Monthly Archives: October 2011

Daddy Warbucks

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Well it’s that profit taking and making time of the year. For some, like those who burn up the diesel fuel like J.B. Hunt Transportation, this is the best time of the year. The Lowell-based carrier and their intermodal group posted record high profit this past week. The earnings per share went above the analyst-predicted…

Horoscopes

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ARIES: The keys to your achievements at this time while also seeking freedom and independence from all restraints, are passion and creativity.  Don’t be confrontational lest you lose power and respect. Don’t clash with loved one. Stay poised within imagination, inspiring creation. TAURUS: Over and over, something occurs with your health and well-being. At this…

Advice Goddess

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All Work and No Foreplay My husband and I are entrepreneurs, developing a new product. We’re both working long hours. He’s miserable because he has no time for his art (painting), and our sex life is in shambles. There isn’t a lot of blame or anger. We simply go about our entire days with little…

Live Music

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20 George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Vibesquad Gusano’s, Bentonville: Darren Ray JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Jamie Wolfe JJ’s Grill, Rogers: Jeff Fox Pesto Cafe, Fayetteville: Sarah Hughes Rowdy Beaver, Eureka Springs: Karaoke with Tiny Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Vagabond Swing   FRIDAY, OCT. 21 Arsaga’s Crossover, Fayetteville: The Flight to Light Arsaga’s Har-Ber Meadows, Springdale:…

8 Days a Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS NATIONAL VETERANS CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL — through Sunday at the John Q. Hammonds Convention Center in Rogers. Talent competitions in art, creative writing, dance, drama, and music for Veterans. va.gov/opa/speceven/caf/index.asp or 444-4064. CERAMIC BOWL SALE — 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Little Bread Company, 116 N. Block Ave. in Fayetteville. $15…

Real Steel: Mission Accomplished

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By Matt DeKinder Contributing TFW Writer “Real Steel” is way better than it has any right to be. I mean, it’s a movie about boxing robots for Pete’s sake! Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots were fun, but they weren’t that fun. Anyway, “Real Steel” earns its stripes by focusing more on the human element than…

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE!

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NIRVANA AND ME By Mike Chanay Contributing TFW Writer Wow. Nirvana’s mega-popular second album “Nevermind” is 20 years old. Where has the time gone? It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that my older brother gave me his used-up cassette copy of that album, complete with a baby’s penis on the cover. Our mother…

8 Days a Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS FALL CRAFTS FAIRS — through Saturday in Bella Vista, through Sunday at Spanker Creek Farm, 8464 W. McNelly Road in Bentonville and at the War Eagle Mill near Rogers. bellavistafestival.org or 655-2064. spankercreekfarm.com or 685-5655. wareaglemill.com or 866-492-7324. NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WOMEN’S SHELTER SILENT AUCTION — 9:30 a.m. today through 8:30 p.m. Friday at…

Mark Dion: Process and Inquiry

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By Rachel Birdsell Contributing Writer If we are to believe the Oxford dictionary, art is defined as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.” That definition isn’t necessarily black and…

Daddy Warbucks

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Never say that State Rep. Uvalde Lindsey, D-Fayetteville, misses a chance to cover the (his political) bases. Already he has held a brief, donut meet-and-greet following a Political Animals event at the Clarion Inn in Fayetteville. There were lots of old Fayetteville friends there — some Daddy knows to be card-carrying GOPers. Now some “friends…