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November 29, 2018

We Need Your Help This Holiday Season!

We need your help this holiday season!  It's time for The Arkansas CW Toy Drive brought to you by Johnson, Vorhees and Martucci Attorneys at Law and McLarty Daniel benefiting our local children's shelter.  

The Arkansas CW Crew, on Friday, December 7th from 2 pm to 6 pm, will be at the Walmart Super Center on 4208 Pleasant Crossing BLVD in Rogers collecting toy donations. 

Leading up the the toy drive from November 29th through morning of December 6th we will be collecting toys at the below drop off locations.  

Our toy collections will be donated to our local Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter.  You can make a difference in a child's life this Christmas!  The holidays are difficult time for children and youth in our local shelter.  Many are unable to return home to their families.  Help us brighten Christmas morning for our local children in need.  Below you will find a list of what is needed to help out the shelter!  Click here for gift ideas.

Here are drop off locations:
November 29th through morning of December 6th

Johnson, Vorhees and Martucci
811 N. Dixieland Road
Rogers, Arkansas

McLarty Daniel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
2501 SE Moberly Ln
Bentonville, Arkansas

McLarty Daniel Chevrolet
1159 N 45th St
Springdale, Arkansas

McLarty Daniel Ford Lincoln
2609 S Walton Blvd
Bentonville, Arkansas

McLarty Daniel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat of Springdale
3709 S Thompson St
Springdale, Arkansas

McLarty Daniel Nissan
2501 SE Moberly Ln
Bentonville, Arkansas

McLarty Daniel Buick GMC
2201 SE Moberly Ln
Bentonville, AR



Special Thanks to our sponsors and Walmart:  


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All proceeds collected will go to Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter!   



November 13, 2018

THE 40/29 & THE ARKANSAS CW FEEDING HOPE TURKEY DRIVE FEB 16th





40/29 & THE ARKANSAS CW FEEDING HOPE
TURKEY DRIVE!
Frozen Turkey Donations, Matched By Butterball and Knorr Sides
Will Benefit Both Northwest Arkansas and River Valley Families


40/29 (KHBS/KHOG-TV) and The Arkansas CW encourage Northwest Arkansas and River Valley residents to help feed our neighbors in need by donating to the 6th annual Feeding Hope Turkey Drive this Friday on November 16th.

40/29 News anchors, reporters, The Arkansas CW Street Team, station volunteers and Feeding Hope Turkey Drive partners will be collecting uncooked *turkeys from 4:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. at twenty-two locations.


Below are the two primary drop-off locations:

Rogers - Walmart Super Center, 4208 Pleasant Crossing Blvd.

Fort Smith – Walmart Super Center, 8301 Rogers Avenue



*For every Butterball turkey you give, your donation will be matched, up to a total of 1,000 Butterball turkeys. Plus, this year, Knorr will donate 10,000 bags of Knorr sides to supplement holiday meals for the hungry in our viewing area.

The River Valley Regional and Northwest Arkansas Food Banks and their agencies will also be collecting turkeys at the following area Walmart Super Centers & Neighborhood Market locations:

River Valley:

Fort Smith Main Location for Drop off– Walmart Super Center, 8301 Rogers Avenue

River Valley (6am – 6pm):

Alma - 367 W Cherry Street
Booneville – 1400 East Main Street
Clarksville -  230 Market Street
Dardanelle – 1172 N Highway 7
Fort Smith – 2210 N 62nd Street
Fort Smith - 2425 South Zero Street
Fort Smith – Neighborhood Market - 8600 US Highway 71 S
Fort Smith - Neighborhood Market – 4900 Rogers Avenue Suite 101J
Greenwood - 551 Liberty Drive
Mena - 600 Highway 71 N
Van Buren - 2214 Fayetteville Road

Northwest Arkansas (8am-6pm):

Berryville - 1000 West Trimble
Fayetteville - 3919 North Mall Ave.
Huntsville - 157 Gary Hatfield Way
Rogers - 2110 West Walnut
Siloam Springs - 2901 Highway 12 East
Springdale - 4870 Elm Springs Road
Springdale - 2004 South Pleasant

“Our stations are honored to help fight hunger, especially during the holidays,” said 40/29 and The Arkansas CW President and General Manager, Shawn A. Oswald. “Our Feeding Hope partners are extremely generous to help with the collection and distribution of donations.” 

