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‘Ozark Mountain Soul’

Singer/songwriter rocks own style of ‘roots ‘n’ roll’ Opal Agafia says she “came out of the musical closet” two years ago. The metaphor makes sense when she explains that she

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A Bridge Or A Wall?

Courtesy Photo Rachael Small is Jean, a young woman whose life is changed by a “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” in the APT production running this weekend. Kris Isham plays the


Go With The Flow

Courtesy Photo   Bold colors, Bolder Coffee go together “In school years ago, I was the gal who got the ‘C’ in art — I couldn’t draw literally a stick


Summer Beats

Gulley Park rocks the heat For Ben Ringel, frontman of Nashville rock outfit The Delta Saints, the records that stick with him the most are ones with a narrative start-to-finish



Thursday Everclear — Oregon natives Everclear are crossing the country on their “So Much For The Afterglow Tour” — the same name as their most successful album to date, which

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Playing On The Patio

Patrons listen to Drake White and the Big Fire play songs from the catwalk of JJ’s Beer Garden and Brewing Co. on June 15. Outdoor music scene blossoming Jody Thorton,

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Sneak Peek Might Be Just That, Nothing More — Advice Goddess

Advice Goddess Amy Alkon My girlfriend of two years had me help her download photos from her phone, and I found about two dozen close-ups of her private parts. She


Music For Miles

Northwest Arkansas is home for, and host of, some amazing creative talent. Our corner of the state also attracts some impressive names when it comes to nationally and internationally touring

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Maggie Benton Crowned 2017 Miss Arkansas

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MITCHELL PE MASILUN Miss Greater Jonesboro Maggie Benton waves to the crowd after being crowned the 2017 Miss Arkansas at the Robinson Theater in downtown Little Rock Saturday, June 17,
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Summer Solstice, Midsummer Night’s Dream

Tuesday night (west coast) and Wednesday morning, just after midnight (east coast), summer 2017 began. When the Sun enters the sign of Cancer and settles for three days in its