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Investing In The Kids Of The Community

by Becca Martin-Brown on

Bentonville Public Library has previously been granted two traveling exhibitions from the American Library Association: 'Thinking Money' and 'Explore Space,' which generated a combined reach of more than 10,000 attendees.... Read full article

Abstract "Marilyn Monroe" statue brings new level of art to Bella Vista

by Keith Bryant on

"Marilyn Monroe" is perched outside the Bella Vista Police Department and Fire Station 1, just off U.S. 71 through Bella Vista.... Read full article

Chalk joins mediums of choice in Eureka Springs

by Lara Hightower on

Sandy Royce Martin, chairwoman of the Eureka Springs Arts Council, says that adding the Chalk Art Festival -- running May 15-18 this year -- to the venerated May Festival of the Arts lineup was a matter of popular demand.... Read full article

Arkansas firm buys Branson duck boats

by David Showers on

The scion of a local family that has operated duck boats in Hot Springs since 1992 has acquired boats bearing the logo of the Branson, Mo., operator involved in last summer's fatal duck boat sinking.... Read full article

Juggling festival hits new heights in Eureka

by Lara Hightower on

Northwest Arkansas Juggling Festival, which runs May 10-12 is part of the May Festival of the Arts in Eureka Springs.... Read full article

May Festival of the Arts blends new with tried and true

by Becca Martin-Brown on

May Festival of the Arts is a tradition among locals, regionals and repeat visitors. Over the past several years, it has also become an international attraction for Eureka Springs. ... Read full article

Glass bottles found behind 'haunted' Arkansas hotel date to 1938 cancer elixir

by Bill Bowden on

More than 400 glass bottles have been unearthed in the backyard of the Crescent Hotel. They appear to date from 1938-40, when the building served as Baker Hospital and Health Resort.... Read full article

Settler’s Cabin makes journey to Bella Vista Historical Museum

by Keith Bryant on

After nearly a year of planning and fundraising, the Settler's Cabin has arrived at the Bella Vista Historical Museum.... Read full article

Vintage Market Days returns to Benton County Fairgrounds

by Becca Martin-Brown on

This marks the sixth year and the 11th Vintage Market Days in Northwest Arkansas, where the pop-up market is held every spring and fall. 125 vendors are expected to fill two large barns and set up outside.... Read full article

Artist to paint mural in downtown Rogers

by Alex Golden on

The Rogers Public Arts Commission on Thursday unanimously approved the project that has been a partnership between the city, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Walton Family Foundation.... Read full article