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Dreams Do Come True: fundraiser gives prom another chance

You got stood up. Your corsage gave you hay fever. The wrong guy (or girl) asked you to go. Your limo had a flat tire on the way to the

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Shining Support

Community raises up local musicians with new festival When Ryan Woodland got his start in the Northwest Arkansas music scene some two and a half years ago, he found other

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April 6 Ashtyn Barbaree Band — 8 p.m., Black Apple Crossing, Springdale. Emily Rowland — 7 p.m., Brick Street Brews, Rogers. Diversity Band — Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs. Jon

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8 Days A Week

April 6 (Friday) Vintage Market Days — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6-7; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 8, Benton County Fairgrounds in Bentonville. $5-$10. African Night — A night of

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A Possible Dream: Actors, singers undertake quixotic quest

It might have seemed he was tilting at windmills. But Michael Riha never gave up. “I have been in conversation with the [chairwoman of the music department] Ronda Mains, for

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Mourning Doves Embody Joy

Birds mate for life, share raising of their young With cooing reminiscent of ocarina wind instruments in “My Neighbor Totoro” and wing beats like a magical pegasus whinnying into the

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Three Minutes, Three Questions: Andrew Markus Bell

Google Andrew Markus Bell, and the descriptors that appear are tantalizing: “Global contemporary,” “abstract pointillism,” “contemporary art,” “art abstract.” “In the process of intense personal excavation, I developed skills I


Engage, Educate, Encourage: Performance artists invert viewers’ expectations

In its third year, Inverse Performance Art Festival continues its mission of fostering a community of support and understanding around artists and the performance genre. Fifty local, national and international

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

A cappella competition bigger, better than ever   The aca-awesome Walton Arts Center-produced VoiceJam A Cappella Festival returns to Fayetteville for its fourth consecutive year. The festival will see groups from

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Pieces Of The Past: Pettigrew community gathers for annual homecoming

“The Pettigrew Heritage Committee members had to step up to the plate after the passing of Wayne [Martin],” says Susan Collins, one of those members. “We had really depended upon