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When the spare tire doesn’t fit in the trunk anymore

Q. Now that he is in his 40’s, my husband is beginning to show a little weight around the middle. It isn’t significant, but he’s a bit upset about it. 

Music Uncategorized

5×5 Five Minutes Five Questions Lizzy Lehman

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Everything Lizzy Lehman does musically is very personal — including her band name: Carry Illinois. “The first time I remember singing in public was in Cary, Ill.,

Making Ripples

Can’t Stand The Heat?

Induction cooking might woo you into the kitchen AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Looking for energy savings this summer? While it’s not the easiest, cheapest change to make to one’s home,

In The News

Banning Books?

Petition questions removal of printed materials at UA library Jaime Adame Special to The Free Weekly The proper place for books in the main library at the University of Arkansas

Cover Story

Notes On History

Dom Flemons expands on musical narrative BECCA MARTIN-BROWN If an existed for American folk music, Dom Flemons would be its founder and most prolific contributor. When he started

Family Friendly

All Kinds Of Heroes

‘The Tempest’ introduces youth to Shakespeare LARA JO HIGHTOWER Jennifer Nesbitt is undertaking a challenging task: By directing her original adaptation of “The Tempest” — William Shakespeare’s stormy tale

Maker Space

Simplicity Endures

Museum exhibit celebrates architect Fay Jones BECCA MARTIN-BROWN “I never tried to be a little Frank Lloyd Wright,” architect Fay Jones said in a video accompanying the Old Statehouse

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

July 6 (Friday) Family Feature Film — “Coco,” noon, Bentonville Public Library. Free. 271-3192. Teen Feature Film — “Thor: Ragnrok,” 2 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free. 271-3192. Opera in the


Strong Women Unite

New script a labor of love for playwright, company LARA JO HIGHTOWER ArkansasStaged will host a workshop reading of playwright Ashley Edward’s new play, “Field Notes From Mother Earth,”