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Becca Bona

Becca Bona
Senior Writer
A native of Little Rock, Becca Bona is extremely proud of the area’s emerging music and foodie scene. She currently serves as the managing editor of the Daily Record, and agrees with Virginia Woolf – “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
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“When we first moved here, we both were wondering why,” says Sofia Gonzalez from the desk of her home studio. After growing up 20 minutes north of San Francisco, the move she and her fiancé made a over a year ago to the Natural State definitely caused a shock. Now, …

No one knows culture shock better than Michael Shaeffer, who, at the tender age of 13, moved with his family from Long Island, New York, to Hot Springs, Arkansas. “I was starting high school and I really didn’t want to be here at first,” he laughs. Luckily for Shaeffer, however, …

Welcome to Rockers. These are people around the Little Rock area doing amazing things in the community. Have someone you would like to nominate for a future Rockers? Shoot us a message. If you like going to local farmer’s markets, then you’ve likely seen or met Bo Bennett. A passionate …

If you spend more than five minutes with Cate Davison and Alisyn Reid, the dynamic duo behind A Rowdy Faith, it’s obvious they’ve been friends for a while. In fact, their friendship dates back to their time at Central High School, although they didn’t know then that they would later …

“Everything was art,” says Angela Davis Johnson as she looks back on her childhood. A child from “a lot of spaces,” Johnson moved often when she was young, as her father served in the military. Nevertheless, she considers a small, Eastern Arkansan town called Lambrook her home. “My mother is …

Although it might not seem intuitive, Matthew Castellano looks to and thanks the local skateboarding community for leading him to art. And although the Miami native didn’t necessarily have Little Rock on his radar, he’s glad he made the stop. “In 2010 I went on this long road trip where …

From photography to music and collage, Vincent Griffin is a jack-of-all-trades artist. “I get bored,” he laughs, “So, I always have a lot of things going on.” A North Little Rock native, Griffin began creating at a young age. He remembers having a piece up at the Arkansas Art Center …

You’ll feel as if you’re a part of their world after watching the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s performance of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” And that’s a good thing. As the state’s largest non-profit professional theatre company that’s been around for a good 40 years, there’s no arguing that The Rep has …

Glass Wands takes on The White Water Tavern tonight at 9 p.m. And before you ask, we mean Glass Wands as in the band, not the … er … sex toy. Brooks Tipton, local musician and t-shirt craftsman as well as the force behind Glass Wands, is pumped for the …

If you pay any attention to the local music scene, you’ve likely heard of Becoming Elephants. If not, sit back and open your ears. The four part prog rock group is made up of locals Jameson Burton on guitar and tenor saxophone; Logan Kennedy on drums; Zack Parham on bass …

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