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Risa's Astrology

Red Poppies in Flanders Fields

Thursday, May 23, 2024, is the Gemini solar Festival. I wrote about the Gemini Festival of Humanity, World Invocation and Goodwill Day in last week’s column. Thursday, is a very

Cover Story

‘Old Friends,’ new collabs: Idlet and Richmond’s festival emphasizes music, nature and creation

Putting together a music festival began naturally for Noah Richmond and Dana Idlet. Both longtime musicians in Northwest Arkansas’ broad musical community and beyond, they regularly host friends — often


FSLT pays tribute to ups and downs of theater in “Light Up the Sky”

“This show is pure effervescence — the theatrical equivalent of champagne and chocolates!” “It’s a great story with a roller coaster of emotions that we can all relate to!” “You


Music floats: Strings on the Kings brings music festival experience to the river

Just pack your banjo, put on a life jacket and hop in a canoe! Strings on the Kings returns to Kings River Outfitters for the third year of the festival


Indian Space Painters movement explained in Crystal Bridges exhibit

“Space Makers,” a new exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, focuses on an art movement known as the Indian Space Painters. That does not mean art of the

Family Friendly

Rogers Historical Museum among arts organizations offering summer enrichment

“Honestly, this program works for anyone from 2 to 102!” Serena Barnett, director of the Rogers Historical Museum, is talking about Kids Craft Corner, a summer program that “offers hands-on


LIVE! Music: Jazz up your summer with concerts at WAC

As the weather warms up, so does the jazz in Northwest Arkansas. Guitar virtuoso Ted Ludwig and his super quartet of Pat Bianchi, Paul Carr and Steven Pruitt perform at

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Summer movies start at libraries, “Valley Inn” kicks off outdoor movies in Fayetteville. At The Movies Movie Matinee — “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie,” 2 p.m. June 6, Fort Smith

Male Call

Too many eye-catching extras results in poor taste

Q. While there are  many men dressing “down” these days, some of us still wear suits and enjoy doing so. That said, I think a suit should be subtle while my