September 30, 2016

Do The Ozarks with The Arkansas CW Crew: The Crew stops at Farmland Adventures in Springdale...

Today we headed to Farmland Adventures.  We wanted to check out their new corn maze.  Their corn maze for this year is made up of Clinton and Trump...  Click here to check out the video!

September 25, 2016

Drew chats with band members from Kazha at Konsplosion

Kazha is a 3 piece rock band from Japan.  They have worked with world wide performers including Grammy award winner Bob James.   Lead Singer and bassist Kazuha Oda's work has appeared in iTunes top 100 charts in several different countries.  The band's first album was released in 2010 "Overture". Since then, Kazha has released another album "Evolution" in 2013 and "Stay" an EP in 2016. 
Kazha has been performing in world famous venues across the United States including A Go Go in Las Angeles, Rockhouse Live in Memphis, sharing the stages with Gilby Clarke, Linch Mob, Tantric and L.A. Guns.   Kazha performed in a packed room at Konsplosion 2016 in Fort Smith!  Drew had the honor of speaking with lead singer and bassist Kazuha Oda and guitarist Hideki Matsushige.  Check out their interview below.




Kazha is currently working out of Memphis, Tennessee on their new album with Grammy award winning engineer from "Up Town Funk" Boo Mitchell at Royal Studios.  

For more information on the band you can go to  www.facebook.com/kazha.official  or you can go to their website www.kazha.net.  

September 23, 2016

FREE EVENT! Celebrating Latin Grammy Awards.

 Walmart is celebrating its sponsorship of the 17th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards and Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15), Walmart invites Northwest Arkansas residents to a free family-friendly daytime concert, Celebrando La Música Presentado Por Walmart, featuring Latin music at The AMP on Sept. 25, from noon until 6 p.m. Family-friendly activities will be happening throughout the day, and a variety of delicious food will also be available.  This Sunday!

You can get tickets at the below sponsor locations.

FREE EVENT!



2016 Youth Talent Competition



Don't miss area talent perform at the 2016 Youth Talent Competition at the Arkansas & Oklahoma State Fair!  27 finalist will be performing in the Expo Center building on fairgrounds at Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair Talent Competition on Monday, September 26th, at 7:00 PM!  Come show your support!

September 21, 2016

10 days into Beastmode for the Brave Run

George Chmiel continues his run across america for the Beastmode for the Brave run.  He is 10 days into his run completing 343.97 miles of his two month journey. He will start his run back up on Day 11 from Benson, Arizona.  As he runs through the desert he continues to run into obstacles including ones from mother nature in his path.

Maximising his recovery with donated equipment. He talks about how Normatec equipment is helping his legs recover at the end each day of his run.  Check out the video below to catch up on his run.


Normatec equipment donated


Continues his walk through the desert at night.


You can help show your support in cities he will be arriving to throughout his journey.  For more information on how you can get involved to  help support this run across America.   


Information provided by Beastmode for the Brave Team and George Chmiel's instagram. 
You can click here to see where George is on his run!

7 days into Beastmode for the Brave Run

George Chmiel continues his run across america for the Beastmode for the Brave run. Seven days into his run he has completed 247.46 miles. He has started his run through the Arizona Desert.  After a doctors visit George has found unique way to adjust to his minor injuries.  

George continues to be positive throughout his rugged journey. He had his first river crossing.  He successfully crossing the Gila River on Day 7. 
After a doctors visit George has found unique way to adjust to his injuries.  George continues to get support from fellow veterans and other people showing their support for their American heroes. check out the video below to catch up on his run.




On Day 7 Gila River.  


Behind the scenes of Beastmode for the Brave Day 7



 People showing their support for their American heroes.



  You can help show your support in cities he will be arriving to throughout his journey.  For more information on how you can get involved to  help support this run across America.   


Information provided by Beastmode for the Brave Team and George Chmiel's instagram. 
You can click here to see where George is on his run!

September 20, 2016

Don't miss Konsplosion 2016!




This Weekend!!! 
On September 23rd, 24 and 25th 2016, Konsplosion will be held in Fort Smith Convention Center.  We are so excited about Konsplosion's special guests this year! 

Bill Blair
Special FX World Record holder



Sci-fi fans get ready for Bill Blair honored at the guinness World Records Museum in Hollywood for "Most Special Effects Characters Played in a Career".  You might have seen him in Alien Nation and The Imposter.  He worked on hit series Babylon 5, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, DS9, Star Trek: Voyager, Enterprise, The X-Files, Sliders, The Invisible Man, Drew Carey, Family Law and so many more!

For more information on Bill Blair click here.

Scott L Schwartz
The Ultimate Bad Guy

A former PRofessional Wrestling Champion, Scott Schwartz is the "Ultimate Bad Guy".  He made the perfect villain in shows like: Star Trek Voyager, Star Trek Enterprise, The Scorpion King, The Tick, Black Scorpion, The Flintstones, Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Charmed.

For more on Scott Schwartz click here.


