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A Touch of Roots

Some of the free programming from the seventh annual Roots Festival

Subscriber onlyThe seventh annual Fayetteville Roots Festival had its official launch party at the Fayetteville home of Hershey and Denise Garner on Thursday evening with what has been described by some as one of the best parties of the year in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Photographic Society Moves To Bentonville

Subscriber onlyThere's an estate sale of sorts going on Saturday at 126 W. Emma Ave. in Springdale. The Springdale location of the Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas studio is passing on to Bentonville. Continue reading...

Life As Art, Art As Life

‘All the Way’ is ‘exploration of historical characters in their nobility, flaws’

Subscriber only"It was a very polarized time in our country. Really opposing viewpoints with no sense of compromise. There was a lot of rhetoric and hyperbole that was over the top." Continue reading...

4x4 Four Minutes, Four Questions Martin Miller TheatreSquared

Subscriber onlyTheatreSquared, a professional theater company based in Fayetteville, unveiled more than its 2016-17 season at a launch party Aug. 17 at the home of Denise and Hershey Garner. Martin Miller, T2 executive director, announced that a $68,500 grant from the Walmart Foundation would fund an initiative titled "Lights Up! For Access." The idea is to offer free or affordable tickets to low-income families. Continue reading...

Fountain Of Youth

Music legends keep themselves, audience young

Subscriber onlyFifteen albums of new music. Ten members through the years. Forty years as a group. Styx has been around the block. Pretty much every block. But the American rock band from Chicago is still going strong: 71 tour dates already in the books this year and 32 more will take the musicians through the middle of November, including a stop at the Walmart AMP in Rogers on Thursday. Continue reading...

Splish Splash

Giant slip n’ slide returns to Dickson

Subscriber onlyHave you ever seen a 1,000-foot slip and slide? That is more than three football fields of family-friendly, slippery fun, and Dickson Street in Fayetteville is providing the stage. Well, the road, to be more exact. The nonprofit Soldier ON Service Dogs Inc. will host the second Dickson Street Slide event on Sunday. Prepare for things to get a little wet! Continue reading...

Sweet Taste Of Success

Rotary barbecue contest a highlight of Frisco Fest

Subscriber onlyHannah Cicioni describes herself as a Rogers girl, so being a charter member of the Rogers Downtown Rotary Club means a lot to her. And so does the opportunity to give back to the community where she "lives, works and plays." Continue reading...

Subterranean Screenings: Old Spanish Treasure Cave turns into underground cinema

Old Spanish Treasure Cave turns into underground cinema

Subscriber onlyTried and true traditions, such as movie date nights, are great, but sometimes it's fun to tweak things a bit. Continue reading...

Granddaughter helps launch celebration of aviator

Granddaughter helps launch Thaden celebration

Subscriber onlyThe fact that Terry von Thaden remembers Louise Thaden intimately and the rest of the world does not is the result of the same decision. Thaden chose to step from the limelight into raising a family. Continue reading...

Memories Live On In Song

Amy Helm goes solo, but her dad is always part of show

Subscriber onlyLee, who is 8, and Hughie, who is 4, have stories they love to hear about their grandfather. Their favorite is being on the road with him and their mom and getting candy AND pizza when they ordered room service. Continue reading...

Just Do It

Fitness class gets couch potatoes up and running

Subscriber onlyBetsy McCall started teaching fitness in college as a way to pay the bills -- and to keep herself thin. Continue reading...

FYI

Subscriber onlyVolkswagen Festival -- Through Sunday, grounds of the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs. eurekaspringscarshow.com. Continue reading...

LIVE! in NWA

Subscriber onlyFetts Folly -- 7 p.m., Bentonville Brewing Co., Bentonville. Continue reading...

Growing From Their Roots

Festival’s all grown up in seventh year

Subscriber onlyRoots come in different types: physical, metaphorical, mathematical and linguistic. The roots that speak to Jerrmy Gawthrop and Bryan Hembree, though, are food and music. As two of the organizers of the Fayetteville Roots Festival -- now in its seventh year -- Gawthrop and Hembree have built an event dedicated to celebrating the traditional food, music and community that make up the Ozarks. Continue reading...

A new party

Texas singer brings new music to Fayetteville

Texas country singer and self-proclaimed cowboy Casey Donahew returns to George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville on Saturday in support of his new album, “All Night Party,” out today. Continue reading...

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