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Don’t just watch the world go by; dive right in BECCA MARTIN-BROWN So you’re new to Northwest Arkansas? Well, you’ve already found The Free Weekly (and its sister magazine,

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Still Seeking Answers

Eight missed cases found among 7,482, VA says Doug Thompson Pathologists from as far away as the Air Force Academy in Colorado have joined a review of 33,806 cases


Tree Of Life

Roots Fest digs deep with legend Del McCoury BECCA MARTIN-BROWN If Del McCoury knows he’s a legend, it doesn’t show in an interview. He doesn’t want to talk about


‘Once’ More, With Feeling

Play is heady, full of heart and nothing like a musical LARA JO HIGHTOWER TheatreSquared’s 13th season — and the last before it moves from Nadine Baum Studios to

Cover Story

Sensory Iconoclasts

In fifth year, ACO art event tackles pay inequality LARA JO HIGHTOWER When Eve Smith, artist and Arts Center of the Ozarks director of exhibitions and public programs, and



Aug. 24 Emily Rowland — 7 p.m., After 5 Bar, Rogers. Tater, Mater, & Squarsh — 8 p.m., Black Apple Crossing, Springdale. Route 358 — Brick Street Brews, Rogers. Jason

Advice Goddess

Having It Small

Having It Small I met somebody online, and we have a real connection, but he is agoraphobic and hasn’t really left his bedroom for 10 years. I have a job

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Aug. 24 (Friday) Fayetteville Roots Festival — Master classes with guest chefs including Matthew Bell, Crescent Dragonwagon, Digby Stridiron, Asha Gomez and more, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Brightwater: A Center for

Family Friendly

Loving Learning

Kids find creativity beyond the school schedule LARA JO HIGHTOWER Nothing spurs the desire to explore new avenues of learning more than this time of year. Check out these

Making Ripples

Keeping Your Cool

Old-fashioned solutions help beat the heat AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Is it possible to use air conditioning less often even during the hottest days of summer? Air conditioning hasn’t been