Spaces for healing

July 2, 2022


Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

Happy weekend all! Here are some events you might be interested in:

  • American Spirit: It’s First Friday in Bentonville today! Head over for a good time. 
  • Fireworks: If you’re planning to celebrate Independence Day over the weekend, and don’t know where yet, here are a couple lists of locations! 
  • Original documents: Get your free tickets to the latest exhibition at Crystal Bridges, We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy, this weekend. 
  • Go outside, support local: It’s the weekend in the summer, so that means local Farmers Markets
  • Fire up the cooker: Head out to Lowell for a “sizzling good time” at a BBQ Festival today and tomorrow!
  • Bikes & books: Bring your kids out to the Bentonville Public Library on Saturday for the 2nd annual OZ Kids Bike & Book Festival. 
  • Make something: If you’re feeling crafty this weekend, Cirro Studio is hosting a Coiled Bowl Workshop this evening from 6-8p. 
  • Just dance: Get your live music fix at Railyard Live in Downtown Rogers this weekend.

Be safe, be creative, and have fun this weekend! See you next week!


Arkansas New Play Festival Scheduled For July


TheatreSquared has set the dates for its Arkansas New Play Festival, and for you play enthusiasts, this is something you won’t want to miss! 

  • Join the conversation: The Arkansas New Play Festival is “a celebration of new work for the American stage” and an opportunity to help shape brand new works from the ground up. You are invited to watch intimate conversations between show people and share your own thoughts with the creative teams. 
  • Invitation to the stage: The festival will occur as a summer series and take place July 16-17 at the Momentary and July 23-24 at TheatreSquared. For just $50, anyone can attend eight readings and artist receptions. 

Click HERE for more information. 

Sponsored by Mycelium Networks

Mycelium Networks Celebrates Second Birthday

Mycelium Networks

Northwest Arkansas’ leading blockchain company, Mycelium Networks, is celebrating its second birthday this month and all it has accomplished in the past two years. 

  • Big accomplishments: Mycelium has built one of the nation’s densest technology testbeds with the help of the NWA community, and through its innovative business model, the company has bolstered widespread acceptance of decentralized networks here, years before they become mainstream.  
  • Moving forward: From a small operation in a Fayetteville kitchen to a thriving company, Mycelium now employs 20 individuals with plans to hire more in year three. The company is also committed to another big project over the next year, including launching new technologies to further advance innovation in NWA.  

You can support future technology by joining Mycelium as a host here.  


Officials Release Updates for Bentonville School of Medicine

Alice L. Walton School of Medicine

Officials revealed next steps and the updated name of a new four-year medical school in Bentonville to begin construction in the spring. 

  • Structure for care: What was previously called Whole Health School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the independent, non-profit medical school, is now called the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine. It is a sister organization to Bentonville non-profit Whole Health Institute and will integrate conventional medicine with holistic principles and self-care practices. 
  • A healing space: The school will be a 154,000 sq. ft building on approximately 20 acres east of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art along NE J St. The design will incorporate pedestrian and bike networks along with landscape areas such as foraging and healing gardens, urban farming space, woodland meditation, and more.

Learn more HERE

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