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  • 18 Apr 2014
    AETN hosts annual Quiz Bowl state finals April 26

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  • 18 Apr 2014
    Two Arkansas films chosen for PBS Online Film Festival
    AETN announces 'Westland,' 'Diamond John' to be featured in national festival
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  • 11 Apr 2014
    Adam Faucett and The Tall Grass to perform free concert at AETN

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  • 11 Apr 2014
    AETN announces Greenbrier teacher selected for 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program
    Sarah Jerry recognized for use of digital media, technology in classroom
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  • 09 Apr 2014
    AETN wins Telly Awards for two programs

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  • 07 Apr 2014
    Ken Burns's new film 'The Address' to premiere April 15 on AETN
    Documentary tells stories of Vermont school where boys with learning differences memorize, recite the Gettysburg Address in public
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  • 07 Apr 2014
    AETN, Mercy bring the Cat in the Hat to Fort Smith Public Library April 19
    Free event open to families
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  • 07 Apr 2014
    'The Cyberchase Movie' to air on AETN April 22
    Special 'Explore the Outdoors' programming scheduled throughout April
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  • 07 Apr 2014
    New episode of 'LOUPE' to premiere on AETN April 11
    LOUPE magnifies Arkansas arts, artists, arts organizations with broadcast, website
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  • 31 Mar 2014
    AETN, Mercy bring the Cat in the Hat to Rogers Public Library April 5
    Free event in Rogers open to families
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  • 20 Mar 2014
    AETN premieres new series 'Paint With Kevin' April 5
    Program features step-by-step landscape painting instruction
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  • 20 Mar 2014
    Community Cinema offers free screening of 'Medora' April 1
    Documentary explores how small town, high school basketball team fight to survive
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  • 19 Mar 2014
    AETN seeking participants for AETN Youth Academy
    June, July sessions scheduled
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  • 18 Mar 2014
    AETN brings Sid the Science Kid to Museum of Discovery for spring break activities
    Family fun days planned March 27-28
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  • 13 Mar 2014
    Community Cinema offers free screening of ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’ in North Little Rock March 18
    Documentary explores life of legendary athlete who risked fame, fortune to follow his faith.
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  • 13 Mar 2014
    AETN wins Aurora Awards for 'AETN Presents,' 'Minority Matters'

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  • 11 Mar 2014
    AETN brings PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs to Arkansas
    Dunbar Magnet Middle School, Searcy High School partner as labs
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  • 11 Mar 2014
    AETN local production marathon to air Sunday, March 16
    Favorite AETN films scheduled from noon to 8 p.m.
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  • 10 Mar 2014
    'Joe Bonamassa: Tour de Force' to air on AETN March 13
    Tickets available for Nov. 11 performance at Verizon Arena
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  • 27 Feb 2014
    Phyllis Speer, John Philpot return to AETN studios for reunion broadcast March 11

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  • 27 Feb 2014
    AETN Foundation brings Ethan Bortnick, Damian McGinty to Stuttgart for special September concert
    Fans can watch preview of concert, order tickets during broadcast March 9
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  • 27 Feb 2014
    AETN celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday with PBS KIDS' all new 'Cat-ebration'
    Special week of science-focused 'The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!' kicks off with new one-hour special March 3
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  • 27 Feb 2014
    'Night of the Proms' stars make AETN studio appearance March 5
    Exclusive tickets available for June 20 performance at Verizon Arena
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  • 24 Feb 2014
    AETN special features Dr. Steven Masley’s prescription for younger heart

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  • 21 Feb 2014
    Orman offers viewers expert money management tips in AETN special

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  • 20 Feb 2014
    AETN original documentary 'Champion Trees' to premiere March 3
    Film explores history, beauty of state's largest trees
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  • 19 Feb 2014
    AETN calls for 2014 student film showcase entries
    Student entries eligible for scholarships, AETN broadcast, screenings at Arkansas film festivals
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  • 13 Feb 2014
    AETN accepting entries for PBS KIDS Writers Contest
    Children K-3 invited to write, illustrate stories for local, national prizes
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  • 10 Feb 2014
    'Sunshine by the Stars' to air on AETN Feb. 13
    Musicians perform unique versions of Louisiana State Song 'You are my Sunshine'
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  • 03 Feb 2014
    'After the Tsunami' to premiere Feb. 5 on AETN
    Film follows Indonesian graduate students who came to U.S. after 2004 tsunami
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  • 31 Jan 2014
    'Black Marks on White Paper' to premiere Feb. 3 on AETN
    Film produced by Paragould minister follows life of former Liberian vice president
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  • 27 Jan 2014
    Community Cinema offers free screening of 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' in North Little Rock Feb. 4
    Documentary explores life of legendary athlete who risked fame, fortune to follow his faith
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  • 24 Jan 2014
    AETN's 'LOUPE' to be screened at Eureka Springs Indie Film Fest Jan. 25
    Short films magnify arts, artists in Arkansas
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  • 20 Dec 2013
    Sen. John Boozman to be interviewed in AETN's 'Arkansas Week: Special Edition'

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  • 20 Dec 2013
    Community Cinema offers free screening of 'Las Marthas' in North Little Rock Jan. 7
    Documentary explores debutante tradition in Texas border town
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  • 20 Dec 2013
    AETN Executive Director Weatherly completes terms on PBS Board

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  • 18 Dec 2013
    AETN announces weekend schedule changes beginning in January
    Favorites 'Arkansas Week,' 'The Lawrence Welk Show' among programs shifting times
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  • 16 Dec 2013
    AETN encourages people across the state to recite the Gettysburg Address in conjunction with new Ken Burns documentary
    Public outreach campaign tied to Burns's film, 'The Address,' premiering April 15
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  • 09 Dec 2013
    AETN to feature interview with Eric Schlosser Dec. 19
    Special 'Barnes and… A Conversation With' addresses Damascus, Ark., explosion
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  • 02 Dec 2013
    'HIV/AIDS in Arkansas' to air on AETN Dec. 6
    Broadcast provides update on HIV/AIDS in the state, shares patient's inspiring story
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  • 02 Dec 2013
    AETN to air 'Doc Martin: Revealed' Dec. 8
    Behind-the-scenes footage, cast interviews, 'Season 6' news featured in special broadcast
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  • 25 Nov 2013
    'Cooking on the Wild Side: A Phyllis & John Reunion' to premiere on AETN Dec. 7
    John Philpot reprises role as 'official taste-tester,' makes in-studio appearance
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  • 25 Nov 2013
    Dr. David Perlmutter outlines steps for brain health on AETN Dec. 2
    Nutritional medicine authority discusses effects of wheat, sugar, carbohydrates on human brain
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  • 22 Nov 2013
    AETN, Hatfield Family to Host Screening of 'Men and Women of Distinction: Gene Hatfield'

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  • 22 Nov 2013
    'Return to Downton Abbey' to air Dec. 1 on AETN
    Special episode features preview, interviews, favorite moments
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  • 20 Nov 2013
    John Willis to be featured on AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 29
    'Great Performances: Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn' to follow at 9 p.m.
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  • 20 Nov 2013
    AETN Commission to meet Dec. 4

