The Queen of Snapchat, Cyreneq, is featured at inaugural C. Earl and Kathy Ramsey lecture at UA Little Rock Downtown

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UA Little Rock alumna Cyrene Quiamco, better known as Cyreneq, is a Flipino-American social media artist, influencer, and published author. She is known for creating art on Snapchat.

She will present the inaugural C. Earl and Kathy Ramsey Distinguished Lecture. It will be tonight (September 18) at 6pm in the UA Little Rock Downtown space.

Cyreneq’s work has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur and Business Insider. Quiamco is considered one of the Top 100 New Establishments by Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan’s Top 50 Most Fascinating People. She is the ambassador of the National Digest Arts Awards in the Philippines where she advocated the importance of art in education and career.

 

Arkansas and Mexico: The Early Years is focus of Old State House Museum Brown Bag lecture today

Arkansas and Mexico each became political entities in the first decades of the 19th century. Both before and after Mexican Independence, Arkansans looked for commercial and political opportunities in Mexico.

Join the Old State House Museum on ThursdaySept. 12, from 12 to 1 p.m., as Dr. Kristin Dutcher Mann explores the first 100 years of relationships between Arkansas and Mexico.

Dr. Kristin Dutcher Mann is professor of history and social studies education coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

She is a specialist in the history of colonial Latin America and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands. In addition, she frequently works with teachers and students on public and local history projects and grants.

 

August 2nd Friday Art Night at UA Little Rock Downtown with Bang-Up Betty

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The galleries and shops of downtown Little Rock are staying open late for 2nd Friday Art Night

Bang-Up Betty will be popping up with local artists and artisans at UA Little Rock Downtown in the River Market area for the evening festivities!

Shop hand-stamped jewelry, lapel pins and more by local designer Bang-Up Betty from 5-8 p.m. She’ll be showcasing new designs, her recent funny zodiac collection and classic favorites Friday night.