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At the Bentonville Film Festival, Women Are Playing in the Major Leagues

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Vivian Norris

A League of Their Own's Geena Davis, is doing something extremely important this week in, of all places, Bentonville, Arkansas. The Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media has is supporting her effort to call attention to the unacceptable reality in which women, both behind and in front of the camera, find themselves in Hollywood.

Summer Travels & the 1 Million Visitor Milestone (VIDEO)

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

In 2011, with the museum still under construction and planning its debut, many in the art world were questioning the viability of an art museum in small town Arkansas.

Leo Villareal's Buckyball Is Coming to Crystal Bridges!

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Buckyball, which will be Crystal Bridges' first foray into a temporary outdoor presentation, consists of two enormous Fuller-inspired spheres, one inside the other. Each is made of LED-infused sections, which can glow with more than 16 million distinct colors.

Seeing Red With Warhol

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

We are indeed living today in those post-Warhol years, and his impact and importance is ever present. Nearly all of his work -- not just the legendary soup cans and superstars -- is now iconic and widely sought after, commanding serious prices in the art market.

PHOTOS: Arkansas Most Fascinating Luxury Hotel

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

A new 104-room luxury hotel has opened in a small Northwest Arkansas town, a development that would be quite peculiar if that town, Bentonville, weren...

Wal-Mart Heiress Stands Firm As Art Museum Set To Open

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

At this point, Alice Walton knows how to brush off the critics. After unveiling plans for the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in her hometo...

Verdict On Walton's Crystal Bridges Museum? 'Impressive.'

ARTINFO | Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

Want a sneak peek of the best funded, most controversial, and most highly anticipated museum opening in recent history? Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton's mammoth Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas will soon be open for business, and the Washington Post's Philip Kennicott snagged the coveted first look.

Walmart Heir's Mega-Museum

Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

A piece in next week's New Yorker will shed some light on Alice Walton, art collector and daughter of Walmart's founder, Sam Walton. Her collection, t...

Stuff Still Cheap at Walmart After Christmas

Minyanville | Minyanville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This year even after St. Nick returns home to the North Pole the deals will continue at Walmart (WMT).The Bentonville Arkansas-based behemoth with a m...

Exxon Unseats Wal-Mart Atop Fortune 500 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Energy group Exxon Mobil beat discount retailer Wal-Mart to the top place on Fortune magazine's list of the 500 biggest publicly traded companies, bas...