Monthly Archives: June 2013

Crisis Center Heals Individuals And Community

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Benefit Set To Support The Work of Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center Staff Report The Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center (NWARCC) provides a safe haven of healing and hope to those affected by sexual violence and constantly works toward a safer future for all through education and awareness. Since 1982, NWARCC’s mission-driven work has offered…

Omni Protests Torture And Abuse During Torture Awareness Month

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Torture

Special Contribution By Dick Bennett The U.S. government has tortured people at CIA “black sites,” at Army prisons like Abu Ghraib and Bagram, and at prisons run by cooperating countries, called “extraordinary rendition.” Our government has also assassinated many people — not only alleged foreign enemies but U.S. citizens (all without charge or trial) —…

Permanent Outdoor Theater Approved For NWA

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Staff Report The Walton Arts Center Council approved plans to build a mid-sized, permanent outdoor amphitheater that will attract headlining artists and bigger audiences to Northwest Arkansas. As part of a multi-campus expansion to grow arts and entertainment in the region, the new venue will serve as a major stop for big touring concerts in…

Savasana: Corpse Pose

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More Perfect Union

By Alexander Wayne “Be still and know that I am God.” — Psalms 46 “And now for Savasana” is one of the sweetest phrases an aspiring yogi hears. After an hour of bends, twists, inversions and flows, the opportunity to sprawl out on the floor and relax can feel like a little taste of nirvana….

Gemini New Moon — Let Instability Do Its Work

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Esoteric Astrology as news for week June 6-12, 2013 We are moving toward Summer solstice. Friday is complex with multiple interactions and interchanges between the moon and planets Mercury, Venus, Saturn and Neptune. Saturday is the last new moon (18 degrees Gemini) before summer. “Let instability do its work” is the Gemini personality-building keynote explaining…