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Old Times, New Times

Musical traditions of Ozarks meet face to face

Subscriber onlyThey all caught the bug at someone's knee. Continue reading...

Five Minutes, Five Questions Sang-Eun Lee

Subscriber only"We do have an outstanding roster of musicians for the January concert," says John Jeter, music director and conductor of the Fort Smith Symphony. "I think the quality of the concert is going to be truly exceptional. Continue reading...

Drama, Comedy, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

TheatreSquared finishes the season with a bang

Subscriber onlyMidway through a season that Artistic Director Bob Ford called "unmissable," the TheatreSquared team leaves sold-out shows behind them and even more exciting theater events ahead of them. Continue reading...

ACO Art On Show

Subscriber onlySiloam Springs-area artist and teacher Joel Armstrong's art installation -- titled "It's Time to Adress'er Drawers" -- opened Jan. 8 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale and will run until Feb. 7. The exhibit is a multi-sensory meditation on loss, says Eve Smith, ACO's visual arts and program director. Continue reading...

FYI

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More To Know

Pilot Arts announces first class offerings

Subscriber onlyMissy Gipson, executive director of Fayetteville's newest community theater, Pilot Arts, announced the theater would be offering a selection of classes starting Jan. 28 for adults and children. Tuition is $100 for all classes, and class size will be capped at 15 students to afford a more intimate experience. Class session is eight weeks. Students can sign up online at www.pilotarts.org. Continue reading...

LIVE! in NWA

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Curiouser And Curiouser

‘Curiosities’ exhibit a trove of primeval, bizarre, historic

Subscriber onlyPeople who walk the historic halls of the Old State House Museum in Little Rock expect to see remnants of Arkansas' political and cultural history. They generally don't expect to come across the skull of a saber-toothed tiger. Continue reading...

Arts Away!

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Bridge To The Future

Young audiences learn along with Trike Theatre

Subscriber onlyJust one short bridge stands between three hungry billy goats and the fragrant, verdant grass in the meadow -- so what could possibly go wrong? Continue reading...

Challenging, Contemporary

‘Cabaret’ tackles timeless issues

Subscriber onlyWhat good is sitting alone in your room? Continue reading...

Band Rooted In Americana

Subscriber onlyThe amalgamated six-piece known as The Bumper Jacksons will bring guitars, clarinet, banjos, washboard, bass, percussion, trombone, trumpet and pedal steel to The Blue Lion in Fort Smith at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 for their Arkansas debut. Continue reading...

Wonders Upon Wonders

Massive wildlife museum brings world to Missouri

Subscriber onlyIt's impossible for most people to afford to go "around the world in 80 days" -- except in the novel and film of that name. But travelers to a new museum in Springfield, Mo., can transcend both space and time to stand in the middle of a 21st century diorama and smell the wild, feel the wind and see four species of mountain sheep. They can visit the African Savannah and get close enough to almost touch lifelike elephants, giraffes, rhinos, crocodiles and zebras. They can plunge to the depths of the ocean and explore a sunken shipwreck, now home to reef dwellers like eels, groupers and lobsters. And they can stand in the middle of an ocean habitat teeming with zebra sharks, leopard rays and sea turtles. Continue reading...

Three Minutes, Three Questions Egyptian rock star Ramy Essam

Subscriber onlyThe House of Songs Ozarks' January artist residency unites Egyptian rock star and "voice of the 2011 Egyptian revolution" Ramy Essam with Earth Day co-founder and Cornell University law professor Gerald Torres for collaborative events. Essam took a few minutes to answer these questions for What's Up! before his visit to Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

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