Celebrating the Life of Nelson Mandela
In the past several days since Nelson Mandela's passing, we've watched individuals from South Africa and around the globe take to the streets, the web and social media to express their grief and memorialize his iconic life. Learn how AETN and PBS are celebrating his extraordinary accomplishments and vision after the jump.
"The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas" Contest
Has your family enjoyed watching "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas"? You'll have a chance to catch it again Friday, Dec. 13, and Tuesday, Dec. 24 … but we have even better news! Read on to see how your family can enter to win a DVD copy to watch anytime after the jump.
Chuck's Blog - Plantation Homes of Arkansas
They came to Arkansas from Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia to the rich river soil of the Delta. “Planters” arrived to grow the king of all crops – cotton. The stately homes these planters built with a unique architectural style, steeped in Southern history, exemplified the plantation era. Experience the plantation homes of Arkansas that have not … gone with the wind ... Monday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m.
Roaring '20s Cocktail Reception & Downton Abbey Season 4 Preview Screening, Dec. 19
Christmas comes early with this announcement for all of our "Downton Abbey" fans! On Thursday, Dec. 19, AETN is pleased to host a Roaring '20s Cocktail Reception, inspired by Downton Abbey, followed by a screening of the first hour of "Downton Abbey: Season 4." Celebrate the elegance of the era and your favorite period costume drama with us at Wildwood Park for the Arts, but hurry and reserve your space soon - space is limited! We'll tell you how, and dish details, after the jump.
AETN ArkansasIDEAS STEM site now live!
As part of our continued commitment to the Arkansas Department of Education and our educators and administrators across the state, we've created a specialized website to support Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Learn more about the new site and how it can help Arkansas students and teachers after the jump.