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Risa's Astrology

Twelve Holy Days, Following the Star

We are deep in the heart of Hanukkah, Christmas (solar eclipse – the old passes away) and the Festival of the New Group of World Servers ( (preparing for 2025).

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Silver Dollar City investing in the future

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Looking back at the year just past is a tradition — for everyone, not just the staff of What’s Up! We do it in print because so


Eureka Springs sees renewed artistic interest

LARA JO HIGHTOWER Set one foot in the fairy tale town of Eureka Springs, and you immediately know it’s something special. Gracious Victorian style houses are cut into the


Maker, performers set the tune for Northwest Arkansas

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN “For many of us, Ed has come to represent the Ozarks of old,” Kelly Mulhollan muses. “A time before generic electronic media-driven culture swept over our regional


Museums take their missions in new directions

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN While the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art continues pushing the boundaries in its collections and the way it displays them; the Rogers Historical Museum continues to

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Terra Studios promises life after difficult decision

LARA JO HIGHTOWER The first thing Terra Studios executive director Val Gonzalez wants you to know is this: Even though the manufacturing of the famous Terra Studios’ ‘Bluebirds of

Maker Space

President’s portraits celebrate, honor veterans

JOCELYN MURPHY For one month only, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville will host a collection of oil paintings by former President George W. Bush honoring servicemen

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Dec. 27 (Friday) “21 Years: In Search of Ground” — Student works by Addison Graham, regular museum hours through Jan. 3, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. 784-2787. “Norma Tomboulian:

In The News

Scooter program a success in Fayetteville, officials say

STACY RYBURN Lots of people have been scooting around Fayetteville. About 250 scooters from the company Spin have been on the city’s streets since Nov. 9. The company reports

Making Ripples

Light is returning, and so is power

AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples The winter solstice was Dec. 22, so we are now past the shortest day of the year, and the light is returning with incrementally increasing days.