Tagged: creative corridor

CJRW Marks a Year as a Main Street Mainstay

by Kyle Massey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

When Mark Raines peeked inside the Fulk Building a couple of years ago, he couldn’t believe CJRW was considering it as a future home. The historic building at Main and Third streets in Little Rock had long been the home of Bennett’s Military Supplies.

Q&A With Ballet Arkansas Executive Director Ganelle Blake

by Jess Ardrey 3/31/2016 9:13 am

For Ganelle Blake, the role of Ballet Arkansas’ executive director might still feel a little new, seeing as she’s only been in the position since January. But as this weekend marks the dance company’s largest annual fundraiser, Turning Pointe, Blake is more excited than ever.

StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial Quarter

by Mark Carter 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Aiming to help downtown revitalization reach its true potential, a nonprofit group called StudioMAIN has unveiled plans to market an area of downtown it’s calling the Financial Quarter.

Forty & Fabulous: Arkansas Repertory Theatre Gets Better With Age

by Heather Bennett 1/15/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre has provided 40 seasons of truly masterpiece theater! The theater’s productions have run the gamut from gut wrenching drama and tragedy to the heights of hilarity and even the full Monty. The Rep’s rep is known far and wide for exquisite artistry through costuming, staging, lighting, acting and more. Its presence serves as the ideal anchor for downtown Little Rock’s Creative Corridor.

Dale and Lee Ronnel Recount Personal Histories, Love of the Arkansas Symphony

by Todd Traub 10/29/2015 12:00 am

If not for a few twists of fate and the immeasurable role of music, Lee Ronnel might never have come to the United States, let alone marry his wife Dale, move to the South and become a patron of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.

Creative Corridor Debuts First Completed Section

by Alexis Hosticka 9/15/2015 9:08 am

The city of Little Rock on Monday opened the 500 block of Main Street — the first section of the Creative Corridor streetscape. Includes video and slideshow.

Photos: Creative Corridor Grand Opening Celebration

by Alexis Hosticka 9/15/2015 8:00 am

The 500 block of Main Street has become an environmentally friendly, visually appealing area where the city hopes to draw people in.

Creative Corridor Unveils Winning Artwork on Main Street

by Jess Ardrey 8/30/2015 9:31 am

As part of a contest in which more than 30 artists submitted work for consideration, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership revealed three giant banners installed on the west side of the parking garage at 2nd and Main, making Main Street all the more awesome.

Celebrate the Creative Corridor Grand Opening in September

by Jess Ardrey 8/19/2015 9:36 am

After a whole lot of work and even more anticipation, the city of Little Rock and the Downtown Little Rock Partnership are honoring the Creative Corridor's grand opening.

Jones Film Makes Main Street Move, Becomes M-3 Productions

by Mark Carter 8/12/2015 9:43 am

Downtown Little Rock's Main Street makeover continued this week with the move of Jones Film Video to its new headquarters at Third and Main. The company also changed its name to M-3 Productions.

Creative Corridor Mural

by Staff 6/30/2015 12:00 am

The City of Little Rock in conjunction with the Downtown Little Rock Partnership held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of Matt McLeod’s koi mural at Sixth and Main Streets. The large-scale mural captures the spirit of the Creative Corridor.

New Mural Coming to Main St.

by Jess Ardrey 1/15/2015 8:14 am

Little Rock artist Matt McLeod was recently commissioned to brighten up the downtown Creative Corridor. Read on to find out what's in store.

The Best & Worst of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

From best investment to worst financial projects, Arkansas Business recaps the best and worst of 2014.

The 31st Annual Saints and Sinners Gala Set for Jan. 31

by Jess Ardrey 12/19/2014 8:18 am

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre has a habit of thrilling audiences, which they plan on continuing at their annual black-tie gala. Long live The Rep.

Creative Corridor Project to be 'Destination Spot'

by Lee Hogan 10/8/2014 8:00 am

Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Jane Chu was in town Tuesday for an update on the Creative Corridor project and had nothing but good to say about the undertaking in downtown Little Rock.

Jane Chu: Main Street Revitalization Awakens a Cultural District

by Lee Hogan 10/7/2014 3:35 pm

Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, said the revitalization of downtown Little Rock's Main Street has awakened a cultural district.

Jane Chu to Visit Little Rock, North Little Rock Next Week

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2014 9:51 am

The chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts is scheduled to be in central Arkansas next week to meet with the arts community in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

Cranford Co. Joins Tenants in Arkansas Building on Main Street in Little Rock

by 9/4/2014 2:00 pm

Cranford Co., the advertising agency founded by brothers Jay, Ross and Chris Cranford, announced Thursday plans to move into office space in the Arkansas Building at 524 Main St. in Little Rock.

New Main Street Tenants Excited About Creative Corridor Possibilities

by Lee Hogan 3/19/2014 10:30 am

As project after project sprouts up on Main Street in the proposed creative corridor, the excitement grows for what could be of the area.

5 Things Coming to the Creative Corridor on Main Street

by Lee Hogan 3/18/2014 7:55 am

The creative corridor project on Main Street is in full swing. The four-block area on Main Street between Third and Seventh streets, is expected to bring the arts, culture, retail and jobs together in a work-live environment downtown.