Filmmaking is a creative way for people of all ages to explore meaningful topics and express themselves. Young filmmakers in the state can tackle their own cinematic visions by submitting their work to the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s 2014 Student Selects: A Young Filmmaker’s Showcase.
Another holiday season is behind us, and while it might feel like a great time to take it easy, there are many fun, family-friendly arts and culture activities coming up. Most of central Arkansas’s museums and attractions hold regular (and, often free) events for kids year-round.
At 14 years old, Julia Nightingale Landfair has a theatrical resume more impressive than some actors twice her age. First appearing at Arkansas Repertory Theatre at a mere 8 years old as young Cosette in “Les Miserables,” Landfair has won not only the hearts of Arkansas audiences, but now a leading role in the world premiere of “Because of Winn Dixie,” the musical.
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Halloween Spooktacular is more than just a performance. It’s a full-on Halloween experience for all ages, featuring costumes, decorations, spooky music and lots of surprises, says Philip Mann, ASO’s music director.
For 34 years, the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre has brought stories to life on the stage. From characters dressed in full costume, to creative stage designs, the stories magically transform into artistic entertainment for all ages.