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Conversation On Craft: Exhibition weaves new threads into American story

Entering the gallery space for the new temporary exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, the alluring gleam of two silver figures is the first sight to

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Time Is Precious For Small Businesses

Closing early may have done irreparable harm MARY HENNIGAN Special to NWA Democrat-Gazette (EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was written by University of Arkansas student Mary Hennigan while the bars in

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By The Book(s)

Newton County Library connects with kids BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “Newton County is 70th in Arkansas out of 75 counties in terms of population, and its terrain is mountainous, rural and

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A Foothold In Film: New Fort Smith fest seeks to build inclusive narrative

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com On Jan. 14, members of the River Valley Film Society announced to the public Fort Smith’s first film festival, to be held this summer. The inaugural Fort

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How About A Listen? The Wendy Love Edge Show

Did you know we have a plethora of funny, educational, captivating and insightful podcasts produced and hosted by the deep well of talent cultivated in our own Northwest Arkansas? In

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‘Half-Life’ Extended For TheatreSquared Docudrama

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “We are thrilled for the attention that our production of ‘The Half-Life of Marie Curie’ has received,” says Joanna Sheehan Bell, spokeswoman for Fayetteville-based professional company TheatreSquared.

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Fort Smith Regional Art Museum Closed

Pandemic concerns triggered temporary shutdown BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com A Facebook post on Jan. 4 reported that “due to covid-19, and the concern for our guests, the Fort Smith Regional Art

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Life Finds A Way: Opportunities take root in chaos of 2020

It is traditional that journalists look back at the end of the year, revisiting the stories that changed our little corners of the world. It has been our practice for

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Big Christmas Gig

Springdale native performs with Tabernacle Choir BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com There’s never a dull moment in life for Highland, Utah, resident Andrea Ivey Banner. In fact, she describes herself as a

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Gallery Moves Up Hill

Zarks finds new home in Eureka Springs BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Back in April, Timm Hilty, proprietor of Zarks Gallery in Eureka Springs, was disappointed. “We didn’t see a run on