Join Theatre Squared this year as they take the Arkansas New Play Festival to the virtual stage. This summer and fall will feature a series of trail-blazing new plays with additional viewing opportunities for the performances, intimate conversations between the playwrights, directors, and cast as well as opportunities to share your own thoughts.
The Kessler Mountain Jam is shifting gears this year and converting from a single day AMBCS cross country race to a month-long cross country ride challenge.
Summer activities and ways to celebrate the arts are looking a little different this year - as is everything. Lucky for us, many of Fayetteville’s theatres and studios are taking performances, classes and acts to the virtual stage. We are so excited to see that Art’s Live Theatre is expanding its education offerings throughout the summer with the goal of putting young artists at center stage.
Arts Live Theatre goes online next week with their summer YOUniversity virtual theatre classes. Classes are available for young artists, ages 6-18 years old, covering topics such as acting for stage or for film, comedy improv, how to be a magician, fairy tale theatre and more. Classes are taught in one-week blocks virtually on Zoom and are designed to inspire specific age groups.
The online fun begins Monday, July 20th and continues weekly through August 2020. Teaching artists include theatre professionals throughout the country. Click here to see the full list of summer YOUniversity programs and topics.
In addition to the YOUniversity classes, Arts Live Theatre is debuting virtual productions, online audition opportunities, out-of-the-box prompts for projects, video submission calls and lots of ways to collaborate creatively at all ages.
Learn more about the programs and shows offered and register for YOUniversity today at www.artslivetheatre.com
Sprayetteville Street Art Festival kicks off July 6-12 in downtown Fayetteville.
Thank you to everyone who reached out and requested this list of Fayetteville black-owned businesses. We are continuing to update it as people reach out with more. Please make your voices heard in the comments on social media or message us with more information so that we can all support these businesses moving forward.
Thanks to its location in the Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville is surrounded by outdoor beauty, which makes for spectacular cycling, river floats, hiking trails and pretty much everything you like to do in nature. This also includes scenic car and motorcycle rides, as Northwest Arkansas is home to some of the most memorable backroads and highways in the country.
One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville for both locals and visitors is watching a movie under the stars at the 112 Drive-in Theater, one of the few remaining drive-in theaters in America.
Local nonprofit Music Moves is celebrating Black Music Month with a lineup of native talent. Each weekend in June, Music Moves will be presenting a series of free online concerts via its website and social media pages in honor of Black musicianship. Artists from all over the state of Arkansas will be performing in recognition of the extraordinary contribution of African Americans to music of all genres.
Fayetteville has long been known as the cultural epicenter and entertainment headquarters of the region, and one huge reason is the live-music scene, especially along the famed Dickson Street that lies between the Historic Downtown Square and University of Arkansas campus.
The Arkansas Hospitality Association released a reopening guide for those in the restaurant industry.
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