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  • 19 Nov 2013
    AETN to host free screening of 'Men & Women of Distinction: Gene Hatfield' Nov. 26
    Reception, screening followed by panel discussion with artist, producers
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  • 15 Nov 2013
    'The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas' to air on AETN Nov. 27
    Holiday programming kicks off on Thanksgiving, airs throughout holiday season
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  • 15 Nov 2013
    'Cooking on the Wild Side: A Phyllis & John Reunion' premieres on AETN Dec. 7
    Phyllis Speer, John Philpot of 'Arkansas Outdoors,' 'Cooking on the Wild Side' reunite for cooking special
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  • 12 Nov 2013
    Booyah! Dad featured in concert as part of AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 22
    'Nashville 2.0' to follow at 9 p.m.
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  • 08 Nov 2013
    AETN Foundation Roaring '20s cocktail reception features period costume contest, dancing, door prizes Dec. 19
    'Masterpiece - Downton Abbey: Season 4' preview screening to follow event
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  • 07 Nov 2013
    AETN to air 'Islam in Arkansas' Nov. 22
    Documentary explores Muslims' lives, religion, community impact in state
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  • 05 Nov 2013
    National Park Radio featured as part of AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 15
    'Great Performances: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!' to follow at 9 p.m.
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  • 05 Nov 2013
    AETN launches STEM site for Arkansas Educators
    New program resources focus on classroom-level strategies, materials, assessments
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  • 30 Oct 2013
    Isaac Alexander featured in concert as part of AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 8
    'Great Performances: Stephen Sondheim's Company' to follow at 9 p.m.
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  • 25 Oct 2013
    'Plantation Homes of Arkansas' to premiere on AETN Dec. 2
    Documentary features stately homes, explores historical triumphs, tragedies
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  • 25 Oct 2013
    Artist Gene Hatfield profiled in AETN's 'Men & Women of Distinction' Dec. 12
    Hatfield discusses life, career, artwork, training
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  • 25 Oct 2013
    AETN Foundation recognizes volunteers in annual banquet
    Chappell, organizer of The Golden Guys and Gals, honored for more than 10 years of volunteer service
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  • 25 Oct 2013
    Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers to be featured on AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 1
    'Moby-Dick from San Francisco Opera' to follow at 9 p.m.
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  • 24 Oct 2013
    AETN Foundation to host Roaring '20s cocktail reception, season 4 preview screening for 'Downton Abbey' on 'Masterpiece'
    Special sneak preview of season 4 to be held at Wildwood Park for the Arts
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  • 22 Oct 2013
    Community Cinema offers free screeningof 'The State of Arizona' in North Little Rock Nov. 5
    Film explores 'papers please' law, reshaping of national conversation around immigration reform
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  • 21 Oct 2013
    Tenth season of 'AETN Presents' kicks off Nov. 1
    Arts, culture series airs as part of AETN Arts Fridays at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 21 Oct 2013
    La Catrina Quartet appears on AETN's 'El Latino' Oct. 31
    Winners of the 2012 Latin Grammy Award discuss style, importance of music in schools
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  • 17 Oct 2013
    'How Can I Afford Retirement' addresses concerns Oct. 21
    Special program answers questions about Social Security, 401k, investments
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  • 14 Oct 2013
    AETN 'Outdoor Hotline: Totally Deer' airs Oct. 17
    Call-in special provides updated information, deer season forecast, tips for local hunters
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  • 10 Oct 2013
    John Willis to perform free concert at AETN
    Singer-songwriters brings chamber pop, folk, jazz to AETN studios
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  • 10 Oct 2013
    AETN to host free student workshop, screen 'Student Selects' at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
    Student filmmakers invited to participate in free workshop
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  • 10 Oct 2013
    AETN's 'LOUPE' to be screened at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Oct. 16
    Short films magnify arts, artists in Arkansas
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  • 03 Oct 2013
    Beebe to address viewer questions in AETN's 'Arkansans Ask' Oct. 10
    Live program provides opportunity for questions, comments.
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  • 03 Oct 2013
    'Healing Minds. Changing Attitudes.' to air on AETN Oct. 8
    Program increases awareness of major depressive disorder in adults.
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  • 03 Oct 2013
    AETN to premiere new four-part series of "Barnes and... A Conversation With" Oct. 9
    Host Steve Barnes discusses sports, journalistic ethics, childhood obesity, more
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  • 23 Sep 2013
    AETN, Whole Foods Market to host healthy habits event Sept. 27
    Free event features new PBS KIDS series 'Peg + Cat'
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  • 13 Sep 2013
    Community Cinema offers free screening of 'The Graduates/Los Graduados' in North Little Rock Oct. 1
    Documentary explores troubles, triumphs of Latino students across America
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  • 09 Sep 2013
    AETN Family Day 2013 set for Saturday in Conway
    Free event to feature Daniel Tiger, Arthur, Clifford, Cat in the Hat, Martha
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  • 09 Sep 2013
    AETN Commission to meet Sept. 11
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Commission will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. in the conference room of AETN’s headquarters, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, Conway.
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  • 06 Sep 2013
    AETN premieres statewide arts documentary Sept. 13
    LOUPE magnifies Arkansas arts, artists, arts organizations with broadcast, website
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  • 05 Sep 2013
    AETN accepting recipes for new 'Cooking on the Wild Side' cookbook
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is currently accepting recipe submissions for possible publication in a new cookbook to accompany the network's "Cooking on the Wild Side" series.
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  • 04 Sep 2013
    AETN explores health insurance changes in special Sept. 10
    'Get In: Connecting to Affordable Health Insurance' allows consumer questions before open enrollment.
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  • 29 Aug 2013
    'Latino Americans' premieres on AETN Sept. 17
    Landmark documentary series celebrates Latino American history, Hispanic Heritage Month
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  • 26 Aug 2013
    AETN builds community spirit with Family Day Conway 2013
    Arkansans asked 'Won't You be My Neighbor?' in daylong event for families, education, giving back to the community.
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  • 19 Aug 2013
    AETN to premiere new four-part series of 'Barnes and… A Conversation With' Sept. 4
    Host Steve Barnes discusses how national policies affect Arkansans at home.
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  • 19 Aug 2013
    National Park Radio to perform free concert at AETN
    Ozark band brings new modern folk to AETN studios
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  • 19 Aug 2013
    AETN's 'Student Selects 2013' premieres Sept. 26
    Student film broadcasts feature new generation of filmmakers
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  • 12 Aug 2013
    AETN offers classes for Arkansas educators via webinars
    Series designed to introduce AETN/PBS resources
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  • 12 Aug 2013
    'Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii' to air on AETN Aug. 5
    40th anniversary special presents Presley at pinnacle of stardom
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  • 12 Aug 2013
    AETN Foundation brings Tommy Emmanuel to Conway
    Acclaimed acoustic guitarist to perform at Reynolds Performance Hall Oct. 1
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  • 12 Aug 2013
    AETN Foundation offers Don McLean tickets
    Legendary singer-songwriter visits Little Rock Sept. 7
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  • 06 Aug 2013
    ‘Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii’ to air on AETN Aug. 5
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) – “Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m.
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  • 06 Aug 2013
    AETN Foundation brings Tommy Emmanuel to Conway
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation is currently offering exclusive tickets to Tommy Emmanuel’s performance Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.
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  • 06 Aug 2013
    AETN Foundation offers Don McLean tickets
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Tickets to Don McLean’s performance Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock are now available exclusively from the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation.
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  • 06 Aug 2013
    Riley Sellers of Conway places first in AETN PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Riley Sellers of Conway placed first among kindergarten entries in the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest with “The Adventures of Joe.” Sellers was one of 150 students across Arkansas who participated in this year’s contest, and all 12 winning stories can be viewed at aetn.org/writerscontest.
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  • 29 Jul 2013
    'Inside Foyle’s War’ to air on AETN Aug. 4
    Special provides behind-the-scenes look into popular program’s production
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  • 26 Jul 2013
    'Jerry Apps: A Farm Story' to air on AETN Aug. 4
    Documentary shares history of Midwestern author’s home, life
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  • 26 Jul 2013
    AETN Foundation offers tickets to Celtic Thunder
    'Mythology' tour stops in Fort Smith Oct. 27
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  • 22 Jul 2013
    AETN builds community spirit with Family Day Conway 2013
    Arkansans asked ‘Won’t You be My Neighbor?’ in daylong event for families, education, giving back to the community
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  • 22 Jul 2013
    Isaac Alexander to perform free concert at AETN
    Isaac Alexander will perform a free concert in the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Tuesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of "AETN Presents: On the Front Row.”
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  • 12 Jul 2013
    AETN seeking participants for AETN Youth Academy
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will host AETN Youth Academy: Reading and Writing Camp July 22-26 for children ages 7-10.
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  • 10 Jul 2013
    AETN invites questions about the future of Social Security, Medicare
    Program addresses challenges, coverage, benefits.
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  • 27 Jun 2013
    AETN Foundation receives HP grant
    Technology grant equips AETN studio with computers, monitors
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  • 26 Jun 2013
    AETN Commission elects officers
    Fulkerson succeeds Williams as commission chair.
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  • 21 Jun 2013
    Beebe to address student questions in AETN’s 'Young Arkansans Ask' July 1
    Special allows high school students to discuss economy, education, more with governor.
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  • 18 Jun 2013
    AETN explores health insurance changes in special June 27
    'Get In: Connecting to Affordable Health Insurance' to feature insurance experts.
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  • 12 Jun 2013
    AETN, THEA Foundation announce 2013 student film scholarship winners
    Four students awarded $2,500 scholarships from THEA Foundation
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  • 07 Jun 2013
    Community Cinema offers free screening of ‘Love Free or Die’ in Fayetteville June 17
    Documentary traces ordination of Christendom’s first openly gay bishop, aftermath.
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  • 03 Jun 2013
    AETN Commission to meet June 5
    Resources help parents encourage learning through summer months.
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  • 03 Jun 2013
    AETN addresses summer learning loss with public media resources
    Resources help parents encourage learning through summer months.
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  • 21 May 2013
    AETN launches TESS website for Arkansas educators
    New system helps ensure quality leadership, instruction, student achievement
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  • 06 Mar 2013
    Community Cinema offers free advance screening of ‘Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines’ in Fayetteville March 17
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), KUAF FM 93.1 and the Fayetteville Public Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” as part of Community Cinema Sunday, March 17, at 2 p.m.
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  • 06 Mar 2013
    ‘Bayou Bartholomew’ to premiere on AETN March 14
    “Bayou Bartholomew,” a one-hour documentary hosted by Chuck Dovish, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 06 Mar 2013
    AETN digital subchannels restored in Northwest Arkansas
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) completed repairs today to restore AETN Create (AETN-2), AETN Plus/World (AETN-3) and the Arkansas Information Reading Service for the Blind (AIRS, AETN-4) audio channel in Northwest Arkansas on the KAFT transmitter.
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  • 05 Mar 2013
    AETN brings Cat in the Hat, Clifford the Big Red Dog to Museum of Discovery for spring break activities
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has partnered with the Museum of Discovery to bring the Cat in the Hat and Clifford the Big Red Dog to the museum for family fun days during spring break March 21-22.
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  • 05 Mar 2013
    AETN digital subchannels temporarily off air in Northwest Arkansas
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) announced today that AETN Create (AETN-2), AETN Plus/World (AETN-3) and the Arkansas Information Reading Service for the Blind (AIRS, AETN-4) audio channel are temporarily unavailable in Northwest Arkansas on the KAFT transmitter.
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  • 05 Mar 2013
    Community Cinema offers free advance screening of ‘Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines’ in North Little Rock March 5
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. The screening will be held in the library’s auditorium.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN Foundation brings ‘Celtic Thunder: Mythology’ to Arkansas
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will welcome members of Celtic Thunder to the AETN studios Sunday, March 3, and Thursday, March 7, in conjunction with the broadcast of the group’s latest special, “Mythology.”
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    ‘MAKERS: Women Who Make America’ to air on AETN Feb. 26
    “MAKERS: Women Who Make America” will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. The film tells the story of how women – in pursuit of their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy – have helped shape America over the last 50 years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in the country’s history.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN to air special ‘After Newtown’ programming Feb. 18-22
    In an effort to continue the national discussion surrounding the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will air “After Newtown,” a series of specials offering insight into how communities can be better protected and served in the face of catastrophe. These specials will highlight issues – including public conversation on gun laws, mental illness, the science of detecting violent impulses, community recovery and school security – affecting all Americans.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    ‘Dinosaur Train: Submarine Adventure’ to premiere on AETN Feb. 18
    “Dinosaur Train: Submarine Adventure,” a brand new science special from The Jim Henson Company, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Feb. 18, at 8 a.m. and repeat at 1 p.m.


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  • 26 Feb 2013
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Feb. 20
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. in room 309 of the Arkansas State Capitol, 500 Woodlane Avenue, Little Rock.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    Community Cinema offers free advance screening of ‘The Powerbroker’ in Fayetteville Feb. 17
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Fayetteville Public Library and KUAF 91.3FM invite the public to a free screening “The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights” as part of Community Cinema Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. at the library, 401 West Mountain Street.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN celebrates Black History Month throughout February
    In celebration of Black History Month and as part of its year-round commitment to diverse programming, throughout February the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will recognize the contributions African-Americans have made to the national fabric.
    As part of a special on-air lineup, AETN will explore the role African-Americans have played in music, the military and civil rights – providing an in-depth look at key figures and events that have shaped American history.

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  • 26 Feb 2013
    Community Cinema offers free advance screening of ‘The Powerbroker’ in North Little Rock Feb. 5
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the library auditorium.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    Arkansas Champion Trees exhibit to open at AETN Feb. 18
    “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” featuring drawings by Linda Williams Palmer of Hot Springs, will open in the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) atrium Monday, Feb. 18. A reception will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, from 1-4 p.m. with a gallery talk by Palmer and preview of the new AETN documentary “Champion Trees.”
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN special addresses grade-level reading, student achievement
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has partnered with the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families to present the one-hour program “Raising Arkansas's Readers: The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading” Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    Beebe to address viewer questions in AETN’s ‘Arkansans Ask’ Jan. 24
    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions about the economy, education, health care and other issues in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN to broadcast State of the State address, Arkansas House of Representatives session
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will broadcast Gov. Mike Beebe’s State of the State address on AETN-1 Tuesday, Jan. 15, at approximately 10:30 a.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    Community Cinema returns with free advance screening of ‘Soul Food Junkies’ in Fayetteville Jan. 13
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Fayetteville Public Library and KUAF 91.3FM invite the public to a free advance screening of “Soul Food Junkies” as part of Community Cinema Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. in the library, 401 West Mountain Street.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN accepting entries for PBS KIDS GO! Writer’s Contest
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is now accepting entries for the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest through Friday, April 5.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    Community Cinema returns with free advance screening of ‘Soul Food Junkies’ in North Little Rock Jan. 8
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “Soul Food Junkies” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the library auditorium.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    PBS special ‘After Newtown’ furthers national conversation about recent tragedies, related issues
    As the country comes together to grieve the loss of life in Newtown, a national conversation has begun about how to better protect and serve communities in the face of catastrophe. Continuing PBS’ participation in this vital discussion, “After Newtown,” an hour-long special from WNET, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN Foundation recognizes volunteers in annual banquet
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation recently held their annual Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Dinner to recognize those who assist with fundraising for public service media throughout the year.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN Foundation to host ‘Downton Abbey’ reception, screening
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation will host a special reception honoring the award-winning “Masterpiece” series “Downton Abbey” Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. at Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main Street, North Little Rock. The reception will be followed by a screening of the first hour of “Downton Abbey: Series 3.”
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    MEDIA ALERT: AETN, UAMS HEAD START TO HOST DIGITAL EDUCATION NIGHT FOR PARENTS; AETN TO PRESENT TECHNOLOGY LAB TO SCHOOL
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network and UAMS Head Start in Little Rock will host a free event for the school’s parents tonight, Nov. 29, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    MEDIA ALERT: AETN, THEODORE JONES ELEMENTARY TO HOST DIGITAL EDUCATION NIGHT FOR PARENTS; AETN TO PRESENT TECHNOLOGY LAB TO SCHOOL
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network and Theodore Jones Elementary School in Conway will host a free event for Jones Elementary parents tonight, Nov. 27, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    ‘Up Among the Hills: The Story of Fayetteville’ to air on AETN Dec. 2
    “Up Among the Hills: The Story of Fayetteville,” a documentary narrated by former President Bill Clinton that tells the story of the character and characters of Fayetteville from the 1800s to present, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Dec. 2, at 8:30 p.m. The film will rebroadcast Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 30, at 3 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN’s ‘On the Same Page’ to feature Rick Steves Nov. 30
    Travel expert Rick Steves will be featured on “AETN Presents: On the Same Page” Friday, Nov. 30, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) as part of AETN Arts Fridays. The program repeats Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    ‘Herman’s Hermits: Listen People 1964-1969’ to air on AETN Nov. 29
    “Herman’s Hermits: Listen People 1964-1969” sets the record straight on one of the most underrated bands of the 1960s Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). The program repeats Monday, Dec. 3, at 10 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    AETN to air ‘Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones Live’ Nov. 27
    “Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones: Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago, 1981,” a recording of an impromptu collaboration between the legendary bluesman and Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame band, will air Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 8:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). The program repeats Saturday, Dec. 1, at 11 p.m.


