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Scare-Brained Politics

I just finished watching a Web ad put out by In it, a not so accomplished actress who we’ll call Betty, talks about how we Americans are probably still scared of a possible terrorist attack whenever we go to a concert or ballgame.

Cover Story

A Mountain Town In Its Natural State

The Fayetteville Roots Festival, now in its fourth year, is much more than a celebration of music. Yes, there will be 53 bands, including headliner John Prine, playing six venues over the four-day event, but there also will be locally sourced food in a celebration of “a mountain town in its natural state,” which is the festival’s slogan.

In The News

It Does The Body Good

Sixteen moms and 20 breastfed babies from Northwest Arkansas gathered at Terra Tots on School Avenue in Fayetteville last Thursday to show their support for breastfeeding — something that is natural, beneficial and fun, said several of the women.

Advice Advice Goddess

Attention Defici–Oooh, Shiny!

My girlfriend of eight months has ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder). She takes medication that helps her focus better at work and has steps (like writing everything down) to avoid forgetting important things, stay more organized, etc.

Advice Risa's Astrology

New energies and impulses from the heart of the universe are beginning to critically influence life on Earth (and on all the planets circling the Sun). These energies are accelerating all events, creating a trajectory of force and of progress directed only toward the creation of the new age.


Northwest Arkansas’ NerdVerse Meets

Sci-fi, candy kid, goth, steam punk, nerdism, gamer, role player, anime, art. All of these genres and more are brought together in what founders of Northwest Arkansas’ GlitchCon 2012 called the “NerdVerse.”


Summer Fun Meets Fall Fashion

Great styles for the still-blazing summer sun allow for that natural transition into fall fashion in Fayetteville. Of course, eye wear adds that touch of sophistication that every end of summer outfit needs.

Advice Risa's Astrology

Leo — Lionhearted & Royal

In the Old Testament, Leo is the Lion of the tribe of Judah. In the New Testament, the Christians were thrown to the lions (symbol of power in Rome).


Rap Scene Gets Bassbeat

Despite the sparse and largely derelict local rap scene, Fayetteville-based “indie Southern rap” duo Ben Adams and Justin “JC” Crenshaw have enjoyed notable praise for their music in the region.


Live At Legacy Album Release

Special to TFW   The new album release by musician Barrett Baber “Live at Legacy Blues” is what happens when you mix one of Arkansas’ most beloved singer/songwriters and one