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Rock, Chalk: Street Art

Ephemeral art gets moment in sun at new festival BECCA MARTIN-BROWN “Chalk is familiar and accessible; most people have drawn on the sidewalk with chalk,” says Holly York, a


Finding ‘Neverland’

UAFS celebrates 39th Season of Entertainment BECCA MARTIN-BROWN When Stacey Jones looks back at the past 38 years, he sees an arts and entertainment landscape that has changed more


Wash, Rinse, Repeat

Folkways invests Leisure time in soap BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Amy Stout Leisure’s bachelor’s degree was in art, but it’s a safe bet it didn’t encompass all the things she does

Family Friendly

A Family Tradition

Tontitown Grape Festival brings people together ELIZABETH GREEN When Italian Catholic immigrants founded the community of Tontitown in 1898, they probably had no idea they would start one of

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Aug. 9 (Friday) Bargains Galore on 64 — 160 miles of yard sales, antiques, collectibles, and flea markets from Fort Smith past Conway to Beebe, Aug. 9-10, along Arkansas 64.

'Tis the Season

That’s The Whole Pointe

WAC season reaches every corner of community JOCELYN MURPHY When it comes time to build each new season at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, staff and organizers have

Maker Space

All’s Fair This Time Of Year

Benton County kicks off annual tradition The Benton County Fair kicks off the annual fair season this week. According to Terrilyn Wendling, interim director of the Rogers Historical Museum, the

In The News

Eye Of The Beholder

Murals worth the money, officials say STACY RYBURN Murals contribute to the larger picture, making a place attractive, spurring economic growth, bolstering tourism and revitalizing older pieces of property,

Making Ripples

Preserving The Past

Family history can be valuable when shared AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples We all have unique ways to make a difference, and sometimes, it’s hiding in our closet (or attic, basement



Aug. 9 Richard Burnett — 7 p.m., After 5 Bar, Rogers. Old Salt Union — Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs. Sam Tallent — 8 p.m. stand-up comedy. Bike Rack Brewing