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Chuck’s Blog - “Exploring Arkansas” February 2015

Reliving the lifestyle and adventure of the American frontier, going on a photography outing along the Mulberry River in autumn and restoring wagons of the Old West – it’s all coming up during a brand new “Exploring Arkansas” episode on Monday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m.! Read More

“Sesame Street: The Cookie Thief” Free Preview Screening Feb. 10

Artwork is missing from the Museum of Modern Cookies … and Cookie Monster is the prime suspect! Can Elmo, Abby and Chris clear Cookie’s name in time? Find out at our special family sneak preview of the classic chew-dunnit — along with fun crafts and snacks — on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 10 a.m. in AETN studios. Read More

2015 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Calling all K-3 author/illustrators across Arkansas! We’re now accepting entries for the 2015 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest. Twelve state-level winners — three from each grade — will receive AETN prize packs, and each first-place winner will advance to the national contest. On top of that, first-place winners will have an extra-special treat: they can either tour AETN studios with their class or have Clifford the Big Red Dog come to visit them at their school! Read More

Inspiring students with digital media? Be recognized!

Arkansas educators, we know that you’re using digital technology and tools to drive student achievement in your classrooms … and now is the time to be recognized for it! The third annual PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program for tech-savvy K-12 educators is accepting entries through Feb. 11. Winners will receive free PD opportunities - and could even win a tablet and an all-expense paid trip to Philadelphia! Read More

AETN Behind-the-Scenes: Courthouse Documentary Shoot

We’re in production of a new documentary featuring Arkansas’s historic courthouses, thanks to funding from the Arkansas Humanities Council, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program and The Moving Image Trust. Join producer Casey Sanders and Jack Carroll as they travel to White County and Saline County for cold but beautiful shoots! Read More

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Latest Press Releases

AETN celebrates Black History Month throughout February

Special programs honor African-American contributions

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AETN to air 'The Road to Little Rock,' 'Hoxie: The First Stand' Feb. 5

Films detail stories of integration in Arkansas public schools.

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'EARTH A New Wild' to premiere on AETN Feb. 4

Series host, leading conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan featured guest on 'Barnes and…A Conversation With'

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