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In Their Own Words

BFF directors share their thoughts in Q&As   The Free Weekly’s Melissa Gute exchanged questions and answers with three BFF filmmakers, just in time for the film festival’s last weekend:

Commentary Making Ripples

Lucky Us!

Good news and climate are strange companions these days, but here they go together: According to the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust, “Northwest Arkansas is rich with landscapes that foster climate

In The News

Road To Growth

A potential developer could put homes on lots half the size of those previously allowed and build around a proposed indirect connection from Rolling Hills Drive to Crossover Road under

Advice Advice Goddess

Endship Ring


To The Bitter Friend

Endship Ring I was roommates with a girl five years ago. I was a spoiled brat for many years, but I’ve worked very hard to change. She, on the other

Entertainment Theater

A Career Of Firsts

In jeans, a T-shirt and a white cardigan — even with her shoulder-length brown hair — Amy Eversole looks and sounds like former Texas Gov. Ann Richards. It’s in Eversole’s

Features Maker Space

The Art Of Beauty

Makeup artist and Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week board member Jodie Arrington Franklin can size you up in five seconds and tell you what color palette would look best on your

8 Days a Week Entertainment

8 Days A Week

May 4 (Friday) Spring Into Summer Craft Fair — With local artists and specialty vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 4-5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 6, Benton County Fairgrounds, 7640 SW


Art OverView

May 1 “The Touch Gallery” — Sculptures and a painting that are created with various materials like bronze, carved wood, marble, resin and acrylic paint that visitors, especially children, will

Entertainment Music


Three Minutes, Three Questions

Soprano Danielle Talamantes

Any lover of American musical theater knows the story of Puccini’s masterpiece “La Boheme.” Marcello and Rodolfo, the starving artist and poet; Colline, a philosopher, and Schaunard, a musician; Mimi,