UAMS Cancer Institute’s RockStar Lounge to Celebrate 10th Anniversary April 5

By Susan Van Dusen

The party starts at 7 p.m. April 5 at Cajun’s Wharf, 2400 Cantrell Road, in Little Rock. Tickets are $50 in advance and $75 at the door. Order tickets at or by calling (501) 686-7327.

Known as Little Rock’s premier rock ’n roll party, RockStar Lounge will feature a performance by Memphis-based band Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster. Guests also will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and specialty cocktails.

One-hundred percent of the net proceeds from RockStar Lounge benefit cancer research at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas of Medical Sciences (UAMS). Sponsorships are available.

Presenting sponsors are Natalie and Win Rockefeller. Tribute Sponsor is Arkansas Federal Credit Union.

RockStar Lounge is an annual event hosted by the Envoys, an advocacy group of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation, and past chairs Angela Moody; Hatim Smouni; Susan and Herren Hickingbotham; Tiffany and Daniel Robinson; and Natalie and Win Rockefeller.

The Envoys’ mission is to advance the outreach efforts of the Cancer Institute by promoting its physicians, scientists, programs and vision. For information or to become an Envoy, visit

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and eight institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute, Institute for Digital Health & Innovation and the Institute for Community Health Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,275 students, 890 medical residents and fellows, and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 12,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube or Instagram.