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Rally Around An Icon: Community helping Cheap Thrills founder

Unless you’ve just arrived in Fayetteville for the first time, odds are you’ve been to Cheap Thrills. Nestled into an historic-looking building just south of the downtown square, the resale

Risa's Astrology

Sun in Virgo, New Moon & Uranus Retrogrades

The Sun entered Virgo Monday, bringing us the sign of Ceres in the garden tending to Persephone, her daughter, who soon will enter into the underworld, and then Ceres, missing

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Fayetteville Roots Fest back to its roots of food, music and fun

What’s new at this year’s Fayetteville Roots Festival? “So much, but not so much,” says Bryan Hembree, one of the organizers of the Fayetteville-based music and culinary arts festival. He


Fort Smith Film Fest showcases 137 films from 30 different countries, nations and tribes

Brandon Chase Goldsmith describes himself as “currently an unemployed filmmaker,” and that, he says, gives him “a unique understanding of the struggle that many moviemakers experience.” Born in Arkansas and


After decades, Bettye LaVette is finally a legend and is coming to Roots Fest

Bettye LaVette isn’t wasting time. The 76-year-old singer is one of the defining voices of the Detroit sound. Her raspy, soulful voice has been part of the music scene since


FSRAM showcases Chinese cartoons filled with joy, togetherness

You never know what you’ll find in the permanent collections of the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum! Right now, for example, you can see something you probably wouldn’t expect on

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Isaacs bring unique musical testimony to Silver Dollar City’s Gospel Picnic

What fans see on stage when the Isaacs perform is three happy generations of a family, laughing, loving — occasionally squabbling, Mama admits — and sharing their joy in the

8 Days a Week

8 Days a Week

Aug. 25 (Thursday) Adult Recess — Index card art, 11 a.m., Fort Smith Library, Windsor Branch. Free. Gallery Conversation — Exploring Helen Frankenthaler, 1 p.m., Contemporary Art Gallery at

Male Call

Where should trousers should fit? The seat or the waist?

Q. I have a pair of dress trousers that seem to pull at my pockets. They don’t feel tight and the waist fits correctly, but you can see the lining