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UPDATED: Arkansas venue’s CEO explains concerns about youth-focused Pride events

BY: - May 24, 2023

This article has been updated to include new comments from Northwest Arkansas Pride director Richard Gathright.  Walton Arts Center leadership says adults were not going to be allowed in one of the youth-focused areas at Northwest Arkansas Pride this year, citing this as a reason the nonprofit behind June’s LGBTQ+ festivities decided to move the […]

Walton Arts Center board resignations reach 9 after CEO nixes drag events aimed at minors

BY: - May 23, 2023

Two more members of the Walton Arts Center board of directors have resigned, leaving just over a majority of the board in place after seven members resigned last week. Six of the seven who resigned Friday did so as a joint protest against the arts center’s decision not to host drag events aimed at minors […]