Broadway Joe Talk Show | February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019

– Guests: Brenda Ficklin and Connie Curry of the Timmons Arts Foundation; Nicole McGehee and Nicole Woods of UAMS Health Initiatives & Disparities Research Program; Lydia Page & D’onte Marshall of Holisitc Home Health Care; Tomeka Caldwell of Heavenly Scent of Paradise; A.J. (April Jackson) & Tamara “Tap” Bates of She’s Dope Movement; and Leander Williams of W. K. Financial Group |  The 15th Annual UAMS MidSouth Black Expo will be held Saturday, February 23rd from 9am-3pm at the Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock.  The event is FREE and open to the public.  Business empowerment will involve seminars, community leaders, exhibitors and there will be plenty of networking opportunities. Some of the Expo highlights will be live entertainment, Battle of the Bands, Business Seminars, Exhibitors Marketplace, ACT Prep, Fashion & Arts, a Millennial Lounge, hourly giveaways, & more. There will be a Food Truck Court and the UAMS Mammovan will be onsite providing mammograms from 9am-1pm. (Registration is required. Call 800-259-8794.) Other Health Screenings will include Colorectal Cancer Screenings or FIT test for home usage; educational information will be distributed on Prostate Cancer and HPV, which is related to Cervical Cancer. For more information, call 501-891-1792 or visit or Like The UAMS Midsouth Black Expo on Facebook.

– Guests: Christy McMillion, Executive Director; Laurie Johnson, Board Member; & Alison Huskey, Activity Director of the Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center for the 4th Annual “Taste of New Orleans” Fundraiser.  This annual fundraiser will be held, Thursday, February 28th from 6pm-8pm at the Jacksonville Community Center Banquet Hall, 5 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville.  Provided will be great food, live jazz music, a King cake, and fun & fellowship.  Proceeds will benefit the Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center, a place for senior adults to socialize, have a hot meal and stay active.  The center provides entertainment, transportation and other activities & services for any person over the age of 60.  For tickets, call 501-982-7531 or purchase your $20 tickets on site at the Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center, 100 Victory Circle in Jacksonville.

– Guests: Big John Miller, Music Coordinator at Arkansas Sounds, a division of the Central Arkansas Library System |  Arkansas Sounds presents “The Legacy of the Legendary KOKY”,  Friday, February 22nd at 7pm at Ron Robinson Theater, Library Square, 100 Rock Street in Little Rock.  KOKY is Arkansas’s first radio station devoted to all-Black programming.  This event will honor the station with photos, audio clips and a panel discussion featuring KOKY on-air personalities, including Sonta Jean “The KOKY Queen,” Mark “Chillin” Dylan and Billy St. James with moderator Broadway Joe Booker.  To RSVP, visit or visit Arkansas Sounds on Facebook.


Broadway Joe Talk Show | May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019 – Guests:  Lorenzo Lewis, The Confess Project; Alicia Vaden, Woodland International Research Group; and Samuel Simmons, Behavioral Consultant in Minneapolis | May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Mental Health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being.  This year’s theme is 4 Mind 4 Body, which highlights the importance of work life…

Broadway Joe Talk Show | May 9, 2019

May 09, 2019 – Guests: James Reddish, Executive Vice President of the Little Rock Regional Chamber | Little Rock Regional Chamber launches study of Ford Education Initiative, known as the Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL). The exploratory study will include an initial financial investment by the local business community, through the LR Regional Chamber, which…

Broadway Joe Talk Show | May 2, 2019

May 02, 2019 – Guests: Romona Cheneval, Director of the Little Rock School District Gifted & Talented Program; and Rebecca Tennille, Clinton Center | Arkansas reads one book is a district-wide initiative.  Little Rock School District is highlighting reading and tying it to financial literacy.  One Book One District is the slogan.  All students are enjoying the same book, “Toothpaste Millionaire”…

Broadway Joe Talk Show | April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019 – Guests:  Patrick Presley, Director of Development & Media Operations at the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas | The 2nd annual Arkansas Italian Food & Cultural Festival presented by Relyance Bank will be April 26th-28th at the Clinton Presidential Center in downtown Little Rock.  The event will feature three days…