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  • 26 Feb 2013
    ‘Downton Abbey Revisited’ to air Sunday on AETN
    The Academy Award-winning series “Downton Abbey” provides viewers with a special behind-the-scenes episode, “Downton Abbey Revisited,” Sunday, Nov. 25, at 8 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). The program will repeat at 9:30 p.m.
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  • 26 Feb 2013
    Grand Serenade featured in next episode of ‘AETN Presents: On the Front Row’ Friday, Nov. 23
    “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Grand Serenade” will premiere Friday, Nov. 23, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) as part of AETN Arts Fridays.
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  • 20 Nov 2012
    ‘The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas’ to air Nov. 21 as part of AETN kids’ lineup
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will air a special block of holiday programming Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 6 a.m. and 1 p.m. featuring the all new “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas,” as well as “Arthur’s Perfect Christmas” and “Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas.” These special programs will also air throughout Thanksgiving weekend and in December.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN digital subchannels restored ahead of schedule
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is pleased to announce that AETN Create (AETN-2), AETN Plus/World (AETN-3) and the Arkansas Information Reading Service for the Blind (AIRS, AETN-4) audio channel returned to their normal broadcasts Thursday, Nov. 8. AETN staff and crews finished relocating equipment used to send programming signals from the network headquarters in Conway to transmitters around the state ahead of their projected schedule because of clear weather.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    ‘AETN Presents: On the Front Row With WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour’ to Air Nov. 16
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — As part of the fall 2012 season of “AETN Presents: On the Front Row,” the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), will air a special thirty-minute broadcast of folksinger Michael Jonathan’s “WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour” March 2012 visit to the University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall. “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour” will air Friday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m. and repeat Sunday, Nov. 18, at 1 a.m. following “Austin City Limits.”
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    ‘The Dust Bowl’ to premiere on AETN Nov. 18, 19
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “The Dust Bowl,” a new two-part, four-hour documentary by Ken Burns, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday and Monday, Nov. 18-19, at 7 each night. The film chronicles the environmental catastrophe that destroyed the farmlands of the Great Plains, turned prairies into deserts and unleashed a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms in the 1930s – the worst manmade ecological disaster in American history.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Beebe to address viewer questions in AETN’s ‘Arkansans Ask’ Nov. 15
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    ‘AETN Presents’ features Runaway Planet Nov. 9
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Runaway Planet” will air Friday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). The program will repeat Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1 a.m. following “Austin City Limits.”
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Locally produced film details creation of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “The Art of Crystal Bridges,” a film detailing the story behind the creation and opening of the first museum in half-a-century dedicated exclusively to American Art, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN digital subchannels to be off air temporarily in early November
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) announced today that AETN Create (AETN-2), AETN Plus/World (AETN-3) and the Arkansas Information Reading Service for the Blind (AIRS, AETN-4) audio channel will be temporarily unavailable beginning the week of Nov. 5. AETN is working quickly to assure that any broadcast interruptions are minimal. The station must interrupt broadcasts to relocate equipment used to send programming signals from the network headquarters in Conway to transmitters around the state.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN provides statewide update on HIV/AIDS
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will present its annual program “HIV/AIDS in Arkansas: An Update” Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. AETN has been covering this subject for Arkansans each year since 1989.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    ‘On the Front Row With Don’t Stop Please’ kicks off new season of ‘AETN Presents’ Friday, Nov. 2
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Don’t Stop Please” debuts a new season of “AETN Presents” Friday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). The program repeats Sunday, Nov. 4, at 1 a.m., following “Austin City Limits.”
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN Foundation offers tickets to Celtic Thunder
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Tickets to Celtic Thunder’s performance Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock are now available exclusively through the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Community Cinema offers free advance screening of ‘Solar Mamas’ in North Little Rock Oct. 30
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “Solar Mamas” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. The screening will be held in room 126 of the library.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN’s ‘Minority Matters’ discusses 2012 election cycle Oct. 28
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) monthly series “Minority Matters,” which provides a dedicated forum for discussion and exploration of issues affecting Arkansans from a minority perspective, will explore local and national 2012 elections in the next episode, Sunday, Oct. 28, at 4:30 p.m.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Community Cinema offers free screening of ‘Solar Mamas’ in Fayetteville Oct. 28
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Fayetteville Public Library and KUAF 91.3FM invite the public to a free screening of “Solar Mamas” as part of Community Cinema Sunday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. in the library, 401 West Mountain Street.



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  • 13 Nov 2012
    New season of “AETN Presents” kicks off Nov. 2
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) delivers a new season of “AETN Presents” beginning Friday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Union Pacific Foundation donates $10,000 to AETN Foundation to support local programs
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) —The Union Pacific Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation to help support research, development and broadcast of locally focused programming in the state. This is the 17th year that the Union Pacific Foundation has provided a grant to public television in Arkansas.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN to host Portfolio Day 2012 - High school students invited to showcase artwork to more than 18 colleges from three states
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Educators, will host Portfolio Day 2012 Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the network headquarters, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, Conway. The event is designed for high school students interested in pursuing a post-secondary education in an art-related degree program.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    MEDIA INVITED TO AETN’S ‘ELECTION 2012: THE DEBATES’
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has invited candidates in four races to participate in “Election 2012: The Debates,” which will tape and air Oct. 23 and 25.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Community Cinema offers free screening of ‘As Goes Janesville’ in Fayetteville Oct. 14
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Fayetteville Public Library and KUAF 91.3FM invite the public to a free screening of “As Goes Janesville” as part of Community Cinema Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at the library, 401 West Mountain Street.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN to host four debates in ‘Election 2012’
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Candidates in four races have agreed to participate in “Election 2012: The Debates,” which will tape and air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Oct. 23-25. All debates will be held at the AETN studios, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. Seating is limited, and seats may be reserved by calling 800-662-2386. Doors will open one hour prior to taping times.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN’s ‘Clean Lines, Open Spaces’ wins three Emmys
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “Clean Lines, Open Spaces: A View of Mid-Century Modern Architecture,” a production of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), received three Emmys in the 2012 annual awards competition of the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN’s ‘Minority Matters’ discusses women’s issues Sept. 30
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) —The Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) monthly series “Minority Matters,” which provides a dedicated forum for discussion and exploration of issues affecting Arkansans from a minority perspective, will focus on women’s changing roles and perspectives in the next episode, Sunday, Sept. 30, at 4:30 p.m.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    ‘Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide’ to premiere on AETN Oct. 1-2

    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) – “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” a special television event that uses in-the-moment investigations and emotionally explosive storytelling to confront the moral challenge of the oppression of women and girls around the world, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 1-2, at 8 each night.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Community Cinema offers free advance screening of ‘As Goes Janesville’ in North Little Rock Oct. 2
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of “As Goes Janesville” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 6:30 p.m. Screenings will be held in the library’s auditorium.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    Community Cinema season launches in Fayetteville with screening of highly anticipated ‘Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide’
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Fayetteville Public Library and KUAF 91.3FM invite the public to a free advance screening of “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” as part of Community Cinema Sunday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. at Fayetteville Public Library, 401 West Mountain Street.
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  • 13 Nov 2012
    ‘Be Healthy With Medicare’ to air on AETN Sept. 26
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will discuss preventive services available to Medicare beneficiaries with a panel of experts in “Be Healthy With Medicare,” airing Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.


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  • 13 Nov 2012
    AETN, Fayetteville Public Library, KUAF 91.3FM partner to bring Community Cinema to Northwest Arkansas
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Fayetteville Public Library and KUAF 91.3FM have partnered to bring Community Cinema, a free monthly screening and discussion series, to Northwest Arkansas beginning Sept. 23.
    Screenings will be held at Fayetteville Public Library, 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, on Sundays from 2-4 p.m. A community discussion will follow each screening.


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  • 12 Sep 2012
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Sept. 19
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. at the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), 350 South Donaghey Avenue, Conway.

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  • 11 Sep 2012
    ‘Call the Midwife’ to premiere on AETN Sept. 30
    “Call the Midwife,” the highest-rated drama debut in BBC history, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. The first season will air Sundays, Sept. 30-Nov. 4, at 7 each night.
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    AETN’s ‘Student Selects 2012’ to air Sept. 21, 28
    The work of Arkansas's next generation of filmmakers will be showcased in “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase 2012” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Fridays, Sept. 21 and 28, at 9 each night.
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    ‘Death and the Civil War’ to air on AETN Sept. 18
    “Death and the Civil War” will premiere on “American Experience” on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam – to this day the single bloodiest day in American history.
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    AETN features local film Sept. 20 marking 100th anniversary of composer Conlon Nancarrow’s birth
    “Conlon Nancarrow: Virtuoso of the Player Piano,” a film exploring the extraordinary life and unique musical gifts of the eponymous Texarkana native, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m.


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  • 11 Sep 2012
    Sept. 10 episode of ‘Exploring Arkansas’ celebrates Buffalo National River’s 40th Anniversary
    “Exploring Arkansas,” with host Chuck Dovish, will feature three segments highlighting the natural wonders and activities available at the Buffalo National River in a special episode Monday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN).
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    Three-part series ‘Broadway or Bust’ premieres Sept. 9 on AETN
    “Broadway or Bust,” a three-part series following America’s top high school musical theater performers as they arrive in New York City, documents an intensive week of theatrical boot camp as students vie for a chance at stardom in the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA). The series will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Sunday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. and continues on Sundays, Sept. 16 and 23, at 7 each night.
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    Beebe to address viewer questions in AETN’s ‘Arkansans Ask’ Sept. 12
    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m.


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  • 11 Sep 2012
    Community Cinema season launches in North Little Rock with screening of highly anticipated ‘Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide’
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free advance screening of “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the program’s new venue, William F. Laman Public Library in North Little Rock.


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  • 11 Sep 2012
    AETN hosts ‘Young Arkansas Artists’ exhibit Sept. 3-21
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will host the 51st annual "Young Arkansas Artists" traveling exhibition Sept. 3-21.


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  • 11 Sep 2012
    AETN celebrates 10th broadcast anniversary of ‘El Latino’
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) premiere Spanish language program, “El Latino,” celebrated its 10th broadcast anniversary Aug. 14 by taping a new episode, which will air Sunday, Aug. 26, at 10:30 p.m.
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    AETN to premiere new four-part series of ‘Barnes and … A Conversation With’ Sept. 6
    A new series of "Barnes and … A Conversation With" will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) beginning Thursday, Sept. 6, at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    AETN’s ‘Minority Matters’ addresses education issues Aug. 26
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) new monthly series “Minority Matters,” which provides a dedicated forum for discussion and exploration of issues affecting Arkansans from a minority perspective, will explore minority education issues in the next episode, Sunday, Aug. 26, at 4:30 p.m.
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  • 11 Sep 2012
    ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ debuts on AETN Sept. 3
    A new generation of preschool “neighbors” will get to experience the Neighborhood of Make-Believe when “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” premieres Monday, Sept. 3, at 10 a.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN).
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  • 29 Aug 2012
    AETN to air Republican, Democratic convention coverage - Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill co-anchor
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will feature the nation's only complete, live broadcast coverage of the 2012 national political conventions from “PBS NewsHour” beginning Tuesday, Aug. 29.
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  • 13 Aug 2012
    Members of retro vocal group Under the Streetlamp to make AETN on-air appearance Aug. 19
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Two members of Under the Streetlamp, America’s hottest new vocal group who performs electrifying classic hits from the American radio songbook, will make a special appearance in the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) studios for a live broadcast Sunday, Aug. 19, at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 13 Aug 2012
    AETN, THEA Foundation announce 2012 student film scholarship winners

    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the THEA Foundation have announced winners in the “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase” scholarship competition for high school seniors.

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  • 13 Aug 2012
    ‘Celebrating the Music of Johnny Cash: We Walk the Line!’ to air on AETN Aug. 20
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) – “Celebrating the Music of Johnny Cash: We Walk the Line” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Aug. 20, at 8:30 p.m.
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  • 13 Aug 2012
    ‘Quilts of Valor’ to air on AETN Aug. 18

    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) – “Quilts of Valor,” a film that documents the efforts of the Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF), a grassroots community service organization that has awarded nearly 65,000 quilts to America’s wounded veterans since 2003, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Saturday, Aug. 18, at 7 a.m.

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  • 13 Aug 2012
    ‘Exploring Arkansas’ features contest winners Aug. 6
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “Exploring Arkansas,” with host Chuck Dovish will feature three new segments, including winners of the family outing contest this spring, in a new episode Monday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN.)
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  • 13 Aug 2012
    ‘LinkAsia’ to premiere Aug. 4 on AETN Plus
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) welcomes “LinkAsia,” a compelling television and digital news magazine produced by independent network Link TV, to its third digital channel AETN Plus (AETN-3) Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 4.
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  • 13 Aug 2012
    Locally produced film highlighting rise, fall of Mena’s Commonwealth College to air on AETN Aug. 1
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “Southern Utopia: The Rise and Fall of Commonwealth College,” a film exploring the creation and destruction of a small socialist college in Mena, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 27 Jul 2012
    ‘Exploring Arkansas’ features contest winners Aug. 6
    "Exploring Arkansas," with host Chuck Dovish will feature three new segments, including winners of the family outing contest this spring, in a new episode Monday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN.)
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  • 26 Jul 2012
    AETN’s ‘Minority Matters’ addresses health concerns July 29
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) new monthly series “Minority Matters,” which provides a dedicated forum for discussion and exploration of issues affecting Arkansans from a minority perspective, will explore minority health concerns in the next episode Sunday, July 29, at 4:30 p.m.
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  • 26 Jul 2012
    AETN hosts ‘Young Arkansas Artists’ exhibit Sept. 3-21
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will host the 51st annual "Young Arkansas Artists" traveling exhibition Sept. 3-21.
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  • 26 Jul 2012
    The Grainger Foundation supports AETN through the AETN Foundation
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Grainger Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation in support of educational programming on AETN.
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  • 26 Jul 2012
    Locally produced film highlighting rise, fall of Mena’s Commonwealth College to air on AETN Aug. 1
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “Southern Utopia: The Rise and Fall of Commonwealth College,” a film exploring the creation and destruction of a small socialist college in Mena, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m.