40/29 and The Arkansas CW’s Feeding Hope Turkey Drive is a community outreach initiative developed with the support of Walmart, The River Valley Regional Food Bank, The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, their agencies, food pantries and supported by Butterball, Knorr and Allwell. 






October 11, 2018

The Crew checks out the 2018 Halloween Festival at Castle of Muskogee

With the month of October comes fall and Halloween fun!  The Arkansas CW Crew powered by McLarty Daniel stopped by the Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee in Oklahoma.  Morgahn, Jeremy and Devante couldn't wait to find out what goblins and ghouls awaited them on our visit.  Watch interviews below.  


Castle of Muskogee Halloween Festival Part 1



Castle of Muskogee Halloween Festival Part 2






Castle of Muskogee Halloween Festival Part 3







The Halloween festival is open Friday and Saturday nights throughout rest of October.  You can click here to get more information on times and ticket information. 




  

October 9, 2018

40/29 and The Arkansas CW Fort Smith Women's Living Expo this Weekend!

Its time for the 8th annual 40/29 & The Arkansas CW Fort Smith Women’s Living Expo October 13-14, 2018 at the Fort Smith Convention Center. The venue is located at 800 Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith and there is free parking.  

Our Women’s Lifestyle Event will host regional and local companies with the very best in Shopping, Fashion & Beauty, Kids & Family, Health & Wellness Travel, Financial Planning, Career Options & Continuing Education, Cooking Classes & Tastings, Home Design & Renovation, Fitness & Nutrition. Join us to Win Prizes, Get Pampered, Be Entertained and Feel Empowered!

Show hours: 
Saturday, 10am to 5pm and Sunday, 11am to 4pm.

Tickets: $7 general admission, $5 with a discount coupon and children 12 and under are free.
$2 off admission coupons available at participating Harps stores.

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:

MASTERCHEF SEASON 7 CHAMPION SHAUN O’NEALE WILL CONDUCT COOKING CLASSES AT THE EXPO Sponsored by HARPS! 





With his elevated plating and big bold flavors, Chef Shaun O'Neale dominated and won the MasterChef competition. Having the honor to cook for and learn from true masters in the culinary world has only intensified Shaun's passion in the kitchen as he now moves on to the next phase as a chef and author of My Modern American Table. Sponsored by HARPS.  Click here for more info:  womenslivingexpo.com


STOP BY THE ARKANSAS CW BOOTH AND MEET THE ARKANSAS CW CREW! 




The Arkansas CW Crew consists of local street team members, who are entertainers and online correspondents for local interviews on the Arkansas CW's Crew Blog! www.thearkasnascwcrew.com  We are looking for a new member!  If you think you have what it takes to be a crew member then come by the booth and try out. We will be holding an open audition at on Saturday at the expo from 1 to 5 pm at the Arkansas CW booth.  Click here for more information on auditions.

SPEND SOME TIME WITH THE 40/29 GET READY WEATHER TEAM!



Are you weather ready? Enter for your chance to play the 40/29 GET READY WEATHER quiz and you could win a brand new television. Study up and we’ll see you at the Expo on Saturday at 1 pm!

“YOU LOOK JUST LIKE YOUR MOTHER” – DO YOU? 


Calling all mothers and daughters who look alike! Registered mother and daughter duos will walk the runway on Saturday October 13th at 2pm and our panel of judges will determine the Mother/Daughter pair that look the most alike. A Spa Day for two will be awarded to the winning mother and daughter with gifts for second and third place winners.  Pre-register at womenslivingexpo.com All entries receive a free ticket to the Expo.  Sponsored by the VIBE 102.7

HALLOWEEN CUPCAKE CHALLENGE:



The Halloween Cupcake Challenge presented by The Times Record on Sunday at 2:30 pm. Bring your Cupcakes to the Expo and our Harps Bakery Experts, Rebecca Woodard and Amy Turpin will pick a winning design! Cupcakes will be judged on Presentation and Originality. The winning creator will be awarded a HARPS Gift Card.

THE CRAIN HYUNDAI ENTERTAINMENT STAGE:



The Entertainment Stage features festive entertainment throughout the weekend. Bring your friends and join us for one-of-a-kind events specially put together just for you.

PETIT JEAN MEATS CHEFS KITCHEN features award winning CHEF JASON KNAP



PETIT JEAN MEATS CHEFS KITCHEN features award winning CHEF JASON KNAPP as he prepares his specialties along with 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. The Excitement is rising for the 



PETIT JEAN MEATS CELEBRITY CHEF COOK-OFF with Chef Shaun O’Neale taking on Chef Jason Knapp. Come join the fun and cheer your favorite Chef.


