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“Exploring Arkansas” – March 2017
Coming up in a brand new edition of “Exploring Arkansas,” we’re seeing how restoring murals is revitalizing a town’s history and art; reliving Ozark history by experiencing the lifestyle in early pioneer historic buildings; finding out about the “white” in White Cliffs Natural Area and trying not to “shoot my eye out” at the Daisy Airgun Museum. Watch with us in the premiere on Wednesday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m.
Between the Bytes With Mary Kate
Come explore the world of PBS Digital Studios with me, AETN Marketing and Outreach intern Mary Kate, to get to know the variety of channels and videos offered in the PBS online universe. Every Thursday, in my new blog “Between the Bytes With Mary Kate,” we will journey through the worlds of YouTube channels like “Art Assignment,” “Crash Course” and “Blank on Blank.”
“Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” — Conway Screening
Journey through the exuberant life of incomparable author and activist Maya Angelou in a special, free screening of “American Masters — Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” Monday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. in the University of Central Arkansas’s Doyne Health Science Center Auditorium. Refreshments and a panel discussion with expert guests will follow the film.
See “Black America Since MLK” at Fayetteville Public Library
Join AETN and the Fayetteville Public Library for a free screening of “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise,” followed by a special panel discussion with guests from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Public Schools, the NWA Branch NAACP, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and University of Arkansas Alumni Association. The screening will offer a fresh examination of key events and turning points in American race relations and black history over the past 50 years. Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m.
Chef Talk — “Cook With Brooks: Going a Different Whey”
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There’s more that goes into making great cheese than meets the eye, as you’ll see in this week’s episode when we head out to Elkins, Arkansas, to meet the McCormick family at White River Creamery. From the training to the science behind the product, it’s a great learning adventure that leads up to an outstanding recipe for Simple Chicken Sliders. Cheese, baby goats and some great people: what more could you ask for in a show?