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  • 26 Jul 2012
    ‘LinkAsia’ to premiere Aug. 4 on AETN Plus
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) welcomes “LinkAsia,” a compelling television and digital news magazine produced by independent network Link TV, to its third digital channel AETN Plus (AETN-3) Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 4.
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  • 20 Jul 2012
    Burns' "The War" to be rebroadcast on AETN beginning July 31
    Ken Burns' acclaimed documentary series "The War," winner of three Primetime Emmys, will be rebroadcast on the Arkansas Educational Television Network beginning Tuesday, July 31, at 8 p.m. "Their Journey: A Veterans' Tribute Tour" follows Aug.5 episode.
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  • 12 Jul 2012
    Grand Serenade to perform free concert at AETN
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Heber Springs band Grand Serenade will perform a free concert in the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Tuesday, July 31, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of “AETN Presents: On the Front Row.”
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  • 05 Jul 2012
    AETN invites questions about the future of Medicare, Social Security
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) invites viewer questions for the live, call-in program “You’ve Earned a Say on Medicare and Social Security,” airing Thursday, July 12, at 7 p.m.
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  • 28 Jun 2012
    PBS Arts Summer Festival premieres June 29
    The PBS Arts Summer Festival will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) as part of AETN Arts Fridays June 29. AETN Arts Fridays provides Arkansans with world-class arts and culture programming, including the locally produced series "AETN Presents" at 6:30 p.m. and the PBS Arts Summer Festival at 9 p.m.
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  • 28 Jun 2012
    Beebe addresses student questions in ‘Young Arkansans Ask: Governor Mike Beebe’ airing on AETN July 5
    Gov. Mike Beebe answers 2012 Governor’s School student questions in "Young Arkansans Ask: Governor Mike Beebe," airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, July 5, at 7 p.m.
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  • 15 Jun 2012
    Don’t Stop Please to perform free concert at AETN
    Conway band Don’t Stop Please will perform a free concert in the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of "AETN Presents: On the Front Row."
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  • 07 Jun 2012
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet June 13
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Wednesday, June 13, at 10 a.m. at the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), 350 South Donaghey, Conway.
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  • 06 Jun 2012
    New AETN series ‘Minority Matters’ premieres June 24
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will premiere "Minority Matters," a new series that provides a dedicated forum for discussion and exploration of issues affecting Arkansans from a minority perspective, Sunday, June 24, at 4:30 p.m.
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  • 29 May 2012
    AETN program examines youth Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD affects an estimated nine percent of children ages 3-17
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will address youth Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including signs, symptoms, treatment and other issues, in “Healing Minds. Changing Attitudes.” airing Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m.
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  • 29 May 2012
    AETN announces Arkansas winners in PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. Children K-3 wrote, illustrated winning stories; four entered in national contest.
    CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) congratulates the more than 500 students across Arkansas who participated in this year’s PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. Stories such as “The Horse That has Talent” and “The Dingo and the Sparrow” were two of 12 stories named first, second or third place in the K-3 contest. All 12 winning stories can be viewed online at aetn.org/kids/writerscontest.

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  • 24 May 2012
    AETN brings Arkansas Boomers Next Avenue website
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has launched Next Avenue, an extensive PBS system website designed to meet the needs and the potential of the state’s 50-plus population.
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  • 23 May 2012
    AETN's "Student Selects" to be screened at Little Rock Film Festival
    AETN sponsors YOUTH! workshops, screenings. The debut screenings of winning entries in the 2012 “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” a production of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and announcements of the 2012 THEA Foundation Young Filmmaker Scholarship recipients will be part of the Little Rock Film Festival YOUTH! program June 2-3.
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  • 16 May 2012
    AETN named Ambassador in Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has been recognized by the Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards as a Work-Life Ambassador and a Mature Worker Ambassador.
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  • 16 May 2012
    Runaway Planet to perform free concert at AETN
    Little Rock bluegrass band Runaway Planet will perform a free concert in the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of "AETN Presents: On the Front Row."
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  • 16 May 2012
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Strong!'
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free advance screening of "Strong!" as part of Community Cinema Monday, May 21, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.
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  • 25 Apr 2012
    AETN to premiere new four-part series of "Barnes and... A Conversation With" May 3
    A new series of "Barnes and…A Conversation With" will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 24 Apr 2012
    AETN hosts annual Quiz Bowl state finals Saturday, April 28, 2012
    High school students will showcase their intellect in the annual Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition at the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Saturday, April 28, in "Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2012."
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  • 01 Feb 2012
    'American Experience' profiles 42nd president in 'Clinton' airing on AETN Feb. 20,21
    “Clinton,” the latest installment in the critically acclaimed and successful collection of presidential biographies by “American Experience,” explores the story of an American president who rose from a turbulent childhood in Arkansas to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history and one of the most complex and conflicted characters ever to stride across the public stage. “Clinton” airs on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) in two parts Monday, Feb. 20, at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m.
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  • 23 Jan 2012
    AETN examines dropout rates, resources in Arkansas as part of national American Graduate initiative
    Approximately 20 percent of Arkansas ninth graders do not obtain a high school diploma, with an even higher dropout rate for black and Latino students, according to the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE). The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) addresses this problem in “Staying Power: Helping Students Reach Graduation,” airing Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 8 p.m.
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  • 23 Jan 2012
    Beebe to address viewer questions in AETNs first 'Arkansans Ask' of 2012
    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions, in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m.
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  • 20 Jan 2012
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock'
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock” as part of Community Cinema Monday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.
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  • 12 Jan 2012
    AETN Public Media Center to open in New Museum of Discovery Saturday
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has partnered with the all new Museum of Discovery in Little Rock to open the AETN Public Media Center, an interactive resource room highlighting the best in public broadcasting with a science and nature focus. The museum’s official reopening is Saturday, Jan. 14.
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  • 10 Jan 2012
    'Men and Women of Distinction' featuring late Francis McBeth to be rebroadcast on AETN Thursday

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network looks at the life of world-renowned composer Francis McBeth in “Men and Women of Distinction” airing Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. McBeth died Friday, Jan. 6, at the age of 78.


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  • 30 Dec 2011
    'Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey' season two premieres Jan. 8

    “Downton Abbey,” winner of six Primetime Emmy Awards, and nominated for four Golden Globes will premiere its second season on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, Jan. 8, at 9 p.m. and air Sundays through Feb. 19 at 9 each night.


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  • 30 Dec 2011
    'Arkansas Week: Special Edition to feature interviews with Arkansas's U.S. Senators Jan. 5

    A new series of “Arkansas Week: Special Edition,” the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) public affairs series with host Steve Barnes, will premiere on AETN Thursday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m.


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  • 13 Dec 2011
    AETN Arts Fridays to feature Arkansas student films, 'Great Performances: The Little Mermaid From the San Francisco Ballet'

    “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase 2011” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 06 Dec 2011
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Dec. 7

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), 350 South Donaghey Avenue, Conway.


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  • 05 Dec 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Lioness'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Lioness” as part of Community Cinema Monday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 02 Dec 2011
    AETN Executive Director Weatherly re-elected PBS Board Professional Vice Chairman

    Allen Weatherly, Executive Director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the AETN Foundation, has been re-elected to serve as Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Board of Directors Professional Vice Chairman. He is serving his second term as an elected member of the Board.


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  • 02 Dec 2011
    Bonnie Montgomery and Montgomery Trucking performance to air on AETN

    “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Bonnie Montgomery and Montgomery Trucking” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 21 Nov 2011
    AETN provides statewide update on HIV/AIDS

    In recognition of World AIDS Day, a panel of experts will look at HIV and AIDS in Arkansas during “HIV/AIDS in Arkansas,” airing Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN).


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  • 18 Nov 2011
    AETN examines Social Security, Medicare for Arkansans

    “Will Social Security and Medicare be There for You?” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m.


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  • 18 Nov 2011
    Beebe to address viewer questions on AETN's 'Arkansans Ask'

    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.


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  • 18 Nov 2011
    'AETN Presents' to feature Celtic Thunder's Keith Harkin in solo performance

    “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Keith Harkin” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Nov. 25, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 18 Nov 2011
    The Smittle Band featured in concert as part of AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 18

    “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With the Smittle Band – Featuring Stephanie Smittle” will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 15 Nov 2011
    AETN kicks off the holiday season with broadcast premiere of Curious George movie on PBS KIDS

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network will feature the broadcast premiere of the original Curious George movie, which will air as part of the “Curious George” Holiday Spectacular, Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 7 a.m.


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  • 10 Nov 2011
    China Wind: The ENCU Exhibit to open in AETN atrium Nov. 14

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) in partnership with the University of Central Arkansas Confucius Institute will open China Wind: The ECNU Exhibit in the AETN atrium Monday, Nov. 14.


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  • 07 Nov 2011
    Kevin Kerby + Battery performance to air Nov. 11 as part of AETN Arts Fridays

    “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Kevin Kerby + Battery” will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 04 Nov 2011
    'Clean Lines, Open Spaces' to premiere on AETN Nov. 14

    “Clean Lines, Open Spaces: A View of Mid-Century Modern Architecture,” a new documentary produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will premiere Monday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m. on AETN.


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  • 01 Nov 2011
    'AETN Presents' to feature folk artists Still on the Hill Friday

    “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Still on the Hill” will premiere Friday, Nov. 4, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN).


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  • 27 Oct 2011
    'Adama' to air on AETN Plus Nov. 6
    ‘Adama,’ the story of a young Muslim girl being held as a potential suicide bomber, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) third digital channel, AETN Plus, Sunday, Nov. 6, at 1 and 8 p.m.
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  • 26 Oct 2011
    Mark Spitzer shares stories of his great gar hunt in AETN's 'On the Same Page' Oct. 28
    Author Mark Spitzer will discuss his newest book, “Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s most Misunderstood Fish,” as part of “AETN Presents: On the Same Page” on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m.
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  • 24 Oct 2011
    AETN Foundation offers tickets to Celtic Thunder; group members to make in-studio appearance
    Tickets to the performance of “Celtic Thunder” Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock are now available exclusively through the Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation.
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  • 21 Oct 2011
    AETN collects food, sweaters in fall public service drives
    The Arkansas Educational Television Network's (AETN) public service campaigns to benefit those in need in Central Arkansas will continue through Friday, Nov. 4. AETN kicked off a Growing Hope Against Hunger food drive and a Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive on Sept. 17.
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  • 18 Oct 2011
    AETN provides Hendrix College with free educational programs

    Hendrix College students can learn more about the arts, culture, history, and natural wonders of Arkansas thanks to a new partnership with the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). Beginning in November 2011, students can watch programs produced by AETN during the week in the “technology clusters” located throughout the Student Life and Technology Center. AETN will provide Hendrix with more than 50 free original educational programs.


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  • 14 Oct 2011
    AETN to screen new film highlighting mid-century modern architecture at Fort Smith Public Library

    "Clean Lines, Open Spaces: A View of Mid-Century Modern Architecture," a new documentary produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) that will premiere in November, will be screened at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Avenue, Sunday, Oct. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m.


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  • 13 Oct 2011
    AETN calls for 2012 student film showcase entries

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is now accepting entries for “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” which highlights the creativity and talent of the state’s kindergarten through 12th grade students, through Friday, April 6, 2012.


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  • 12 Oct 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Deaf Jam'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Deaf Jam” as part of Community Cinema Monday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 11 Oct 2011
    Children's Author Darcy Pattison featured in AETN's 'On the Same Page' on Oct. 21

    Author Darcy Pattison will discuss her latest children’s book, “Prairie Storms” as part of “AETN Presents: On the Same Page” on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) on Friday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 11 Oct 2011
    'American Masters: Pearl Jam Twenty' premieres Oct. 21 as part of AETN Arts Fridays

    “American Masters: Pearl Jam Twenty,” a new film by Academy Award-winning director Cameron Crowe, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Oct. 21, at 9 p.m. as part of AETN Arts Fridays.


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  • 04 Oct 2011
    Arkansas native C.D. Wright featured in AETN’s next ‘On the Same Page’

    Poet C.D. Wright, a native of Mountain Home, will discuss her latest book, “One With Others: [a little book of her days],” as part of “AETN Presents: On the Same Page” on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 04 Oct 2011
    The Smittle Band to perform free concert at AETN

    The Smittle Band will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of "AETN Presents: On the Front Row."


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  • 30 Sep 2011
    AETN to screen new film highlighting mid-century modern architecture at Arkansas Arts Center Tuesday

    "Clean Lines, Open Spaces: A View of Mid-Century Modern Architecture," a new documentary produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) that will premiere in November, will be screened at the Arkansas Arts Center Tuesday, Oct. 4.


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  • 29 Sep 2011
    AETN to screen new film highlighting mid-century modern architecture at Jonesboro Public Library Sunday

    "Clean Lines, Open Spaces: A View of Mid-Century Modern Architecture," a new documentary produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) that will premiere in November, will be screened across the state beginning Sunday at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library.


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  • 29 Sep 2011
    AETN Foundation hosts exclusive performance with legendary guitar player Tommy Emmanuel

    Tickets are still available for Tommy Emmanuel’s performance Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. Tickets are available exclusively through the AETN Foundation.


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  • 28 Sep 2011
    Ken Burns' 'Prohibition' premieres Oct. 2 on AETN

    Ken Burns’ new documentary series “Prohibition” will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.


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  • 22 Sep 2011
    AETN Arts Fridays premieres Oct. 14 with 'AETN Presents: On the Same Page,' PBS Arts Fall Festival

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will debut AETN Arts Fridays beginning Friday, Oct. 14, to provide Arkansans with world class arts and culture programming, including the locally produced series “AETN Presents” at 6:30 p.m. and the PBS Arts Fall Festival at 9 p.m.


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  • 22 Sep 2011
    AETN program examines severe weather in Arkansas

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will address Arkansas's recent severe weather conditions in "Extreme Weather" airing Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m.


