Month: November 2020

Rare Finds from a Media Goldmine, When You Have the Time to Look

I’m not sure you can find anyone who would dispute the statement that 2020 has been a strange year that has brought many changes to our lives. I certainly would not. For me, some changes have been a little stressful. Early in the pandemic, the Central Arkansas Library System closed down, sending all employees home,

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Art on the Move at CALS Library Square

Fusion, a spherical sculpture made of limestone sitting on a limestone base, was commissioned as a memorial to Vernon C. Johnson Sr., who was a security guard at the Central Arkansas Library System for more than twenty years. After Johnson’s death in 2006, the CALS community commissioned the artwork from sculptor Michael Warrick.

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Immanuel Lutheran Church Records Now Available for Research

Several German communities emerged to the west and southwest of Little Rock in the 1870s and 1880s in response to efforts by the state and by the railroads to promote immigration. These settlements, which still show evidence of their German heritage, continued to use the German language well into the twentieth century. The religious needs of community members were initially served by occasional visits from the pastor of First Lutheran Church in Little Rock.

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Enjoy November’s 2FAN in the Crisp Fall Air

CALS Galleries at Library Square

Second Friday Art Night (2FAN)

Friday, November 13, 5 to 8 p.m. 

Location: River Market Pavilion, downtown Little Rock

The opening exhibition for November features panels of artwork for the 2020 DrainSmart murals.

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Butler Banner Archive

The Butler Banner archives between 1999-2018 are available in PDF format only. The Butler Banner was our print newsletter.

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