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Yearend Top 10: Victory Theatre slated for Walton-funded renovations

Editor’s Note: As we do every year, The Free Weekly staff looked back to see what arts stories we published in 2022 that we expect will have a lasting impact

Music

Yearend Top 10: Hembrees press pause on Roots, play on as Smokey & the Mirror

Editor’s Note: This is Monica Hooper’s first choice for top stories. It originally ran Oct. 17. The founders of Fayetteville Roots announced Oct. 14 that they will “pause the festival

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Dec. 22 (Thursday) Winter Movie Marathon — 9:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free. bentonvillelibrary.org. “Polar Express” — Movie and hot chocolate bar, 11 a.m., Springdale Public Library. Free. springdalelibrary.org.

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LIVE! Music: Brick Fields celebrates ‘Blues Therapy’ Dec. 21 at FPL

Every Wednesday night for the last 10 years, a community in Fayetteville has come together to share in the healing power of music. “A lot of people started calling it

Theater

‘A Tuna Christmas’ comes to life on Arkansas Public Theatre stage

Imagine learning 500 lines for a play — give or take a few dozen. Sounds daunting enough, doesn’t it? Then imagine those lines are spread over more than half a

Music

Jonathan Karrant shares ‘Christmas Wish’ at 906 Lounge in Fort Smith

Jazz singer Jonathan Karrant, a native of Fort Smith who now lives in Las Vegas, will return to his hometown for a special two-night Christmas performance at 906 Lounge. Karrant

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8 Days A Week

Dec. 15 (Thursday) Book Lovers Club — 10 a.m.-noon, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. fortsmithlibrary.org. Anyone Can Learn to Letter — 10:30 a.m.-noon, Fort Smith Windsor Library. Free. fortsmithlibrary.org. We’re

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LIVE! A Music Calendar – Songs of Latin American Women Celebrated At Walton Arts Center

Edward Simon’s Femeninas: The Songs of Latin American Women featuring Adam Cruz, Reuben Rogers, Magos Herrera and Luis Quintero, will celebrate the legacy of Latin American women songwriters such as