After nine years in business, Argenta's Starving Artist Cafe closed down recently after struggling through months of poor business. They've said that they were unable to find a "buyer or investor" in time and decided it was "time to move on." The restaurant sold off its iconic yellow chairs last week for $25 each. More from their Facebook page:
The River Valley Arts Center in Russellville has announced the gift of six watercolors from Dr. Barrie E. O'Bannon: Three by Polly Loibner of Lamar, two by Doyle Young of Dardanelle and one by Laphelia Middlebrooks.
Next week a series of meetings on the use of technology to tackle global problems will be held in Little Rock by Club de Madrid — a coalition of more than 100 former democratic former presidents and prime ministers from around the world — and the P80 Group, a coalition of large public pension and sovereign wealth funds founded by Prince Charles to combat climate change. The conference will discuss deploying existing technologies to increase access to food, water, energy, clean environment, and medical care.
Sen. Jason Rapert (R-Conway) was on "Capitol View" on KARK, Channel 4, this morning, and among other things that will likely inspire you to yell at your computer screen, he said he expects someone in the legislature to file a bill to do ... something about changing the name of the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.