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Roots Returns

Music, food fest celebrates 10 years JOCELYN MURPHY It was 10 years ago that a humble new festival rolled into Fayetteville with the moniker of “intimate urban music and

In The News

It Takes A Village

Volunteers are key to keeping Roots Fest sustainable LARA JO HIGHTOWER When musicians Bryan and Bernice Hembree, along with their friend, chef Jerrmy Gawthrop, produced the first Fayetteville Roots


Shakespeare And Syria

New play uses old story to examine life in Damascus LARA JO HIGHTOWER When the workshop production of “10,000 Balconies” — a play conceived, created and directed by Kholoud


The Beat Goes On

Meet the bands at this year’s Roots Festival   For nearly two decades, the Sunday night headliners for this year’s Roots Festival have been traveling the world, picking up influences


Wayne Coyne: In His Own Words

Artist, rocker reflects on intersections of his work JOCELYN MURPHY When Wayne Coyne’s art installation “King’s Mouth” opened in downtown Springdale in July, the rock star/artist/singer-songwriter says there wasn’t

Family Friendly

Live From The Library

KUAF brings the best of Roots Fest to the airwaves BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Like everything else about the festival, KUAF’s annual live broadcast of an all-Roots “Ozarks at Large” started

'Tis the Season

Art OverView

Hands-on opportunities add to gallery experiences Now “Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment” — Featuring 100 artworks from 70 eminent US collections, through Sept. 9, Crystal Bridges Museum of American

Maker Space

Arkansas Pickers

Collector turns passion into profit LARA JO HIGHTOWER Linda Rogers, owner of Possum Valley Vintage, has had a love affair with all things dusty, rusty and junky for as

Risa's Astrology

Everything Changes, Nothing Perishes

Burning Man (art community) 2019 begins this week (August 25 – September 2) in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Participants co-create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to

Advice Goddess

Charlie Brawn and Not A Good Lurk

Charlie Brawn If a guy is trying to amp up his attractiveness by working out, what areas of the body should he focus on? What do women notice and want?