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Our towns are the heart of America. Some say that they’re gone, moved on, or simply faded away. But there’s a new American town on the map. It’s a town with a big heart and even bigger ambition. A town where modern progress meets rich history, where the arts meet innovation, and where companies meet communities. A town you can explore with all of your senses: from fresh air in the Ozarks, to fresh cuisine on your plate. That town is Bentonville, Arkansas. A town to visit, to see, to breathe, and to discover

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    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

Our towns are the heart of America. Some say that they’re gone, moved on, or simply faded away. But there’s a new American town on the map. It’s a town with a big heart and even bigger ambition. A town where modern progress meets rich history, where the arts meet innovation, and where companies meet communities. A town you can explore with all of your senses: from fresh air in the Ozarks, to fresh cuisine on your plate. That town is Bentonville, Arkansas. A town to visit, to see, to breathe, and to discover

    Jerry Helms > Bentonville Bridge Tournament

    Jerry Helms > Bentonville Bridge Tournament

    On the latest episode of a New American Town Podcast, we sit down with Jerry Helms, a Grand Life Master who is hosting a series of workshops during the 2022 Bentonville Bridge Tournament (Aug 3-5).  Jerry shares his love of the game, what it means to be a Grand Life Mater(the highest ranking in bridge) and why bridge tournaments have such a positive economic impact on communities.  Jerry has appeared 31 consecutive times on the American Contract Bridge League top 500 list and is a featured columnist for Better Bridge Magazine and the ACBL Bulletin.  He is also the author of three books highlighting the game of bridge.  

    • 22 min
    Kalyn Fay > Format Festival

    Kalyn Fay > Format Festival

    Off the road and in the studio, the Visit Bentonville team sits down with Kalyn Fay, a Northwest Arkansas musician to talk over her musical journey and upcoming performances taking place at Format Festival! Tune in to learn more and hear Kalyn's new song "Cherokee County"

    Hear more! Get your tickets! Plan your visit to Bentonville!

    • 19 min
    We the People: The Notion of a Radical Democracy

    We the People: The Notion of a Radical Democracy

    The Visit Bentonville team sits down with Austen Barron Bailey, Cheif Curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art to discuss We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy. Listen now to learn more about the obtainment of the rare, original print of the US Constitution, the additional documents and artwork on display, and the upcoming events for this exhibition!

    • 19 min
    OZ Trails > Bike School Bentonville

    OZ Trails > Bike School Bentonville

    In this episode, the OZ Trails team sits down with Nat Ross to discuss Bike School Bentonville and their work helping others learn the thrill & safety of the trails in the MTB Capital of the World!

    • 20 min
    Kaitlin Garcia > The Momentary

    Kaitlin Garcia > The Momentary

    In the episode, Visit Bentonville sits down with Kaitlin Garcia, Acting Curator of Visual Arts at The Momentary
    The Momentary is a satellite of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which focuses on visual, performing, and culinary arts. Tune into this episode to hear about the current exhibitions and upcoming events and workshops The Momentary has in store for this year!

    • 18 min
    Chef Matt Cooper > Conifer

    Chef Matt Cooper > Conifer

    Have you heard?! Chef Matt Cooper is opening Conifer, his new restaurant here in Bentonville, AR!

    Conifer will be a 100% gluten-free restaurant, focused on relationships between local Northwest Arkansas farmers and the community. The concept of Conifer is centered around how we treat people, how we interact with people, and how we move forward together. Chef Matt Cooper has planted the seeds, we're excited to watch his new adventure and culinary addition to Bentonville, AR grow. 

    CONIFER COMING SOON! Follow along on social media for the latest updates!

    • 23 min

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