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Risa's Astrology

Sun Enters Aquarius, Nodes Shift — The Narrative Changes

Mercury and Venus are still retrograde. Under retrogrades, it is a good time to study. Below is a beginning study of two aspects in astrology that are very important. These

Advice Goddess

Buddy Odor

I’m a woman in my mid-20s. In the last year, I’ve noticed that a number of my core friends have begun to exhibit traits and values that I don’t really

Cover Story

Crowning achievement: Miss Gay Arkansas competing for national title

If you follow Athena Sinclair on social media, you’ll already know a lot of what you need to know about Miss Gay Arkansas. Athena, who uses initials, “M.D.” to refer

In The News

Cold Weather, Hot Licks: OzMoMu brings outdoor festival vibe indoors

Editor’s Note: Since this story was written, Ghost of Paul Revere has canceled due to covid concerns within the band. Taking their 10 p.m. time slot Jan. 22 will be


Curtain Up! APT’s Season 37 includes world premiere

There’s an old saying that it takes a village, and it’s that community of volunteers that gets the credit for Arkansas Public Theatre’s survival — and success — during the


Harmony Of Titans: ‘Phoenix Ascending’ for Haas, Schmidt

If you read about the lives of pianist/composer Heather Schmidt and Paul Haas, music director of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, you might wonder how they ever found time to


So Many Museums: Winter is a great time to see what’s inside

JACK SCHNEDLER Special to The Free Weekly In the wake of Arkansas’ mild holiday weather, seriously low temperatures likely lurk as January unfurls. In light of that chilling prospect, some

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History Brought To Life: Public gets chance to help ‘Dig Up Arkansas’

Editor’s Note: Since this story was written, the public performances of “Digging Up Arkansas” have been postponed from Jan. 22 to Jan. 29 due to covid issues. Even history has

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

MOVE DUA to 1/29 Jan. 21 (Friday) MLK Week Fireside Chat — Featuring Joey Potts, program director at the Sebastian County Crisis Stabilization Unit, noon, fireplace of the Campus Center,


LIVE! in NWA: Grand Country Music Hall Busy In Branson

If you think all of Branson is sleeping through the winter, the proprietors of Grand Country Music Hall would like to tell you to think again. Grand Jubilee, the music