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August 27, 2022

Arts & Culture

CACHE Announces 2022-23 Music Organizations Advancement Coalition

NWA Daily

CACHE announced yesterday the launch of the 2022-23 Music Organizations Advancement Coalition (MOAC), a two-year program led by CACHE and funded by the Walton Family Foundation. 

  • Well placed: The coalition consists of eight Northwest Arkansas nonprofits that will receive $1.2 million over two years, with additional funds dedicated to professional development and creative collaboration. In addition to strengthening core competencies for nonprofits, coalition members will develop talent and put on complimentary shows and events throughout the region. 
  • The members: The 2022-23 MOAC recipients are the House of Songs, City Sessions, Black Fret, the Music Education Initiative, NWA Jazz Society, Music Moves Arkansas, the Teen Action and Support Center (TASC), and Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation.

Learn more HERE

Employment

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Community

U of A Opens Tsa La Gi Bike Park

City of Fayetteville

The University of Arkansas has officially opened the Tsa La Gi Bike Park in the wooded area behind the UREC Tennis Center located at 1357 W. Indian Trail off Martin Luther King Boulevard in Fayetteville.

  • Paths: The new bike park features three main trails, two green and one blue rated, with options to break away and choose your own adventure further from the hub. Riders can choose jumps, drops, rock gardens, and flows, features designed for riders of all levels to enjoy.
  • Practice tool: The U of A acquired the 10-acre site in 2020 and turned it into “the perfect classroom.” Now, it is an amenity for students on campus and anyone in the community to improve their skills and have fun. 

Learn more HERE

Events

Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

Happy weekend, all! Here are some fun things happening you might want to check out:

Have fun and be safe! We'll see you Monday!

Sports

High School Football Begins Tonight

Jean-Daniel Francoeur

Get loud and proud of your hometowns because the high school varsity football season starts tonight! What better way to support your town spirit than attending a football game?

  • Game time: Tonight, Bentonville is playing Broken Arrow at home. Fayetteville is playing Cabot away. Rogers is playing Little Rock Southwest in Little Rock. Heritage is playing Siloam in Rogers. Springdale is playing Harrison at home. 
  • From home: If you’re more of a stay-at-home type and want to watch clips of the best plays online, never fear. 4029tv.com and 5newsonline.com both cover high school sports. 

Keep up with your team’s scores HERE, and if you go to games and take pics, tag us so we can share! 

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