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Risa's Astrology

Mercury in Aries – What We’ve Never Said Before

The new moon for the new spiritual year occurs around midnight this Thursday night, Friday morning (depending on our location). It is the new moon for the new spring season

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Larger Than Life: Dinosaurs roar in to River Valley

Not all dinosaurs are big and scary. At least during Dinosaur Adventure, coming April 2-3 to the Fort Smith Convention Center, some of them are cute and cuddly and all


Live in NWA: Hayes Carll Croons In NWA April 9, Back In May

Hayes Carll has two stops planned in Northwest Arkansas this spring. The country musician known for his clever lyrics and heartbreaking ballads will play at George’s Majestic Lounge on April 9,

Advice Goddess

Meat Cute And Guess Leak

Meat Cute In using dating apps, I go by who looks cute in photos (followed by a call). But I keep going on dates and finding I have zero physical

Cover Story

Back In The Swim: Trout Fishing in America finds a ‘Safe House’

“Safe House” — the song, the CD, the concept — is a love story. It involves two musicians, two intertwined families that have expanded over the decades to include three


Four Minutes, Four Questions: Kailey Miller Erwin

Fans of Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory in Rogers have been watching Kailey Miller Erwin on its stage since 2016, when she appeared in the chorus of “Mary Poppins.”


An Epic Adventure: Fort Smith Symphony takes on challenges of ‘Raiders’

The scene opens with suspense-filled music, as a tall man in a leather jacket and a well-used fedora forges his way through the jungle. Birds and primates call, and a

8 Days a Week

8 Days a Week

April 1 (Friday) First Friday — With music, food and kids’ events, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., downtown Bentonville square. Free. Drop-In Tour — Sculpture, 1 p.m., Garrison Lobby at Crystal

Male Call

Is the shine too bright: Can men’s jewelry be too much?

Q. This is probably a strange question, but how shiny can men’s jewelry be? My high-end watch is a bright gold and it sometimes seems too gaudy. I also am planning