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Christmas Cheer Found Here

Showboat Branson Belle ready to celebrate

Subscriber onlyChristmas came early this year for the Showboat Branson Belle. Continue reading...

Community honors vets

Subscriber onlyChristmas might come early in Branson, but this weekend also marks the beginning of Veterans Homecoming Week, described as America's largest Veterans Day celebration. Continue reading...

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Fresh As Newly Fallen Snow

Musical brings nostalgia, played with real camaraderie

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'Pedal Punk' Quite A Ride

Subscriber onlyAudiences attending Cirque Mechanics' production of "Pedal Punk," part of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith's 37th Season of Entertainment, should brace themselves for quite the spectacle. The New York Times described the American circus troupe's performances as "exceptional, evocative, eye-catching and grossly entertaining ... in a word, excellent." Continue reading...

LIVE! in NWA

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Three Minutes, Three Questions Farah Siraj

Subscriber onlyOur mission with this partnership and with Farah specifically is to help spread the message of 'peace through music'," says Nicole Cotton-Leachman, managing director of the Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas. Continue reading...

Thought-Provoking Twists

Drama collective mounts six new plays

Subscriber onlyAnn Hopkins, a founder of the Eureka Springs' Five and Dime Drama Collective, says the group is a synergetic relationship between writers and performers that originated with Eureka Springs' Writer's Colony at Dairy Hollow. Continue reading...

Something To Talk About

Werner uses music, humor, common ground to connect with audience

Subscriber onlyWhen Susan Werner visits a town, she wants to know its stories: What's the local specialty you just have to try? Who is the quirky character at the barber shop or the coffee shop everyone has a story about? What are the town's unique traditions? Continue reading...

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Connection Without Words

Potluck Arts brings circus arts, community together

Subscriber onlyPotluck Arts will move two steps closer to its goal of exposing Northwest Arkansas audiences to contemporary circus arts in November, when the company will present works by two critically acclaimed international performance troupes at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Continue reading...

'Last Tape' an intimate experience

Subscriber onlyBlock St. Theatre Co's third production, Samuel Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape," opens tonight at The Nines in Fayetteville. The one-person show will feature fan favorite Bill Rogers in the title role. Continue reading...

Cha-Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes

What’s Up! moves to Sundays, Free Weekly goes digital, starting next week

Subscriber onlyWhat's Up!, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's weekly arts and entertainment section, will expand with new content and move to Sunday beginning Nov. 5. Continue reading...

Comedy Without Bounds

Arkansas comedian leans on local, international roots for global success

Subscriber only"If you were to look at a Venn diagram of what would create a successful comedy album, none of these things would intertwine. You wouldn't think an Indian dude living in Northwest Arkansas is going to have any kind of success in comedy." Continue reading...