Today’s Communiqué – 5.12.22

1. From The Desk of Judge (ret.) Olly Neal – In Support of LaTonya Austin Honorable for Circuit Judge, 5th Division

2. Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Presents Chat & Chew: History on Your Plate featuring Hip-Hop Scholar, Dr. Marquese McFerguson

Dr. Marquese McFerguson, award winning poet, Hip-Hop scholar and an assistant professor of intercultural communication at Florida Atlantic University, will discuss his top five albums and their cultural significance. 

3. Hearne Fine Art Welcomes Artist Dean Mitchell’s Return To Little Rock

Meet The Artist In Person at Hearne Fine Art

1001 Wright Avenue, Little Rock

FRIDAY, MAY 13 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Downtown Little Rock is fortunate to be the home of an incredible breadth of art, culture, and history. To highlight such an amenity, several entities band together and host an after-hours art night every second Friday of the month. Meet Dean Mitchell at Hearne Fine Art!


SATURDAY, MAY 142:00 pm
Dean Mitchell will talk in depth about his work, process, and influences. Here is your opportunity to ask questions about your favorite pieces, get some inspiration, and interact with an award winning contemporary artist.
*Masks will be required for entry.*

4. Artist INC Express Workshop: Uplifting BIPOC Voices 

Artist INC Express Workshop: Uplifting BIPOC Voices – This is a free, virtual workshop taking place May 13-15 will be centering on BIPOC artists and communities, and uplifting BIPOC voices. The workshop is being led by Simone Cottrell, Adrienne Dawes and Michael Toombs. 

Click Here To Register

5. The Legendary Backyard Enterprises Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

6. National Association of Black Veterans, Inc. Hosts Its Fundraising Event

7. Nicole Hart for North Little Rock City Council Hosts Meet & Greet