Tagged: arkansas educational television network

KUAR's Startup Arkansas Public Media Aims High

by Kyle Massey 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Bobby Ampezzan and Vanessa McKuin are leading a new multimedia startup based at KUAR-FM in Little Rock, funded by a grant of $287,300 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Arkansas Lawmakers Shop Competing Budget Plans (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/21/2016 7:08 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed off his plan to present two budget proposals. But that doesn't mean the Legislature won't have a slew of competing ideas on how to spend the state's money.

Ben Fry’s Death Prompts Flood of Grief, Tributes

by Kyle Massey 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The outpouring was swift and heartfelt after University of Arkansas at Little Rock public radio leader Ben Fry died in his sleep March 10 after almost 30 years of shaping campus stations KUAR and KLRE.

AETN Offers 'Agri Arkansas' Professional Development Course

by Associated Press 6/9/2015 6:54 am

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is now offering professional development courses based on the local production "Agri Arkansas."

Kevin Delaney Dazzles Museum of Discovery Visitors with Science Demonstrations

by Blair Neel 3/16/2015 12:00 am

If you’ve been to the Museum of Discovery since the renovated space reopened in 2012, you’ve probably seen Kevin Delaney, Visitor Experience Director. He’s the guy who takes scientific principles and makes them explosively fun (literally explosive, sometimes). Delaney is such a science superstar that he’s even appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” where he has made vortex cannons from trashcans, as well as a giant cloud that enveloped the entire studio. Learn more about Delaney below and visit the Museum of Discovery to watch his science demonstrations!

Tom Cotton and Me (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/20/2014 12:00 am

If you care about these things, you know that last week I interrupted Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., during his so-called “debate” against three opponents in the race for U.S. Senate in order to ask him to actually address my question.

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Stick to Familiar Themes in Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/13/2014 4:43 pm

The candidates in Arkansas' heated Senate race have stuck to familiar themes in their first debate, with Sen. Mark Pryor accusing Republican Rep. Tom Cotton of being beholden to billionaire donors and Cotton casting Pryor as the president's closest ally in Arkansas.

Arkansas' 2nd District Candidates Meet at AETN Debate

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 10/13/2014 2:09 pm

The candidates for Arkansas' 2nd District congressional seat say they have problems with new health care law.

What to Watch For in Today's Arkansas Senate Debate on AETN

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/13/2014 11:19 am

They've been running for more than a year. The only thing missing in the contest between Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton has been a head-to-head debate. That changes today.

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Will Debate for AETN

by Associated Press 9/30/2014 1:28 pm

Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton has agreed to an Oct. 13 public television debate with Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and two other candidates, setting up the second televised face-off in the heated Arkansas race.

Community Cinema to Screen 'Las Marthas' Tonight

by Lauren James 1/7/2014 8:00 am

See a free screening of the documentary tonight (Jan. 7) at the William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock during the Community Cinema program.

AETN Premieres Young Arkansas Filmmakers Showcase Tonight

by Blair Neel 9/26/2013 7:24 am

AETN, the Arkansas Educational Television Network, will premiere films made by young Arkansans tonight (Sept. 26) at 8 p.m. This year's broadcast will include several films from central Arkansas students, including "Killing Crime: The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year" from Cabot High School, "Mr. Right" from Conway High School and "Little Lonely Girl" from Jefferson Elementary.

Oxford American to Bring Roseanne Cash to Its South on Main Venue

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Warwick Sabin, publisher of the Oxford American, shared good news about a performance scheduled for November in the magazine’s recently opened restaurant and event venue, South on Main.

Arkansas Freelance Writers Find Footing on National Press Scene

by Jan Cottingham 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Interviews with five successful freelance writers in central Arkansas reveal a shared attitude toward their careers: Luck, they say, has been their friend. But scratch deeper and what several of them call luck is really the good fortune of the smart, the accurate, the prepared, the disciplined, the willing and — most important — the reliable.

Eco-Hero: Dr. Brian Campbell of Conserving Arkansas’ Agricultural Heritage

by Samuel G. Smith 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Dr. Brian Campbell founded Conserving Arkansas’ Agricultural Heritage (CAAH), starting a seed bank and organizing the first “seed swap” at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View, where community members brought in some of their heirloom seeds in exchange for others.

Living in Arkansas' Resource Guide: Important Phone Numbers, Contacts

by Living in Arkansas staff 8/1/2008 12:00 am

This guide will help you find information on everything from volunteer opportunities and continuing education classes to state agencies and recreation, making your move to Arkansas a smooth ride.