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Venus (Evening Star) Retrogrades – Time for Review

On the day Sun enters Leo (Saturday, July 22), Venus turns stationary retrograde at 28 degrees Leo. Venus will be retrograde ‘til Sept 3rd, stationing direct at 12 degrees Leo,

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‘American Heartland’: Mansion group announces theme park and resort

“American Heartland will be a place families can come together to create lasting memories, experience joy, laughter, imagination and wonder,” Gene Bicknell said Wednesday. “There is so much to celebrate


APT concludes Season 37 with fast, funny musical, “It Shoulda Been You”

It’s an intimate little wedding — but no one in the Arkansas Public Theatre audience can actually imagine how intimate. Those secrets won’t be revealed until after the “I do’s” have been


Chamber Music on the Mountain Summer festival July 17-29 features mix of free concerts, a chamber music jam and more

“There’s no chamber music with one person missing,” Tomoko Kashiwagi explains. “I think it’s very special and different from, say the symphony, where there could be multiple people in a


Artist Leah Grant uses words for discovery in new Crystal Bridges gallery

The project that became the “Dear Friend” exhibit started in 2020 because artist Leah Grant had a lot on her mind — and those thoughts needed a place to go.

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Fans bid fond farewell during last season of Silver Dollar City’s Fire in the Hole

“Fire in the hole” is an expression indicating that an explosive detonation in a confined space is imminent. It originated with miners who needed to warn their colleagues that a

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

July 20 (Thursday) The Book Lover’s Club — Read whatever you like, fiction or non-fiction, and come give us a short report, 10 a.m., Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 783-0229.


LIVE! Music: Dave Mason rocks Eureka Springs, Rogers gets a new music venue

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason will perform at 7:30 p.m. July 27 in Eureka Springs. Mason is known for his band Traffic, but he also performed with

Male Call

Should I wear cufflinks in a business situation?

Q. Do you think a man wearing cuff links in business situations looks stylish or comes off as affected? A. Generally, cuff links are considered fashionable, rather than forced. Given