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Last Will And Testaments

NWACC play a modern look at modern life

Subscriber onlyThere's no Shakespeare in the sonnets taking the stage this weekend at Northwest Arkansas Community College, but there's plenty of eloquence. Continue reading...

When Fish Fly

Family, fine music take wing as Glorious Birds

Subscriber onlyIt's impossible to talk about Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds without talking about family. Continue reading...

Myths And Magic

Installation takes a unique look at the Ozarks

Subscriber onlyThe exhibition is titled "Out of the Woods," and the signature image by Russell Cothren is intended to evoke "a land of myth and illusion where the Grimm brothers lurk, where myths from other cultures and invented cultures come alive, where fairies and other folk" invite visitors in to Ozark Folkways. As for the art, says Folkways director Rebecca Buchanan for want of grander words, it is "not to be missed." Continue reading...

Arts & Crafts Spring Fairs

Subscriber onlyArt on the Creek -- 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today & Saturday, Wishing Spring Gallery in Bella Vista. 273-1798. Continue reading...

ACO Chorale Celebrates Spring With Rutter 'Gloria'

Subscriber onlyJohn Rutter's "Gloria" will be the finale of the ACO Chorale's spring concert, set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Continue reading...

Beyond treasure

Love available at Saturday’s yard sale

Subscriber onlyAmong the pots and pans, bird houses and baby clothes, shoes and CDs, one booth is sure to stand out at Saturday's NWA Largest Yard Sale. It's the only one where you can buy love -- or at least borrow a little. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Komen officer dies of breast cancer

Subscriber onlyIn her own words, Mary Alfrey did what she did for Susan G. Komen Ozark because "I have the benefit of seeing firsthand how the work we do is returned to our local community. Continue reading...

Fueled By Fun

Incredible Edible Art Show feeds month of creativity

Subscriber only"Chef doesn't really fit -- I'm not even sure what it means," says Jane M. Tucker. "I'm a really good cook. That's what I say [about myself]." Continue reading...

3x3 Three Minutes, Three Questions

Edward Neeman SoNA Guest Artist

Subscriber only"The 'silent' in silent film is really a misnomer, because there was always musical accompaniment in the theater while the film was playing," says critically acclaimed Australian-American pianist Edward Neeman. "Chico Marx of the Marx Brothers began earning his living as a theater pianist, improvising to the action on the screen. Imagine if Chico were improvising at your local AMC! That would be stiff competition for today's blockbusters. Continue reading...

Arkansas In The Air

Community band celebrates state in Saturday concert

Subscriber only"In the early years, our members were primarily music educators and professional musicians with ties to the University of Arkansas," director Michael Ferguson says of the Arkansas Winds community concert band. "Now we have a cross-section of players from every profession that come from all across Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. We also have several talented high school musicians that are playing in the ensemble. Continue reading...

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