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Risa's Astrology

Advent, Preparation, Work of the People, a Reappearance!

December, month of hopes, anticipations and expectations (and suspense for the little ones), is filled with festivals that bring light to the ever-increasing darkness. Especially in this Kali Yuga time.

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UA dance concerts the first in 30 years

It has taken a village to bring dance back to the University of Arkansas. And, perhaps not surprisingly, it started with one dedicated dancer — and the support of University


‘Christmas Carol’ returns to T2 with Odom as Scrooge

“I was saying the other day, the only part I haven’t played in this show is Bob Cratchit, and that includes the female roles,” laughs Bryce Kemph, veteran TheatreSquared actor.


Er-Gene Kahng soloist at Fort Smith Symphony Christmas concert

“We are required by law to perform ‘Sleigh Ride’ every Christmas,” jokes John Jeter, music director of the Fort Smith Symphony, which will present its “Joy of Christmas” concert Dec.


Friends, families gather at WAC’s ‘Winter Nights’

It’ll be a blue — and white — Christmas at the Walton Arts Center this season with Winter Nights. “It will look completely different from previous years — more of

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Festival of Trees glows at Mount Sequoyah, Ozark Ballet shares ‘The Nutcracker,’ more holiday events

The first ever Festival of Trees at Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville opened to the public on Nov. 30. “It’s really great, fun holiday moment,” says Grace Dilday, an experience coordinator

8 Days a Week

8 Days a Week

Dec. 1 (Thursday) Artist of the Month — Priscilla Myers, through December, Fort Smith Miller Library. Free. Paint Your Own Snowflake — Make and take kit, all day, Fort


LIVE! With music by Trampled By Turtles, Trout Fishing in America and more

Celebrated Minnesota sextet Trampled By Turtles will perform at at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at JJ’s Live at 3615 N. Steele Blvd. in Fayetteville. TBT is on tour in support

Male Call

White tie and tails vs. white dinner jacket

Q. When is it correct to wear a white dinner jacket?  A. Well, this is definitely NOT the time of year to concern yourself with a white dinner jacket, because it is