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Aug 21


Aug 21st @ 1:00pm
Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Keith Haring:  From Cartoons to Politics
Look closely at Keith Haring’s Two Headed Figure. Upon first view, it appears
to have a youthful and friendly appearance, but how does this graphic become a
symbol of political action?  Senior Museum Educator, Sara Segerlin
discusses Haring’s political messages and legacy, including his mural on the
Berlin Wall that became a “political and subversive act to psychologically
destroy the wall by painting it.” Free, no registration required.

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Aug 21

Around the Bloc

Aug 21st @ 6:00pm
Location: Downtown Bentonville

It's okay to stay up past your bedtime in Downtown Bentonville. 

Around the Bloc is a Downtown Bentonville, Inc. series designed to extend the emerging nightlife.  Retailers and restaurants extend their business hours and performers will be playing in the twilight.  Explore new places and experiences that are happening on and around the Downtown Bentonville Square. 

Special offers, giveaways and even a few surprises await you during this event held every third Thursday, June thru October starting at 6:00pm.

This month features GUTA at the Pedaler's Pub.

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Aug 21

Backstage Downtown- Pedaler's Patio Party

Aug 21st @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Pedaler's Pub

Pedal on over to Pedaler's Pub and join us for Pedaler's Patio Party Thursday, August 21st from 7PM-9PM. Be one of the first to attend a private party here at the HUB in the up and coming Art and Market District.

Dinner will include pizza, salad, and two beverages. Music will feature Guta and will be held on the outdoor patio. 

 Tickets are $30 for DBI members and $35 for Non-members. 

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Aug 22

Pickin' on the Square

Aug 22nd @ 6:00pm
Location: Downtown Bentonville Square

Pickin’ On The Square
Every Friday
Downtown Bentonville Square

Pickin’ On The Square is a gathering of local musicians on the Downtown Bentonville Square.  They meet year-round.  It is free and open to the public.  Between April and October, they meet up on the Downtown Bentonville Square every Friday evening from 6:00pm – late.

Pickin’ On The Square moves to Dave Peel Park (206 E. Central Avenue) during each the First Friday event. (The First Friday event occurs first Friday of the month June through October)

Pickin’ On The Square will not meet on November 27 and December 26, 2014 and January 2, 2015.

Pickin’ On The Square meets at the Downtown Activity Center located at 215 SW "A" Street from 5:00pm to 11:00pm between October and April.

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Aug 22

Summer Concert Series: Ultra Suede

Aug 22nd @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Orchards Park - NE J Street & John DeShields

Free and open to the public.  For more information, call Bentonville Parks and Recration at 479.464.PARK (7275).

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Aug 22

Crystal Bridges Short Film Festival

Aug 22nd
Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

: Uniting the Power of Art and Nature Join us for the first Crystal Bridges Film Festival!  View the judges’ top choices
and meet the filmmakers in four categories: Artistic, Animation, Narrative, and
Documentary. The Arkansas Education Television Network Student Selects young
filmmaker program joins the festival, featuring an introductory segment in the
screening night! A cash wine and beer bar will be available. Sponsored by
Demara Titzer. Special thanks to Seedling Film Association for their
collaborative support. Free with online registration.

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Aug 24

Sidewalk Sundays

Aug 24th @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: the Walmart Museum

Activate your imagination with Trike Theatre. Drop in anytime between 2-5 p.m.- It’s free! Questions? Call us at (479) 273-1329 ext. 2 or visit us on out Facebook page.

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Aug 27

Artinfusion Culture Hour

Aug 27th
Location: Cryhstal Bridges Museum of American Art at Eleven

Artinfusion @ Culture Hour Artinfusion Members and guests are invited to come together on the fourth Wednesday of each month to meet and mingle during Culture Hour in Eleven.  Enjoy great company and special $5 drinks and appetizers. We’ll reserve a seating area for artinfusion Members and their guests from 5 to 7 p.m.  Special pricing on drinks and appetizers will be extended for artinfusion Members (with proof of membership) until 9 p.m.! Artinfusion is sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing Company.

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Aug 27

Crystal Bridges | Adult Program | Studio Studies Series: Plein Air Oil Painting

Aug 27th @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Crystal Bridges | Durand & Estes Studios

If you are a lover of art and the outdoors, then you’re sure to enjoy this oil painting series. John P. Lasater IV will guide you with simple steps to create compelling, playful, and beautiful artwork inspired by Crystal Bridges’ grounds. You will walk away with confidence and new skills to help you become the artist you aspire to be. Sponsored by Demara Titzer. $200 ($160 for CBMAA Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.

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Aug 27

Skyspace Discussion at Sunset

Aug 27th @ 6:30pm
Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Enjoy a facilitated discussion of James Turrell’s Skyspace The Way of Color, led by a Museum Guide.  Free, no registration required. Seating is first-come, first-served.

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