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Rogue Report - JUN 18

Jessica Seven spotlights this week's Rogue Report, just ahead of the big AOWMG album release party at Vino's in Little Rock this Friday! MORE THAN SPARROWS, POET FURY, and LYDIA CAN'T BREATHE (from Jacksonville, Florida as part of their "Party Hard" tour) will also bring the noise, so you don't want to miss it!


LRFW launches youth fashion design competition

LRFW launches youth fashion design competition

Little Rock Fashion Week is accepting applications from students entering grades 1st through 12th for its Youth Fashion Sketch Design Competition. Applications can be downloaded at LittleRockFashionWeek.com.

The purpose of the competition is to ignite, motivate and encourage young people who are interested in the fashion industry. Students are asked to create their own clothing line by sketching out their designs and coming up with a name.

The finalists from different grade categories (1st-5th grades; 6th-8th grades; and 9th-12th grades) will be invited to attend Little Rock Fashion Week 2012.

Rogue Report - MAY 25

The Rogue Report comes early this week due to Riverfest. Check out what's new with your favorite bands, like The Jay Jackson Band, Jessica Seven, Se7en Sharp, Indie Bullshit, and more. http://youtu.be/p3UAivIqdhU

Kids K-3 invited to write, illustrate stories for prizes

Kids K-3 invited to write, illustrate stories for prizes

AETN accepting entries for PBS KIDS GO! Writer’s Contest through April 27

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is accepting entries for the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest through Friday, April 27.

The PBS KIDS GO! Writer's Contest is a national-local contest for children in kindergarten through third grades and is designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading skills through hands-on, active learning.

Stories may be fact, fiction, prose or poetry. One entry is allowed per person, and stories must be by a single author. Kindergarten and first grade stories must have a minimum of 50 words and a maximum of 200 words. Second and third grade stories must have a minimum of 100 words and a maximum of 350 words. Text must be printed, written legibly or typed. Children who cannot write may dictate their story. Stories must have at least 5 original, clear and colorful illustrations.

New director of Camp Tahkodah named

New director of Camp Tahkodah named


SEARCY, Ark. — Dr. Travis McNeal, assistant professor of behavioral science at Harding University, has accepted a new role of leadership. McNeal is the new director of Camp Tahkodah in Floral, Ark.

Originally from Nashville, Tenn., McNeal graduated from Harding in 1994 and joined the University faculty in 2009. He has a Ph.D. and is licensed in clinical psychology. McNeal began his involvement with Camp Tahkodah in 1993 as a camp counselor. Prior to this position, he was an adult volunteer and last year became assistant director.

As director, McNeal is responsible for developing themes for each summer with coordinating Bible lesson topics. He is also responsible for recruiting and scheduling adult volunteer staff members, recruiting and hiring counselors, distributing brochures to prospective campers, and processing camper registrations.

Harding University to host men’s vocal ensemble group

Harding University to host men’s vocal ensemble group

SEARCY, Ark. — Harding University will host Cantus, a men’s vocal ensemble group, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium.

Based out of the Minneapolis and St. Paul area, Cantus is made up of nine members that travel the country performing numbers covering many periods and genres, including chant, Renaissance, contemporary, folk, spiritual, world and pop. Along with their U.S. tour, they have also performed throughout Canada, West Africa and Europe.

Their performance at Harding will feature music of composers from the romantic era, such as Franz Schubert and Felix Mendelssohn, in addition to more current pieces from U2, Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney. Tickets for this event are $3. For more information, contact the music department at 501-279-4343.   

‘AETN Presents’ features Celtic Thunder’s Keith Harkin solo performance

‘AETN Presents’ features Celtic Thunder’s Keith Harkin solo performance


“AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Keith Harkin” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Nov. 25, at 6:30 p.m.

“AETN Presents: On the Front Row” is part of AETN Arts Fridays, featuring world class arts and culture programming and locally produced series.

Keith Harkin, a vocalist with Celtic Thunder, comes from County Derry in Northern Ireland, where he started performing for the public at age four, wowing audiences with his beautiful voice and musical talent. Now at 24, Harkin has played to audiences across Europe and North America. He is also an accomplished songwriter and guitarist and has opened concerts for acts such as John Martyn, The Undertones and David Kitt and has recently started his own record label, Busty Music.

“Keith is the blond, scruffy member of the band,” AETN Director of Production Carole Adornetto said.