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Paintings by Terry Brewer: Nepal Maa Dui Barsa Base (Two Years in Nepal, 2008–2010)

On view in The Underground Gallery

After a twenty-year career as a graphic artist, Terry Brewer made his first trip to Asia in 1998. While in Nepal, he began looking into volunteer opportunities, hoping to return someday to live, work, and explore. In 2008, he returned to Nepal as a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity International and stayed over two years. In between work assignments and treks into the mountains, he set up a studio in Katmandu and began an ongoing series of portraits and landscapes.

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Teen Poetry Contest at the Arkansas Literary Festival

Teen poets and creative artists are invited to submit their entries for the Arkansas Literary Festival Teen Poetry Contest.

ENTRY GUIDELINES

Submit anytime before Monday, April 15 at 6:00 p.m.

All teens ages 12-19 are eligible to enter.

Pick up an entry form at Level IV of Main Library or at any of your local library branches!

A permission slip signed by parents/guardians is part of the form and must be submitted with entries.

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Movie Monday at Milam Library

Join us for popcorn and a movie each Monday at noon.

Feb. 4: Chicken Run (G)

Feb. 11: Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (G)

Feb. 25. Kung Fu Panda (PG)

Every Monday at 12:00 pm excluding holidays.

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Made in America: Vintage Film Posters from the Ron Robinson Collection

On view in the Loft Gallery

The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, a department of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), holds an extensive collection of Arkansas-related and other movie posters. The late Ron Robinson of Little Rock, an avid collector who was the president of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods (CJRW) and also served as a U.S. Air Force officer in Vietnam, generously donated these film posters, which are mostly related to Arkansas history,

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Paintings by Charles Henry James: Back to the Garden

On view in Concordia Hall

Artist and musician Charles Henry James, who has split his time between Little Rock and his native New York for nearly thirty years, takes a humorous, free-wheeling approach to socio/political engagement, filtered through the lens of pop culture tropes, op art, surrealism, and psychedelia.

Poet and author Kenneth Goldsmith said of James, “Melding folk art with the digital age, Charles Henry James is at once dystopian and utopian.

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Arkansas League of Artists Exhibition

An annual exhibition from the Arkansas League of Artists, an eclectic and diverse nonprofit organization formed to promote the visual fine arts and artistic education in Arkansas to all ages and across multiple disciplines.

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Movies of a Movement: Selma (PG-13)

This movie is a part of our Movies of a Movement: the Civil Rights & Social Change Collection.

A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

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Storytime

Enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and making a craft with Mrs. Cassie!

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Tiny Tales Storytime

Weekly books, songs, and games for ages 0-5.

Bring your tiny tot for 30 minutes of enriched story time followed by 30 minutes of group play time.

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