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Branson Or Bust

Veterans find second careers in entertainment industry

Subscriber onlyOnce known as Armistice Day, Nov. 11 has evolved from the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918 to Veterans Day, a time to honor everyone who has served in the U.S. military. In Branson, the celebration lasts a week, from Nov. 5 to Nov. 11. Continue reading...

Awesome Adventures

Film festival celebrates the great outdoors

Subscriber onlyAs the short film "Where the Wild Things Play" opens, three guys are sitting at a bar, wishing they were out skiing or climbing or doing something exciting -- and wondering where the girls are. Continue reading...

'Small but mighty' - Artist turns to nature for her first 5x5 entries

Subscriber onlyKristi Ponte comes from three generations of professional artists -- working in glass, watercolor, acrylics, metal art, iron forging and floral design -- and she herself has been painting in acrylics for more than 30 years. Continue reading...

No Time Like The Present - Violinist celebrates marriage of musical styles

Subscriber onlyHe just won the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award. He performs solo and with one of the most innovative trios currently touring. He's been described by the Boston Globe as someone who "plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock star." Continue reading...

'She Kills Monsters' - UA play takes on real life within magical realm

Subscriber only"But this story remains. And isn't that essentially all that life is -- a collection of stories? This is one of mine ..." Continue reading...

Words Matter

Author wants to help kids change the world

Subscriber onlyWhat's on Kwame Alexander's mind on a Tuesday morning in October? Continue reading...

Come Sit A Spell

‘Front Porch’ facilitates cultural connections

Subscriber onlyUntil they sat down together, Charlotte Buchanan-Yale and Jeannie Stone might not have known they were courting the same audience. Continue reading...

Immersive Theater

UAFS opens season with innovative fall production

Subscriber onlyThere is nothing Bob Stevenson loves more than blasting through barriers -- not just the fourth wall that has traditionally separated actors from audience but anything else that might limit the theatrical experience. Continue reading...

All The News That Fits

Gridiron journalists poke fun at everyone

Subscriber onlyAny longtime fan of the Northwest Arkansas Gridiron Show surely expects to see Donald Trump in the first sketch -- and the second -- and probably the third, fourth, 10th and 26th. Continue reading...

VIDEO: History Set To Music

Mulhollans debut new ‘Cane Hill’ album

Subscriber onlyMollie discovered she was an artist, back when women weren't anything but wives, mothers and farm hands. Continue reading...

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Wayne and June Martin, pictured in front of the old Mooney-Barker Drug Store in Pettigrew, were inst...

Wayne and June Martin, pictured in front of the old Mooney-Barker Drug Store in Pettigrew, were instrumental in the preservation o...

Published: April 7, 2017

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