For more information and schedule of events please go to womenslivingexpo.com .


October 1, 2018

Thank you for continuing to make Konsplosion a great success!


We had a great time at the Konsplosion 2018 our local comic con held in Fort Smith at the Fort Smith Convention Center.  We want to thank everyone who came out and supported Konsplosion 2018 and everyone who stopped by our both to chat with the Crew!

We hope everyone enjoys the free Disney Storytelling Books for kids and young adults that were handed out. We want to also thank Brooke Shock organizer of the Konsplosion for providing a great family friendly event.  We are so happy with your continued support of the local comic con... Konsplosion!!!  Check out the video below of the the crew at Konsplosion.





We had a chance to speak with award-winning voice actor Quinton Flynn.


 Award-winning voice actor, Quinton Flynn was the one of the guest at Konsplosion in the Fort Smith Convention center.  Quinton is best known in gaming as the voice behind Kingdom Heart's Axel, Reno in Final Fantasy Crisis Core, and Raiden, a controversial figure within the Metal Gear Solid franchise. Check out his interview below.



Konsplosion photo gallery


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September 25, 2018

The Crew checked out the Nerveless Nocks Stunt and Thrill show.


We had a chance to catch up to The Nerveless Nocks all American Stunt and Thrill Show at the Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair. Morgahn had a chance to speak with Michelangelo Nock President and CEO.  They are  performing at the Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair for the rest of the week.  Check out the interview below. 






The  Nerveless  Nocks  Legendary  All  American  Classic  Thrill  and  Stunt  Show  Family!

The  Nocks  are  pioneers  in  the  thrill  show  industry,  producing  nostalgic  and  state  of  the  art  thrill  and  stunt  shows  that  date  back  to  the  early  1900s.  The  Nerveless  Nocks  have  performed  on  The  Ed  Sullivan  Show  with  The  Beatles,  Super  Bowl  Halftime  Shows,  4  World  Fairs,  Epcot,  Disney  World,  Six  Flags  Parks,  Universal  Studios  and  with  the  rock  group  Metallic.  The  show  is  filled  with  dare  devil  acrobatics  that  will  captivate  your  audience  and  the  whole  family  will  enjoy.  The Nocks are a nine generations circus family and includes a father son act in the steel ball.  

You can read more about the famous family by going to their website nervelessnocks.com.  

If you haven't seen their act stop by the Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair September 21st through the 29th.


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September 20, 2018

NWA and the River Valley's Local Comic Con "Konsplosion" in Fort Smith

Konsplosion will be held in the Fort Smith Convention Center on Friday, September 28th through Sunday, September 30th.  We are so excited about Konsplosion's special guests this year!  Check them out below!

Quinton Flynn
Voice Actor
An award-winning voice actor, Quinton Flynn is best known is gaming as the voice behind Kingdom Heart's Axel, Reno in Final Fantasy Crisis Core, and Raiden, a controversial figure within the Metal Gear Solid franchise. He has also brought to life beloved characters in anime such as Iruka Sensai in Naruto, Kon in Bleach, and Marcus Damon in Digimon Data Squad. He is also well known in the industry for his skills as an impressionist and improvisationalist.

Flynn's other voice-over roles include Disney TV’s Timon, Venom in Spider-Man: Friend or Foe, Jhin in League of Legends, Kael'thas Sunstrider in World of Warcraft, Jonny Quest, The Human Torch in both Spider-man and Fantastic Four cartoons, Spider-Man in the Marvel: Ultimate Alliance video game, and Shingo Shouji in Initial D. He's also portrayed the English singer-songwriter Paul McCartney in a few films.


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.


Phoenix Down
Performance Art Group
Phoenix Down is a variety of multi-propped entertainers.  Prepared to be in awe with inspiring LED experience creating thrills, illusion and wonder! An experience you don't want to miss. Check out NirkDaKirk, Solomon, Whitelight, Blackout, Rayecoon and Moose O'Malley.


Japanese Student Assoication
Dance Group
The Japanese Student Association is a Student-led organization at the University of Arkansas. The JSA provides opportunities for Students of the U of A to interact with Japanese culture and meet new international friends! Their goal is to connect all students of the U of A with Japanese culture in a fun and educational manner!  At Konsplosion this year, the JSA's dance group will perform one of their traditional Japanese dances Soran Bushi, a traditional Japanese fisherman dance from Hokkaido, Japan. 

