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Virgo Sun & Mercury Retrogrades

The sun has left the fires of Leo and entered the mutable earth sign, Virgo, sixth sign of the zodiac. Virgo is the Mother, the Madonna, she is Ceres whose

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‘Forever Young’: Silver Dollar City superfan captures hearts with kindness‘Forever Young’:

Brandei Clifton Special to The Free Weekly Something magical happens each time Canaan Sandy steps through the gate at Silver Dollar City: Joy abounds, and smiles spread to fellow visitors.


Natasha Korsakova visits NWA as writer, violinist

You might link the name of promoter Dave Thomas to legends like Jubilant Sykes, but he’s currently impressed by an artist named Natasha Korsakova, who is not only a violinist


Scarecrow Showdown Heralds Autumn In The Garden

FAQ – The Scarecrow Showdown WHAT — Individuals, families, artists, schools, organizations, businesses, and more are invited to join The Scarecrow Showdown, a temporary art installation and competition at at

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Iconic photographer Leibovitz will mentor teens at Crystal Bridges

Dramatic. Quirky. Engaging. Iconic. That’s how portraits created by master photographer Annie Leibovitz have been described. Since she landed a job at Rolling Stone in 1970 — and later worked

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Aug. 24 (Thursday) Anyone Can Learn to Letter — 10:30 a.m.-noon, Fort Smith Windsor Library. Free. 785-0405. Artist Demo — Wren of Talisman Hall, 12:30 p.m., Terra Studios in Durham.


LIVE! Music: Dazz & Brie ‘Lunch’ in Fayetteville

Rock ‘n soul woman-fronted duo Dazz and Brie will perform for the next Lunch Hour Concert hosted by KUAF. The Emmy-nominated duo will perform a “tiny desk style concert” at


‘Miscast Cabaret’ promises laughs, surprises for Theatre Collective fans

Consider the cast: Aaron Young (“Little Shop of Horrors”); Mary Maxwell Dispensa (“The Revolutionists”); Trey Smith (“Heathers”); Edward Mountz (“It Shoulda Been You”); Stephanie Whitcomb (“Something Rotten”); Brittany Tavernaro (“Almost,

Male Call

Style flourishes men can use to stand out

Q. A few weeks ago, you wrote about “flourishes that a man can use to stand out.” Recently I saw a morning anchor on TV who seemed ridiculously dressed. He