Events

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…

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House of Blurbs Bikes, Blues, BBQ and Art The Fayetteville Underground will showcase Blues, Bikes & Barbecue-related art during the gallery’s September exhibit. Visiting artist Terry Dushan will present America in Motion, a series of photographs captured during previous gatherings, which emphasizes the artistic side of the motorcycle rally as well as highlighting the near…

Compassion Games Bring Kindness To NWA

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Compassion Games

Four Principles of Compassion: 1. To cultivate a disposition of loving-kindness and respect for ourselves. 2. To exhibit that in each human we interact with. 3. To commit to the service of others — in our neighborhoods, communities, and across the world. 4. To adopt an open-mindedness — and generative, generous spirit that leads to…

Celebrate The Senses In Eureka Springs

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Staff Report Fleur Delicious Weekend is a Celebration of all the senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch in the historic village of Eureka Springs. It is a French-themed weekend in which restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, spas, and music venues participate with French inspired indulgences in food, wine, spirits, art, entertainment and luxe galore….

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) —…