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“The Vietnam War” Preview Screenings
Recognize Arkansas veterans and preview the epic narrative of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s “The Vietnam War” at free screenings across the state in August and September. In addition to a sneak preview of the immersive, 360-degree series, each of the eight events will feature an opportunity for discussion after the screening.
“Arkansans Ask: Opioid Addiction”
Addiction and deaths related to opioids – drugs prescribed to treat moderate and severe pain – continue to rise in Arkansas. Explore the facts behind the state’s situation and learn about treatment options and available resources in a new episode of “Arkansans Ask” Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m.
Can You Speak Code?
Through a grant from the Verizon Foundation, AETN and PBS KIDS have been given the opportunity to help boost coding education for Arkansas children by providing coding kits to STEM centers around the state. Learn how these kits, which are both high-tech and approachable, are being used to help 5-8 year olds (and even AETN graphic designers) learn coding concepts with fun and exciting approaches!
AETN Original Productions Nominated for 10 Emmys
AETN is proud to tell the stories of Arkansas through original, local productions and, this year, four of those original films have received a total 10 Emmy nominations in the 2017 annual awards competition of the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Learn more about the nominations and AETN original productions after the jump.
Chuck’s Blog – “Exploring Arkansas: August 2017”
Hiking through the breathtaking Marinoni Scenic Area, hanging out with the precision riding team known as the “Old Fort Days Dandies,” fiddling around at the Arkansas Fiddlers Convention and visiting the Birdhouse Capital of America – it’s all coming up during a brand new episode of “Exploring Arkansas” on Wednesday, Aug. 2.
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