interview below!

January 30, 2017

Don't miss the season premiere of The 100!

Get ready for a wild ride!  The 100 returns Wednesday at 8pm after Arrow on The Arkansas CW.  Here is a look at what is in store for season four!

January 27, 2017

Nina Dobrev returns to Vampire Diaries series finale!

Nina Dobrev confirmed that she would be returning for the series finale of The Vampire Diaries.  She announced it on her instagram account by posting a photo of the series finale script. You can catch the series finale of The Vampire Diaries on Friday March 10 at 7pm on The Arkansas CW! 

A photo posted by Nina Dobrev (@ninadobrev) on

January 25, 2017

George Chmiel finishes his run across America!

George Chmiel completed his journey across America yesterday at Ground Zero in New York. He was running for Beastmode for the Brave to bring awareness for the needs of veterans. 

Beastmode for the Brave was created by US Navy Seal veteran Chris Kyle (American Sniper) and US Navy Veteran Talon Smith (Stars Earn Stripes) to raise awareness and support for the needs of our veterans returning home from the battlefield.  Beastmode for the Brave is the community outreach program for Guardian For Heroes Foundation.  

 George started his run across America on September 11th in San Diego, California.  He has ran through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee, Virginia, Washington D.C. Maryland, Pennsylvania and finished in New York City. 

He ran 3,005.75 Miles which was an average of 32.32 miles a day. Total run time was 23 days, 1 hour, 24 minutes and 37 seconds.     
For more information on Beastmode for the Brave and how you can help support our veterans go here: 

Check out George's finish below...

Information and pictures provided by Beastmode for the Brave Team
 and  George Chmiel's instagram. 

For more information on Beastmode for the Brave and You can help support our veterans by donating go here: 

January 14, 2017

Interview with Chad Duell of General Hospital!

Drew had the chance to catch up with Chad Duell at the 40/29 & The Arkansas CW Women's Living Expo.  Duell plays Michael Quartermaine on ABC's General Hospital. You can watch General Hospital on our Sister station 40/29 weekdays at 1pm.  Check out the interview below.

January 9, 2017

40/29 and The Arkansas CW Northwest Arkansas Women's Living Expo

It's time for the 7th annual 40/29 & The Arkansas CW Northwest Arkansas Women’s Living Expo. Taking place January 14-15, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Springdale & NWA Convention Center. The Convention Center is located at 1500 S 48th Street in Springdale and there is free parking.

This What Women Want Event will host regional and local companies with the very best in shopping, fashion, food, entertainment, cosmetics, jewelry, travel, financial planning and offer many enter to win contests with lots of free goodies. 

Show hours: Saturday, 10am to 6pm and Sunday, 11am to 5pm.
Tickets: $7 general admission, $5 with a discount coupon and children 8 and under are free.
$2 off admission coupons available at participating Harps stores.

Go to www.womenslivingexpo.com for more information.


“We so enjoy being a part of the Women’s Expo,” said KHBS/KHOG-TV President and General Manager, Shawn Oswald. “Our news, sports and weather teams look forward to visiting with all the Expo attendees.
“Stop by the Arkansas CW Booth and meet the Arkansas CW Crew where the CW Crew will be waiting to meet you! Grab a photo with your friends for free at our Photo Booth!

THE FAYETTEVILLE HONDA ENTERTAINMENT STAGE features festive entertainment throughout the weekend.

GENERAL HOSPITAL’S Michael Quartermaine played by Chad Duell  will be appearing at the Expo on Saturday at 1pm. Hang out with Chad at his fanfest and receive a free autographed picture. Sponsored by FFO Home

The Men of 40/29 
Visitors to 40/29 and The Arkansas CW’s Northwest Arkansas Women’s Living Expo will be able to get up close and personal with some of the 40/29 News men on Saturday, January 14th.
Moderated by news anchor/reporter, Paige Preusse, anchor/reporters Daniel Armbruster, Mitch Roberts, Chris Swaim, Josh Cole and Darby Bybee will take to the main stage at 12:30 so you can get to better the know the men who bring you live, local, late breaking news and weather, day and night on 40/29 and The Arkansas CW.

Stop by the Arkansas CW Booth and meet The Crew: Dustin, Shelby, Drew and Devante will be waiting to meet you and take a snapshot at their superhero themed photo booth.

CHEF’S DANNY LANE AND REBECCA WOODARD will be holding the first ever Harps Creative Cake Challenge! Watch as Harp’s most talented cake designers go head-to-head in a two day timed competition. Saturday the contestants will work their icing magic to create a sculpted grooms cake and a wild card decorator’s choice cake. Sunday watch the icing fly as contestants pull out all the stops with their custom wedding cake designs.