Samantha Inoue-Harte
Voices, Stunts and FX Makeup



Samantha Inoue-Harte is a established entertainment veteran.  She is a producer and partner at Animetropolis.  She is a 16 year voice actress in over 40 Japanese anime and video game titles. You may know her work from: Final Fantasy Unlimited, Sakura Wars, Samurai X, Tekken the Motion Picture, Trinity Blood, Sin City, Grindhouse, Planet Terror and Idiocracy.

Kazha
Japanese Rock Band


Kazha is a 3 piece rock band from Japan.  Lead singer Kazuah Oda has worked with world wide performers including grammy winner Bob James. 
Kazha has been performing in venues across the United States.   They will be performing Friday and Saturday night at Konsplosion 2016!

For more information on Kazha click here

The Arkansas CW Crew
Dustin, Shelby, Drew and Devante



Stop by The Arkansas CW booth: 
Meet the Arkansas CW Crew, get a free picture at our Superhero Photo Booth and chance to win prizes!

The Arkansas CW is the home of well received shows such as Flash, Arrow, legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Supernatural, Arrow, Flash, Reign, iZombie, Vampire Diaries and Originals.  


This is one Konsplosion you don't want to miss out on!  Get your tickets now! For tickets and other event information go to konsplosion.com




  

September 16, 2016

Behind the Scenes from the Beastmode for the Brave Run across America Day 4




On Day 4 extreme runner George Chmiel suffers intense pain in his left knee.  George stated in his post on instagram that his knee is looking like it is dislocated.




He said that his body is screaming to take the easy way out but he wont quit.  He continues on his journey across america. He will be making his way across Arizona this weekend. 





Check out some behind the scenes video and hear from George on his fourth day on the road across America.

Day 3:


Day 4:






At the end of the fourth day they were scheduled to be around 200 miles into their journey.  You can go here for more information on how you can help support this run across America.



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

September 14, 2016

First 51 hours of the Beastmode for the Brave Run across America


They had a crazy first two days!  Trailer disconnected on highway, toilet back-up and two overuse injuries in both legs.  He said the team is stronger because of it.  George also stated that the support has been incredible! 

outside of El Centro, California

In the First 51 hours George ran 110 miles.

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



September 13, 2016

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September 12, 2016

Beastmode for the Brave Run across America


"One of the most incredible moments of my life, sharing the stage with this collection of heroes, patriots."  caption from George Chmiel

Sunday September 11th, 2016 the Beastmode For The Brave kicked off event starting his run across America.  He started his journey in San Diego.   

   




September 11, 2016

Showcase your talent at the 2016 Youth Talent Competition





Don't miss your opportunity to showcase your talent at the 2016 Youth Talent Competition at the Arkansas & Oklahoma State Fair!  
The Arkansas CW and the Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair want to see you shine!  If you have the passion to perform...show us what you got!
Deadline for Entries has been extended to September 15th, 2016.

Up to 10 finalist will be chosen for Division 1: Ages 10 to 15 and up to 10 finalist for Division 2: Ages 16-21.
Lucky finalists will be chosen for a chance to perform in the Expo Center building on fairgrounds at Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair Talent Competition on September 26th, at 7:00 PM!

Beastmode For The Brave Run Across America



One runner, one journey and one dedicated team on a mission. Their mission is to raise awareness for growing issues and get them the necessary medical and resource help our veterans need after returning home from battle.  They hope in the process they will inspire others to participate. The donations collected directly benefit American Sniper Chris Kyle's Guardian for Heroes Foundation.

The Runner:

George Chmiel, Extreme Athlete 


George Chmiel: Endurance Runner and Visionary-photo from beastmodeforthebrave.org

George will run across America in 60 days!  Yes that you read correctly.  A sixty day run across the United States.  He is on a mission to pay homage to our Veterans and help bring awareness to the serious issues facing our american heroes when they return home from the horrors of battle.

He has a team of loyal patriots who have put their lives on hold to help with this 60 day run and provide support for George Chmiel.

George will run 50 miles per day for 60 days a total of 3,002 miles across 14 states.  There will be 6 events to benefit Guardian for Heroes Foundation that is helping treat the invisible wounds of war.

On October 21st George's route will bring him to Rogers, Arkansas and this will put him more than halfway through his journey.  He will run to Cross Church in Rogers, Arkansas for a benefit concert surrounded by veterans, current military and support from the entire Northwest Arkansas area.   You can join Beastmode for the Brave and Guardian for Heroes Foundation concert and honor our heroes. Just go to this link to purchase your tickets.  or You can read more about the foundation and all events surrounding George's run across America by clicking here:  http://beastmodeforthebrave.org/ 

September 2, 2016

The Arkansas CW to Air Flood Relief Benefit Concert


The Arkansas CW will air a 2-hour live event on Labor day starting at 7pm. 

Louisiana Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Relief hosted by Harry Connick Jr and Randy Jackson. This benefit concert will include a dozen of well-known artists, including Better Than Ezra, Sonny Landreth, Chris Thomas King, MacKenzie Bourg, Luther Kent and Rockin' Dopsie.

Monday's episodes of Supergirl will air on Saturday, Sept. 10 starting at 7pm