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8 Days A Week

Nov. 29 (Friday) “Scenes of Madison County” — A photo exhibit featuring people, places and events in Madison County history, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29-30, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History

Making Ripples

Pumpkin bread thrives on substitutions

AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Even though I’ve been an alternative baker for half a decade, it’s a rare gem of a recipe that can handle the kinds of substitutions required

Cover Story

Students seek collaboration in ‘Modern Folklore’

JAMES JACKSON Special to The Free Weekly Storytelling has taken many forms as it has traveled through thousands of years of human history. Civilizations have told the story of humanity

Advice Goddess

Baby Got Backup and The Truth Fairy

Baby Got Backup I’ve been dating this really great woman for three months. She’s just decided that she needs to be single right now, despite our forming a pretty strong



Nov. 29 Lazy Daisy — Brick Street Brews, Rogers. Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations — Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs. Members Only — 9 p.m., Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs,

Cover Story

Pop-up cocktail party benefits area nonprofits

LARA JO HIGHTOWER The duo behind some of Northwest Arkansas’ most popular dining and beverage establishments have announced an exciting holiday event. Hannah Withers and Ben Gitchel — owners

In The News

Lights of the Ozarks first in parade of holiday events

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN ‘Tis the season — even if it seems to come earlier every year! The holidays begin Nov. 22 when the lights come on in downtown Fayetteville. Bentonville


Murder-mystery dinner guests try to solve whodunit

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN It’s tricky to be an actor in this “Hillbilly Who Dun It?,” on stage Nov. 23 in Siloam Springs. But it might be even trickier to explain


UA’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ magical, director says

LARA JO HIGHTOWER The University of Arkansas Opera Theatre will present the opera “Hansel and Gretel” by the 19th century composer Engelbert Humperdinck on Nov. 21 and 22 at

Family Friendly

Pilot Arts kids bring ‘The Mighty’ to stage

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN “I was (am) like every kid who thinks superpowers are cool,” says Missy Gipson, founder of Pilot Arts, a Fayetteville-based theater company. When it came to creating