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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,
Advice Risa's Astrology

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

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

TODAY (6/22) “Aladdin” — With Martin Stevens’ hand-crafted marionettes, 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. today, Bentonville Public Library, and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 271-3192 in Bentonville

Making Ripples

One Pet At A Time — Making Ripples

Humane Society of the Ozarks changing the world Making Ripples —  Amanda Bancroft Sometimes doing the right thing can be a win-win for humans and the environment. The Humane Society

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What Else Is New?

Courtesy Photo Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D’Amour is one of six playwrights workshopping their plays at the 2017 T2 Arkansas New Play Festival.   Playwrights are king at T2 festival

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Miss Arkansas Pageant

Courtesy Photo Savannah Skidmore, a senior at the University of Arkansas, will crown her successor Saturday during the Miss Arkansas Pageant at Robinson Center in downtown Little Rock. Tickets are

Risa's Astrology

Esoteric Astrology as news for week June 14 – 20, 2017

Flags as Art – Stars & Stripes, Circles & Crests, Lions & Kings This is Flag Week. Wednesday is Flag Day. Flags, flapping and waving in the air, are symbols.

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Who Are These People?

New crew hopes to bring you more of what makes NWA awesome Hi. My name is Becca, and I’m the new editor of The Free Weekly. OK, so there’s nothing

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Tasting The Music

Contributor/JEREMY SCOTT Musician Bryan Hembree (center) and the whole House of Songs crew dances at Whitney Mountain Lodge on Feb. 10, 2017.   House of Songs returns for BITE NW