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“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.
Chef Talk — “Cook With Brooks: Going a Different Whey”
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?
Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Day at the Capitol
Do you want to help build a bright future for Arkansas kids? Support the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Join our partners as they explain why educational policy priorities — including boosting pre-K programs, increasing funding for school-community partnerships and ensuring that teachers have the tools they need — matter. Learn how you can participate and register after the jump.
“Cook With Brooks” — Quick Coq au Vin
As we found out in “Art and Soul (Food)” this weekend, Chef William Lyle of Eleven at Crystal Bridges pairs food not just with wine but with art. With this Quick Coq au Vin, he created a nice, healthy winter dish that you can make in one pan for the whole family. Find the recipe after the jump!
See “Black America Since MLK” at Fayetteville Public Library
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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.