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Subscriber onlyOzark Mountain Artist Tour -- The 11th year for this self-guided tour through Newton County, viewing artists' exhibitions in various locations, through Sept. 17. (870) 715-7182 or mwinnatart@yahoo.com. Continue reading...

As Much Fun As Ever

Exile opens Alma Performing Arts Center season

Subscriber onlyIt doesn't matter to Marlon Hargis if it's a crowd of 20,000 in an arena or a crowd of 2,000 in a performing arts center. Continue reading...

'Modern Times'

New Shiloh Museum gallery chronicles growth, change

Subscriber onlyIn the months she spent considering the latest new gallery at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, two words kept "bubbling up" for outreach coordinator Susan Young: Growth and change. Continue reading...

LIVE! in NWA

Subscriber onlyToday Emily Rowland -- After 5 Bar, Rogers. Continue reading...

Reelin' In The Years

Trout Fishing duo shares ‘The Strangest Times’

Subscriber onlyCatch Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood in a great mood at the same time, and it's unlikely you'll get a serious answer to anything -- but they'll mean everything they say. After 41 years playing together as Trout Fishing in America, the musicians know each other better than anyone but their wives do. And that means they riff off each other verbally the same way they do musically. Continue reading...

Filmmaker Burns Tells Story Of Vietnam War

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Public Library, in collaboration with AETN, will offer a free sneak peak screening of Ken Burns' new documentary, "The Vietnam War," at 2 p.m. Saturday. Continue reading...

One More For 'Ain't No More'

Musician, show consider dying arts, traditions

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas folk musician Willi Carlisle used to see himself as more of the singer/songwriter sort. In certain venues, he used to avoid playing the traditional sounds of the Americana and folk music he adores for fear people didn't want to hear it. But in the time he's spent with the old, dying folk singer he portrays in the one-man operetta he authored -- titled "There Ain't No More!"-- Carlisle feels the character and the story have brought him closer to who he really is as an artist. Continue reading...

Living A Legacy

Singer stays true to group’s past, looks to future

Subscriber onlyAll I am is just a product of hard work, focus and just being lucky. For me, an opportunity happened, and I was prepared enough to take it [and rise] to the next level." Continue reading...

VIDEO: Do The Time Warp Again

Iconic meets innovative in APT’s ‘Rocky Horror’

Subscriber onlyIt was 16 years ago when Ed McClure directed a bare-bones version of “The Rocky Horror Show” for Ozark StageWorks. It had prerecorded music, a red and black set with borrowed restaurant chairs, slimy body parts in jars — and a cast of actors mostly never heard from again. Continue reading...

Playing In The Silence

Shadow Ensemble scores red carpet party

Subscriber onlyRyan Cockerham thinks films are fine things. But that's not where his passion lies. He scores silent films with a live band -- which he calls the Shadow Ensemble -- to enjoy the juxtaposition of music, musicians and the movies. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Film Fest Opens Tuesday

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A Treasure Chest Of Fun

‘Uncle Pirate’ proves education is a treasure

Subscriber onlyThe Young Actors Guild of Fort Smith presents the musical "Uncle Pirate" today through Sunday at the King Opera House in Van Buren. The whimsical musical tells the tale of Wilson, who is struggling to survive the fourth grade -- until he finds out that his uncle is a real, live pirate. Who better to help a young boy navigate the rough waters of elementary school? Continue reading...

Pieces Of Lives

Quilts are ‘scrappy,’ and so is quilter

Subscriber onlyEach morning, I jump out of bed and say to myself, 'What shall I make today?'" Jan Murray Brown says, grinning from ear to ear. "And then I'm out my door and walking through downtown Springdale, on the Razorback Greenway, past the Shiloh Museum and along Spring Creek, seeing the light, hearing the sound as I go. Continue reading...

Small Town, Big Music

Eureka Springs hits perfect note for jazz

Subscriber onlyThe Eureka Springs Jazz Festival was designed to shine a light on both national and local jazz musicians as well as the town of Eureka Springs itself, says H.A. "Andy" Green, Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotions Committee event coordinator. Continue reading...

Hidden Meanings

Russian composer’s symphony more than meets the ear

Subscriber onlyIn the 1960s, fans of English pop rockers The Beatles looked for hidden meanings in their songs by playing the records backwards. Continue reading...