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Crystal Bridges Turns It Up To 11

Some long awaited news on a dramatic leap forward for the art scene in NWA was announced today: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will celebrate Nigel Tufnel Day. OK, not really. But museum officials did say Crystal Bridges will open for pubic consumption on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 or 11-11-11.


Backstory: Behind The Journey

When I was 22, Greyhound was running a special: travel across the country with as many stops as you like for $100. I was achingly in love with the first of several men who would not love me in return.


Don’t Get Buffaloed

This ale disappoints on so many levels it’s hard to know where to begin. The off taste, tinny aroma and weird bitterness really turned me off to the point that I have not finished the sixer in almost two months.

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Plain And Suffering

Guys pay a lot of attention to my drop-dead gorgeous friend when we go out. So, what can you do if you’re her not-as-pretty sidekick?



BY GUSTAVO ARELLANO Dear Mexican: I’m thinking of moving to Mexico. I’m a first-generation mexicano. Speaking with my parents about moving, they’re absolutely against it, insisting that it’s violent and

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About 20 percent of Japan’s adult-video market is now “elder porn” with each production featuring one or more studly seniors — Shigeo Tokuda, 76, among the most popular.


Get Anime-ted!

It’s back and time again for the Arkansas Anime Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 20-21 at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center in Bentonville.

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'The Secrets' Are Out In Book

Professors Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman created the guide all students pursuing an academic career should check out; “The Secrets of College Success” won the USA Book News Best Books 2010 Award for the category college guides. The book is available for purchase at The University of Arkansas Bookstore on Garland Avenue.


Packing A Punch

The Punch Brothers defy all artistic categories except for “good music.”
Building on a matrix of acoustic bluegrass and pop, they merge folk lyricism, rock, jazz and classical. They collaborate with diverse distinguished artists such as Bela Fleck, Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, Mike Marshall and Edgar Meyer. Their TV/radio appearances include Leno, Letterman and Prairie Home Companion. An authentic string quintet, their virtuoso talent, prodigious energy, zest for innovation and a generous dollop of goofiness have led to national and international prominence and rave reviews, and of course, legions of devoted fans.


Pure Imagination

Sometimes, it’s good to feel like a kid again. I can’t think of a better way to induce that feeling — that spirit, that energy, that infectious enthusiasm — than the Arts Live Theatre production of “Willy Wonka.”