Painter and sculptor Kevin Kresse will be the featured storyteller for a very special Tales from the South Tin Roof Project on Tuesday evening, March 5. The live taping of the radio series will be at Starving Artist Café in the Argenta Arts District, Downtown North Little Rock. Live music will be provided by Brad Williams. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner and drinks are served 5-6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

Kresse, a native Arkansan, supports his family as a painter and sculptor in Little Rock. He has exhibited his work around Arkansas and in New York, Washington D.C., Memphis, and Atlanta.

Kresse has been awarded painting fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts-Mid America Arts Alliance and the Arkansas Arts Council. He has also won several awards in the Arkansas Arts Center annual Delta competition.

He has been featured in the Arkansas Times, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the North Little Rock Times, the Little Rock Free Press, Active Years Magazine, and Soiree Magazine. He has also been featured in pieces produced by the local affiliates of ABC, CBS, and PBS television, as well as a film short by Garret Lakin. Kevin lives in Little Rock with his wife Bridget and their three children.

Tickets are $7.50 for the show, plus the cost of dinner and drinks. Seating is very limited. Tickets can be purchased online at

This show will air on KUAR (89.1) in Central Arkansas on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7pm.

Tales from the South is presented by the Argenta Arts Foundation and Temenos Publishing Company, with AY Magazine as the official media sponsor, publishing a story each month in the magazine. Additional support provided by the North Little Rock Visitor’s Bureau, The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow, and The Oxford American Magazine. This show is sponsored by William F. Laman Public Library.