• Les Miserables returns to Robinson Center

    Posted on November 29, 2017
    The wait is over to see one of the most beloved musical productions of all time. Read More
  • Jingle all the way to Little Rock’s holiday parade

    Posted on November 22, 2017
    Mark your calendar for the annual Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday Parade Saturday, December 2. Read More
  • Think big, shop small

    Posted on November 16, 2017
    Shopping for special gifts will be easy Saturday, November 25 as the River Market will host a holiday block party featuring favorite retailers and restaurants during Small Business Saturday, a pop-up festival offering small shopping and big fun. Read More
  • Downtown is aglow this season

    Posted on November 16, 2017
    Thanks to many private donations by individuals and businesses, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership has secured more than $35,000 to bring a 40-ft. white fir tree from the Pacific Northwest to the Capitol Plaza at Capitol Avenue and Main Street. Read More
  • Arkansas celebrates America's 42nd president 25 years later

    Posted on November 10, 2017
    This month marks the 25th anniversary of President William Jefferson Clinton’s 1992 electoral victory. Read More
  • Honoring our veterans

    Posted on November 9, 2017
    Veteran’s Day is a time to remember the sacrifices our military heroes have made for our nation, and to thank them for their courageous service. Read More
  • Locally Labeled Pavilion Party returns to River Market

    Posted on October 25, 2017
    Get ready to party like a local in the River Market pavilions Thursday, October 26. Join our favorite local craft breweries, wineries and the state’s first legal distillery since prohibition for the second anniversary of Locally Labeled in Greater Little Rock. Read More
  • Little Rock Salutes finale rocks!

    Posted on October 25, 2017
    As the “Little Rock Salutes” military band concert series comes to a close, you’ll want to make plans to attend the grand finale Friday, October 20 with the US Navy Band Southeast Pride Rock Band. Read More
  • Ready, set, chop!

    Posted on October 25, 2017
    Want to know more about Little Rock’s food scene? “CHOP the ROCK” is a new cooking show featuring local chefs sharing their culinary passions. Read More
  • Blue Canoe Brewing set to expand

    Posted on October 10, 2017
    Three cheers for our Locally Labeled partner, Blue Canoe Brewing! The River Market microbrewery recently announced plans to expand its current operations to a facility at 1637 East 15th Street. Read More
  • World record Tesla coil sparks new partnership

    Posted on October 9, 2017
    The Museum of Discovery and Entergy Arkansas have partnered to power the museum's Guinness World Record musical bi-polar Tesla coil. Read More
  • Sculpture garden expansion opens

    Posted on October 9, 2017
    On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, city leaders, dignitaries and the public gathered to celebrate the dedication of the 5,600-square-foot expansion of the Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden in Riverfront Park and to officially kick off Little Rock’s Arts and Culture Month. Read More
  • Jazz in the Park returns in September

    Posted on September 20, 2017
    If you like jazz, you’ll love Jazz in the Park, featuring local musicians and their soulful tunes. Read More
  • Robinson Center earns gold LEED certification

    Posted on September 20, 2017
    The recently restored, renovated and expanded Robinson Center has earned a ‘Gold’ LEED certification. Read More
  • Label yourself a local

    Posted on September 20, 2017
    Keep it local. That’s what we do in Greater Little Rock. If you enjoy custom-made, artisan-crafted, locally-produced products, the Locally Labeled passport is a great way for you to explore our homegrown craft breweries, wineries and award-winning distillery. Read More
  • Little Rock Farmers' Market

    Posted on August 9, 2017
    For some, the River Market district is the lifeblood of Little Rock’s downtown scene. For others, it’s a place to do business, a place to grab a marvelous meal, meet up with friends or catch some great Arkansas live music. No matter who you are, the River Market district is a good time. Read More

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Don’t Miss Out on Your Chance to ROCK THE ARTS

Posted on August 23, 2019
What do you get when five of the biggest names in art and culture in Little Rock combine forces? You get ROCK THE ARTS, the ultimate ticket package that gets you the best seats at five of Little Rock’s best performances. 

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Celebrity Attractions, Ballet Arkansas and Opera In The Rock have joined together to offer a ticket package like no other – for one fee you’ll get a ticket to a knockout performance hosted by each organization. 

Not convinced? Check out the incredible productions included in the package:

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Arkansas Repertory Theatre - September 7, 2019 – 2:00 p.m.

Four musical legends. A one-in-a-million recording session. On December 4, 1956, in the studios of Sun Records in Memphis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis gathered to meet with legendary producer Sam Philips. What happened next was pure rock and roll magic. A casual introduction of Lewis to Perkins unexpectedly evolved into an epic jam session of country, gospel and rock classics, captured on tape but not released until 1981.

BEETHOVEN & BLUE JEANS
Arkansas Symphony Orchestra at Robinson Performance Hall – November 9, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.

 
Explore the rich musical heritage of Arkansas with a pairing of composers with local roots – William Grant Still and Florence Price – with Beethoven's groundbreaking Symphony No. 3, “Eroica." Pianist Karen Walwyn, a specialist in the piano works of Florence Price, and guest conductor Andrew Grams take the stage with your ASO for BEETHOVEN AND BLUE JEANS.
 
WICKED
Celebrity Attractions at Robinson Performance Hall – January 2, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

 
So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.”

MASTER/WORKS
Ballet Arkansas at UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS Theater – April 26, 2020 - 2:30 p.m.

 
Filled with works by choreographic luminaries, MASTER/WORKS combines the best of live music and cutting-edge contemporary dance with celebrated classical repertory. Sponsored by the Stella Boyle Smith Trust, MASTER/WORKS is the 3rd installment of a 3-year concert series designed to elevate the art form within the region. 

LA TRAVIATA
Opera In The Rock at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre – May 31, 2020 - 2:30 p.m.


OITR’s production of this glamorous and dramatic opera in three acts will be set in Hollywood during the 1940’s, with the leading soprano role, Violetta, sung by Arkansas native Keely Futterer. 


From music to theatre and even opera and dance, the ROCK THE ARTS package has a little something for everyone, and at just $223 (that’s a 25% savings), you won’t find a better deal in town. 

All you need to do to ensure you’re in the audience for the biggest shows in Little Rock is to call the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra at (501) 666-1761, ext. 1 or order online at www.arkansassymphony.org/rock-arts. Package sales will end on Monday, August 26 so get yours before they’re gone!