Debut of The Little Rock Sun Community Newspaper


LOGO Click to view the inaugural edition of “The Little Rock Sun.”  It is a community newspaper showcasing the accomplishments of the black community through news reporting, editorials, religion, entertainment, sports, business and lifestyles.  The newspaper is founded and published by Dr. Julius Larry.


Click link to view newspaper



Arkansas Literary Festival in town April 18-21, 2013

Arkansas Literary FestivalArkansas Literary Festival (April 18-21, 2013) is the premier gathering of readers and writers and includes more than 80 presentations in venues in Little Rock and North Little Rock.  Authors include Da Chen, C.D. Wright, Kevin Brockmeier, Dave Abrams, Ben Fountain, Padgett Powell, Sylvia Day and many more.  Most events free and open to the public including children events.  For more information and a complete list of events go to


Main Street Revival… Can you feel it?…Check this out!

cover1Check out this piece from the Arkansas Times on the good things going on downtown….on Main Street.  Here’s an excerpt from the article “Main Street Revival.”

The Arkansas Times
March 28, 2013

Since the Arkansas Times is headquartered in downtown Little Rock and a stone’s throw from Argenta, we’ve long paid special attention to the area’s development. In the last decade, we’ve put out three publications focusing on downtown revitalization, filled with the visions and visionaries. A striking number of the plans we previewed came to pass. In that spirit, this week we again turn our attention to downtown with a special focus on Main Street.

To read the rest of this article click here.


Neighborhood Connections Meeting January 26, 2013

Neighborhood Connections Meeting


January 26, 2012

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Willie L. Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center, 3805 West 12th Street

(Corner of Pine and West 12th Street) 


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.               Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.               Call To Order – Rick Daes, President

Pledge of Allegiance

Acknowledgement of Elected Officials

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.               City Wide Clean Up

Suzanne Hirrel, KLR Beautiful

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.               Neighborhood Leadership Training/Announcement

Dr. David Sink

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.               Love Your Block Update

Andre’ Bernard

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.             NUSA Update/fundraiser

Andre’ Bernard/Victor Turner

10:00.m. – 10:15 a.m.             Meadowbrook NA – HindmanPark Community Service presentation

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.           Neighborhood Issues and Concerns

10:30 a.m.                               Adjourn



See V.I.T.A.L. Artist Collective work 2nd Friday Art Night Hearne Fine Arts Gallery

hearne_logosmallCelebrating Cultures, Liberating Minds 
V.I.T.A.L. Artist Collective
January 8, 2013 – February 8, 2013

(Visual Images That Affect Lives)
Melverue Abraham | Rex DeLoney | Latoya Hobbs |
Ariston Jacks | Leron McAdoo | Michael Worsham


Artists’ Reception:
2nd Friday Art Night
January 11, 2013
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Artists’ Talk:
Saturday, January 12, 2013
11:00 AM
Several artists will be on hand to talk about their artwork and answer questions from the public

Interactive Artists’ Talk & Workshop:
Saturday, January 26, 2013 1:00pm- 3:00pm
Theme: “Back to Life” with V.I.T.A.L. Artist Collective

An Interactive and Informative workshop
developed for artists ages 9-90!
On site painting/ drawing demonstrations by V.I.T.A.L. artists!

Rap session: “How to use art as a vehicle to
heal, repair, rebuild, and renew the world!

Multimedia presentations on how V.I.T.A.L. artists create their compositions and the motivation behind their selection.

Aspiring Artists are encouraged to attend with their sketchbooks and portfolios for guidance and inspiration. V.I. T. A. L. artists/educators will be on hand to offer advice on portfolio development for students!

Elementary, Middle school, High school and
College Art Clubs are invited to attend!
Reserve your spot to this awesome event!
Please RSVP to Hearne Fine Art at 501 372-6822.

Hearne Fine Art | 1001 Wright Avenue, Ste C| Little Rock, Ark.
501.372.6822 – | Director, Garbo Hearne
Hours: M-F: 10a – 5p | Sat: 10a – 6p | Sun: By appt only

Kevin Cole – And the Band Played On EXTENDED at Hearne Fine Art Gallery

Did you know Kevin Cole’s

work was acquired by the Smithsonian in 2009?
Collected by NBA players, bestselling authors, and national corporations?

Consider adding one of this artist’s masterpieces to
YOUR collection!

Kevin ColeAnd the Band Played On

EXTENDED through January 7, 2013 at Hearne Fine Art Gallery 1001 Wright Avenue, Suite C | Little Rock, Arkansas 72206 |  501.372.6822 |