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  • 22 Sep 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 kick off third season of Community Cinema featuring free advance screening of 'Pray the Devil Back to Hell'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” as part of Community Cinema Monday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 15 Sep 2011
    AETN to hold screenings of new film highlighting mid-century modern architecture

    “Clean Lines, Open Spaces: A View of Mid-Century Modern Architecture,” a new documentary produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) that will premiere in November, will be screened across the state beginning in October.


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  • 13 Sep 2011
    AETN Family Day Conway 2011 set for Saturday

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will host Family Day Conway 2011 Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the statewide network headquarters, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, Conway. This year’s theme is “Find Your Inner Superhero.”


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  • 13 Sep 2011
    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive to launch at AETN Family Day Sept. 17

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will team up with The Salvation Army of Conway to conduct a Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive as a tribute to the late Fred Rogers and his example of being a caring neighbor. The drive will kick off as part of AETN Family Day Conway 2011 Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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  • 12 Sep 2011
    AETN to collect non-perishable food items for CAPCA

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will kick off a public service campaign to benefit the hungry in central Arkansas as part of AETN Family Day Conway 2011, Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned and non-perishable food items to the event to benefit the Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA).


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  • 29 Aug 2011
    AETN boosts community spirit with Family Day Conway 2011

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has announced Family Day Conway 2011 – a free public event to encourage community spirit through family-friendly fun and entertainment, educational activities and community service campaigns – to be held Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the statewide network headquarters, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, Conway. This year’s theme is “Find Your Inner Superhero.”


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  • 25 Aug 2011
    'Arkansas Week: Special Edition' to feature interviews with Arkansas's U.S. Representatives; premieres on AETN Sept. 2

    A new series of "Arkansas Week: Special Edition," the Arkansas Educational Television Network's (AETN) public affairs series with host Steve Barnes, will premiere on AETN Friday, Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 17 Aug 2011
    AETN to air student films from across Arkansas

    The work of Arkansas's next generation of filmmakers will be showcased in "Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase 2011" airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Mondays, Sept. 5 and 12, at 9 each night.


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  • 16 Aug 2011
    AETN/PBS LearningMedia digital education service available free to Arkansans

    To foster classroom innovation and engagement, the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has launched AETN/PBS LearningMedia (aetn.pbslearningmedia.org), a free service for all teachers, students and families in Arkansas, created in collaboration with PBS and WGBH, and their producing partners WNET and KET.


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  • 11 Aug 2011
    'Mentoring Youth' invites viewers to help make positive change in Arkansas communities

    "Mentoring Youth," a live call-in program about the importance of providing positive role models for youth in Arkansas communities, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 8 p.m.


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  • 27 Jul 2011
    AETN wins Videographer, Communicator awards for 'Silent Storytellers,' 'Men & Women of Distinction,' 'Arkansas's National Wildlife Refuges'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) production department has been honored with three Communicator Awards and two Videographer Awards in the 2011 competitions.


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  • 07 Jul 2011
    Placido Domingo stars in 'Rigoletto from Mantua' on 'Great Performances' airing July 17 on AETN

    Giuseppe Verdi’s “Rigoletto” – recorded in high definition in the Renaissance splendor of Mantua, Italy, in the actual places and hours of the day specified in the libretto – comes to “Great Performances” on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, July 17, at 1 p.m.


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  • 01 Jul 2011
    Arkansas First Lady Ginger Beebe Visits AETN GO Camp

    Arkansas first lady Ginger Beebe visited the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday to discuss healthy habits and active lifestyles with the 41 children, ages 6 to 10, participating in the 2011 AETN GO Camp.


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  • 01 Jul 2011
    'Zen' series premieires as part of 'Masterpiece Mystery!' July 17 on AETN

    "Zen," starring Rufus Sewell, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, July 17, at 9 p.m. as part of "Masterpiece Mystery!" and air in three parts June 17,24 and 31 at 9 each night.


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  • 01 Jul 2011
    'Masterpeice Mystery!': Miss Marple Series VI' premieres July 10 on AETN

    “Miss Marple Series VI,” starring British actress Julia McKenzie, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, July 10, at 9 p.m. as part of “Masterpiece Mystery!”


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  • 27 Jun 2011
    PBS LearningMedia, AETN launch new digital education service with world-class content from public media, its partners

    To foster classroom innovation and engagement, the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) today partnered with PBS to launch AETN/PBS LearningMedia (pbslearningmedia.org), a free service for all teachers, students and families in Arkansas, created in collaboration with PBS and WGBH, and their producing partners WNET and KET.


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  • 24 Jun 2011
    Beebe addresses student questions in 'Young Arkansans Ask: Governor Mike Beebe' airing on AETN July 5

    Gov. Mike Beebe answers 2011 Governor's School student questions in "Young Arkansans Ask: Governor Mike Beebe," airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, July 5, at 7 p.m.


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  • 20 Jun 2011
    AETN receives two Governor's Work-Life Balance Awards

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has been recognized by the Governor's Work-Life Balance Awards for medium companies for the fourth consecutive year.


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  • 15 Jun 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free screening of 'Two Spirits'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Two Spirits” as part of Community Cinema Monday, June 27, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 15 Jun 2011
    'Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless in Arkansas' to air on AETN June 21

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will address homelessness in “Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless in Arkansas” airing Tuesday, June 21, at 7 p.m.


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  • 14 Jun 2011
    AETN, Faulkner County Library host Community Cinema; free screening of 'Two Spirits'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the Faulkner County Library invite the public to a free screening of “Two Spirits” as part of Community Cinema Thursday, June 23, at 6 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library in Conway.


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  • 09 Jun 2011
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet June 15

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Wednesday, June 15, at 1 p.m. at the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) located at 350 S. Donaghey in Conway.


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  • 09 Jun 2011
    'Hercule Poirot Series XI' saga continues as part of 'Masterpiece Mystery!' June 19

    “Hercule Poirot Series XI,” starring David Suchet, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, June 19, at 9 p.m. as part of “Masterpiece Mystery!” and airs in three parts June 19, 26, and July 3 at 9 p.m.


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  • 03 Jun 2011
    AETN's 'Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase' celebrates scholarship winners, student films at Little Rock Film Festival

    “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” a production of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), scholarships will be awarded, student film selections will be screened and workshops will be held at this year’s Little Rock Film Festival (LRFF) to celebrate and support young filmmakers’ talent.


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  • 03 Jun 2011
    Bill Murray Hosts 'Great Performances: Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3' Tuesday, June 7, at 9 p.m. on AETN

    “Great Performances: Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3” will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, June 7, at 9 p.m.


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  • 24 May 2011
    'Great Performances at the Met: Nixon in China' to be broadcast on AETN June 19

    “Nixon in China,” an opera based on President Richard Nixon’s visit to China in 1972, will air as part of “Great Performances: At the Metropolitan Opera” on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) on Sunday, June 19, at 12:30 p.m.


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  • 24 May 2011
    'National Memorial Day Concert' to feature special commemoration of 9/11 live from U.S. Capitol

    The 2011 “National Memorial Day Concert,” featuring a special commemoration of 9/11, will air Sunday, May 29, at 7 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and repeat at 8:30 p.m.


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  • 24 May 2011
    New four-part series of 'Barnes and...A Conversation With' to premiere on AETN June 3

    A new series of “Barnes and…A Conversation With,” the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) public affairs series with host Steve Barnes, will premiere on AETN Friday, June 3, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 05 May 2011
    AETN's 'Outdoor Hotline' to discuss fishing forecast

    The next episode of “Outdoor Hotline,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m., will address the state’s fishing forecast.


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  • 04 May 2011
    AETN, Faulkner County Library host free advance screening of 'Welcome to Shelbyville'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the Faulkner County Library invite the public to a free screening of “Welcome to Shelbyville” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library in Conway.


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  • 04 May 2011
    Beebe to address viewer questions on AETN's 'Arkansans Ask'

    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m.


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  • 29 Apr 2011
    'Freedom Riders' to premiere on AETN May 16

    From award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson comes “Freedom Riders,” the powerful, harrowing and inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. The film will premiere as part of the “American Experience” series Monday, May 16, at 9 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN).


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  • 20 Apr 2011
    AETN hosts annual 'Quiz Bowl' state finals April 30

    Students will showcase their intellect in the annual Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition at the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Saturday, April 30, in “Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2011.”


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  • 20 Apr 2011
    AETN programs aim to break the cycle of violence in Arkansas

    “U.N.I.T.Y,” a 60-minute documentary featuring a group of gang-affiliated inmates in an Arkansas maximum security prison reinventing themselves to reach beyond prison walls to keep teens from following the path to incarceration, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m.


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  • 15 Apr 2011
    AETN contest offers kids a chance to win a ride on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad with 'Dinosaur Train'

    Thirty “Dinosaur Train” fans, along with one guardian per child, will be randomly chosen to embark on a three-hour, 70-mile roundtrip, train ride hosted by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad on Saturday, May 21.


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  • 15 Apr 2011
    Henry Louis Gates Jr. uncovers Latin America's roots in new four-part series 'Black in Latin America' premiering April 19 on AETN

    “Black in Latin America,” the third of the trilogy “Wonders of the African World” and hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, April 19, at 8 p.m. and air in four parts April 19 and 26 at 8 p.m. and May 3 and 10 at 7 p.m.


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  • 14 Apr 2011
    U of A student Williams chosen for 'American Experience' Freedom Ride

    Samantha Williams of Bryant, a junior political science major at the University of Arkansas, is one of 40 college students in the United States who has been selected for the “American Experience” 2011 Student Freedom Ride, an experiential learning opportunity for college students in conjunction with the broadcast of “Freedom Riders” and the 50th anniversary of the original May 1961 Freedom Rides. Anyone interested in following Williams’ experience on the Student Freedom Ride is encouraged to visit www.aetn.org/engage to read her blog posts and see photos.


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  • 13 Apr 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Bhutto'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Bhutto” as part of Community Cinema Monday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 13 Apr 2011
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Bhutto'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of “Bhutto” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrix’s campus in Conway.


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  • 08 Apr 2011
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet April 19

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Tuesday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m. in the boardroom of the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 300 West Second Street, Pine Bluff.


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  • 08 Apr 2011
    AETN remembers the Civil War in Arkansas in new special

    “CW150: Remembering the Civil War in Arkansas” will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, April 21, at 8 p.m.


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  • 08 Apr 2011
    AETN Foundation offers tickets to 'Celtic Woman: Songs From the Heart' May 11

    Tickets to "Celtic Woman: Songs From the Heart Tour" Wednesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock are now available exclusively through the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation.


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  • 07 Apr 2011
    'Forgiveness' two-part special to air on AETN April 17, 24

    "Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate," a film in which acclaimed writer, producer and director Helen Whitney explores the timely applications and limitations of the concept and practice of forgiveness through a compelling range of stories, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) in two 90-minute parts on Sundays, April 17 and 24, at 10 each night.


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  • 05 Apr 2011
    Shiloh Christian football team featured in April 12 'FRONTLINE' on AETN

    “FRONTLINE” investigates the new face of high school football by following the Shiloh Christian High School team in “Football High,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, April 12, at 9 p.m.


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  • 04 Apr 2011
    AETN, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Arkansas Department of Workforce Services to host Veterans Job Readiness Workshop this weekend

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Arkansas Department of Workforce Services will host the Veterans Job Readiness Seminar Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Arkansas Workforce Center, 5401 South University, Little Rock.


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  • 04 Apr 2011
    AETN wins Telly Awards for 'Silent Storytellers,' 'Men & Women of Distinction'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) production department has been honored with two Telly Awards in the 32nd annual competition.


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  • 04 Apr 2011
    Ken Burns's 'The Civil War' to rebroadcast on AETN beginning Sunday to coincide with 150th anniversary of the war

    “THE CIVIL WAR,” the award-winning film produced and directed by Ken Burns that first aired in September 1990, will be rebroadcast on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) over five consecutive nights beginning Sunday, April 3, to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.


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  • 30 Mar 2011
    'Masterpiece Classic: Upstairs Downstairs' saga continues on AETN after almost 30 years

    “Upstairs Downstairs,” the acclaimed saga featuring the beloved 165 Eaton Place, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) on Sunday, April 10, at 9 p.m. and air in three parts April 10, 17 and 24 at 9 each night.


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  • 28 Mar 2011
    AETN programs aim to break the cycle of violence in Arkansas

    “U.N.I.T.Y,” a 60-minute documentary featuring a group of gang-affiliated inmates in an Arkansas maximum security prison reinventing themselves to reach beyond prison walls to keep teens from following the path to incarceration, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m.


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  • 18 Mar 2011
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Pushing the Elephant'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of “Pushing the Elephant” as part of Community Cinema Thursday, March 31, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrix’s campus in Conway.


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  • 18 Mar 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Pushing the Elephant'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Pushing the Elephant” as part of Community Cinema Monday, March 28, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 15 Mar 2011
    AETN, Jones Center set Family Day March 22 in Springdale

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) brings its award-winning AETN Family Day to the Jones Center for Families in Springdale Tuesday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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  • 14 Mar 2011
    Kevin Kerby + Battery to perform free concert at AETN

    Kevin Kerby + Battery will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) studios Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of "AETN Presents: On the Front Row."

