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Stories Unite Us: ‘Homegrown Tales’ returns to Eureka Springs

If you know Zeek Taylor as an artist, you’ve already experienced him as a storyteller. Often — almost always — his paintings have a quirky little narrative: “Even though her

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Dickerson Park Zoo: Lions, Giraffes … And A Hippo Named Henry

Perhaps the most famous resident of Springfield’s Dickerson Park Zoo doesn’t live there anymore. But a plaque remembers Henry the hippo, who was the father of internet sensation and Cincinnati

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Point Guard Turned Pro: Globetrotter still loves life in basketball

Shane “Scooter” Christensen seems to have been born to be a Harlem Globetrotter. Growing up in Las Vegas, he was 13 when he saw a movie about legendary shooting guard

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Lily Festival Invites Visitors To Step Back, Enjoy Simple Pleasures

Anyone could — and many people do — book a graduation, wedding, birthday or holiday party at Simple Pleasures, an unusual event center in Bella Vista. But founder Ken Miner

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Summer Fun Just Begun: Camps, classes entertain Benton County kids

There’s no mistaking that kids who have navigated a year of pandemic protocols deserve a fun, relaxing summer. Luckily, a plethora of Northwest Arkansas area organizations are offering a wide

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Summer Fun Just Begun: Camps, classes entertain Washington County kids

There’s no mistaking that kids who have navigated a year of pandemic protocols deserve a fun, relaxing summer. Luckily, a plethora of Northwest Arkansas area organizations are offering a wide

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140 Years And Counting – Rogers Historical Museum helps city celebrate

Looking down a photo-filled wall in the Rogers Historical Museum’s Key Wing, Director Serena Barnett has a unique perspective on the past 140 years of the city she calls home.

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Musical ‘Time Bombs’: What students learn expands over years

For five years now, budding young jazz musicians in Northwest Arkansas have had a rare opportunity to learn from established professionals, experience a recording session in a studio and perform

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A Lot Of Art, A Little Magic: Little Craft Show back, better and more inclusive

As for most people, 2020 offered the Little Craft Show’s Monica Diodati some of the steepest challenges she had ever experienced. Four years ago, she moved to Northwest Arkansas because

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Musician Planning Free Concert April 18

MARC HAYOT mhayot@nwadg.com Simeon Basil, a musician from Rogers, will be performing at a free concert from 5 to 7 p.m. April 18 at the Chautauqua Amphitheater in Siloam Springs.