Tagged: true grit

Marshals Museum Task? Create Civic Literacy

by Jan Cottingham 11/13/2017 12:00 am

The U.S. Marshals Museum being built in Fort Smith has a number of goals, but perhaps the most important is its role in teaching the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law.

New Charles Portis Collection Coming This Fall From Butler Center Books

by Karen Martin 6/12/2012 4:46 pm

Arkansas native Charles Portis, author of True Grit and other novels, will soon release Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany, to be published this fall by Butler Center Books, a division of the Central Arkansas Library System.

Vintage Trains in Movies Documented in Photo Exhibit at Cantrell Gallery

by Karen Martin 1/12/2012 5:25 am

Cinematic Rails: Trains in the Movies, a photographic exhibit by J.P. Bell documenting the use of vintage trains in several movie productions over the past 30 years, is on display at Cantrell Gallery, 8206 Cantrell Road, Little Rock. Admission is free.

How to Host an Event People Actually Want to Attend

by Lindsay Irvin 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Skip the standard boardroom gatherings. Instead, borrow the following ideas from your Arkansas event-planning peers to create a memorable meeting or event that fulfills its purpose.

Discover Arkansas: The River Valley

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

The highest point in the state – at 2,753 feet above sea level – can be found in this region at Mount Magazine State Park near Paris. Outdoor adventures offered at the park include hang gliding, rappelling, rock climbing, camping and hiking. Other prominent mountains in the area include Petit Jean, near Morrilton, and Mount Nebo, near Dardanelle. These three points gave the River Valley region the Tri-Peaks nickname.

New Movies: Gulliver's Travels, Little Fockers, True Grit, The King's Speech

by Karen Martin 12/22/2010 6:24 am

Big releases for this holiday week include the comedies Gulliver's Travels and Little Fockers along with True Grit, based on the book by Arkansas' Charles Portis, and the British drama The King's Speech.

Be a Part of Fort Smith's True Gritapalooza Tuesday

by Karen Martin 12/20/2010 5:54 am

Participate in True Gritapalooza, a grassroots campaign starting Tuesday (Dec. 21) that celebrates Fort Smith's connection to the film True Grit. Events are free.

The Social Network Named Best Picture by Southeastern Film Critics Association

by Karen Martin 12/13/2010 11:01 am

The Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA), made up of 43 film journalists in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, chose The Social Network as Best Picture of 2010.