Globetrotting Down the Street

Fiesta en SoMa, a celebration of Latin American cultures, is coming to SoMa this weekend and promises to be an unforgettable event. 

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A Celebration of Latino Cultures Awaits at Fiesta en SoMa Little Rock

Little Rock Daily

Fiesta en SoMa, a celebration of Latin American cultures, is coming to SoMa this weekend and promises to be an unforgettable event.

  • Taste and see: Enjoy the flavors of different countries through mouth-watering cuisine, traditional dances, and captivating art displays.

  • Something for everyone: With over 60 vendors, kid-friendly activities, live music, and a mechanical bull-riding challenge, it's sure to be a fun-filled day for the whole family.

Get more info on the event HERE.


Little Rock's World Cheese Dip Championship and Foam Fest Craft Beer Festival Join Forces to Create Epic Event

Little Rock Daily

The World Cheese Dip Championship and Foam Fest are teaming up to bring the ultimate event to central Arkansas!

  • Cheese dip, y'all: From cheesy to creamy to downright delicious, try samples from competitors throughout the state and country and cast your vote for your favorite.

  • Creative craft beer tasting: Foam Fest is an original craft beer tasting event with libations from around the world, plus games, performers, and music.

Mark your calendars for Nov 17 and go ahead and grab your tickets NOW!Sponsored by Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

Latin Jazz Singer Magos Herrera to Perform Live Concert at the AMFA Performing Arts Center

Adrien Tillman

Magos Herrera, one of the top performers in the Latin American jazz scene, will be performing a concert at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts on Oct 12 at 7:30p.

In case you didn't know Sep 15 - Oct 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. What better way to wrap up the month of celebration than to enjoy this performance by Magos Herrera? Find more info and tickets HERE.

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Arkansas Retiree Creates Innovative Tutoring Program In a Van to Teach Critical Thinking and Creativity

Ware to Advance

Retired teacher Amanda Ware has created an innovative academic coaching program centered on critical and creative thinking skills for 6-11 year olds.

  • Point of Difference: Ware to Advance is unique in that it is run out of a refurbished camper in Ware's garage, providing a safe space for kids to learn and create.

  • Learning through fun: Ware's goal is to foster a 'I CAN' mindset as students navigate new challenges and learn in a fun environment.

Learn more about Ware to Advance HERE or check out her TikTok HERE.


Master Plan for Downtown Little Rock Gearing Up for Launch

Little Rock Daily

The City of Little Rock is launching a nine-month project to create a Downtown Little Rock Master Plan, and they're inviting residents to weigh in.

More information and to submit your ideas in-person or online HERE.

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In other news…

  • Doing numbers: Over the past two years, the Arkansas Department of Transportation conducted roughly 23,869 inspections on over 7,000 bridges, expanding its inspection team following a critical crack discovery in 2021.

  • Peer reviewed: Little Rock Cares and Heart of Arkansas United Way are seeking volunteers to review grant applications for tornado relief funds, aiming for transparent, community-involved distribution.

  • Get moving: The deadline to get involved in the Great Arkansas Cleanup is Oct 31, and so far 69 out of 75 counties have joined the 2023 Go Clean Challenge.

  • 85 South: 85 South Show Live on Oct 8, features comedians DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller, and Chico Bean, showcasing improv and roasting skills. Get your tickets to the show HERE.