Tag Archives: Fayetteville

“Hounds Around Town” Introduced At Fayetteville Animal Shelter

By Stephanie Conway |
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Finn is a 1 year old black labrador retriever at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter. He’s one of the of dogs volunteers can check out for several hours with the Hounds Around Town program.

Fayetteville Animal Services has launched an exciting new program to help shelter dogs.

Foam Fest Set For Saturday in Downtown Fayetteville

By Nick Brothers |
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From Foam Fest 2015.

One of Fayetteville’s finest beer festivals is slated to return this weekend to the downtown square.

Huge Lightning Fest to Host National, Local Improv Comedy

By Nick Brothers |
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Torque, a long-form improv comedy troupe from Playground Theater in Chicago, will be performing at Fayetteville’s new Huge Lightning Comedy Festival, May 6 and May 7.

In an effort to highlight the growing and promising comedy scene in Fayetteville, the brand new Huge Lightning Comedy Festival is hosting comedians, long and short-form improvisers, writers, musicians and general funny people for a two-night, four-event comedy extravaganza.

Garden Project At Senior Center Starts

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers Joanne Murphy, director of public relations for Walmart, (left) and Pat Mills, master gardener (right), prep a herb to be planted in the flowerbed at the Fayetteville Senior Activity Center so the center can grow its own produce.

In an ongoing effort to end senior hunger in Arkansas, a food waste program implemented an on-site produce garden at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center Monday, April 18.

Springfest To Herald In Fayetteville Festival Season

By Nick Brothers |
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"My Bed Pulls Out" teammates Dustin Seaton, left, and Emil Koch, top, push a bed with teammate Tiffany Dickey on board during the bed races at Springfest Saturday, June 22, 2013, on West Dickson Street in Fayetteville.

It’s finally springtime in Northwest Arkansas, and that means it’s soon to be outdoor festival season. As soon as next weekend, in fact. The time-honored tradition of Springfest will return to Dickson Street on Saturday, April 16, with the popular pancake breakfast, bed races, a dog parade, a pub crawl, dozens of great local arts…

On The Map Fest 2016 Recap

By Nick Brothers |
Photo by Lauren Husband Photography

The organizers of On The Map Fest put on a hell of a good show.

Rock ‘n’ Roll School Focuses on Performance

By Nick Brothers |
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Students at the School of Rock, at 2857 N College Ave., rehearse “A Hard Days Night” by The Beatles. The students will eventually go on to perform alongside their peers at a Beatles tribute show in late spring.

Say ch’ello to the brand new music program in Fayetteville.

Whole Foods Grocery Now Open

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers

Staff at Whole Foods in Fayetteville work to stock the shelves in preparation for opening day, Wednesday, March 2.

After about a year and a half of construction — and a delay to expand it — Whole Foods in Fayetteville is finally open.

How Sex Positive Is Fayetteville?

By Nick Brothers |
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Fayetteville is renown for keeping it “funky.” But does that mean it’s receptive and supportive to expression of sexuality?

New Music Festival Puts Fayetteville “On The Map”

By Nick Brothers |
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This Will Destroy You, who will be headling Fayetteville’s new On The Map Festival, pose for a portrait at Sons of Hermann Hall as part of the Red Bull Sound Select in Dallas, Texas. The band will play Friday, March 25.

This coming March, Fayetteville is going to be host to a brand new independent music festival that will feature several bands’ debut in the state.