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A Picture’s Worth

Animator of countless beloved cartoons visits Bentonville JOCELYN MURPHY When animator Ron Campbell put his pencil down — after drawing the very last line of dialog, in the last


‘An Angel Gets His Wings’

NWA Audio Theater celebrates with Capra classic LARA JO HIGHTOWER For many people, the 1946 Frank Capra classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a Christmas tradition — to

Advice Goddess

Things That Go Bump In The Knight and Girls Just Wanna Have Funding?

Things That Go Bump In The Knight I’m confused. Does treating women as equals mean not doing those things that would previously have been considered chivalrous, like opening doors and

Family Friendly

Dogpatch Daze

Owner rekindles memories for devoted fans LARA JO HIGHTOWER For nearly 30 years, Dogpatch USA — the theme park located between Harrison and Jasper on Arkansas 7 — was

Cover Story

‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

Holiday classic makes its debut at Arkansas Public Theatre BECCA MARTIN-BROWN “Any time you direct an iconic show, especially one that has been loved in a neighboring theater, you

Maker Space

Families Make Memories

Wonderland Tree Farm a holiday tradition Annette Beard Pine scents the air and Christmas melodies resonate from speakers along the edges of the fields. Children run and giggle. Parents

In The News

Everything Old Is New Again

Rogers Historical Museum ready for its closeup BECCA MARTIN-BROWN It takes a village to collect, preserve and present the history of a village — especially one that boasts the

'Tis the Season

Most Wonderful Time

Displays light up the night as Santa settles in for season LARA JO HIGHTOWER From pictures with Santa Claus to dazzling light displays, Northwest Arkansas has more to offer



Dec. 14 Tater, Mater, & Squarsh — 8 p.m., Black Apple Crossing, Springdale. Lazy Daisy — Brick Street Brews, Rogers. Miles Over Mountains — Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs. Uncrowned

Making Ripples

An Emotional Connection

Rain means more when you see the connections AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Rain is that most mysterious phenomena that seems to fall in different ways on different people. It rains