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REVIEW: Circus Oz

Subscriber onlyStep right up, one and all, to see one of the greatest shows on Earth! Continue reading...

Grammy Winners

Percussion group performs, educates audiences

Subscriber onlyOn Sunday, Third Coast Percussion performed for industry greats and superstars -- including queen Beyonce herself -- at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. That was just before winning their first Grammy Award for their new album Third Coast Percussion | Steve Reich -- also marking the first time a percussion ensemble has won the award in the chamber music category. Continue reading...

Bridging Borders

Museum strives to explore American experience from diverse backgrounds

Subscriber onlyWhen the staff at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville were planning the temporary exhibitions schedule for 2017, they couldn't have known just how socially and politically relevant the first exhibition of the year would be. A collaboration between American photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican-American composer and artist Guillermo Galindo, "Border Cantos" uses large-scale photography and the sounds of instruments made from found objects to orient people with the abstract concept of "the border." Continue reading...

Singing to the Crowd

Girls of Joseph strive to offer audiences courage

Subscriber onlyIn writing this album, we kind of were thinking, what do people need, what do they need to hear and what can we give to them." Continue reading...

UA, UAFS Mount Contrasting Productions of Lysistrata

Script relevant with current politics, women’s activism

Subscriber onlyGiven the contentious election cycle that ended in November and the continuing political intrigue of the new year, it's not at all surprising that both the University of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith chose Aristophanes' politically themed comedy Lysistrata for their theater seasons. But neither school's theater department could have predicted how on-the-nose the Greek comedy would appear in today's world of women's marches and female-centered activism. The play details how Athenian women banded together to end the Peloponnesian War -- by withholding sex from their soldier husbands. Continue reading...

Delta gold

Photography exhibit shares life on Delta in early 20th century

Subscriber onlyFour years ago, Bentonville photographer Chris Engholm set out to capture oral histories about life on the White River. He found much of what he expected. But he also found something he could never have imagined. Continue reading...

LIVE! in NWA

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FYI: Highlights

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Audio theater company knows The Shadow

Subscriber only"Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? 'The Shadow' knows!" Continue reading...

Mardi Gras Roundup

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Child Prodigy

Filip Pogady grows up with violin in hand

Subscriber only"Nobody expected me to be a professional musician at all," says Filip Pogady. Continue reading...

One Billion Rising

Women dance, sing and drum to end domestic violence

Subscriber only"Bring a drum, sing the song, share your story," encourages Mary Jo Rose. "It's a depressing subject, but it's an upbeat event." Continue reading...

Laugh It Up

Comedy now a local choice

Subscriber only"Eureka Springs has its own vibe. Fayetteville has its own vibe. Bentonville? When I say it's trying to find its feet, I mean there's so many different entertainment options coming through that people are having to choose. So that's the most important thing to us is that when they do choose comedy, we want to put really good stuff out there." Continue reading...

Struggling To Be Heard

Joan of Arc’s story supports women in need

Subscriber onlyMagdalene Serenity House of Northwest Arkansas will present Stacy Ericson's original play, "The Fairest Flame," a historical drama about the last few days before Joan of Arc began her trial, Feb. 17-19 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. The proceeds of the production will benefit Magdalene Serenity House, a nonprofit organization that offers refuge to women who are survivors of sexual exploitation. Continue reading...

Easy On The Heartbreak

Favorite characters connect through abiding belief in love

Subscriber only"There's something funny about unrequited love -- I suppose it's because we can all identify with it." -- Charles M. Schulz Continue reading...

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