Art enthusiasts in Fayetteville should make sure to see “Shared Experiences,” an exhibit by the NWA Black Artists Collective, which is being held at The Artist’s Laboratory Theatre, located at 1030 S. College Ave.
The art exhibit highlights the experience of black and African-American individuals in Northwest Arkansas. It includes works by artists Veronica Huff, Madison Moon, Raven Cook and Cory Perry, the exhibit’s producer.
A dynamic music scene is a major part of Fayetteville’s thriving arts community, and one of the most popular things to do for guests. An eclectic mix of musicians practice their craft here and can be heard all over the city. That’s probably why Fayetteville was named the No. 3 music destination for live music in the U.S. by Beyond Words.
Last weekend saw the premier of the highly-anticipated third season of HBO’s critically-acclaimed series True Detective, which was filmed in and around Fayetteville and Washington County in Northwest Arkansas. The series was created by Nic Pizzolatto, who earned a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and makes his directorial debut this season.
Fayetteville is an eclectic town full of artists, makers, quirky shops and fun food stops. Whether you enjoy a boutique experience, prefer unique art and handmade goods or are looking for something for the weird uncle on your list, Fayetteville has a little something for everyone.
Beyond the shops, many flock to the holiday markets to make shopping a full-day, fun experience in itself. Searching for the perfect gift doesn’t have to be a burden when you’re sipping hot chocolate and surrounded by lights, art and fun people. Here’s a list of a few of our favorite holiday shopping events coming up in Fayetteville, AR this year:
Celebrate the 2018 holiday season with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas. Returning to the stage at the Walton Arts Center, SoNA presents two holiday performances that are sure to delight all ages and have become classic traditions in Fayetteville.
Hop aboard a musical time machine to hear the syncopated classics of Scott Joplin brought back to life by the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra! Peacherine, “the premier American ragtime ensemble” as hailed by The Washington Post, celebrates the King of Ragtime and his stirring instrumental favorites at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on Thursday, November 5, from 7:30-9 p.m.
Join the Faulkner Performing Arts Center as it hosts Gina Chavez on Tuesday, November 13, in association with International Education Week.
Gina Chavez blends the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner — including 2015 Musician of the Year and Album of the Year for her sophomore release, Up.Rooted.
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