Teacher opportunity – Professional Development Institute

Each summer, the Theatre offers the week-long T2 Professional Development Institute, conferring up to 30 hours of Arkansas professional development units in partnership with the University of Arkansas. This program will be offered June 10-13, 2011. This year’s program will be held at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute at Petit Jean in Morrilton, Arkansas. Teachers will

Call for student written plays – 2011 Arkansas New Play Fest

TheatreSquared welcomes submissions from Junior High and High School students to be considered for participation in this year’s festival. Five original plays by Arkansas students will be selected to be showcased at TheatreSquared’s 2011 Arkansas New Play Fest to be held May 19-22 at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The theme

Fayetteville Senior Center to Host Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting

The Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center at 945 South College will host the Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting the evening of Monday, March 28, 2011, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. These Town Hall Meetings are wonderful opportunities for direct contact and conversation with Mayor Lioneld Jordan and City Department Directors. This is an opportunity to ask any

Rudolph Giuliani to Speak at University of Arkansas

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani will speak at the University of Arkansas at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in Barnhill Arena as part of the student-sponsored Distinguished Lecture Series. The event is free and open to the public. No ticket is required. Giuliani rose to national prominence in the aftermath of the Sept.

FHS presents Thoroughly Modern Millie

The Fayetteville High School drama department will be presenting Thoroughly Modern Millie written by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, with music and lyrics by Jeanine Tesori and Dick Scanlan as it’s spring musical. The musical centers around Millie Dilmount, a small town girl who moves into the big city to marry for money, a thoroughly

Final Paving is Scheduled for Mount Comfort Road

Final paving is scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 16, 2011, on Mount Comfort Road between Porter Road and Rupple Road. During paving operations, flag personnel will be present to direct traffic as necessary, and numerous shifts in traffic lanes should be expected. Access to side streets may be limited for short periods of time as

Apple Seeds, Inc. to host free cooking class series

Apple Seeds, Inc., in partnership with Fayetteville Public Schools, will host a series of FREE cooking classes. The third in this series will be at Leverett Elementary School on March 29th from 6pm-7:30pm. You do not need to have an affiliation with the school to attend. All the classes will be open to the general

Fayetteville bands receive superior ratings

Congratulations to all three Fayetteville High School concert bands for receiving the ASBOA sweepstakes award for superior ratings in marching band, concert performance, and sight reading. This is the first time that all three groups have achieved this honor. Congratulations also both Ramay and Woodland Jr. High School Bands for receiving straight ones in concert

Streamside Protection Best Management Practices Manual

The City of Fayetteville proudly introduces the Streamside Protection Best Management Practices Manual. This manual is a companion to the streamside protection ordinance, which was adopted by the City Council on March 1, 2011. The manual can be used as a tool by all citizens to reduce the amount of pollutants in Fayetteville ’s waterways,

Is Piracy Moral?

As a musician, I struggle greatly with the question of the piracy of intellectual property. Is it better to make music free, so that it can spread more? Or does charging say to an audience, “Hey, I’m a real artist here. I worked hard. You should have to pay for that work.”