October 17, 2019
– Guests: Charles Stewart, President of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame | The 27th Annual Induction Ceremony of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame is Saturday, October 26th at 7:30pm at the Robinson Center Performance Hall. The one-night only variety show will honor 27 years with music, dance dance performances, and more. Six Black Arkansans will be honored for their exceptional achievements. The honorees include, Senator Irma Hunter Brown, public servant and educator; Wallace “Wali” Reed (posthumous), architect and businessman, John Donley, award winning television writer and executive; Edward “Coach Ed” Johnson, youth football coach; Kristen Lewis, operatic soprano, and Roscoe Robinson, acclaimed gospel and R&B musical artist. The organization’s first coffee table book, “Seeds of Genius: 25 Years of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame will be available for purchase at the celebration and online, as well as tickets. Log on to www.arblackhalloffame.org for more details.
– Guests: Fretonzia Hickman and Thun-Dour of EMOBA’s Haunted Cathedral and Scarecrowtorium | EMOBA celebrates 26 years with the Haunted Cathedral and Scarecrowtorium, 1208 Louisiana Street in Little Rock. A chilling combination of monsters, ghouls, and zombies may send shivers down your spine. This event is known to be one of Arkansas’s largest and scariest haunted attractions. Visitors will encounter ghastly scenes, gruesome characters, and grim animatronics. The experience will keep them captivated from start to finish. Group rates are available. Open dates are October 18th-November 1st. *The Haunted Cathedral’s Scarecrowtorium is a major fundraiser for Ernie’s Museum of Black Arkansans & Performing Arts Center more commonly known as EMOBA. For ticket information and more, visit EMOBA on Facebook or call 501-372-0018.
– Guests:Jimmy Warren II, Special Events Coordinator; Tjuana Byrd, Advisory Board; and Keisha Patterson, Grants Administrator for Pulaski County Youth Services (PCYS) | The 2019 Champions of Youth Luncheon, hosted by Pulaski County Youth Services, will be Tuesday, October 29th 11:30am at the Governor’s Mansion located at 1800 Center Street in Little Rock. The theme is “Lights, Camera: A Call to Action.” PCYS is issuing a call to be more involved in the lives of Pulaski County Youth. Broadway Joe is one of the honorees and will receive the Director’s Choice Award. Proceeds benefit the after school, out-of-school and community programs provided by PCYS, free-of-charge in underserved communities. For tickets, to make a donation, or learn more, visit https://pulaskicounty.net/champions-of-youth or like ’em on Facebook.