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Border Dispute

Good fences make good neighbors at T2 LARA JO HIGHTOWER When you walk into TheatreSquared’s Spring Theatre — the smaller of the two performance halls in its new, 50,000-square-foot


One Crime, Lots of Heart

ACO director says play is sad, funny, authentic LARA JO HIGHTOWER Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” was an almost immediate smash when it debuted in 1979 at the


We Were Singin’

American icon not ready to say bye-bye JOCELYN MURPHY It’s a double-edged sword, Don McLean admits, when you’re attached to something as colossal as a song like “American Pie.”


Autumn Attitude

Traditional arts and crafts sure signs of fall BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Since the War Eagle Fair kicked things off in 1954, autumn has been a homecoming for arts and crafts

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Halloween Haunts

Fun can be found all over Northwest Arkansas Haunted Houses Banshee Manor Haunted House WHEN — 7-11 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through October and 7-10 p.m. Oct. 31 WHERE

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Oct. 18 (Friday) RAM Cinema — “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die,” 6 p.m., Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. A House in Mourning — The 1890s Hawkins House dressed

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True Lit Evolving

FPL festival showcases graphic novels LARA JO HIGHTOWER Willow Fitzgibbon, Fayetteville Public Library’s director of library sciences, says the committee tasked with booking authors for its True Lit Festival



Oct. 18 Richard Burnett — 7 p.m., After 5 Bar, Rogers. Tulare Dust Band — 7 p.m., American Legion, Fayetteville. Rodney Carrington — 7 p.m., ArcBest Performing Arts Center, Fort

Risa's Astrology

Kali Yuga, When Darkness is Allowed to be Seen

It seems the Kali Yuga was out in full force last week as blackouts progressed in towns throughout northern California. Kali Yuga is a time in which the darkness, usually

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The Rid Carpet and Same Mold, Same Mold

The Rid Carpet I’m a 30-something gay guy. When I moved to a new city five years ago, I knew nobody except two female co-workers, who became my first friends.