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Four Minutes, Four Questions: Chris Cross, Natural State of Mind

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN It’s been 10 years since Deke Sharon’s “The Sing-Off’ introduced a capella choral music to the masses. In 2009, the NBC show had the highest ratings of


Cozy Craftsmanship

Quilts piece together stories of African-American life JOCELYN MURPHY It was thrilling for Scott Heffley as he walked through the exhibition space at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum

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Youth add voices to local a cappella scene JOCELYN MURPHY What do you call the very first youth a cappella group in Springdale? AcaPeeps, according to the Springdale students

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Making Downtown More Uptown

Bond project to blend nature, art, officials say STACY RYBURN Fayetteville city officials envision a time when people will go downtown just for the sake of it, regardless of

Maker Space

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Contest dishes up a sweet slice JOCELYN MURPHY Just in time for Pi Day on March 14, “Good Day NWA” aired the results of the Walton Arts Center’s “Baked

'Tis the Season

Art OverView

Quilts, baskets, a post office and model homes April 3 Artist of the Month — Priscilla Myers’ portraits, abstracts and landscapes in acrylics and oils, all month, Fort Smith Library

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High Fashion

From bikers to brides, NWA is stylin’ LARA JO HIGHTOWER Since rebooting Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week in 2017, executive director Robin Wallis Atkinson has approached each subsequent run with



April 5 Headcold — 9 p.m., with The Phlegms, Tomboil, and Gardensnakes. Backspace, Fayetteville. $5. Ashtyn Barbaree — Brick Street Brews, Rogers. Jessie Joice — 9 p.m., Cherokee Casino, West

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Android Rage and Taking Care of Buzzness

Android Rage I’m so tired of these supposed magician multitaskers on their cellphones. The guy I’m dating and some of my friends don’t seem to get how disrespectful it feels

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

April 5 (Friday) Used Book Sale — 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. April 5-6, Read it Again Book Store in the Bentonville Public Library. Free admission. 903-1891. “Balloonacy” — Part