Aubrey Stephens
Writer
Aubrey Stephens is a retired teacher from Mississippi. He has Masters degrees in both theater and history, with certification in English, science, and special education. He is also a marine veteran and former military officer.  He has acted, written, directed, created set designs and construction for over 200 theatrical shows. Since his retirement, he has edited for Pro Se Press and been published as a writer. He enjoys swapping stories of the many sci-fi/fantasy conventions.

Dale Kesterson 
Writer

Dale Kesterson has been creating stories and putting them on paper since the age of seven, and she wrote, produced, and acted in her first play at age twelve.  An avid Star Trek fan, she founded a Trek club and ended up running a convention.  In addition to writing (Time Guards series, Tales of the Interstellar Bartenders Guild), Dale is a seasoned traveler who is also a professional photographer; she lives in Kansas with her husband and their four hairless cats.


The Arkansas CW
The Arkansas CW Crew

Meet the Arkansas CW Crew, Jeremy, Morgahn, and Devante! Plus, free giveaways and chance to win prizes! 

The Arkansas CW is the home of well received shows such as Flash, Riverdale, Arrow, legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Black Lighting, Supernatural, The 100, Charmed and All American.  You will also find other shows like...Family GuyBob's BurgerAmerican DadThe Cleveland Show and King of the Hill.

There is so much more going on at the convention!  For more information on other guest click here!

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This is one Konsplosion you don't want to miss out on!  Get your tickets now, Click here!  For other information about events at Konsplosion go to konsplosion.com



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PROUD SPONSOR OF KONSPLOSION






September 17, 2018

New Specialty Acts at the Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair starting this Weekend!


The Arkansas CW is a proud media sponsor of the specialty entertainment at the Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair September 21 through the 29th at Kay Rodgers Park in Fort Smith! 
The Nerveless Nocks all American Stunt and Thrill Show, including the globe of death…  Plus, family friendly circus thrills with a comedy twist, Allez-OOPs!



The  Nerveless  Nocks  Legendary  All  American  Classic  Thrill  and  Stunt  Show  Family!

The  Nocks  are  pioneers  in  the  thrill  show  industry,  producing  nostalgic  and  state  of  the  art  thrill  and  stunt  shows  that  date  back  to  the  early  1900s.  The  Nerveless  Nocks  have  performed  on  The  Ed  Sullivan  Show  with  The  Beatles,  Super  Bowl  Halftime  Shows,  4  World  Fairs,  Epcot,  Disney  World,  Six  Flags  Parks,  Universal  Studios  and  with  the  rock  group  Metallic.  The  show  is  filled  with  dare  devil  acrobatics  that  will  captivate  your  audience  and  the  whole  family  will  enjoy.



Allez-OOPs! 

Rob & Miss Jane bring  back  classic  vaudeville  acts  with  a  comic  twist. They invite  the  audience  to  play  with  them  as  they  waltz  on glass  bottles,  skip  on  sky-high  stilts  and  even  tame  the  terrifying  TIGER  BABY!  *Blending  circus  thrills,  deft  pacing  and  spontaneous  comedy,  this  family  friendly  dialogue-free  spectacle  will  engage  all  audiences  and  be  a  guaranteed  crowd  favorite  with  their  comic  sight  gags  and  visual  humor.

*TIGER  BABY  may  or  may  not  be  a  figment  of  your  imagination.  Come  watch  the  show  and  find  out!




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September 14, 2018

NWA Fashion Week Fall Runway Shows

NWA Fashion Week Fall Shows will be held on September 20th through the 22nd at Drake Field |in Fayetteville.  Doors will open at 6:30 pm with the shows starting at 7:15 pm.

This season NWAFW will be expanding their programming with a new partnership with The Idle Class Magazine and the addition of a new educational student designer showcase.

STUDENT DESIGNER SHOWCASE
On Thursday September 20th, the non-profit organization supported by NWA Fashion Week, the Arkansas Arts & Fashion Forum, launches its year-long run of educational programming with the Student Designer Showcase. Students from across the state are invited to show their collections on the runway and gain hands-on experience from behind the scenes fashion show production. AAFF is able to launch its pilot educational program with the help of a generous grant from the Walton Family Foundation. 

