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The Sunday open line: Jewish food, sculpture contest winner

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click to enlarge YOU MISSED IT: If you didn't go to War Memorial Stadium for the Jewish Food Festival today, the treats you missed include a plate of falafel and hummus and pita. - BRIAN CHILLSON
  • Brian Chillson
  • YOU MISSED IT: If you didn't go to War Memorial Stadium for the Jewish Food Festival today, the treats you missed include a plate of falafel and hummus and pita.

Your comments welcome. Slow day, except for the Arkansas Literary Festival and the Jewish Food Festival at War Memorial Stadium, where falafel and more was on on offer.

Oh, there was one thing.

click to enlarge 'PEACE': Winning sculpture to be made for Riverfront Park.
  • 'PEACE': Winning sculpture to be made for Riverfront Park.
* SCULPTURE WINNER: The city of Little Rock announced that Lorri Acott of Red Feather Lakes, Colorado wwon a $60,000 commission in  the 2014 Sculpture at the River Market competition.  Acott's sculpture, "Peace,"  will be placed in Riverfront Park near the First Security Amphitheatre and the La Petite Roche.
Acott was chosen among six semi-finalists who'd submitted proposals and they were displayed at a party Friday. 

Peace will join three other sculptures which have been recognized previously with the commissions through the Sculpture at the River Market’s Public Art Monument Sculpture Competition. 

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