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‘Killer Chili’ Revisited

Production in 1990 recalled; new version staged BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Jackie had “a face like a road map — lines goin’ every which way. And red dabs of makeup, here

Risa's Astrology

February Festivals and Chinese New Year

St. Brigid’s Day, Candlemas, Groundhog Day, Imbolc, Aquarius new moon – these are the beginning of February’s festivals, all of them having to do with light – uplifting humanity from


Art OverView

Superheroes, folk art instruments, calls for works Now Arkansas Business Hall of Fame — An exhibit honoring the induction of Springdale business icons John W. Tyson and Joe M. Steele,

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Feb. 1 (Friday) Crosswords & Coffee — 10 a.m.-noon, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 783-0229. Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic Show — A kickoff to Black History Month, 1 p.m., Arts

Advice Goddess

America’s Next Top Remodel

America’s Next Top Remodel I’m seeing so many women on Instagram who’ve had themselves made over to be super hot through cosmetic surgery and injectable fillers. They all have the


Love Is Love

‘Falsettos’ challenges definitions of love, family JOCELYN MURPHY It’s a tale as old as time: Boy meets girl, boy marries girl, boy divorces girl when he realizes he is

Family Friendly

Second Season

Youth theaters ready to dance, sing and seek adventure LARA JO HIGHTOWER Spring brings fresh theater options to the Northwest Arkansas youngsters. Trike Theatre 464-5084 “Trike Theatre is

Making Ripples

Taking Wing

Like barn swallows, we all can fly AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples What if we could fly? What if, without luggage, passports or even a water bottle, we could flap around


‘So Fair And Foul A Day…’

Director finds humanity in Macbeth and his lady LARA JO HIGHTOWER Steven Marzolf, director of the University of Arkansas Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” understands that people sometimes

Maker Space

Three Minutes, Three Questions: Austin Dean Ashford

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Austin Dean Ashford, an MFA student in his last semester at the University of Arkansas, has made huge waves in the theater community with his one-man musical