Free Booyah! Dad Concert at AETN Wednesday, May 29
Feeling the need to get down? Come celebrate the 10th anniversary season of "AETN Presents" with a free, live performance by Little Rock band Booyah! Dad Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. And what do you have to do to reserve your place? It's simple! Just arrive ready to cheer the band on at AETN studios in Conway by 6:30 p.m. Read More
AETN Memorial Day Specials
Join us in honoring the men and women of the United States armed forces with a series of special programs exploring their heroism incredible sacrifices - today and throughout our nation's history. Find the full schedule after the jump! Read More
2013 AETN PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest Winners
Big imaginations create big stories, and this year's AETN PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest participants proved that more than ever! After receiving tons of great entries from across the state, we're happy to announce that our judges have made the tough decisions and chose 12 stories named first, second or third place in the K-3 contest. Our first place winners will be submitted to PBS for entry in the national contest shortly - national winners will be announced in July. Read More
AETN Youth Academy Day Camps Open for Registration
Do you know an 11-14 student who loves films, writing and design? Maybe a 7-10 year-old who would love hands-on experience in researching, recording and reporting findings in an online newspaper? This summer, they can join the AETN Youth Academy for Production Camp June 17-21 or Reading and Writing Camp July 22-26. Students from both camps will join AETN staffers and volunteers to tour the studios and spend a week learning about the behind-the-scences workings of the production and reporting worlds. Read More
Spring is here! Make the most of season with "Exploring Arkansas."
The sun's shining, the flowers are blooming and these balmy temperature make it easy to enjoy Arkansas's great outdoors! Shake off the winter blues and get ready to discover the wonders around you with the "Exploring Arkansas" website. From Chuck Dovish's top 10 favorite places to a search feature that lets you find sights and activities near you, we have everything you need to plan your own adventure!
April Community Cinema "The Island President"
Depending on who you're speaking to, climate change can be a touchy subject. But, no matter the political temperature surrounding the topic in the United States, it would be difficult to find any individual more deeply touched by global warming than a Maldivian. Learn more about the island nation's plight and their former president Mohammed Nasheed's efforts to counter it in this month's free Community Cinema screenings in North Little Rock and Fayetteville. Read More
Cat in the Hat to visit Fort Smith, Saturday, April 13
In partnership with Mercy Clinic Pediatrics, we're proud to announce that the star of "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!" will appear at a free event in the Fort Smith Public Library Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More
"Mineral Explorers - Bolivia" Behind the Scenes with Thomas Nagin
Don't miss the television debut of "Mineral Explorers - Bolivia," Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. This adventure travel program takes viewers to some of the richest and most remote mines around the world. In the Bolivian episode, host Thomas Nagin leads viewers to the Anahi Mine on a quest for amethyst and ametrine. Join us after the jump as he shares a story from the journey. Read More
"Mineral Explorers - Bolivia" Debuts April 11
AETN is proud to present Mineral Explorers - Bolivia as part of our Arkansas Independent Film Month this April. Produced by Hot Springs resident and longtime mineral dealer Thomas Nagin, Mineral Explorers is an adventure travel series that takes viewers to some of the richest and most remote mines around the world. In the Bolivian episode, airing April 11 at 6:30 p.m., Thomas leads viewers to the Anahi Mine on a quest for amethyst and ametrine. Read his story of how the idea for Mineral Explorers was born after the jump! Read More
Exploring Arkansas - April 2013
During a brand new episode of Exploring Arkansas on Monday, April 1, we'll first take you out to a lesser-known waterfall and cascades along the side of Mt. Nebo, near Dardanelle. Then, we'll head out to historic Hardy, the smallest town in Arkansas to have a Main Street program. Finally, we'll close out with a hike with author Blair Dietering to the homestead of Eva "Granny" Barnes Henderson, of National Geographic renown, near the Buffalo National River.