This first-hand illustrated account of Congressman John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights is a meditation "on the distance travelled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation." Join the trio of collaborators, Congressman Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, for this can’t miss panel. Sponsored by the UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity and by the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.
Sunday, April 27, 1:30p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
Words are your weapon. Bestselling author Catherine Coulter shows how to write sharp, fast, and deadly through her Clean Writing advice for writers of all genres. Tickets for the workshop are $20.
Friday, April 25, 12:00 p.m.
Main Library, Darragh Center
One of the best children’s authors/illustrators working today, Kadir Nelson will speak about his award-winning books, his renowned art, and his life. Perfect for the family. Sponsored by the William J. Clinton Foundation.
Saturday, April 26, 1:00 p.m.
Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center
Distinguished art historian Mary Ann Caws speaks about The Modern Art Cookbook, which is packed with "anecdotes, paintings, photographs, poems, and, of course, recipes." After her talk, taste dishes such as Cezanne's baked tomatoes and Robert Motherwell's whiskey cake. Then, wander the galleries to see art, possibly inspired by the dish just tasted. Truly a full sensory experience! Sponsored by the Arkansas Arts Center.
Art & Food I
Thursday, April 24, 6:00 p.m.
Arkansas Arts Center
FREE Reservations: 501-372-4000
Art & Food II
Thursday, April 24, 7:00 p.m.
Arkansas Arts Center
$20 Artists Buffet at Best Impressions: 501-907-5946
Front man and main songwriter of the Old 97’s, Rhett Miller will sing a special solo set. Miller’s tunes have been featured in multiple films and television shows. He will also add a bit of the Man in Black’s music to author Robert Hilburn’s session about his book Johnny Cash: The Life. Tickets for the concert are $25 for reserved seats and $20 for general admission at metrotix.com. Sponsored by the Oxford American and Landers FIAT of Benton.
Thursday, April 24, 8:00 p.m.
South on Main