May is here and blooming beautifully, and the brand new, community-filled issue of Soirée is the perfect companion. 

Here's what you'll find on our pages this month:

The Roots of Legacy // Meet five inspiring mother-daughter duos whose unique relationships are impacting central Arkansas. Read it here.

Denise Thomas Takes the Long View // Forged by early health hurdles and raised in a crucible of her grandmother's friends, Thomas shares her journey to the World Trade Center Arkansas CEO desk. Read it here.

Shop Talk: Mum’s the Word // Maybe you can't give her the world, but these sweet local finds are the next best thing. Read it here.

On the Same Page // A look inside the coalition teaming up to tackle low literacy rates in Arkansas schools. Read it here.

Little Rock Soirée Head of the Class 2022 // Join us as we salute the top graduating seniors from public, private and parochial schools in central Arkansas. Read it here.

Morning, Noon & Night: A Guide to Downtown & Argenta // From sunup to sundown (and well beyond), there's much to explore in the heart of the capital city. Read it here.

Soirée Loves Local: Downtown & Argenta // Get to know some of the businesses that make Downtown, SoMa, East Village and Argenta so special. Read it here.

The May Edit: 4 Ways to Rethink Your Approach to Mental Health // Making a tangible change can make a world of difference. These actions can help you take more control of your mental health. Read it here.

Little Rock Soirée 2022 Mental Health Resource Guide // Learn more about the mental health providers in central Arkansas who are available to assist you, your children, your friends or other loved ones. Read it here.

Nonprofit News: May Edition // Big acts, rising stars and more of the news worth noting in local nonprofits. Read it here.

Artist Spotlight: Lana Johnson // Get to know the painter behind Come Alive Studio striving to find beauty in the "discarded, overlooked and fleeting objects of everyday life." Read it here.

Day in Little Rock: Bright Lights, Big City // Amanda Hoelzeman remembers her first foray into the downtown Little Rock arts scene, Iriana's Pizza included. Read it here.

So sit back, grab your beverage of choice and settle into the May issue of Little Rock Soirée.