It’s always festival season in the culture hub that is Northwest Arkansas. The House of Songs will partner with Tyson Foods and The Jones Center to kick off the Springdale Culture Festival presented by Tyson Foods from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2. This one-day event will focus on bringing Springdale’s unique and diverse community together to celebrate the people that live, work and play in the city.
The House of Songs has collaborated with local artists to bring exciting performances to The Jones Center auditorium, according to a press release. Emcee’s Papa Rap and Melisa Lehan of the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese will host the main stage with performances by Las Voces Divinas, Los Chinelos Morelenses Unidos en Arkansas, Dhirana from Dhirana Academy of Classical Dance, LatinX Theatre Project, Sam Lopez, Marshallese Dancers from the Nutrition & Zumba Club and We are Islander Pacific Arts and a capella group, Mark Harmony.
Local Springdale and NWA organizations such as the Marshallese Education Initiative, TASC, Trike Theatre, Amazeum, TheatreSquared, LatinX Theatre Project, The Springdale Chamber, Downtown Springdale Alliance, First Tee NWA, The University of Arkansas, HAAS Hall and Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub will set up in the main hall at The Jones Center along with Camp War Eagle, who will also set up inflatables in the gym. Tyson Foods will provide hot dogs for the event, and there will be small bite samples from the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese and Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation available at no charge. This is a free community event, and no registration is required.