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Shoes can make a first impression

Q. I was out last evening to dinner with a rather successful friend of mine who was in town from his international work, and he had a reaction that concerned


Gemini Festival of Humanity, World Invocation Day & Flag Day

The New Group of World Servers (NGWS) prepare together this week for next Tuesday’s (June 14) full moon festival, the Gemini (23 degrees) solar Festival of Humanity, Goodwill & World

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Mother-Daughter Connection: T2 musical is a journey toward reconciliation

Summer is a great time to take a road trip. Unless it’s an unexpected one — with your mother — whom you haven’t seen in years. “Miss You Like Hell”


Words And Music: Playwrights Festival shows off NWA talent

“The Smokehouse Players love local and this event is about as local as you can get.” That’s how Terry Vaughan begins a conversation about the first-ever Northwest Arkansas Playwrights Festival,


Blues In Motion: Riverfront Festival going downtown

Monica Brich The annual Riverfront Blues Festival is moving away from the riverfront this year. The event will be June 17-18 with headliners performing at The Majestic at 817

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Community comes together: Advocates remember Black history

Antoinette Grajeda Special to The Free Weekly Growing up in southeast Fayetteville in the 1960s and ’70s, Tommie Flowers Davis felt a sense of community within her historically Black neighborhood.

8 Days a Week

8 Days a Week

June 10 (Friday) Sidewalk Sale — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 11-13, Museum Store at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free admission. 657-2335 or “Pinocchio” — Presented


LIVE! in NWA: Jon Lovitz Comes To The Grove Comedy Club

LOWELL • Jon Lovitz performs at 6:30 p.m. June 9-10 and 6 and 8:45 p.m. June 11 ($55) at The Grove Comedy Club, 808 S. Bloomington St. BENTONVILLE • Honey Collective opens for Naia Izumi at


Many Sides Of ‘QUEER’: Fenix explores identity in new exhibit

After their show “Pronouns” helped many to celebrate being completely themselves, Fenix Arts Board members Laurie Foster and Pat Hennon felt inspired by the reaction to the show. “We were