     


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  • 08 Mar 2011
    AETN Foundation brings 'Celtic Thunder: Heritage' to Arkansas; Keith Harkin to perform exclusive acoustic show in AETN studios March 11.

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will premiere the latest program from Celtic Thunder, "Heritage," on Friday, March 11, at 8:30 p.m., followed by an exclusive acoustic performance by Keith Harkin in the AETN studios.


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  • 08 Mar 2011
    Brenda Watson brings 'The Road to Perfect Health' to AETN

    Brenda Watson, N.D., best-selling author and digestive care expert, will be live in the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) studios Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. to discuss her new program, "The Road to Perfect Health with Brenda Watson."


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  • 24 Feb 2011
    Beebe to address viewer questions on AETN's 'Arkansans Ask'

    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, March 3, at 7 p.m.


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  • 24 Feb 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema; free advance screening of 'Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story” as part of Community Cinema Monday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 15 Feb 2011
    Chuck Dovish takes viewers to Arkansas's National Wildlife Refuges in special edition of "Exploring Arkansas"

    "Arkansas's National Wildlife Refuges," a special edition of "Exploring Arkansas," will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) on Sunday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m.


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  • 07 Feb 2011
    AETN, ADE, ASCD partner to add world-renowned online professional development for educators to Arkansas IDEAS

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), and ASCD, the internationally renowned producer of books, video, audio and onsite professional development for educators and leadership, have partnered to enhance professional development opportunities for Arkansas educators through the Arkansas IDEAS (Internet Delivered Education for Arkansas Schools) professional development website.


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  • 31 Jan 2011
    'Ask This Old House' Little Rock episodes to air on AETN

    "Ask This Old House" kicked off a new season in the fall by traveling from coast to coast tackling home improvement projects and offering practical tips and instruction to help homeowners with projects around the home. The crew stopped in Little Rock in October, taping two segments that will air Sunday, Feb. 12 and 19, at 1 p.m.


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  • 19 Jan 2011
    AETN's 'Outdoor Hotline' examines 2011-2012 hunting regulations

    The next episode of “Outdoor Hotline,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m., will address the 2011-2012 hunting regulations in the state.


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  • 19 Jan 2011
    Beebe to address legislative session, viewer questions in AETN's first 'Arkansans Ask' of 2011

    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and the opening of the 2011 legislative session, as well as answer viewer questions, in the next episode of “Arkansans Ask,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Thursday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m.


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  • 19 Jan 2011
    AETN Foundation brings renowned violinist David Garrett to Little Rock

    The AETN Foundation and Celebrity Attractions will present internationally renowned violinist David Garrett live in concert, Monday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock.


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  • 14 Jan 2011
    AETN, UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 host Community Cinema featuring 'For Once in My Life'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and UALR Public Radio/KUAR FM 89.1 invite the public to a free screening of “For Once in My Life” as part of Community Cinema Monday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock.


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  • 13 Jan 2011
    AETN to feature new season of public affairs interviews as special four-part series of "Barnes and..."

    A new season of "Barnes and...," public affairs series with host Steve Barnes, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) on Friday, Feb. 4, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 13 Jan 2011
    AETN calls for 2011 student film showcase entries

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network is now accepting entries for "Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase," which highlights the creativity and talent of the state's kindergarten through 12th grade students.


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  • 11 Jan 2011
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema; features free advance screening of 'For Once in My Life'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of “For Once in My Life” as part of Community Cinema Thursday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrix’s campus in Conway.


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  • 11 Jan 2011
    Most-watched primetime science series moves to new night, time with premiere of 'NOVA: Making Stuff'

    “NOVA: Making Stuff,” a four-part series examining the innovations that are ushering in a new generation of scientific breakthroughs, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. and air in four parts on Wednesdays, Jan. 19, 26, and Feb. 2 and 9, at 8 each night.


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  • 07 Jan 2011
    'Pioneers of Television' celebrates extraordinary talent, themes of early television

    "Pioneers of Television," a four-part series examining the inception and influence of some of the most popular genres in film and television, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. and air in four parts on Tuesdays, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. and Feb. 1 and 8 at 7 p.m.


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  • 07 Jan 2011
    AETN to broadcast State of the State address, Arkansas House of Representatives session

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will broadcast Gov. Mike Beebe's State of the State address on AETN-1 Tuesday, Jan. 11, at approximately 10:30 a.m., following the swearing in of new representatives.


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  • 03 Jan 2011
    Famed Northwest Arkansas poet Miller Williams featured in AETN's 'Men & Women of Distinction'
    "Men & Women of Distinction: Miller Williams" will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Jan. 10, at 9:30 p.m.

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  • 29 Dec 2010
    Gregory named 2010 AETN Employee of the Year
    Ryan Gregory of Maumelle, program manager for the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) in Conway, has been named the 2010 AETN Employee of the Year, as chosen by the AETN staff.

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  • 06 Dec 2010
    AETN schedules repeat of 'On the Same Page' in memory of Norris Church Mailer

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will air “AETN Presents: On the Same Page With Norris Church Mailer” in memory of Mailer Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 23 Nov 2010
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema featuring free advance screening of 'The Calling'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of "The Calling" as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrixs campus in Conway.


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  • 23 Nov 2010
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Dec. 1

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Commission will meet Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. at The Center of Bryant in Bishop Park, 6401 Boone Road, Bryant.

    This is an open meeting under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, and the public is invited.


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  • 23 Nov 2010
    'American Experience invites college students to 'get on the bus' 50 years later to retrace 1961 Freedom Rides

    "American Experience" is currently accepting applications for the Student Freedom Ride, an all expenses paid trip retracing the original 1961 Freedom Rides from Washington, D.C., to Jackson, Miss., May 6-17, 2011.


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  • 19 Nov 2010
    "American Masters: LENNONYC" to explore John Lennon's life in New York City as father, husband, activist, artist

    "LENNONYC," a documentary about John Lennon's years in New York City with Yoko Ono and their son Sean, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m.


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  • 17 Nov 2010
    AETN's 'Silent Storytellers' wins three Emmys

    "Silent Storytellers," a production of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), received three Emmy awards in the 2010 annual awards competition of the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).


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  • 08 Nov 2010
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema; features free advance screening of 'Deep Down'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of Deep Down as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrixs campus in Conway.


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  • 04 Nov 2010
    Famed Northwest Arkansas poet Miller Williams featured in AETN's 'Men & Women of Distinction'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), The University of Arkansas J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Department of English and University of Arkansas Press invite the public to a free advance screening of Men & Women of Distinction: Miller Williams and poetry reading with the famed poet Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the University of Arkansas Global Campus in Fayetteville.


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  • 03 Nov 2010
    Wayland Holyfield joins acclaimed musicians, songwriters in exclusive AETN concert premiering Nov. 7

     Four native Arkansans turned hit Nashville songwriters, producers and musicians Wayland Holyfield, Mark Wright, Randy Goodrum and Shawn Camp are featured in an exclusive concert in the next episode of AETN Presents: On the Front Row, premiering Sunday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m.


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  • 01 Nov 2010
    New Arts and Culture season kicks off this week with 'AETN Presents: On the Front Row'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) delivers a new season of arts and cultural programming beginning Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. and will repeat immediately following Austin City Limits on Saturdays at midnight.


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  • 01 Nov 2010
    Still on the Hill to perform free concert at AETN

    Still on the Hill will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of AETN Presents: On the Front Row.


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  • 28 Oct 2010
    AETN Executive Director Weatherly elected PBS Board Vice Chairman

    Allen Weatherly, Executive Director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the AETN Foundation, has been elected to serve as Vice Chairman of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Board of Directors.


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  • 27 Oct 2010
    Documentary 'Circus' to premiere on AETN Nov. 3; provides intimate look at mystery, thrill of big top

    "Circus," a six-hour series examining the life of big-top performers, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 9 p.m. and air in three parts Wednesdays Nov. 3, Nov. 10 and Nov. 17, at 9 each night. 


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  • 25 Oct 2010
    AETN's 'On the Same Page' takes a look at zombies with Robin Becker just in time for Halloween

    Robin Becker will discuss her debut book, "Brains: A Zombie Memoir," as part of "AETN Presents: On the Same Page," on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 14 Oct 2010
    AETN, Verizon recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October with special programming, events, website

    Nearly one in four women are beaten or raped by a partner during adulthood, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. This alarming statistic prompted the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Verizon to partner to address domestic violence in Arkansas through special programming and events.


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  • 06 Oct 2010
    AETN to host nine debates in 'Election 2010'

    Candidates in nine races have agreed to participate in "Election 2010: The Debates," which will tape and air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Oct. 11-15.


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  • 04 Oct 2010
    AETN, Hendrix College kick off second season of Community Cinema featuring free advance screening of 'Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian'

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College will launch the second season of Community Cinema in Conway with a free advance screening of "Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian" Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrix's campus in Conway.


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  • 29 Sep 2010
    AETN Commission meeting canceled

    The AETN Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Arkansas Studies Institute has been canceled.

     


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  • 27 Sep 2010
    'God in America' to premiere on AETN Oct. 11

    "God in America," a six-hour documentary about the history of religion in America, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Oct. 11, at 9 p.m., and will air in three parts Oct. 11-13 at 9 each night.


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  • 24 Sep 2010
    AETN helps Arkansans reconnect with lost property

    Each year, millions of dollars in unclaimed property are turned over to the state by businesses that cannot locate the owners. "The Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt," airing Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network, will attempt to reunite people with their lost property.


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  • 24 Sep 2010
    Branagh returns as Swedish detective in 'Wallander II' as part of 'Masterpiece Mystery!' on AETN

    "Wallander II," a series based on the bestselling mystery novels by Henning Mankell, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Sunday, Oct. 3, at 9 p.m. and air in three parts Oct. 3, 10 and 17 at 9 each night.


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  • 16 Sep 2010
    AETN's Weatherly re-elected to PBS Board of Directors

    Allen Weatherly, Executive Director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network and the AETN Foundation, has been re-elected to serve a second three-year term on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Board of Directors.


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  • 13 Sep 2010
    AETN Foundation hosts benefit honoring public broadcasting advocate Jane Krutz for lifetime of volunteer service, benefit supports AETN Foundation's Jane Krutz Volunteer Program Endowment Fund

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation invites the public to a special 85th birthday tribute luncheon to honor Jane Krutz, longtime volunteer and public broadcasting advocate, at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center Thursday, Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m.


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  • 13 Sep 2010
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Sept. 30

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 30, at 1:30 p.m. at the Arkansas Studies Institute, 401 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock.


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  • 03 Sep 2010
    ‘The Tenth Inning’ of Burns’s historic ‘Baseball’ to premiere on AETN Sept. 28 Burns, Travelers, Naturals donate prizes for AETN trivia contest

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) treats baseball fans in September with the premiere of Ken Burns's "The Tenth Inning" and a baseball trivia contest with prizes from Burns, the Arkansas Travelers and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.Thousands of bats, three home run records and one curse have been broken since Burns last explored the history of Americas national pastime with his landmark 1994 PBS series Baseball. Now Burns and co-director Lynn Novick bring the series to the present with "The Tenth Inning," a four-hour, two-part documentary series airing Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 28-29, at 7 each night on AETN.


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  • 01 Sep 2010
    'The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!' to premiere on AETN this Labor Day; series to appeal to preschooler's curiosity, engage them in scientific exploration

    The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot About That!, a new series that will support science and learning for preschoolers, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Monday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 a.m.


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  • 01 Sep 2010
    AETN productions receive Emmy nominations

    The Arkansas Educational Television Networks Silent Storytellers and Men & Women of Distinction: Dr. Joycelyn Elders have received Emmy nominations in the 2010 annual awards competition of the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).


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  • 01 Sep 2010
    AETN schedules student film broadcasts; 'Student Selects 2010' to air Mondays, Sept. 6 and 13

    The work of Arkansas's next generation of filmmakers will be showcased in Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase 2010 airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Mondays, Sept. 6 and 13, at 9 each night.


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  • 19 Aug 2010
    Bonnie Montgomery, Montgomery Trucking to perform free concert at AETN

     Bonnie Montgomery and Montgomery Trucking will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Thursday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of “AETN Presents: On the Front Row.”


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  • 26 Jul 2010
    AETN FOUNDATION HOSTS BENEFIT HONORING PUBLIC BROADCASTING ADVOCATE JANE KRUTZ FOR LIFETIME OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE Benefit supports AETN Foundation’s Jane Krutz Volunteer Program Endowment Fund

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation invites the public to a special 85th birthday tribute luncheon to honor Jane Krutz, longtime volunteer and public broadcasting advocate, at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center Thursday, Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m.


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  • 22 Jul 2010
    Go Fast to perform free concert at AETN

    Go Fast will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Wednesday, July 28, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of AETN Presents: On the Front Row.


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  • 25 Jun 2010
    Grammy nominee Wayland Holyfield joins acclaimed musicians, songwriters in free AETN concert

    Four native Arkansans turned hit Nashville songwriters, producers and musicians – Wayland Holyfield, Mark Wright, Randy Goodrum and Shawn Camp – will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Thursday, June 24, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of “AETN Presents: On the Front Row.”


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  • 14 Jun 2010
    AETN makes depression resources available statewide

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is making resources available statewide for people suffering from or affected by mood disorders, specifically depression.


