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Quick Picks: Ragin’ Cajun, Fashion Footprints, more

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette file photo

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette file photo


Bolo Bash Luncheon, an annual event to aid Baptist Health Medical Center in continuing programs, buying equipment and supporting nurses, begins with a silent auction at 11 a.m. at the J.A. Gilbreath Conference Center at the hospital’s Little Rock campus. This year’s speaker is American fashion designer Nicole Miller. Tickets for the luncheon are $150. For more information, click here.


CARTI’s Ragin Cajun Bash, presented by Iberiabank, takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the River Market pavilions. The all-you-can-eat crawfish boil includes all the trimmings, live music, drinks, an auction and raffle items. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. Learn more about the Louisiana-inspired event here.


Esse Pursue Museum will host Fashion Footprints: Purse-onal Stories, a celebration of the personal ties mothers, daughters, sisters and more share through clothing and accessories. A collaborative effort between the museum, the Capital Hotel, Oxford American and designer Linda Rowe Thomas, the event will feature drinks, bar fare and a confessional camera to share personal stories. Tickets are $35 and can be bought here.


Breakfast at Tiffany’s will show at Ron Robinson Theater at … Read more >

SoMa Mardi Gras Parade: Bon Temps on South Main


This Scene was originally published in the Feb. 26, 2014, issue of Sync.

The season of Carnival comes to an end Tuesday, but not before Little Rock celebrates the season with a Mardi Gras parade on South Main Street complete with floats, beads and king cake.

The City of Little Rock, SoMa and the SoMa Business Alliance present the SoMa Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday at noon. The parade begins at Main and 24th streets and ends at Main and 12th streets, and spectators are encouraged to line the route with folding chairs and blankets to enjoy the event. The parade takes place rain or shine.… Read more >

Shakespeare in the South: Tales at South on Main


Oxford American and Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre team up to bring a special Shakespeare-themed Tales from the South to South on Main next week. Shakespeare in the South, which made its Tales from the South debut in 2012, is Tuesday and features stories by Greg Brownderville, Stacey Margaret Jones and Sara Shumaker. Doors open at 5 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seats at a table are $15 each. General admission tickets (no table) are $10 and are available first come, first served. Tickets are available online here.

Also coming soon in the world of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre: Swing Along with Shakespeare at 6:30 p.m. March 7 at the Junior League Building. The Bard Ball features a swing band and a sneak peek at the upcoming AST season. Tickets for the event are $75 in advance.… Read more >

Crossing Borders at Oxford American gallery

Today I was excited to have lunch for the first time at Oxford American‘s new restaurant and performance venue, South on Main. While the restaurant is still in its soft opening phase (and will open for lunch Monday), the service and food were excellent and the space is really something to see. Sync will have plenty of time to talk about food and beverage there soon enough. Today what I wanted to share is the OA gallery and exhibition next door.… Read more >

Syd Hayman is a beauty, entertainment and pop culture fanatic who enjoys trying different metro restaurants that satisfy picky eaters. Tweet her at @TheSydRichi.