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9/27 Kickoff (and I don't mean football)

Posted on 21 Sep 2009

First of all a great big "thank you" for all of you who made it to our Meet Me In The Park at Hot Springs Saturday  -- Park estimate was 3500 in attendance for that event !! Unbelievable ! So now, the big day the Big Show is almost upon us -- the premiere of the Ken Burns film -- "The National Parks - America's Best Idea" -- this Sunday, the 27th at 7pm.  You DO NOT want to miss it !!

Our special programming on the 27th will actually begin at 2:30pm with --"Arkansas State Parks: 75 years Making Memories...then at 3pm-- "The Buffalo Flows" followed by "Exploring Arkansas's National Parks" at 4pm.  Then at 5pm, a special two-hour live studio program (during which I'll be taking your parks questions on Facebook) leading up to the Ken Burns documentary at 7pm. It's all a part of what television was meant to be -- to educate, enrich and inspire. 


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Whether you’re getting ready for a Labor Day Weekend cookout or looking for the perfect thing for dinner, don’t miss some of Phyllis Speers’ classic dishes! Find John-tested, audience-approved recipes for Donna’s Inside-Out Cake, Sam’s Larrupin BBQ Ribs, Phyl’s BBQ Rub, Homemade BBQ Sauce, Smoked Corn Pudding and Three Bean Salad after the Jump.


Arkansas and the American Dream
We’re all familiar with the American Dream — the idea that anyone in the United States can climb the economic ladder of opportunity — but is it still achievable? AETN continues to address poverty in the state with “A Deeper Look: The American Dream in Arkansas” and to survey the national landscape with “Dream On.” Learn more about these projects and a special night of programming after the jump.


Volunteers Like You
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Parents, PJs and Pies
Wear your PJs and join us for a fun-filled family event as we and our partners at Dropping Back in and Healthy Families of Faulkner and Conway Counties share education resources on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.! “Parents, PJs and Pies” will feature a BBQ lunch, giveaways, fun activities and special “Llama Llama Red Pajama” gift bags.


“Back Road Barns” - Viewer Photos
Coming to AETN on Thursday, Aug. 25, “Back Road Barns” travels through rural Arkansas on a visual road trip to classic barns that have long been a part of our culture. See a preview of what you have to look forward to by scrolling through viewer photo submissions for a special segment of the AETN original film.