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June 16, 2022

Theatre

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Performing At U of A Global Campus Theatre This Week

NWA Daily

After a two-year hiatus, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is returning for the summer of 2022 with Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

  • Coming together: Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is the state's only professional Shakespeare company and is headquartered at the University of Central Arkansas campus. With the festival's return this year, the Shakespeare company and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville have formed a new partnership.
  • Curtains up: The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre intends to invest in the talent and resources at the U of A, including its stage. The company will perform Much Ado About Nothing at the University of Arkansas Global Campus Theatre June 16-18. Tickets are $15 and free for students. 

For more information and tickets, click HERE

Sports

Arkansas Women's Track and Field Program Wins Program of the Year Award

Arkansas Razorbacks

The Arkansas women’s track and field team has earned the Women’s Division I Program of the Year award for the first time in program history! 

  • Prestigious winnings: The accolade is the USTFCCCA’s Terry Crawford award, which has been awarded since 2009. It recognizes the top program based on team results during the NCAA cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field championships. 
  • On top: The Arkansas women’s track and field team walked away from the NCAA championships with ten first-team All-American athletes. Arkansas achieved the award with 1.5 points over BYU by placing eighth in NCAA Cross Country, fourth in NCAA Indoor, and sixth in NCAA Outdoor. 

Read more HERE

Sponsored by Bartleby's Seitan Shop

Bartleby's Seitan Shop Revolutionizes Plant-Based Meals

Bartleby's

Specializing in southern-fried plant-based eats, Bartleby’s Seitan Shop believes better food choices don’t need to be bland or boring.

  • Delicious feast: Seitan is a protein from wheat and has been used for thousands of years. The Bartleby’s food truck is known as the Seitan Stand and is open seven days a week at Bentonville Brewing with delivery and preorder options and some free samples! 
  • Make it at home: There is also a frozen line available at Akin’s in Rogers, Maple Market on Emma in Springdale, and Ozark Natural Foods in Fayetteville. Plus, they ship nationwide. On Bartleby’s food website, you can find recipe ideas, and on their social media, you can find weekly recipe videos. 

Learn more HERE

Health

Arkansas Children's Makes Record Advancements In Report

Arkansas Children's Northwest

Arkansas Children’s Hospital, which has a Northwest Arkansas location, made some record advancements on the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital list

  • Seven programs: Arkansas Children’s is celebrating the ranking of its most service lines ever in U.S. News and World Report. Seven of Arkansas Children’s specialty services are among the best in the nation, according to the list. 
  • Trusted care: With its number of ranked specialty services, Arkansas Children’s continues to be among the most decorated health systems in the state. The ranking considers medical centers through a survey that measures patient safety, infection prevention, adequacy of nurse staffing, and specialists’ opinions. 

See the ranking lists HERE

Art

Crystal Bridges Summer Guide 'Bursting At The Seams With Art'

Crystal Bridges

Summer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art never disappoints with 120 acres in full bloom and new exhibitions and events ready to inspire. 

  • Go see: This year, Crystal Bridges is bursting with every rendition of art for you to experience, from an outdoor architecture exhibition to festivities of celebration and concerts to an original print of a US document arriving at the galleries.
  • Coming up: Today begins a weekend dedicated to The Dirty South, an exhibition celebrating Black culture. In addition to a lineup of events through June 17, there will be free admission to The Dirty South June 18-19.

Check out the Crystal Bridges summer guide HERE

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