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Risa's Astrology

Hercules & the Lion’s Skin & Two Full Moons

The Sun enters Leo on Thursday this week and Friday night we immediately have a full moon (Leo solar festival). There are two full moons this month of Leo.. The

Advice Goddess

Hollow Sheldon

Call me old-fashioned, but I find humility attractive, and I’m disturbed by the lack of it in a guy I’ve been dating. He seems to need to keep telling me

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A safe haven: Kids explore identity at LGBTQ camp

MIRANDA STITH Special to The Free Weekly A mother wearing a rainbow mask and her 15-year -old daughter stood on the steps of the Arkansas State Capitol building on March

Wisdom of Wicca

Filling Life With Light

Rituals banish negativity from home and self In this column, I am touching on a subject that may be a bit difficult to read and understand. (Note that I am


Collected Classics: ‘Our Town,’ ‘Inherit the Wind’ share APT summer stage

“He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind.” — Proverbs 11:29 As an actor, Michael Weir is a force of nature. You know that if you’ve seen him


More Music In More Places: Summer festival takes classical tunes to new listeners

Pianist Tomoko Kashiwagi says chamber music is her passion — and she would love nothing more than to share that passion with as many people as possible. So she and


Iconic Innovators: Founders of Eureka Springs art scene recalled

As far as artist John Rankine is concerned, the rest of Northwest Arkansas is just playing catch up. Eureka Springs was the first community in the region to showcase visual

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‘Big Fish’ For Small Fry: Young Actors Guild finds meaning in musical

When you ask Missy Gipson, the executive director of the Fort Smith Young Actors Guild, why she chose the musical “Big Fish” for the first show back since the global

8 Days a Week

8 Days a Week

July 23 (Friday) Drop-In Tour — Big Picture: Art, Architecture & Nature, 11:30 a.m., Main Lobby at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or Family Fun — Prehistoric Arkansas, 6-8


LIVE! in NWA: Jazz at Turnbow; Dylan Earl in Bentonville, Fayetteville

The next Live at Turnbow on July 29 is all about jazz. Opening is the Northwest Arkansas Jazz All-Stars Youth Ensemble (pictured) followed by headliner Straight Facts, featuring the University