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March 23rd, 2015
LITTLE ROCK â€” Robert De Niro and Rosie O'Donnell are among several of the stars that officials say will appear at the Bentonville Film Festival.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1B7TXte ) reports organizers say the event, which runs from May 5 to May 9, could attract as many as 25,000 visitors to the northwest Arkansas city of Bentonville.
Movies in the Park is returning a second year to Benton, and the first showing will be this week.
Beginning at sunset Friday, March 27, the Benton Parks and Recreation Department will host a free screening of â€śGuardians of the Galaxy,â€ť a PG-13 film based on a comic book team of the same name. The movie will be shown free of charge at the Juli Busken Amphitheater.
Rachel Silas, Preservation Outreach Coordinator for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, led more than 100 residents on the free historic tour of downtown Benton on Saturday.
The tour consisted of the Saline County Courthouse and the Gann Museum. Silva listed historical information on a variety of downtown buildings through the two-hour walking tour.
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