Bentonville Film Festival 2020

Celebrating its sixth year, the Bentonville Film Festival is a favorite annual event for locals and visitors who come from all over the country to enjoy independent-film screenings, interview panels and a few celebrity sightings. It was co-founded by Academy Award Winner Geena Davis and Inclusion Companies CEO Trevor Drinkwater to promote underrepresented filmmakers including…

The Show Must Go On

One of the latest in the long line of pandemic-related reschedulings is the Arkansas Country Music Awards (ACMAs), already forced into unprecedented measures in just the third year of its existence. Originally slated for a June 1 night of ceremony, it was announced in April that this year’s festivities would be pushed back to Aug.…

Hot Springs

Hot Springs’ Spa-Con V Canceled for 2020

One of Hot Springs’ top annual events has been canceled due to COVID-19.   Spa-Con V, a comics and popular culture convention, will not be opening during 2020. The convention was scheduled for September 18-20.   According to local officials, the cancellation was motivated by numerous factors, which tied back to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.…