The Broadway Joe Talk Show – July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018

-Tameka Lee, Director of Marketing & Resource Development at the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) and Mark Gillis, Director of Books 4 Kids Literacy Program at Good Will Industries of Arkansas |  CALS will conclude their Summer Reading Club (SRC) with various events planned.  Since May, more than 10,000 people have registered for the SRC, making this year the most successful since 2015.  The list of events include:

  1. Summer Reading Club participants are eligible to pick up a free general admission ticket at any CALS branch (while supplies last) for the July 26th Arkansas Travelers game vs. Tulsa Drillers.
  2. Saturday, July 28th from 10am-2pm at Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library & Learning Center, 4800 West 10th Street in Little Rock – Celebration: Libraries Rock!,  CALS partnered with Goodwill will have a day filled with musical activities and games, crafts, and a dance party.
  3. Monday, July 30th at 6pm at CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. in Little Rock – SRC concludes with a free showing of The Greatest Showman (PG), sing-a-long version.

For more information, call 501-918-3000 or visit or follow Central Arkansas Library System on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

– Sterling Ingram, Art Porter Music Education President and Alma Williams, Board Member  |  Art Porter Music Education presents the 8th Annual “A Work of Art” Jazz Week 2018, July 30th-August 4th at various venues across the city.  The week of events honor the late Art Porter, Sr. and Art Porter, Jr. with a star studded line up!

  • Monday, July 30 | 12 Noon | LR City Hall | Minors in Music & Arkansas Artists | Free Event
  • Tuesday, Jul. 31st | 12 Noon | Riverfront Park | Minors in Music & Arkansas Artists | Free Event
  • Wed., Aug. 1st  | 7pm & 9pm | Cajun’s Wharf | Martha Burks|  Ticketed Event
  • Thurs. Aug 2nd | 7pm & 9pm | Khalil’s Pub & Grill | “Sweet Lu” Olutosin | Ticketed Event
  • Fri., Aug. 3rd | 7pm | 109 & Co. | Minors in Music & Arkansas Artists | Free Event
  • Sat., Aug. 4th | 8pm | Wildwood Park of the Arts, Cabe Theater | Kirk Whalum | Ticketed Event

Purchase tickets at or Lindsey’s Hospitality House in NLR.  For more information, call 501-492-9120 or visit Art Porter Music on Facebook.

-Bishop James E. Bolden, III of Evangelistic Ministries Church |  Evangelistic Ministries Church hosts the 5th SUNday FUNday, Sunday, July 29th at 10am located in their church, 101 North Elm Street in Jacksonville.  The family-friendly event is free and open to the public and will feature a panel discussion with local leaders, a bounce house, laser tag, mobile gaming truck, and more!  Jefferson Mobile Grilling will be selling meals on site.  For more information, call 501-985-3067 or email


The Broadway Joe Talk Show – October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018 – Guests: Latosha Jackson Pulley, Founder and Executive Director of The House of Healing Hearts, Alecia Pully, and Shameka Simmons |   October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and also, National Bullying Prevention Month. The House of Healing Hearts, a non profit organization, provides support for victims who have experienced domestic violence and…

The Broadway Joe Talk Show – October 4, 2018

The Broadway Joe Talk Show – October 4, 2018

October 04, 2018 – Guests: Coach Oliver B. Elders and Wadie Moore |  Known as “the winningest active coach in the state of Arkansas”, former high school and middle school basketball coach, Oliver B. Elders, Jr. has now added Author to his title with his new book, “Fruit of the Spirit.”  A collection of Coach Elders…

The Broadway Joe Talk Show – September 27, 2018

The Broadway Joe Talk Show – September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 – Guests: Senator Linda Chesterfield and Annette Thomas-Jones, current Coordinator of First Baptist Church Early Childhood Center  |  First Baptist Church, 701 South Gaines Street in Little Rock is currently taking applications for their free Early Childhood Center.  Home of the Academic All-Stars, the center has programs available for three and four-year-olds…

The Broadway Joe Talk Show – September 20, 2018

The Broadway Joe Talk Show – September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 – Guests: Rev. William Robinson, Jr., Executive Director and Sandra Mitchell, Director of Supportive Services of Better Community, Development, Inc. (BCD) and Luke Kramer, Executive Director of The Starr Coalition | Better Community Development (BCD), Inc celebrates and recognizes September as National Recovery Month.  BCD hosts the 14th Annual Recovery Jam, Tuesday, September…