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The Weird And The Wonderful: Expect the unexpected in music, art at FORMAT

Colorful tree houses, a mirrored hot-air balloon, a disco madhouse and daily invasions of Soundsuits are some of the many things you can see and experience at the FORMAT —

8 Days A Week

Sept. 22 (Thursday) Adult Recess — Anyone Can Learn to Letter, 11 a..m., Fort Smith Windsor Library. Free. fortsmithlibrary.org. “Pretty

LIVE! In NWA

Grammy-nominated, Hammond B-3 organ master Pat Bianchi will perform with his trio at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Roots HQ,

Music

Buddy Shute has been a fixture on the Northwest Arkansas blues scene for many, many years. This year he and

Galleries

Just southeast of Fayetteville is one of the most whimsical places in all of Northwest Arkansas. With happy little trolls,

Theater

University Theatre is back and in a big way, says Michael Riha, chairman of the University of Arkansas Department of

Advice Goddess

My column, for years, ran in over 100 papers across the US and Canada, and in the military paper, the

Risa's Astrology

Autumn begins this Thursday. Autumn Equinox occurs when Sun enters Libra – sign of harmony, justice and equilibrium. The secular

In The News

During the worst days of the pandemic, the Walton Arts Center staff learned several lessons that solidified their commitment to

Making Ripples

Bancroft leaving column but not her calling Amanda Bancroft Making Ripples Editor’s Note: It is with great sadness we print

Fashion

Fashion Week showcases designers, boutiques A Drake Field airline hangar was transformed into a runway — a fashion show runway — Nov.

Food

Two chefs and one restaurant from Northwest Arkansas have been named semifinalists in the James Beard Foundation’s 2022 Restaurant and

Family Friendly

Thomas Saccente NWA Democrat-Gazette The fair will be held daily from Sept. 23 through Oct. 1 at Kay Rodgers Park

Male Call

Q. Lois, can you explain to my wife that I should NOT wear a pinky ring? She has her father’s ring