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Ouachita Arts Celebration Hosts Reception Honoring Chair Art Artists

SUBMITTED BY JUDY THOMPSON – For the first time at the recent Ouachita Arts Celebration, a new art form was highlighted.  With the very popular Chair Art, old wooden chairs were turned into art by the very competent local artists.  The Chair Art ranges from the beautifully simplistic to the truly out of the box. Artists who participated were Jim ...

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Ouachita Arts Celebration Provided Plethora of Mediums

BY MELANIE WADE – The Ouachita Arts Celebration was held in downtown Mena on Saturday, November 4th, and was a success by all accounts. Although official numbers weren’t available at press time, one organizer, John Vacca, said despite poor weather, he believes there were as many people as last year, and hopefully a few more. Mena Street was lined with ...

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OAC to Display Wooden Chair Art; Vendor Applications Available

BY MELANIE WADE – The Ouachita Arts Celebration (OAC) is adding a new event to their already promising event that is coming up on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in downtown Mena. The latest addition will include old wooden chairs that have been turned into works of art. OAC organizers will distribute old, non-restored wooden chairs to local artists who will ...

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Doc Hudson Making an Appearance at Ouachita Arts Celebration

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Ouachita Arts Celebration upcoming dates for 2016 have been announced and organizers are particularly proud to welcome ‘Doc Hudson’ Vintage Tin’ to the event. The Vintage Tin Fall Tour will land in Mena November 3rd thru 5th and will feature the famous Doc Hudson car from the Pixar movie, Cars, and will be available to ...

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Ouachita Arts Celebration Announces Dates & New Attractions

BY MELANIE BUCK – The 3rd annual Ouachita Arts Celebration has promised to be bigger and better than ever before with more artists, more music, and a unique vintage car show lining up Mena Street on Saturday, November 5. The event’s growth positions it to become one of the area’s premiere events. The city will again block off Mena Street ...

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