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  • 14 Jun 2010
    AETN receives Corporation for Public Broadcasting grants to maximize broadcast signals in Fayetteville, Arkadelphia

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has been awarded $219,841 in grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to improve digital coverage in Fayetteville and Arkadelphia.

     


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  • 01 Jun 2010
    AETN’s ‘Silent Storytellers,’ ‘Student Selects’ to be screened at Little Rock Film Festival AETN sponsors YOUTH! workshops, screenings, video race

    Silent Storytellers and Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase, productions of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), have been chosen for screening as part of the Little Rock Film Festival.


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  • 26 May 2010
    Fayetteville High’s Sharp wins $2,500 scholarship from THEA Foundation as part of AETN ‘Student Selects’

    William Michael Sharp, a Fayetteville High School senior, has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the THEA Foundation for editing Outside the Lines as part of the Arkansas Educational Television Networks Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase.


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  • 26 May 2010
    Fayetteville student wins $2,500 scholarship from THEA Foundation as part of AETN ‘Student Selects’

    Landry Parks Harlan, a Fayetteville High School senior, has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the THEA Foundation for directing Outside the Lines as part of the Arkansas Educational Television Networks Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase.


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  • 26 May 2010
    Searcy High’s Cannon wins $2,500 scholarship from THEA Foundation as part of AETN Student Selects

    Sean Cannon, a Searcy High School senior, has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the THEA Foundation for cinematography in Small Town as part of the Arkansas Educational Television Networks Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase.


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  • 26 May 2010
    Manila High’s Smith wins $2,500 scholarship from THEA Foundation as part of AETN ‘Student Selects’

    Tanner Smith, a Manila High School senior, has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the THEA Foundation for screenwriting Specter as part of the  Arkansas Educational Television Networks Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase.


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  • 26 May 2010
    AETN, THEA Foundation announce 2010 student film scholarship winners Four students awarded $2,500 scholarships from THEA Foundation

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the THEA Foundation have announced winners in the Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase scholarship competition for high school seniors.


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  • 24 May 2010
    AETN replacing KEMV DT antenna to maximize signal Improvements increase broadcast reach for AETN in North Central Arkansas

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has begun work at the KEMV DT transmitter site near Mountain View to increase the broadcast coverage area of AETN in North Central Arkansas.


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  • 24 May 2010
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet via conference call

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will convene via conference call Monday, May 24, at 4 p.m.


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  • 24 May 2010
    AETN to host Community Cinemafeaturing ‘A Village Called Versailles’ Free concert with Damn Bullets to follow screening

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) invites the public to a free screening of A Village Called Versailles as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, May 25, at 6 p.m. at the network studios, 350 South Donaghey, Conway.


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  • 24 May 2010
    AETN receives two Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has been recognized by the Governors Work-Life Balance Awards for medium companies for the third consecutive year.


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  • 13 May 2010
    AETN, Faulkner County Library to host free advance screening of “The Misunderstood Epidemic: Depression”

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the Faulkner County Library will host a free advance screening of The Misunderstood Epidemic: Depression Saturday, May 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at the library, 1900 Tyler Street, Conway.


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  • 13 May 2010
    AETN examines depression epidemic in special programming National documentary followed by locally produced ‘House Calls – Depression’

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will present a special evening of programming addressing depression Tuesday, May 18, at 7 p.m.


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  • 13 May 2010
    Damn Bullets to perform free concert at AETNAudience invited to screen “A Village Called Versailles” before taping

    Damn Bullets will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Tuesday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. for an upcoming episode of AETN Presents: On the Front Row.


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  • 04 May 2010
    AETN program examines teen prescription drug abuse Arkansas ranks first in nation for teen prescription pain reliever abuse; panel to discuss prevention, treatment

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will address prescription drug use among adolescents and provide information about prevention, treatment and other issues in Healing Minds. Changing Attitudes. airing Wednesday, May 5, at 7 p.m.


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  • 21 Apr 2010
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission retreat cancelled

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission retreat set for Thursday, April 22, has been cancelled.


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  • 20 Apr 2010
    AETN hosts 25th annual ‘Quiz Bowl’ state finals

    Students are again preparing to showcase their intellect in the silver anniversary of the Arkansas Governors Academic Competition at the Arkansas Educational Television Network Saturday, April 24, in Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2010.


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  • 20 Apr 2010
    AETN Foundation offers tickets to‘Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart’

    Tickets to Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart Tour Wednesday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock are now available exclusively through the Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation.


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  • 15 Apr 2010
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet April 21

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Wednesday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in the Egret Room of DeGray Lodge, DeGray Lake Resort State Park, 2027 State Park Entrance Road, Bismarck.


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  • 08 Apr 2010
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema featuring free advance screening of ‘The Horse Boy’ Documentary follows Texas couple’s spiritual journey to Mongolia in search of treatment for son’s autism

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of “The Horse Boy” as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, April 20, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrix’s campus in Conway. 


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  • 15 Mar 2010
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to work phone bank, meet via conference call

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will work the phone bank during the AETN Foundation membership campaign Friday, March 12, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and convene via conference call Monday, March 15, at 4 p.m.


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  • 15 Mar 2010
    AETN Family Day set for March 23 at Jones Center in Springdale Free event offers fun, educational activities during spring break

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network brings its award-winning AETN Family Day to the Jones Center for Families in Springdale Tuesday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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  • 11 Mar 2010
    Arkansas high school choirs perform with acclaimed composer Tim Janis on AETN New special taped in AETN studios features 14 Arkansas high schools

    Fourteen Arkansas high school choirs will perform with nationally acclaimed composer Tim Janis in his new Celebrate America musical special on AETN Tuesday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 11 Mar 2010
    AETN’s ‘Arkansas Week’ introduces new interactive components during live broadcast Friday Viewers invited to create short news videos, suggest discussion topics

    Arkansas Week, the Arkansas Educational Television Networks weekly news analysis program, will introduce a new program format during a special live broadcast Friday, March 12, at 8 p.m.


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  • 08 Mar 2010
    AETN Foundation gift supports HD programming for Arkansas viewers

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation has granted a Sony HDCAM studio editing recorder to the AETN Commission to assist AETN in providing High Definition (HD) programs to the state of Arkansas.


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  • 01 Mar 2010
    AETN, Arkansas School for the Blind host Community Cinema featuring ‘The Eyes of Me’ Free community screening of documentary following four blind teenagers at the Texas School for the Blind

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the Arkansas School for the Blind invite the public to a free screening of The Eyes of Me as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, March. 9, at 6 p.m. at the schools auditorium in Little Rock.


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  • 01 Mar 2010
    ‘Silent Storytellers’ to premiere on AETN March 11 Documentary explores history, culture, importance of preserving Arkansas’s cemeteries

    Silent Storytellers, an original documentary produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), will premiere on AETN Thursday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 01 Mar 2010
    “SILENT STORYTELLERS” TO BE SCREENED AT CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Documentary explores history, culture, importance of preserving Arkansas’s cemeteries

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), the Clinton School for Public Service and the Arkansas Film Commission, a division of the Arkansas Department of Economic Development, invite the press to an advance screening of Silent Storytellers, Friday, March 5, at 6 p.m.


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  • 22 Feb 2010
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema featuring free screening of ‘Garbage Dreams’ Award-winning documentary highlights world’s largest garbage village being threatened by multi-national recycling corporation

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of Garbage Dreams as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrixs campus in Conway.


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  • 17 Feb 2010
    AETN calls for 2010 student film showcase entries Student entries eligible for $2,500 scholarships, AETN broadcast of films, screenings at Little Rock Film Festival

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network is now accepting entries for Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase, which highlights the creativity and talent of the states kindergarten through 12th grade students.

    Student Selects is an annual event that grants these future filmmakers the opportunity to submit their film and video handiwork for possible broadcast on AETN, streaming on www.aetn.org and screening at the Little Rock Film Festival.



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  • 17 Feb 2010
    AETN broadcasts Arkansas House of Representatives special session on second digital channel

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network is broadcasting the Arkansas House of Representatives special session live on AETN-2 beginning at approximately  1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for the next four to six weeks.


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  • 11 Feb 2010
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Feb. 16

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 2:30 p.m. at the Arkansas Studies Institute, 401 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock.


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  • 21 Jan 2010
    Emmy-winning documentary ‘The Buffalo Flows now available as professional development course for Arkansas teachers Six other educational programs also available

    The Buffalo Flows, a one-hour documentary showcasing Americas first national river, is now available as an online Arkansas history professional development course made possible by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE).


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  • 13 Jan 2010
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema featuring free screening of ‘Young@Heart’ Documentary features elderly chorus group performing popular rock and punk songs

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free screening of Young@Heart as part of Community Cinema Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Building on Hendrixs campus in Conway.


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  • 28 Dec 2009
    AETN documents life of Dr. Joycelyn Elders; Personal interview with first black U.S. surgeon general premieres Dec. 28

    Overcoming great adversity to become a respected physician and the first black U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Joycelyn Elders discusses her life in Men and Women of Distinction, airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Monday, Dec. 28, at 9:30 p.m.


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  • 10 Dec 2009
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Dec. 10

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Thursday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. in room 410 of the University of Arkansas Global Campus, 2 East Center Street, Fayetteville. The Commission will meet in executive session from 10-11 a.m.


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  • 02 Dec 2009
    “AETN Presents: On the Tamale Trail” to air on AETN Three Arkansans scour the state for the best ‘soul food’ in the form of tamales

    AETN Presents: On the Tamale Trail featuring three Arkansans in search of the best tamales will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 24 Nov 2009
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema featuring free screening of ‘Between the Folds’ Documentary to explore artistic and scientific applications of paper folding;community discussion to follow

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free advanced screening of Between the Folds as part of Community Cinema at Hendrixs Olin C. Bailey Library in Conway, Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m.


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  • 09 Nov 2009
    AETN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF SESAME STREET Season premiere Nov. 10 features First Lady Michelle Obama, nature curriculum and block format

    Sesame Street, the longest running childrens program on television, will kick-off its 40th season on the Arkansas Educational Television Network, Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. Arkansans can vote for their favorite Sesame Street episode over the years by visiting www.aetn.org.


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  • 05 Nov 2009
    AETN, Hendrix College host Community Cinema featuring free screening of ‘Copyright Criminals’ Documentary to explore intellectual property rights in music sampling

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to a free advanced screening of Copyright Criminals as part of Community Cinema at Hendrixs Olin C. Bailey Library in Conway, Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m.


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  • 04 Nov 2009
    AETN receives $750,000 USDA grant Funds designated for maximization of broadcast power in Jonesboro

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has been notified by Sen. Mark Pryors office that the network has been selected to receive a grant of $749,417 under the USDA Public Television Station Digital Transition Grant Program, administered by the Rural Utilities Service.


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  • 27 Oct 2009
    AETN program examines adult mental health issues

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will address adult mental health issues and provide information about diagnosis, treatment and other issues in Healing Minds. Changing Attitudes. airing Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.


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  • 22 Oct 2009
    AETN, Hendrix College partner to launch Community Cinema in Documentary screening series raises social issues, creates discussion

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hendrix College invite the public to the launch of Community Cinema at Hendrixs Olin C. Bailey Library in Conway, Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m.


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  • 20 Oct 2009
    AETN Executive Director Weatherly to serve on Corporation for Public Broadcasting panel

    Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Executive Director Allen Weatherly of Conway has agreed to be a panelist for the Corporation for Public Broadcastings (CPB) Community Service Grant (CSG) Review.


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  • 20 Oct 2009
    Union Pacific Foundation donates $15,000 to AETN Foundation to support local programs

    The Union Pacific Foundation recently donated $15,000 to the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation to help support public broadcasting efforts in the state. On hand for the presentation were (from left): AETN Major Giving Coordinator Karen Cooper and Union Pacific Foundation Director of Public Affairs Drew Tessier. 


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  • 12 Oct 2009
    AETN Foundation Honors Volunteers

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation hosted its annual volunteer appreciation dinner last Friday night to honor volunteers who believe in and support Arkansass public television network. 


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  • 12 Oct 2009
    AETN launches new season of arts, cultural programming Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.Season features authors, performances, documentaries;offers something for everyone

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) delivers a full season of arts and cultural programming beginning Sunday, Oct. 11.  


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  • 05 Oct 2009
    AETN TO HOST H1N1, SEASONAL FLU LIVE CALL-IN

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the Arkansas Department of Health will answer questions concerning H1N1 and seasonal flu with Seasonal Flu and H1N1: The Facts on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. 


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  • 30 Sep 2009
    AETN announces ‘Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt’

    Each year, millions of dollars in unclaimed property are turned over to the state by businesses that cannot locate the owners. The Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt, airing Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network, will attempt to reunite people with their lost property.


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  • 24 Sep 2009
    Burns’ ‘The National Parks’ premieres Sunday on AETN Network hosts live premiere party beginning at 5 p.m.

    Ken Burns new documentary series The National Parks: Americas Best Idea will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Sunday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m.


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  • 23 Sep 2009
    AETN’s Arkansas Parks Photo Contest closes Wednesday Entries accepted until midnight Sept. 23

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) wraps up its Arkansas State & National Parks Amateur Photo Contest at midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 23.


