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Kids Rock Cancer
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 10:00 pm

For a few magical moments, kids undergoing the pain and emotional challenges of cancer have a chance to step away… Learn more.

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Karen’s Story: “My Miracle Baby” - “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”

When you or someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, the date is etched into your mind. Life, from then on, is measured in “before” or “after.” In Karen’s story, that is particularly true. On her birthday, April 13, 1987, she discovered what appeared to announce a coming joy. In fact, it revealed she had gestational trophoblastic disease. Exactly one year later, she found what seemed to be a burden but, miraculously, would become one of the greatest blessings of her life. “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” airs Monday, March 30, through Wednesday, April 1, at 8 each night. Read More

Keagan and Chanin’s Stories - “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”

When cancer is diagnosed, it doesn’t affect just one person. It impacts entire families. Feisty, five-year-old Keagan Provost from Conway and his aunt Chanin Slisz share their stories about his fight against cancer — a difficult journey including five brain tumors, four craniotomies, 12 emergency brain surgeries and 145 radiation treatments. “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” premieres on AETN Monday, March 30, at 8 p.m. Read More

"PBS NewsHour Weekend" Feature – The Launch Pad

The Launch Pad, a new maker space in North Little Rock, is a public laboratory, where students, engineers, entrepreneurs and the general public can use tools like laser cutters and 3D printers to bring their ideas to life. Learn more about how the organization is making these and other expensive tools accessible to the people of Arkansas in a special "PBS NewsHour Weekend" feature. Read More

Free “Last Days in Vietnam” Preview Screenings

During the chaotic final days of American involvement in the Vietnam War, what was to become of the South Vietnamese allies, co-workers and friends of U.S. nationals and diplomats as the Americans were evacuated? Learn how a handful of individuals risked their careers and possible court-martial by running unsanctioned operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese as possible in Oscar-nominated “Last Days in Vietnam.” Free preview screenings will be held Fayetteville, Little Rock and Jacksonville. Read More

“Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!” visits Northwest Arkansas

Do you and your kiddos love that crazy Cat in the Hat? Join us and our friends from Mercy Northwest Arkansas to meet the star of “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!” early this April in Rogers and Fort Smith. Read More