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Theatre company modernizes The Bard JOCELYN MURPHY NWA Democrat-Gazette The bold and inventive Aquila Theatre Company that The New York Times calls a “classically trained, modernly hip troupe” returns to Fayetteville March

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

March 15 (Friday) Scrappy Ladies — A quilting group, 9 a.m., Rogers Public Library. Free. 621-1152. Art in Bloom — Tour the permanent collection where local florists will display floral

'Tis the Season

Take A (Spring) Break

Daytrips let families get away from it all LARA JO HIGHTOWER NWA Democrat-Gazette Not everyone can pick up and go to the beach for spring break — but if you

Maker Space

Birds Of A Feather

Annual count inspires area birders ELIAS WEISS Special to The Free Weekly Birdwatchers in all four corners of the state came together in February for the Audubon Society’s 22nd annual

Risa's Astrology

Spring Equinox, Aries Festival, Flowers Scattered About

Multiple festivals occur simultaneously this coming week. Spring Equinox, International Astrology Day and the Aries solar festival (at the full moon) are Wednesday, March 20th. Persian New Year, Holi (Indian

Making Ripples

Birds Are Big Responsibility

Maintaining feeders, houses must be part of promise AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples This sentence might be your first encounter with the knowledge that uncleaned nest boxes, suet cages, bird feeders,


Popular Demand

APT announces season BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Ed McClure loves a secret. Actually, when this story was written, he had eight secrets — the eight shows he was planning to announce March 1

Family Friendly

A Spellbinding Soiree

Wizardry comes home to Fayetteville JOCELYN MURPHY Witches and wizards, Potterheads and Tolkienists, even elves, dwarfs and Muggles — no matter what fandom you belong to or the fantasy


When Bigger Is Better

Large-scale prints on display JOCELYN MURPHY “Printmaking is pretty straightforward and simple,” Maryanne Ellison Simmons explains. “You ink something up, you lay something on top of it, and you



March 15 Eric Miller — Brick Street Brews, Rogers. 2Shock — Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs. Uncrowned Kings — 9 p.m., Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla. Shooter Jennings —