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Westward, Ho!

NWA Audio Theater brings Capra’s world to life in ‘Westward the Women’

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Audio Theater will conclude its inaugural season with its production of "Westward the Women" June 3-5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. The group's ambitious first season included "The Canterville Ghost," A Christmas Carol," "The Shadow" and "Nero Wolfe." Continue reading...

All In This Together

‘This Is My Brave’ seeks to destigmatize mental illness

Subscriber onlyWhen Northwest Arkansas psychotherapist Lauren Levine first read about the "This Is My Brave" project, she was instantly drawn to the idea. Continue reading...

Camaraderie of Breakfast Club creates artists and family

Subscriber onlyMartha Sandven is no stranger to linking academic, social and behavioral successes to the arts. The English department chairman at Ramay Junior High School in Fayetteville founded Chameleon, a Kansas City children's theater, in 1994 and helped run it for nearly 10 years. Continue reading...

On The Avenue

Block Street Block Party thrills, delights

Subscriber onlyLocal business woman and Block Street Block Party co-founder Hannah Withers says that the inspiration for the first party was a particularly grueling period of construction on Fayetteville's Block Avenue. Continue reading...

No Trouble Relating

‘Little Women’ speaks clearly to young actresses

Subscriber onlyDirector Natalie Lane appears thrilled to be mounting a production of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" as Arts Live Theatre's next show. Continue reading...

A Piece Of The Pie

Hootenanny ‘old-timey’ fun for artsy cause

Subscriber onlyThe Artist's Laboratory Theatre's artistic director Erika Wilhite knows exactly where the idea for the company's fundraiser "Hootenanny" -- a pie-fest of epic proportions -- came from. Continue reading...

NWA Women's Shelter celebrates budget turnaround

Subscriber onlyIn May 2016, the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter announced to the public that it was experiencing a budget shortfall that, if not remedied, could close its doors for good. Continue reading...

Lance Nutt

Marine continues lifetime of service

Subscriber onlySheep dogs: To most of us, the words bring to mind the large, fluffy breed that has traditionally been used to herd livestock. Continue reading...

And the award goes to...

UA theater department honors patrons, donors, students

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas department of theater honored patrons, donors, alumni and current students at their Season Preview, Awards and Scholarship Reception at Fayetteville's Chancellor Hotel on Saturday. Continue reading...

Fast, Frothy Fun

T2’s ‘The Dingdong’ a door-slamming farce

Subscriber onlyFrothy. Fizzy. Fast-moving. And fun. Continue reading...

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Department of theater designers displayed their work outside the banquet hall at Saturday night’s ev...

Department of theater designers displayed their work outside the banquet hall at Saturday night’s event.

Published: May 14, 2017

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