Events

Former Seinfeld Writer Brings Comedic Salute To NWA

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Staff Report Every season, the Walton Arts Center has a few shows that outshine, comedically, the rest. This year, that show stars former Seinfeld writer and one of Showtime’s “five funniest people in America,” and brings a slice of Americana humor to Northwest Arkansas. A salute to the Baby Boomer Generation, The Wonder Bread Years…

Popular, Rescued Bear Touches Grass For First Time

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Since 1992, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (TCWR) in Eureka Springs has been one of the most popular attractions in Northwest Arkansas. Established as a non-profit, they house some of the worlds rarest creatures all for the sake of saving abandoned and misplaced large cats … and one popular grizzly bear. TCWR will introduce their grizzly…

Last Saturday Puts Variety Back In Variety Show

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  By Terrah Baker The Last Saturday of the month is no longer just another day in the weekend, thanks to the collaboration of local artists, performers and a great space right in downtown Fayetteville. It actually began as an extension of Fayetteville Word Wars, several events hosted by local slam poets — a competition…

Benefit Dinner To Celebrate Local, Share Global

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Local Organization Helps Support Exiled, Organic Tibetan Farmers By Terrah Baker Pennies for Partnerships started as a fundraising entity to support already existing programs in the exiled Tibetan communities now living in India, explained founder and director Leann Halsey. The Indian government granted land to the Tibetan people who come from a farming culture thousands…

Festival Supports Film Makers And Industry In NWA

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By Terrah Baker The film industry in Arkansas is blooming, said Offshoot Film Fest organizers. Professionals dedicated to the art of film making are working in Arkansas to create talent from top notch film education programs, enact legislation that supports film making, and bring creative outlets for artists already here. The Offshoot Film Festival held…

Benefit Fayetteville Youth With Center Fundraiser

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SEFCC Hosts 2nd Annual Celebrate Our Kids BanquetStaff Report In every town there is a generation of children looking for a source of productive, safe and low-cost entertainment. Thanks to government and community cooperation, these places became reality with the opening of city community centers. Fayetteville is no exception. The Yvonne Richardson Center was constructed…