June 24: From White Tees To Art For The Ages
This week's edition of Black In NWA contains a host of events and local activities. Note that all seem to generally be centered in Fayetteville. That's just how the schedules have worked out it seems!
Black In NWA
Fayetteville: Embrace the soft life and Celebrate with 108! Join the Summer Solstice Celebration with Lululemon with a flow led by a Black-woman-owned yoga lounge. Sat, June 25, 2022 9:00 AM 11:00 AM. Get more info at: https://www.elxryogalounge.com/eyl-events/2022/6/25/celebrate-with-108-summer-solstice-celebration-with-lululemon
Fayetteville: Enjoy a blast from the past taking over the Club Rush 2000s Party Ft. Dem Franchize Boyz! Do you have your tall white-t ready? Sat, Jun 25, 2022, 7:00 PM – Sun, Jun 26, 2022, 2:00 AM. More deets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/club-rush-2000s-party-ft-dem-franchize-boyz-tickets-329283996297?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Fayettevile: It's 1997 and the WNBA is changing the game. Every player on the Lady Train basketball team in Plainnole, Arkansas, now dreams of going pro - but first, they'll have to navigate the pressures of being young, black, and female. With all the adrenaline and swagger of a four-quarter game, Candrice Jones's powerful new play celebrates the fierce athleticism of women's basketball. Catch FLEX on stage June 29—July 17, 2022. More info: https://tix.theatre2.org/21338/21339
Kiva empowers and supports the diverse and vibrant small businesses of all our Northwest Arkansas communities through community based lending! Check out kiva-nwa.org or click for a local success story: https://www.kiva.org/funded/2381069?minimal=true
For The Community
The 8th Annual Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival will take place with virtual events from June 22 – July 3, 2022 and in-person events in the festival host state of Arkansas from June 22 – June 26, 2022. More details: https://bentonvillefilm.org/
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