Events

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) —…

Top Events, Fairs, Festivals in June across Southeast

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Southeast Tourism Society highlights events in 12 states Staff Report June is a prime month for special events and festivals, and the Southeast Tourism Society has identified a dozen of the best in eight states for its Top 20 Events in the Southeast program. Travelers are encouraged to check with individual events for any schedule…

St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations To Make Irishmen Proud

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Staff Report Fayetteville will be in full Irish bloom Sunday with events taking place in honor of the good ol’ Catholic Saint Patrick and community spirit. In the 1600s, close to 100,000 Irish immigrants made their way onto the shores of North America, in what now is the United States. The 1700s brought another 100,000,…

‘Deliverance’ Meets Music For Folk Fun

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For the last 65 years the citizens of Eureka Springs have celebrated their cultural history with music, dance and crafts. If you have grown up in Eureka springs for the last 70 years you were a hedgehopper in third grade and square danced on the stage of the auditorium. Eureka Springs’ 2012 Original Ozark Folk Festival will feature the legendary Ronny Cox., who first made his mark in American culture when he played “Dueling Banjos” on his guitar in the movie “Deliverance,” and the role of ill fated Drew.

Live Music

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  THURSDAY   Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs: Brown Chicken Brown Cow Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla.: Derryl Perry Foghorn’s on College, Fayetteville: Jamie Wolf Fresco Cafe and Pub, Fayetteville: Juke Joint with Anthony Ball and Friends George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Rough Draftz, Admirals JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Austin Miller JJ’s Grill, Prairie Creek Marina:…