Easter Seals honored Sissy Jones of Sissy’s Log Cabin as the 2015 Arkansan of the Year for her commitment to giving back to the community. A VIP reception was held at the Little Rock Marriott, followed by the main event at the Statehouse Convention Center.
The 1920s, Art Deco feel of Hot Springs set the theme for Priscilla and Keith's wedding. The reception was held in the historic Arlington Hotel Crystal Ballroom and exuded elegance punctuated by soft flowers, candles, luxurious tablecloths and gorgeous gold chivari chairs.
Following the Great Recession, the decentralization of the state’s film studio industry has resulted in smaller studios thriving. Surviving intact through the economic wildfire were studios led by one or two filmmakers who alone were capable of carrying out a shoot from concept to completion.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Finale 2013 “Celebrating the Arts Together” honored Martin and Melissa Thoma for their generous support of the arts community in Little Rock. Held in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the UALR Fine Arts Building, the evening included a cocktail hour with heavy hors d‘oeuvres, followed by a live auction. The UALR Jazz Ensemble provided entertainment and played performance dance selections from Bob Fosse’s “Chicago.” Works of art from the annual Student Competitive were also on display in the gallery. Master of Ceremonies was Craig O’Neill. Presenting sponsors included Sissy’s Log Cabin and Thoma Thoma; arts partners included Accademia dell’Arte, Arkansas Arts Center, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts.