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LRFW 5 youth fashion sketch design competition

LRFW 5 youth fashion sketch design competition

By Darryl Wilkins Jr.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Do you have what it takes to become the next winner of the Little Rock Fashion Week’s Youth Fashion Sketch Designer Competition? LRFW is accepting applications from students entering grades 1st through 12th for its annual Youth Fashion Sketch Design Competition. The competition will be split into three different categories ranging from children (1st-5th graders), juniors (6th-8th graders), and teens (9th-12th graders). Applications can be downloaded at www.LittleRockFashionWeek.com or requested by e-mailing info@littlerockfashionweek.com.

LRFW 5 Model Search is this weekend!

LRFW 5 Model Search is this weekend!

By: Adeeja Anderson

Hopeful models are preparing this week for auditions of the fifth annual Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW), a weeklong of high fashion, entertainment and network events scheduled in mid-July.

The model search will be held May 4 and May 5 at the Holiday Inn Presidential Hotel, located at 600 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Ark., 72202 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Male and female models of all ages and sizes are welcomed. They are required to wear a plain black t-shirt with no logos and wear jeans pants. Females need to bring high heel shoes, and no make-up and accessories are allowed. Models will be deducted points for not following instructions.

Results of models selected will be posted on www.littlerockfashionweek.com/models.php by May 13. If selected, models’ rehearsal is scheduled for June 2 and July 14 at Horace Mann Arts and Science Magnet School, located 1000 East Roosevelt Rd, Little Rock, Ark. 72206, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Campbell to speak at University of Iowa

Campbell to speak at University of Iowa

Little Rock, Ark – Brandon D. Campbell, the creator and executive producer of Little Rock Fashion Week, is the guest speaker at the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Iowa City, IA. He’s appearing at the UI April 19th through 23rd.

“I’m greatly honored to be returning to Iowa to share my experiences.” says Campbell. “The University of Iowa provided so many resources for me in the early stages of my career. My experiences there taught me a lot about business, and I discovered who I am and what my passions were. I consider it be a dream come true to provide insight and my resources to students at my alma mater”

LRFW's Campbell named a "style setter" by magazine

LRFW's Campbell named a "style setter" by magazine

Little Rock – Brandon D. Campbell, the founder of Little Rock Fashion Week, is named by Arkansas Life magazine as a Style Setter.  

“This is a great honor,” says Campbell. “I’m prideful to be recognized by a credible magazine such as Arkansas Life for my contributions to my home state. I appreciate those who've allowed me to share my vision to entertain through my ventures. I’m thankful for my family, staff, and supporters.”

In the April issue of Arkansas Life it celebrates “the design savvy Arkansans who influence and inspire us – and prove this really is the land of opportunity.”

Click here to read the full article.

Arkansas Showcase, 88.3FM KABF

Arkansas Showcase, 88.3FM KABF

The Arkansas Showcase, 88.3FM KABF comes your way every Friday from noon to 2.  Bringing to you the best music coming out of Arkansas.  This show is the only place on radio that plays local artists.  You can also follow the show on several social media sites:  www.facebook.com/arkansasshowcase, www.twitter.com/arshowcase and www.myspace.com/arkansas_showcase.  So be sure to tune in.

LRFW's final call for fashion designers

LRFW's final call for fashion designers

Little Rock, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is still accepting fashion design applicants, wanting to showcase their clothing lines at the fifth annual Little Rock Fashion Week, scheduled for July 15-20, 2013 at various locations in downtown Little Rock. The final application postmark deadline is April 15, 2013.

Founded by entertainment producer Brandon Campbell in 2009, LRFW has showcased over 75 fashion brands by local, national, international and student designers; been attended by fashion and entertainment executives from E! Entertainment, Style Network, MTV, NBC, Dillard's, Otis School of Fashion (Los Angeles), and Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

College of Business reaches out to new audience with master’s program

College of Business reaches out to new audience with master’s program

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (February 27, 2013)--There’s a new option on the horizon for college graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds who want to sharpen their business acumen while earning a master’s degree.

            Arkansas Tech University will offer course work toward a Master of Science in Business Administration degree for the first time during the fall 2013 semester.

            The 30-hour program, which is the first master’s degree offering from the Arkansas Tech College of Business, is available for graduates who earned their baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than business.