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Sun in Cancer – Summer’s Gate Opens (Northern Latitudes)

The Sun enters Cancer Thursday, June 20 and it’s summer solstice (northern latitudes)! Summer begins when the Sun reaches its highest point in the heavens (Tropic of Cancer). Solstice is from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still). At

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Fayetteville celebrates 20 years of Pride with parades, parties and more

The Northwest Arkansas Pride Festival is Big Freedia big now. The New Orleans Bounce Queen headlines the 20th anniversary of NWA Pride that will also include performances by “Drag Race”


APT reschedules production of ‘Rent’ to The Medium in Springdale

Arkansas Public Theatre’s production of “Rent” was postponed when tornadoes tore through Northwest Arkansas on Memorial Day weekend. The community theater company announced last week that an abbreviated run of


Opera returns to Eureka Springs on June 21, but ‘Little Red’ already on the road

Lisa Tricomi was 11 when she saw “Jesus Christ Superstar” at the movies. “And from that film I fell in love with the art of storytelling,” she remembers. “When the


Old Garrison Avenue building inspires Amy Scoggins’ exhibit at FSRAM

“I have always been drawn to the stories of old things — from vintage clothes to historic buildings,” says artist Amy Scoggins. “As a painter, my preference is to work

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Silver Dollar City wants to take back summer with family fun

Madison Wilde and Brandei Clifton are both publicists for Silver Dollar City, the Branson, Mo., theme park, and they’re both as enthusiastic as you’d expect them to be. Right now,

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Read & Write Hoopla Book Club — “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan, 2 p.m. June 25, Fort Smith Miller Library. Free. 646-3945. Genealogy Writer’s Workshop — Scrapbooking party,


LIVE! Music: Crystal Bridges cancels summer series, but Ray Wylie Hubbard fans can plan ahead

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has canceled the Summer Forest Concert Series that was set to begin June 22 because of storm damage to the North Forest. Current ticket

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Are mismatch seersucker jackets and pants a thing?

Q. I have a radical question. Can you mismatch seersucker jackets and pants with each other?  Like a green-and-white seersucker jacket with, say, blue-and-white seersucker pants?  Please respond.  A. That