Central Arkansas Community Cinema - "The Trials of Muhammad Ali"
You may know Muhammad Ali the boxer, but are you familiar his toughest bout? Join us on Tuesday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. in William F. Laman Public Library for a free Community Cinema screening of "The Trials of Muhammad Ali" will show how one of the most celebrated sports champions of the 20th center risked fame and fortune to follow his faith and conscience. A Community Conversation, led by Dr. Michael Twyman, director of the UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity, and Ojima Robinson, Little Rock Native and practicing Muslim, will follow the film. Find details about the film and screening after the jump.Read more
Celebrate Read Across America Week and Dr. Seuss' Birthday with AETN
The first week of March is one great big literary celebration for Seussians and readers of all shapes and sizes! We're kicking off a week of reading across the nation by sharing our loves of reading and the work of Theodore Seuss Giesel with new "Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!" episodes, games and more. Read more
Get Involved in the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Over the past year, everyone at AETN has been thrilled to participate in the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading mission to help all Arkansas third graders read on grade level by 2020, and we've especially enjoyed the opportunity its provided to carry out five kick-off events in grantee communities. But nothing could speak to the importance of the work we're doing in partnership with the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, through a grant from the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, than seeing how it impacts Arkansas students! Read more
2014 AETN Student Selects now accepting entries
The 2014 Student Selects competition is officially underway here at AETN, which means we’re now accepting films from students all across Arkansas. This is an excellent opportunity for any budding young filmmakers out there to get recognition - including broadcast, film festival screenings and scholarships - for his or her work, and this year we’re trying something out that will make it easier to for you to submit your entries. Read more