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Jan. 3 Nathan Bryce & Loaded Dice — Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs. Phil McGarrah — 10:30 p.m.; Jason Boland at 9. Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla. Western Justice

Making Ripples

Who knew glitter could be harmful? But it can

AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples This is a glittery season, with sparkly ornaments, cards, lights and stars twinkling in a clear night sky. Glitter accompanies the art supplies in craft arsenals,

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Jan. 3 (Friday) Photography by Jim Anderson — Through Jan. 31, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 783-0229. Photography by Taylor Prewitt — Through Jan. 31, Fort Smith Main Library. Free.

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Jesse Cook’s talent has traveled the globe

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Jesse Cook is a talented performer whose “masterful, intricate, fluid and melodic finger-picking guitar technique and musicianship” have won him international acclaim and a JUNO Award, the


Northwest Arkansas musicians see their names in lights

JOCELYN MURPHY & BECCA MARTIN-BROWN “I swear, I’m living in a dream world!” Jenee Fleenor enthused just days after the 53rd annual Country Music Association Awards ceremony. If

Maker Space

Momentary ready for 2020 launch

LARA JO HIGHTOWER In February 2020, Bentonville’s performing and visual arts venue The Momentary will finally open its doors, nearly four years after Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


WAC getting industry recognition it deserves

JOCELYN MURPHY The Walton Arts Center has played a starring role in Northwest Arkansas’ entertainment scene since its opening more than two and a half decades ago. But something


Crystal Bridges ups the wow factor in 2019

JOCELYN MURPHY It was a big year for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. For a museum that’s only 8 years old, every year might conceivably be a big

Cover Story

TheatreSquared, theater patrons celebrate new space

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 much more happens

Advice Goddess

Talons Show and Loathe Actually

Talons Show Women are so mean. I’m the new girl at work, having started my job two weeks ago. Yesterday, I had a date after work, so I wore my