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Best Bets: January filled with arts events you don’t want to miss

Bella Vista Historical Museum Bella Vista 855-2335 or bellavistamuseum.org The Bella Vista Historical Museum recently received two 100-year-old slot machines that were used at the Bella Vista Summer Resort at

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People to watch in 2023 include advocate, author, designer

Editor’s Note: Every year, the Free Weekly staff suggests a few people you might want to keep your eye on in the year to come. This year, April Wallace, our

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Christmas fun at Fort Smith libraries, Rogers Historical Museum, downtown Springdale and more

The Miller Branch of the Fort Smith Public Library will offer a variety of programs for kids, families and adults this holiday season including interactive holiday movies with snacks and

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Crystal Bridges brings Coach designer to NWA symposium

Fashion has been a hot topic in Northwest Arkansas the past few months. That’s due in part to the opening of “Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour,” Crystal Bridges’ first fashion

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Makers come together to help each other, sell their work

It seemed to mixed-media artist Shelley Mouber that there was room in the Northwest Arkansas arts community for an organization that would encompass “the hobbyist, the after-work maker, the weekend

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Seven Minutes, Seven Questions: John Cariani, ‘Almost, Maine’

Editor’s Note: I’m in my first theatrical production in a very long time — “Almost, Maine,” on stage this weekend and next at Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers. Of course

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Bikes, Blues & BBQ brings more music to Railyard Live

If your stereotypical “biker” looks like an extra from “Sons of Anarchy,” two of the local riders excited about Bikes, Blues & BBQ couldn’t be a bigger surprise. Kevin Lancaster

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Broadway And Beyond: ‘Moulin Rouge,’ ‘Bach to Bowie,’ Marty Stuart and more at WAC

During the worst days of the pandemic, the Walton Arts Center staff learned several lessons that solidified their commitment to bringing a wide variety of arts events to Northwest Arkansas.

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Let freedom ring! Juneteenth celebrations look back, forward

With a massive Freedom Festival planned for Sunday, June 19, in Springdale, Juneteenth celebrations are continuing to grow in Northwest Arkansas. “With Juneteenth becoming a national and federal holiday, there’s

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CACHE Offers Cash: Tyson initiative funds artists, performers, more

It’s no secret that lack of funding can get in the way of many artistic productions, but now there are numbers to back that up locally and funds in place