Monthly Archives: January 2008

It's Mardi Gras, ya'll

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Okay it’s Mardi Gras. But what exactly is Mardi Gras? Mardi Gras translates from the French as Fat Tuesday. Why Fat Tuesday? The Lenten season, or the Easter season, always begins on a Wednesday. The date varies from year to year, based on the date of Easter. Since the 40- day Lenten season is a…

Opinion: Doug Thompson

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Black and white By Doug Thompson Let’s talk about something vastly more important than the winner of this year’s presidential election. Let’s talk about race. Let’s talk about whether we can even talk about race without making a bunch of people incoherently angry.

Daddy Warbucks

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Bumpy start for 2008 Hang on for more swings The stock markets here and abroad are still jittery and reeling from the swings of the first days of 2008. Hang on small businessman. Cling tightly small investor. More swings both up and down are coming. The price of oil has somewhat stabilized at around $90…

Highlights

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In the Clubs There are some super shows coming through town this week, so get ready. Here’s a quick rundown on some of the hot ones. Friday night, Oreo Blue guitarist Gary Hutchison will be celebrating a birthday at George’s with his band, the Nace Brothers, Steve Pryor and Earl Cate. That same night, George’s…

8 Days A Week

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All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to FFW, 203 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701, or fax to 444-7289, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered. MARDI GRAS EVENTS DEMENTED KREWE…

Goodbye Sid

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SUSAN “SID” SARGENT Sid Sargent, 65, of Lincoln died Sunday, January 20, 2008 at home in her bed. Born September 7, 1942, in New York, NY, the daughter of Fitzwilliam and Beatrice Butler Sargent, She was an artist, a mother and a champion of freedom and creative living. She moved to the Northwest Arkansas area…