Events

Several events and talks are planned as part of the Big Read program.

August 19, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Saturday)

Book discussion leader training.
UA Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library, Room 535
Participation limited (By Invitation)

September 19, 4:30 p.m. (Tuesday)

Into the Beautiful North: With the Author Luis Alberto Urrea
UA Little Rock, Fine Arts Building, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall
Free and open to the public

September 21, TBD (Thursday)

Los que se Quedan/Those Who Remain (view trailer)
Consulate of Mexico in Little Rock, 3500 South University Ave.
Free and open to the public

September 22, 10:00 a.m. (Friday)

Discussion: Into the Beautiful North & Other Ideas
UA Little Rock, Stella Boyle Smith Hall
An informal discussion about 9 Horses and Joseph Brent’s new work, contemporary art, developing a career in music, and much, much more.
Free and open to the public

September 22, 2:00 p.m. (Friday)

Music Workshop & Master Class with 9 Horses
UA Little Rock, Stella Boyle Smith Hall
Free and open to the public

 September 23, 6:00 p.m. (Saturday)

9 Horses Concert (more information)
9 Horses, a trio that combines the virtuosity of classical music with the immediacy of jazz and folk music, features Joe Brent on acoustic and electric mandolin, Sara Caswell on violin and Hardanger d’amore, and Andrew Ryan on bass. The 9 Horses performance will feature a new composition inspired by Into the Beautiful North and is part of the ACANSA Arts Festival, a three-day celebration of the arts at UA Little Rock (Sept. 22-24).
UA Little Rock, Fine Arts Building, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall
Free and open to the public

September 27, 6:30 p.m. (Wednesday)

Los que se Quedan/Those Who Remain (view trailer)
El Zócalo Immigrant Resource Center
Geyer Springs United Methodist Church, 5500 Geyer Springs Rd.
Free and open to the public. There is an optional $3 dinner prior to the film at 5:30.

October 4, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Wednesday)

5-6 p.m.: Book discussion and Cocktail hour
6-7 p.m.: Purgatorio: A Jouney into the Heart of the Border film screening (view trailer)
Central Arkansas Library System Ron Robinson Theater
Free and open to the public

October 5, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Thursday)

5-6 p.m.: Book discussion and Cocktail hour
6-7 p.m.: The Other Side of Immigration film screening (view trailer)
Central Arkansas Library System Ron Robinson Theater
Free and open to the public

October 11 – November 10

Estamos Aquí /We Are Here exhibit
UA Little Rock, Fine Arts Building
Free and open to the public