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  • 18 Sep 2009
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet Sept. 24

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. at the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, 2120 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive, Little Rock.


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  • 17 Sep 2009
    AETN, Hot Springs National Park invite public to ‘Meet Me in the Park’ Saturday Daylong event free to all ages; AETN Parks Initiative presented in conjunction with latest Ken Burns documentary

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Hot Springs National Park invite the public to the sixth and final Meet Me in the Park event.


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  • 09 Sep 2009
    AETN Foundation hosts violinist David Garrett in concert

    The AETN Foundation will present violinist David Garrett live in concert, Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.


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  • 03 Sep 2009
    AETN, Fort Smith National Historic Site invite public to ‘Meet Me in the Park’ Sept. 12 Daylong event free to all ages; AETN Parks Initiative presented in conjunction with latest Ken Burns documentary

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Fort Smith National Historic Site invite the public to the fifth of six Meet Me in the Park events being held at Arkansass National Park Service sites this summer.


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  • 03 Sep 2009
    Films documenting Central High crisis to air on AETN

    The Giants Wore White Gloves and The Lost Year, two one-hour documentaries by filmmaker Sandra Hubbard, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Sunday, Sept. 6, beginning at 1 p.m.


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  • 03 Sep 2009
    AETN announces free Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio performance

    AETN Presents: Front Row will be hosting a free concert by the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio, featuring Ted Ludwig on seven-string guitar, Brian Brown on drums and Joe Cripps on bass. The concert will be held at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m.


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  • 03 Sep 2009
    AETN announces free performance by 3 Penny Acre

    3 Penny Acre will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Thursday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of AETN Presents: Front Row.


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  • 28 Aug 2009
    AETN, Buffalo National River invite public to ‘Meet Me in the Park’ this Saturday Daylong event free to all ages; AETN Parks Initiative presented in conjunction with latest Ken Burns documentary

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Buffalo National River invite the public to the fourth of six Meet Me in the Park events that will be held at Arkansass National Park Service sites this summer.


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  • 28 Aug 2009
    Sammie Benjamin of Glenwood selected as AETN Commission chair

    Sammie Benjamin, public school media specialist for the Centerpoint School District, of Glenwood has been chosen to serve as chairman of the Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission.


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  • 20 Aug 2009
    British comedy star to make appearance at AETN ‘Mr. Rumbold’ of ‘Are You Being Served?’ to visit AETN studios

    Nicholas Smith, known for his role as Mr. Rumbold" on the popular British comedy Are You Being Served?, will be in Conway at the AETN studios on Saturday, Aug. 22. Smith will be featured during a special Are You Being Served? marathon airing on AETN that evening from 7 to 10:30.


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  • 30 Jul 2009
    AETN, Little Rock Central High National Historic Site invite public to ‘Meet Me in the Park’ this Saturday Daylong event free to all ages; AETN Parks Initiative presented in conjunction with latest Ken Burns documentary

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and Little Rock Central High National Historic Site invite the public to the third of six Meet Me in the Park events that will be held at Arkansass National Park Service sites this summer.


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  • 22 Jul 2009
    “A Trip Unplanned: An ATV Safety Story” to air on AETN

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network will address all terrain vehicle safety training in A Trip Unplanned: An ATV Safety Story airing Wednesday, July 29, at 7 p.m.


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  • 17 Jul 2009
    AETN, Pea Ridge National Military Park invite public to ‘Meet Me in the Park’ this Saturday

    Daylong event free to all ages; AETN Parks Initiative presentedin conjunction with latest Ken Burns documentary


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  • 23 Jun 2009
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet 6/23

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Tuesday, June 23, at 1 p.m. at the AETN headquarters, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, in Conway.


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  • 08 Jun 2009
    AETN features contemporary Native American artwork exhibit, schedules gallery talk

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network recently opened a contemporary Native American artwork exhibit in conjunction with the PBS/WGBH blockbuster documentary series "We Shall Remain" and AETN's "Arkansas's First People" Native American Initiative for Arkansas Educators. A free gallery talk and public reception will be held Saturday, June 13, from 2-4 p.m. at AETN, 350 South Donaghey, Conway.


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  • 01 Jun 2009
    AETN wins Governor’s Work-Life Balance Award

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network has received first place recognition in the Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards for medium companies for the second consecutive year.


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  • 01 Jun 2009
    AETN productions win national awards

    Arkansas Educational Television Network Executive Producer Carole Adornetto has announced several honors AETN productions have recently received.


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  • 26 May 2009
    Student films to be showcased on AETN

    The work of Arkansas's next generation of filmmakers will be showcased in “2009 AETN Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers’ Showcase” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m.


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  • 26 May 2009
    AETN announces free Shannon Boshears performance

    Shannon Boshears will perform a free concert at the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of “AETN Presents: Front Row.”


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  • 20 May 2009
    AETN Foundation to embrace the mobile channel, utilizing SMS text messaging for fundraising and cutting edge constituent interaction

    Taking a leadership role in the move to incorporate mobile technology into the world of philanthropy, the AETN Foundation announced it will launch a new program designed to capture donations via text message. To power its mobile platform, the AETN Foundation has partnered with Denver-based Mobile Accord, Inc., the premier provider of mobile technology to the nonprofit sector. The mobile giving channel is supported by AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint/Nextel, T-Mobile and US Cellular representing the vast majority of U.S. mobile users.


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  • 21 Apr 2009
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet 4/25

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Club Room of the Red Apple Inn, 100 Club Road, Heber Springs.


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  • 15 Apr 2009
    AETN, Arkansas Center for the Book schedule Native American film screening in Magnolia

    From television's most watched history series, "American Experience,"comes the groundbreaking Native history series, "We Shall Remain." The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the Arkansas Center for the Book will host a screening of this national series, as well as the locally produced component "Arkansas's First People," Saturday, April 25, in Magnolia.


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  • 15 Apr 2009
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to convene for meeting, conference call

    The executive committee of the Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Thursday, April 16, at 4 p.m. The entire commission will convene via conference call Monday, April 20, at 4 p.m.


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  • 14 Apr 2009
    AETN hosts ‘Quiz Bowl’ State Finals

    Students are again preparing to showcase their intellect in the Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition at the Arkansas Educational Television Network Saturday, April 18, in “Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2009.”


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  • 09 Apr 2009
    AETN, Arkansas Center for the Book schedule Native American film screening in Bryant

    From television’s most watched history series, “American Experience,” comes the groundbreaking Native history series, “We Shall Remain.” The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the Arkansas Center for the Book will host a screening of this national series, as well as the locally produced component “Arkansas’s First People,” Saturday, April 18, in Bryant.


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  • 09 Apr 2009
    AETN, Arkansas Center for the Book schedule Native American film screening in Conway

    From television’s most watched history series, “American Experience,” comes the groundbreaking Native history series, “We Shall Remain.” The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the Arkansas Center for the Book will host a screening of this national series, as well as the locally produced component “Arkansas’s First People,” Tuesday, April 21, in Conway.


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  • 09 Apr 2009
    AETN, Arkansas Center for the Book schedule Native American film screening in Jonesboro

    From television’s most watched history series, “American Experience,” comes the groundbreaking Native history series, “We Shall Remain.” The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the Arkansas Center for the Book will host a screening of this national series, as well as the locally produced component “Arkansas’s First People,” Sunday, April 19, in Jonesboro.


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  • 09 Apr 2009
    AETN, Arkansas Center for the Book schedule Native American film screening in Fort Smith

    From television’s most watched history series, “American Experience,” comes the groundbreaking Native history series, “We Shall Remain.” The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the Arkansas Center for the Book will host a screening of this national series, as well as the locally produced component “Arkansas’s First People,” Wednesday, April 15, in Fort Smith.


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  • 31 Mar 2009
    AETN schedules screening of Native American films in Pocahontas

    From television’s most watched history series, “American Experience,” comes the groundbreaking Native history series, “We Shall Remain.” The Arkansas Educational Television Network will host a screening of this national series, as well as the locally produced component “ Arkansas’s First People,” Thursday, April 2, in Pocahontas.


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  • 16 Mar 2009
    Beebe to respond to viewer questions on AETN

    Gov. Mike Beebe will discuss state issues and answer viewer questions in the next episode of "Arkansans Ask," airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m.


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  • 16 Mar 2009
    AETN Foundation prepares for final weekend of membership drive

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation, the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit fundraising arm of the states only public television broadcaster and statewide network, is entering the final weekend of its March Membership Campaign almost 50 percent behind projections due to the recession and the loss of two transmitters.


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  • 16 Mar 2009
    AETN to air El Dorado concert honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

    El Dorados 12th annual community concert honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m.


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  • 12 Mar 2009
    AETN Family Day set for March 24 at Jones Center Event offers fun, educational activities during spring break

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network brings its award-winning AETN Family Day to the Jones Center for Families in Springdale Tuesday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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  • 05 Mar 2009
    AETN calls for 2009 student film showcase entries Category created for AETN’s State and National Parks Initiative

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network is now accepting entries for "Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase," which highlights the creative video works of the states kindergarten through 12th grade students


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  • 02 Mar 2009
    'The Buffalo Flows' to premiere on AETN

    "The Buffalo Flows," a one-hour documentary showcasing America's first national river, will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Sunday, March 8, at 5 p.m.


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  • 02 Mar 2009
    AETN broadcasts expected to resume in central, southern Arkansas by June 13

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network expects to resume over-the-air broadcasts for KETS Channel 2/Little Rock and KETZ Channel 12/El Dorado no later than Saturday, June 13, 2009, when the nation completes the digital transition.


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  • 18 Feb 2009
    We're Number One (Again), We're Number One (Again)...

    For the sixth consecutive year, a GfK Roper Public Affairs & Media poll shows Americans consider PBS the nations most trusted institution among nationally known organizations and the best choice in childrens programming for ages 2-8. PBS remains #1 in public trust, with 49% trusting PBS a great deal. Second in trust are courts of law, which are trusted a great deal by 27%. Among those polled, 18% found PBS to be an excellent use of tax dollars, second only to military defense, which garnered 23%.


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  • 17 Feb 2009
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet 2/18

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 1:30 p.m. in room 207 of the State Capitol in Little Rock.


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  • 10 Feb 2009
    AETN Commissioners attend Capitol Hill Days

    Four members of the Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission are participating in Capitol Hill Days in Washington, D.C., this week.


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  • 04 Feb 2009
    AETN to turn off KETZ transmitter Feb. 5

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network will turn off the KETZ Channel 12/El Dorado transmitter in Huttig on Thursday, Feb. 5. The shutdown is necessary for final preparations for the digital transition, and KETZ will be available again on Feb. 18, 2009, following the nations conversion to DTV.


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  • 04 Feb 2009
    AETN to feature interview with Charlaine Harris

    New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris, who resides in southern Arkansas, discusses the genre-bending Southern Vampire series with veteran journalist Steve Barnes on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Friday, Feb. 6, at 6:30 p.m.


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  • 26 Jan 2009
    AETN to turn off KETS transmitter Jan. 25

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network will turn off the KETS Channel 2/Little Rock transmitter in Redfield at midnight on Sunday, Jan. 25. The shutdown is necessary for final preparations for the digital transition, and KETS will be available again on Feb. 18, 2009, following the nations conversion to DTV.


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  • 22 Jan 2009
    AETN prepares for temporary shutdown, announces alternate delivery plans

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network anticipates the temporary shut down of KETS Channel 2/Little Rock transmitter in Redfield to occur within the next week, weather permitting. The KETZ Channel 12/El Dorado transmitter in Huttig will also be off air later this month when a tower crew becomes available.


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  • 22 Jan 2009
    AETN’s ‘In Their Words,’ ‘Delta Dreams’ win top national honors

    In Their Words, AETNs oral history project for Arkansass World War II veterans, and the documentary Delta Dreams took three first place honors at the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) awards ceremony on Jan. 15.


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  • 08 Jan 2009
    FOI NOTICE: AETN Commission to meet via conference call

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission will convene via conference call Monday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m.


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  • 29 Dec 2008
    AETN Foundation honors volunteers

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation recently held their annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner themed "Volunteers are the Stars of the Show."


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  • 17 Dec 2008
    AETN to feature interview with Richard Leakey

    Veteran journalist Steve Barnes discusses climate change and international efforts to affect environmental issues with paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey Friday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network.


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  • 17 Dec 2008
    AETN schedules DTV testing for Dec. 17

    To help viewers prepare for the upcoming digital transition, the Arkansas Educational Television Network, in partnership with the Arkansas Broadcasters Association and many Arkansas commercial television broadcasters, will conduct a shutdown test of the analog broadcast signal on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 6:30 and 10 p.m.


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  • 17 Dec 2008
    AETN, Secretary of State Daniels partner to stream Electoral College proceedings

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network and Arkansas Secretary of State Charlie Daniels have partnered to deliver the 2008 Electoral College proceedings live via Web streaming Monday, Dec. 15, beginning at 10 a.m.


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  • 17 Dec 2008
    AETN announces 2008 Employee Awards

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network has announced recipients of the 2008 Employee Awards.


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