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February 2, 2023


Your Guide To The Ultimate Northwest Arkansas Valentine's Date

Atlas The Restaurant

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and we're here to help you be prepared! Check out our guide to Date Night Spots Around NWA and set up a reservation for you and your special someone.

Find descriptions of these spots and more in our guide HERE.


Elle King Joins The Lineup Of FreshGrass | Bentonville

NWA Daily

Multi-platinum artist Elle King has been added to the lineup for FreshGrass | Bentonville, joining the outstanding bluegrass and roots artists coming to Bentonville on May 19-20.

  • Music connects: Alongside bands like Caamp, Mavis Staples, and Sierra Ferrell, the festival will also include FreshSongs, first-time music performances created by international songwriters at The House of Songs exclusively for the festival.
  • Movies and more: Beyond the music, the family-friendly festival will offer activities, local food and drink, local vendors, food and beverages, and a viewing of FreshScores, a silent film featuring original live music.

Read more about the upcoming festival HERE.


Freedom's Path Hits Theaters This February

Freedom's Path

Produced by Fayettevlle-based Rockhill Studios, the civil-war era story Freedom's Path will debut on Feb 3, showing locally at AMC Fiesta Square in Fayetteville.

  • The plot: According to Screenrant, the story follows the Union soldier William, who intentionally injures himself and deserts battle to avoid death but gets caught up in the crossfires of Confederates hunting a group of Black fighters. 
  • Hey, I've been there: The movie was primarily filmed in the fall of 2019 at multiple Northwest Arkansas locations like Prairie Grove Battlefield Park, War Eagle Mill, Lincoln, Cane Hill, and more.

Watch the movie trailer HERE, and book tickets HERE.


Fayetteville's Historic Ice House Sells Units For $1.47m

NWA Daily

Three commercial units in Downtown Fayetteville's historic Ice House building have been purchased for $1.47m.

  • Fresh beets: The new owner, Dylan Maisel of New Orleans, plans to use the space to open a Northwest Arkansas location of his health restaurant and smoothie shop, The Daily Beet.
  • Welcome to the neighborhood: The Ice House, located at 339 N West Ave right off Dickson St, is a mixed-use building and home to Ice House Tattoo, In Motion Boutique, and several residential units.

Read about this development and more from Talk Business & Politics HERE.


Crystal Bridges Announces Exhibitions Coming In 2023

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

From Diego Rivera to Annie Leibovitz, the 2023 Exhibition lineup at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will feature some of the most iconic artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

  • A lasting vision: Deigo Rivera's America brings together over 150 of Rivera's art pieces, examining the social and cultural life of Mexico and America from the 1920s to the 1940s, in the first major exhibition focused exclusively on the Mexican artist in over 20 years.
  • Say cheese: One of the most accomplished photographers of the last fifty years, Annie Leibovitz has highlighted society in publications like The Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and Vogue. Annie Leibovitz: Portraits explores American identities, human relationships, current events, and more through her thoughtful photography.

Find these exhibitions and more in the 2023 lineup HERE.

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