Tag: Rosslyn Elliott

Getting Spicy at Ladies’ Salsa Night

A cheerful group of women listened to peppy salsa music while teacher Courtney Frazier Jones showed them how to put some extra style in their moves. It was salsa dance class—at the CALS Terry Library!

“Make it curvy as you bring that hip around!” Courtney said.

Everybody smiled a curvy kind of smile.


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Fearless at the Fringes: DebiLynn Fendley

Circus of the Imaginings Opens December 13

DebiLynn Fendley makes artwork that is profound and existential in theme, and often classical in technique. In person, she is playfully effervescent, a great conversationalist, and inclined to a sardonic sense of humor.

There’s no contradiction between her serious work and her humorous character.


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Symbols and Shamans: Experience the Art of Matthew Castellano

Matthew Castellano talks fast. He has to keep up with the speed at which his creative ideas are tumbling through his thoughts. Talking to him is a lightning-quick trip through evocative phrases. He’ll mention a powerful folklore archetype in his work, but without elaborating, trusts the listener to get the full meaning from his quick riff,


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Last Days to See the Dazzle and Glamour of Byron Werner’s Art

Shiny. Mysterious. Opulent. Old Hollywood. Intriguing. These are just a few words that may come to mind when you walk through the Bookstore at Library Square, where Byron Werner’s art exhibition is in its closing days. The show will close at 5:00 p.m. on Halloween night, this Thursday, October 31. Don’t miss this last chance to see it!


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Dee Brown’s Typewriter: Rewriting Native American History

Stained, a little battered, but still working—the typewriter of famed Arkansas author Dee Brown has emerged from our archives. The machine now reposes grimy and authentic under glass at the CALS Dee Brown Library. It may even be the typewriter Brown used to write his shattering, iconic history of the American West, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.


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Nexus Nook to Host Photography, Networking Events

Got a DSLR camera and don’t quite know how to use it? On October 17, the Nexus Nook coffee space at the CALS Main Library will host a special introductory workshop called “Off-Auto: How to Get the Most Out of that Nice DSLR Camera,” led by photographer Jeremiah Holman.

The workshop fee of $25 will include instruction,


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New Partnership Provides Hygiene Supplies for Women in Need

October brings the kickoff of a promising new partnership to make sanitary supplies available to homeless women and others in need.

CALS is teaming up with Arkansas Women’s Outreach to start the program with an Oscar-winning short film (Period. End of Sentence) and a panel discussion on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m.


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Rocky Horror Picture Show Returns!

Come rock out to this beloved cult classic and audience interactive favorite!

It was 1975 when Brad and Janet first got lost in a storm and ended up at the haunted mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (played with glee by a cross-dressing Tim Curry). Ever since, audiences have been singing and dancing through the haunted house with the cast in their offbeat coming-of-age story.


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