A filmmaker in NYC is doing a project in which he has real-life actors do dramatic readings of reviews found on the recommendation site Yelp.com Seen above is Little Rock-born actress Ashlie Atkinson reading a diner's Yelp review of the Olive Garden in Times Square.
The Thea Foundation, which has provided nearly $1 million in arts supplies over five years to 388 Arkansas schools, has partnered with DonorsChoose.org, which connects donors with educators in need of materials.
Hog fans just can't quit blaming the refs for the NCAA men's basketball tournament loss to North Carolina. Now the Arkansas Senate has gotten in on the act, with this resolution introduced by Democratic Sen. Keith Ingram and getting bipartisan co-sponsorship from that brutish and short sandlot roundball player, Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
IndieWire breaks news long whispered downtown — a more ambitious successor to the Little Rock Film Festival is in the works, with backing from writer/director Jeff Nichols, a Little Rock native. His "Loving" has won wide acclaim recently.