Famed Little Rock-Born Journalist & The Hot Springs Music Festival

May 28, 2013

Debra Mathis
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On this week's program: Debra Mathis, Little Rock native, activist, political writer and journalist is the keynote speaker for the 69th annual Arkansas Writers Conference on May 31st and Junes 1st in Little Rock. She tells about where she's been and what she's been up to since leaving Arkansas' capital city around 1992.

Music performed in downtown Hot Springs at last year's festival.
Credit Hot Springs Music Festival Facebook Page

Also, Peter Bay and Todd Cranson, Music Director and General director, respectively, for the 18th Hot Springs Music Festival (June 2nd-16th). They detail the program for this year which is set to celebrate the festival's "Coming of Age." The festival will also commemorate some birthdays of famous composers: Benjamin Britten's 100th, as well as the 200th of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner.