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Right Place, Right Time

‘Assassins’ a different play in today’s climate

Subscriber only"Everybody's got the right to their dreams," sing eight presidential assassins -- or would-be assassins, as the case may be -- in the opening number of the University of Arkansas' production of Stephen Sondheim's "Assassins." Lined up on the apron of the stage, feverish eyes glinting, they caress their guns and, then, slowly, raise them as though to shoot. Continue reading...

5x5 Five Minutes, Five Questions David Baldacci

Subscriber only"[David] Baldacci has been on a hot streak for the past few years," writes one critic. Continue reading...

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Walking The Walk

Photographer traces route of the Underground Railroad

Subscriber onlyNight after night, across three and a half years and 1,400 miles, photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales waded bayous, climbed hills, traveled down deserted roads, braved graveyards and stayed up way too late way too many times in a row. Continue reading...

Got Jokes?

Little festival, big laughs

Subscriber onlyPeople you know, people you recognize, people you love and then maybe some new faces of people that will just melt your brain!" Continue reading...

The Battle Of Los Angeles

Investigator says documentation supports UFO

Subscriber onlyDavid Marler doesn't talk about what he believes. He talks about what the evidence supports. And there's a lot of evidence that says a UFO might have hung over the city of Los Angeles on the night of Feb. 25, 1942. Continue reading...

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The Fast And The Furious

Shakespeare fun for everyone in ‘Abridged’ version

Subscriber onlyActor Brandon Bolin says he was drawn to directing because he thought he needed a different perspective on theater. "I wanted the experience of being on the other side of the stage, and having to work not just with other actors, but with backstage people, designers, producers -- as an actor, I think it's so easy to get locked into what you're doing and lose focus in what's going on around you." Continue reading...

Through His Eyes

‘Curious Incident’ offers unique perspective

Subscriber onlyChristopher Boone is 15 years old. He knows all the countries in the world and the names of their capitals. He likes outer space and prime numbers and dogs. But Christopher is suspected of murdering his neighbor's dog. Continue reading...

Imagination Made Real

APO, Ballet Theatre create magical ‘Carnival’

Subscriber onlyAs a 6-year-old, Margie Bordovsky fell in love with Leonard Bernstein's recording of Camille Saint-Saëns' "The Carnival of the Animals." She didn't know any stories to go with it, but she listened to the music every night as she drifted off to sleep, and her imagination provided all the magic she needed. Continue reading...

Two Worlds, One Voice

Latin/x Theatre Project anchors culture in community

Subscriber onlyWhen Marsha Jones, former Springdale Public Schools administrator, suggested to David Jolliffe that he brainstorm with Arts Center of the Ozarks' interim Executive Director Jenni Swain about possible theater opportunities for the youth of Springdale, he already had a kernel of an idea about what might be possible. Continue reading...

Rock Your Weekend

All ages dig gem and mineral showcase

Subscriber onlyDeLane Cox, publicity chairwoman for the Northwest Arkansas Gem and Mineral Society, distinctly remembers the first time she went rock hunting with her husband. Continue reading...

Pieces Of Pettigrew's Past

Fundraiser brings Madison County community home

Subscriber onlyIt was a chance meeting that led to a lifelong friendship. Continue reading...

Got A Good Thing Going

New material, same Jayhawks

Subscriber onlyHow do you keep a group of musicians together, releasing new music and continuing to tour, for more than 30 years? Each band is going to have its own formula that works -- or doesn't -- but for The Jayhawks, it's about the cohesiveness of the members -- and not forcing anything. Continue reading...

LIVE! in NWA

Subscriber onlyToday Voxana -- 7 p.m., Bentonville Brewing Co., Bentonville. Continue reading...