DESIGNER RUNWAY SHOWS
Friday and Saturday night shows will feature new designer talent from across Arkansas, with designers never before seen on the NWAFW runway, as well as some of our fan favorites from past seasons. Both nights will include looks from local boutiques keeping you up to date on the latest Fall trends in stores.

Ticket sales from NWAFW help fund the development and production of opportunities for creative producers in fashion and design in Northwest Arkansas.

Thursday September 20th
AAFF STUDENT DESIGNER SHOWCASE
         Dasia Rose (Arkansas Fashion School)
         Robbie's Era (Arkansas Fashion School)
         SkyBlue by Abby Alba (Arkansas Fashion School)
         Jam (University of Arkansas AMPD)
         Cottonistas (University of Arkansas AMPD)

Friday, September 21st 
RUNWAY SHOWS
         A. Brook’s Designs and Apparel (Fayetteville)
         Exclusive Company (Fayetteville)
         MarleyMack Unique Boutique and Gifts (Fayetteville)
         Felix Bui (Austin)
         Don Morphy (Dallas)
         Elizabeth Koerner (Bentonville)
         Fox Trot Boutique (Fayetteville)
         Damned 2 Divine (Fayetteville)
         Hubbard Clothing Co. (Fayetteville / Bentonville)
         INKJNK ft. Gean Lee (Bentonville)

Saturday, September 22nd
RUNWAY SHOWS
         Richie Clark Clothing (Little Rock)
         Christian MICHAEL (Kansas City)
         Herron Hats (Little Rock)
         A’Lyece Lenae Designs (Little Rock)
         Hubbard Clothing Co. (Fayetteville / Bentonville)
         RGene featuring O’Faolain (Little Rock)
         Ellen Elaine (Fayetteville)
         Suite One (Fayetteville)
         22nd Element Clothing & Accessories (Little Rock)
         Korto Momolu (Little Rock)

Click here to get your ticket now!

August 9, 2018

Mars Backpack Giveaway helps children prepare for new school year...

Mars, The Arkansas CW and 40/29 gave away 600 backpacks during a 3 hour event.  Families were able to spin for prizes, had a chance to win bikes, check out a fire engine, entertainment, free ice cream and get free hair cuts.  We want to wish our community a great school year!

Thank you to all our sponsors and vendors who continue to  donate each year and make the children of our community a priority, your dedication and service continue to make this a successful event.  The Cave and Designer Barber offered FREE haircuts on location!  Entertainment was provided by Fun City Pizza, Free Ice Cream from Freddy’s Frozen Custard, and 6 bikes given away to kids at event from Pacific Cycle.  Plus, free books from Disney's "Magic of Storytelling" presented by McLarty Daniel, Rogers Fire Department and Free Identity kits from the Rogers Police Department. 

We also want to thank the companies whose donation of items for the backpacks made this event possible: Walmart, Crayola, Elmer's Glue, McDonalds, NWA Community Clinic,  Arby's and The Cave.  Check out the video and gallery below.





PHOTO GALLERY



July 8, 2018

Arkansas Anime Festival 2018 held in Bentonville

We had a great time at the Arkansas Anime Festival held in Bentonville at the Four Points and Double Tree hotels.  We want to thank everyone who stopped by our both to chat!  
We are also glad were able to provide Disney Storytelling Books for kids and young adults presented by McLarty Daniel. We want to also thank Brooke Shock organizer of the Arkansas Anime Festival for providing a great family friendly event.  We are so happy for the big turn out to support Northwest Arkansas' local A2F!!!  Check out the video below of the crew at Arkansas Anime Festival.

We also interviewed special guest check out the links below.


Click here for interview with voice actor Jeremy Inman.



Click here to for the interview with Kazuha Oda lead singer for Japanese rock-n-roll band "Kazha"


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July 3, 2018

Kazha Rocks Bentonville at A2F 2018

The Arkansas CW Crew member, Jeremy had a chance to speak with the lead singer and bassist Kazuha Oda of "Kazha""Kazha" performed this past weekend in Bentonville at the Arkansas Anime Festival.  Check out her interview below.





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 Futa Sugano.  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 and they have plans to release their new album this fall.
"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, Trapt and L.A. Guns.  You can also catch them nationwide at anime festivals and comic cons.  You can go here to find a city near you, Kazha.net Coming up over the next few weeks, they will be playing on July 13th-15th at Delta H Con in Houston, TX.  


Photo Gallery

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





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