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Making Sure We Always See the Stars

The Autumn Festivals are beginning. Festivals, rituals, gatherings give hope to humanity as we enter more deeply in both the dark half of the year and the ever-increasing darkness of

Cover Story

Famed baritone brings ‘Jubilant’ music to JBU

Normal life for popular baritone performer Jubilant Sykes was “being in and out of hotels and airports, the foreign and domestic flights — it was nonstop for awhile.” Then a

In The News

Bikes, Blues & BBQ brings more music to Railyard Live

If your stereotypical “biker” looks like an extra from “Sons of Anarchy,” two of the local riders excited about Bikes, Blues & BBQ couldn’t be a bigger surprise. Kevin Lancaster


‘The Golden Record’ launches new space-age musical

In 1977, NASA approved the idea of sending a “Golden Record” into the cosmos with the Voyager spacecraft. Astronomers Carl Sagan and Frank Drake, author Ann Druyan, artist Jon Lomberg


Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show talks about change, inclusivity

For more than 20 years, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show has navigated an ever-changing landscape of music — and is still going strong. The group came together in


Cartoons influenced artist Amelia Briggs, creator of ‘Pony Gate’

While doing an artist’s residency in upstate New York, Amelia Briggs went driving around one day and spotted something that has stuck in her mind ever since. It was a

Family Friendly

Cardboard trains race Saturday at Rogers Historical Museum

FAQ The Great Cardboard Train Race WHAT — Creative cardboard trains, all bearing the name “Frisco” somewhere in the design, will be judged for style, then four-person teams will race


LIVE! A Music Calendar featuring Patti Steel & ukeleles

Local music Patti Steel’s new EP, “No Better,” drops across streaming services on Oct. 7. She plans to have physical copies of the CD available at her upcoming shows. Patti

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Oct. 7 (Friday) Flea In The Park — Flea and handcrafted market with food and music, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7-8, Blowing Springs Park in Bella Vista. Vintage Market Days

Male Call

Questions to ask when considering eliminating clothes from your closet

Q. My spouse is good about, not just storing, but actually getting rid of clothes at the end of the season. This is probably the right time for me to