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Making Ripples

Let In Light And Air

Candle choices make a difference to environment AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Candles make great ambiance and brighten dark winter days. But some of them are not very cheery when you

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Jan. 22 (Friday) Virtual Architecture Tour — 11:30 a.m., Crystal Bridges Museum via Zoom. Free. Register at 657-2335 or Design With Ms. Dara — 2-D and 3-D art for


A slice of success

Pie was just an appetizer for Kat Robinson BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Editor’s Note: This is the first in a new monthly series that will consider food — not recipes so


The Year Ahead: AMP’d Up For A New Year

Venue made best of 2020, looking ahead to fresh start JOCELYN MURPHY Last year was supposed to be an epic one at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers.


‘Alla Prima’ Art: Painter pursues ‘organic experience’ in oils

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Karen Spencer says she can’t remember a time when she didn’t feel like an artist. “I have always looked at things a little differently, thought deeply about

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Governor’s Arts Awards

Northwest Arkansans honored in three categories BECCA MARTIN-BROWN The 2021 Governor’s Arts Award is not the first one for lifetime achievement Trout Fishing in America has received. And Northwest

Advice Goddess

Ancestry Dot Con

I’m a single woman in my mid-30s with an older half brother I haven’t seen in 20 years. He started calling me several years ago, and we speak sporadically (always


Wrapped In Laughter

T2’s ‘School Girls’ considers color, beauty and self LARA JO HIGHTOWER The New York Times called Jocelyn Bioh’s “School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play” a “gleeful African

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The Year Ahead: More Volunteers, More Visitors

Bella Vista Museum has new book out in April BECCA MARTIN-BROWN If you’ve ever used the phrase “small but mighty,” then you could have been describing the Bella Vista