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Wakarusa 2016 Canceled

Wakarusa, Arkansas’ biggest music festival, will not return next summer because of an issue with their financial partners.

Risa's Astrology

Winter Solstice, Gifts, Our Eyes Toward Bethlehem

Monday, the 21st, at 8:48 pm (west coast time) the Sun enters Capricorn. The days before solstice (and Christmas) are days of quiet expectancy.

Advice Goddess

A Man Walks Into A Barnacle

You need “time to yourself”? Great. She can do that. Just call her when you’re ready. No, not on the phone. She’ll be out on your porch in her sleeping bag.


Making the Holidays Meaningful, Sustainable and Simple

A growing number of people are “unplugging” from the holiday machine—or avoiding the hyper-consumerism that can be associated with the giving season.

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Folk Duo Take On The World In Style

After touring most of the US and Argentina last year, a local folk-jazz duo are planning on doing it all again, but from the comfort of a psychedelic-solar-powered-performance-stage-million-mile groove bus.


The (De)Evolution of Video Games

Video games are about as impressive as they’ve ever been in 2015. Yet, despite all the grandeur, games can still suck.

Making Ripples

People Making Ripples: TriCycle Farms

When holiday goodies overflow our tables, it’s hard to see all the empty plates in our communities.


End Of The Semester Ramblings

I hate Western Philosophy, precisely because it acts like it’s the only philosophy to happen.


On the Map Music Festival Announced

Fayetteville is getting a new alternative music festival in an effort to remind the music industry we’re on the map.

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The Free Weekly's Favorite Albums of 2015

What a year 2015 has been for music.