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The Rest Of The Story

New Rogers Museum exhibit looks beyond Civil War battles

Subscriber onlyTales of the Civil War in Northwest Arkansas tend to focus on the battles at Pea Ridge (March 7-8, 1862) and Prairie Grove (Dec. 7, 1862). Continue reading...

Love Rocks

‘Joseph’ a whirlwind affair for ‘American Idols’

Subscriber onlyDiana DeGarmo and Ace Young did, in fact, cross paths when both were on "American Idol," but DeGarmo says it's a good thing that's all they did. After all, she was only 16. Continue reading...

Season's Greetings

WAC announces new slate of Broadway shows

Subscriber onlyThe Walton Arts Center's main hall on Dickson Street will be shuttered at times this summer as long-discussed renovations begin. But the performing arts organization's Broadway series? That will be in full swing starting in November, officials at the center promised during a board meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading...

Musical Surf And Turf

SoNA takes listeners on Saturday cruise

Subscriber only"For this concert, I wanted to have the sense of coming home," music director Paul Haas says of Saturday's performance by the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas. "Of going on an epic journey -- down a river, out into the vast ocean, and then coming home to the land. I picked pieces that intensely captured each part of that journey, and I think it's an arc and a story that we can all relate to. Continue reading...

Passion In Performance

Koresh Dance Company inspires through collaboration

Subscriber onlyThe Koresh Dance company doesn't have a hierarchy, says founder Ronen "Roni" Koresh, because dance does not divide. Continue reading...

No Easy Answers

UA playwright loads drama with hard questions

Subscriber onlyAs the debate over having concealed carry weapons on Arkansas campuses raged on, Rachel Washington imagined her worst-case scenario in such a situation. A third-year master's candidate studying playwriting in the University of Arkansas' theater department, she has taught classes. And Washington decided the most terrible result would be if she watched a student of hers take down another student, then she responded with gunfire, killing the original shooter and forced to live with the aftermath. Continue reading...

A Natural Fit

Arkansas musician finds partner, success in Nashville

Subscriber onlyOn the video sharing website YouTube, one can find a clip of Shay Mooney sitting on a couch, wearing an Arkansas Razorbacks' tank top, covering the song "Wanted" by Hunter Hayes. The video was uploaded in the summer of 2012. Fast forward two and a half years -- with an emphasis on fast -- and it's easy to get a sense of how quickly Mooney's life has changed. Continue reading...

Born For The Stage

Northwest Arkansan crafts musical around Springsteen

Subscriber onlyCredit a new musical featuring the songs of Bruce Springsteen to a new car. Well, a new car coupled with the creative yearnings of Adam Max, who wrote the work "The Promised Land" in the summer of 2013. Continue reading...

Let The Adventure Begin!

‘Illinois Jane’ a heroine with heart

Subscriber onlyCue the triumphant adventurer's theme music. Onto the stage strides Indiana -- no wait, it's Illinois Jane, not a hero, but a heroine! Continue reading...

FYI

Subscriber onlyTODAY (3/6) Kids' Yoga Class -- With Jennifer Creel of Terra Tots for Kids, 10:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org. Continue reading...

Art For More Than Art's Sake

Students learn about world, themselves at art show

Subscriber onlyStacy Pomeroy discovered art in an unusual way. Continue reading...

A Stitch In Time

Artist ‘yarn bombs’ French Revolution

Subscriber onlyYou name it, and Eureka Springs artist Gina Rose Gallina can make it -- a bicycle, a chocolate cake, a chaise lounge, a bumblebee, a garden, a rainbow, a pair of ruby slippers, even a ballgown. Continue reading...

Staying Alive

American joins Australian Bee Gees for uncanny tour

Subscriber onlyThe music is loud, and the women are still warm for a reincarnation of the pop group that made disco forever cool. Continue reading...

Big Fishes, Grateful Pond

House concerts feature best of singer/songwriters

Subscriber onlyPretty much we go for the movers and the shakers in the folk music world -- and folk music is a small world, a small pond with a lot of big fishes in it," says Nancy Paddock, presenter of the Eureka House Concerts. Continue reading...

Small-Scale Fun

Model train enthusiasts promote passion

Subscriber onlyCars and planes may be the most popular ways to travel, but according to a group of local enthusiasts, trains are really where it's at. Continue reading...

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