REGIS ARTISTIC DIRECTORS JEF MORRISON AND JUDITH LEE will demonstrate current hair trends and styles for women of all ages. Jef and Judith will reveal tips and techniques to enhance your beauty. Join us and discover the perfect hairstyle for you.

ARKANSAS BEEF COUNCIL CHEFS KITCHEN features cooking demos throughout the weekend. Learn time saving tips, watch simple cooking techniques and enjoy delicious tastings. Follow the aroma to our stage and taste wonderful foods while being delightfully entertained.  

ARKANSAS BEEF COUNCIL CELEBRITY CHEF COOK-OFF features the kitchen clash between defending champion, Chef Susan Beard from the Holiday Inn and Chrissy Sanderson from the Mockingbird Kitchen. Cheer on your favorite chefs as they create their specialty dishes for a panel of judges who will award the grand prize.

NWAA RUNWAY FASHION SHOWS featuring clothes and accessories  from Belle, Bride N Groom, Foxtrot Boutique, Gatsby’s Boutique, Good Things Boutique, Lularoe, Norma’s Boutique, Picadilly Frilly, Platos Closet, Racha’s Boutique, Shop For Mankind and Something Urban. Discover the best shopping at our specialty boutiques.

GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY – Enter to win a 2 day stay at the Holiday Inn Springdale!

Prizes, Giveaways, Great Fun and the Best Shopping In Town!

January 6, 2017

Temperatures not keeping George Chmiel from his Beastmode run across America.

Even with freezing temperatures, George Chmiel continues the last part of his journey.  So far he has ran 2,655.71 Miles. George started his run across America on September 11th in San Diego, California.  He has ran through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee.  He is currently running through the state of Virginia nearing Washington D.C. and will finish in New York City.  

James Welch, George Chmiel, John Meaux, Tucker Ballister and not shown Brian Fahmie

"One of my favorite pics from this journey." Said Beastmode For The Brave runner George Chmiel, "To me it symbolizes how hard this team works each and every day."  

The team has been working hard organizing a finish line ceremony at Ground Zero. Plus, producing videos for media, arranging interviews and whole lot more. Including George running 50 miles in the cold even though he was sick.  

Every day this team faces new challenges and obstacles but the continues to find away around them and push forward to their end goal.  They are very proud of what they are doing supporting our vets everyday! #beastmodeforthebrave

Information and pictures provided by Beastmode for the Brave Team
 and  George Chmiel's instagram. 

You can click here to see where George is on his run!

December 25, 2016

Happy Holidays from The Arkansas CW Crew!

We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season!  We look forward to what the 2017 year has in store for The Arkansas Crew!  Take a look back at 2016 below...

December 13, 2016

Gina Rodriguez & Rachel Bloom Are Golden Again!

Congratulations to Gina Rodriguez of Jane the Virgin and Rachel Bloom of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend . Both ladies for a second year in a row have snagged a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical. Rachel Bloom won the same award last year and Gina Rodriguez also won it in 2015.  Cross you finger in hopes that one of these leading ladies becomes a two-time winner!

You can catch Jane the Virgin Mondays at 8pm and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Fridays at 8pm on The Arkansas CW!

December 12, 2016

Thank you for making a difference!

We want to thank everyone who stop buy and donated toys at the Pleasant Crossing Walmart Supercenter on December 9th, 2016.  We also want to thank our sponsor JVM -Johnson, Vorhees and Martucci Attorneys at Law.  We raised over $2,500 in toys for our local Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter. Thank you for helping us brighten a child's life this holiday season.

You can still donate here:  Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter!  


December 1, 2016

10x10 Arts Series Ticket Sweepstakes

The Arkansas CW and Walton Arts Center want to give you a chance to win two tickets to the Dover Quartet with Avi Avital.  Tuesday, December 6th  at 7pm at the Walton Arts Center. 

Click here to enter!

To view sweepstakes rules click here.

November 30, 2016

Beastmode for the Brave run nearing Tennessee

George Chmiel continues his run across America for the Beastmode for the Brave run.  As of November 30th , George is 56 days into his run. He has completed 1,839.02 miles of his journey so far.  George started his run across America on September 11th in San Diego, California.  He has ran through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and is now completing his run through Arkansas. 

Catch up on George's Journey... 

When George paid a visit to Rogers, Arkansas in October for a concert benefiting Guardians for Heroes Foundation. We had a chance to speak with him about his run.   

George Chmiel interview

George received a great opportunity on Veterans Day to participate in the Veteran's Day wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.  He also had a chance to speak with Secretary of Veteran Affairs Bob McDonald and his staff.

More on George's Journey

Information and pictures provided by Beastmode for the Brave Team
 and  George Chmiel's instagram. 

You can click here to see where George is on his run!