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Risa's Astrology

Avatar of Freedom & Liberty

Mercury enters Aquarius this week, it’s the 4thquarter moon, our last week of Capricorn, and Mondayis Martin Luther King Jr.’s Remembrance Day. “I have a dream,”he said. “I’ve been to

Cover Story

Fayetteville Film Fest, WAC team up

JOCELYN MURPHY Ahead of its eighth year in 2016, the Offshoot Film Festival changed its name to the Fayetteville Film Festival and along with it, the festival’s guiding mission.


Actor, playwright, musician proves one can be a whole

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN As a grad student at the University of Arkansas, Austin Dean Ashford made an impact not only on the campus arts community but around the world with


Arts journalist carving her own path in NWA

Some know her as the voice behind NPR affiliate KUAF’s “Of Note.” Some know her as the co-founder of the Trillium Salon Series — a concert series tearing down the


MONAH director following her destiny

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Charlotte Buchanan-Yale says she “did not move to Arkansas to be somebody, to be with somebody or for a job. I just placed my intent to have

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Jack of all theatrical trades finds joy in creative energy

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Julie Gabel is a theatrical jack of all trades: She teaches, she directs, she acts, she designs — and she’s master of them all. Q. Can you

In The News

Linking the world of NWA arts and culture in a whole new way

LARA JO HIGHTOWER Seven years ago, on a whim, we thought it would be fun to spotlight some of the people we expected to change the Northwest Arkansas arts

Maker Space

Lifetime of experience will launch The Momentary

LARA JO HIGHTOWER The Momentary — the visual and performing arts venue created as a sister organization to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art — will officially open its

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Jan. 18 (Saturday) SewCozy Quilting — Bluebird Block, 10 a.m.-noon, Springdale Public Library. Free for adults. 750-8180. “To Do The Laundry” — Come learn about the time-honored tradition of doing

Making Ripples

You too need to learn how to prevent forest fires

AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples The Australian wildfires have been devastating to humans and wildlife alike, and the internet is filled with photos of the destruction. Videos abound of thirsty koalas