March 27, 2017

Do you have what it takes to be a part of the Crew?

The Arkansas CW Crew is looking to add a new member to its team!  Do you have what it takes to be a part of the Crew? Gifted with a special talent for entertaining?  Do you have charisma and a lot of personality?

We are looking for one individual that is outgoing, energetic and has the gift of gab and at least 18 years or older to become the fourth team member for The Arkansas CW Crew.  It's an opportunity that's fun and flexible and gives you a great community experience! 

This paid position puts you in the middle of the action at some of the year's biggest events. You will be meeting viewers form all walks of life and engaging fans online and in person.  

To apply complete one Arkansas CW Crew Audition application, Provide links for photographs and a 1 1/2 minute video on why you should be picked to be a part of the Crew.  (You can use your phone to record a message for your video and send to ssearle@hearst.com.)

Deadline to enter has been extended to April 12th, 2017.

Here is a taste of what it is like to be a part of The Crew!






Complete form:


Participation of Eligibility (*Required) to be completed and emailed to ssearle@hearst.com 


Janoska Ensemble:10x10 Arts Series


Janoska Ensemble
Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm
Walton Arts Center

Classical music from Vienna - with a twist! This brilliant ensemble is comprised of brothers (three brothers and one brother-in-law). With the strength of their virtuosity and improvisation, the quartet performs a wide-ranging repertoire extending from popular classics and original compositions to unique arrangements that meld genres from jazz and gypsy, to Latin and tango, to pop.

For tickets and more information click here! 



March 24, 2017

KAZHA Returns to Fort Smith!



Arkansas Anime Festival River Valley Edition announces their musical guest will be the international rock band from Japan, Kazha!  The Anime festival will be held in Fort Smith Convention Center from May 26th-28th.



Kazha is a 3 piece rock band from Japan. Members of the band are lead singer and bassist Kazuha Oda, guitarist Hideki Matsushige and drummer Masaya Kondo.  Kazuha Oda has worked with world wide performers including Grammy award winner Bob James.  The band's work has appeared in iTunes top 100 charts in several different countries.  The band's first album was released in 2010 "Overture" and released a second album "Evolution" in 2013.


You can read more about the band by going to Arkansasanimefestival.com .  The Arkansas Anime Festival is Arkansas' largest and longest running anime and gaming convention.

You can get your tickets for the festival here.


You can keep up with everything KAZHA by going to any of these links:






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Arkansas Anime Festival Announces Special Guest Voice Actress


Arkansas Anime Festival-River Valley Edition announces special guest voice actress Leah Clark! The anime festival will be held in the Fort Smith Convention Center on May 26th-28th.



Leah Clark is an American voice actor primarily associated with FUNimation productions.  She has done voices such as Mavis from Fairy Tail/Fairy Tail Zero, Mari on Yuri on Ice, Blair from Soul Eater, played voice of Carlita from the Pokemon movies and many more!

You can read more about the Leah Clark and the festival by going to Arkansasanimefestival.com .  The Arkansas Anime Festival is Arkansas' largest and longest running anime and gaming convention. 

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Featuring Designer Nancy Martin



Today's featured local fashion designer is Nancy Martin with NA Martin clothing line. Nancy is a local fashion designer from Bentonville, Arkansas that was apart of NWA Fashion Week.



Devante had a chance to talk to her about her line. Check out her interview below and her clothing line crossing the runway!


Interview with NA Martin Part 1



Interview with NA Martin Part 2



NA Martin Runway Walk



Photos below from NA Martin clothing line runway walk from Alba Botanica NWA Fashion Week Runway Shows.


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March 23, 2017

Featured Fashion Designer Richard Cotto




Shelby had a chance to talk to Richard Cotto about his label RC Designs. Richard is a local fashion designer from Little Rock, Arkansas that was apart of NWA Fashion Week.

Check out his interview below and the Richard Cotto clothing line crossing the runway!


Interview with Richard Cotto Part 1






Richard Cotto RC designs line crossing Runway




Photos below from RC Designs clothing line runway walk from Alba Botanica NWA Fashion Week Runway Shows.

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March 22, 2017

Featuring Fashion Designer Dallas Musick


Featured local fashion designer Dallas Musick of Alberti & Co. with her clothing line. Dallas is a local fashion designer from Little Rock, Arkansas that was apart of NWA Fashion Week.  Check out her interview below and her clothing line crossing the runway!

Interview with Dallas Musick Part 1



Dallas Musick clothing line Runway


Photos below from A'Lyece Lenae clothing line runway walk from Alba Botanica NWA Fashion Week Runway Shows.






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Bentonville Film Festival Announces Schedule



The Bentonville Film Festival announces its 2017 schedule of events during this year's film festival in Bentonville, Arkansas from May 2nd- 7th. 

BFF will host competition for 38 feature-length documentary and narrative films. The festival will expand to include competition to include 18 short films and four pieces of episodic and web series content.  BFF is the only competition in the world to award guaranteed theatrical, television, digital and retail distribution from AMC, Lifetime and STARZ for its winners.

The festival is located around the Bentonville square and is adding new venues like RECORD which will be home to panels and workshops.

Unilever's AXE brand will present nationally recognized acts in the AXE Music Lounge at Meteor Guitar Center.

BFF will feature STEAM lounge and will be show casing hands-on methods and activities for using media to inspire you mind for careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

Cinetransformers will return creating a treater village.   BFF will also be showcasing two mission oriented films, "Three Generations" and "Guardians of the Galaxy 2"

And with support from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, attendees will be invited to join Geena Davis, Rosie O'Donnell, Lori Petty and fellow members of the cast to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the comedy "A League of Their Own" 

The INsideOUT Lounge will be expanded which is where the BFF sponsors showcase and share their products.

Multi-event passes are already on sale at their website www.bentonvillefilmfestival.com .  Single tickets will be going on sale April 6th.



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March 21, 2017

Featuring Fashion Designer A'Lyece Lenae

Featured local fashion designer A'Lyece Lenae with her clothing line. A'Lyece is a local fashion designer from Little Rock, Arkansas that was apart of NWA Fashion Week.


Devante had a chance to talk to A'lyece about her line. Check out her interview below and her clothing line crossing the runway!


Interview with A'Lyece Lenae Part 1



Interview with A'Lyece Lenae Runway



Photos below from A'Lyece Lenae clothing line runway walk from Alba Botanica NWA Fashion Week Runway Shows.


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Featuring Fashion Designer Chavon Shree

Today's featured local fashion designer is Chavon Shree with her clothing line. Chavon is a local fashion designer from Springdale, Arkansas that was apart of NWA Fashion Week.



Devante had a chance to talk to her about her line. Check out her interview below and her clothing line crossing the runway!


Interview with Chavon Shree Part 1



Interview with Chavon Shree Runway



Photos below from Chavon Shree clothing line runway walk from Alba Botanica NWA Fashion Week Runway Shows.


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