Monthly Archives: October 2011

The People Behind the Protest

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By Blair Jackson Editor Occupy Wall Street began almost a month ago, when a few hundred protesters declared an occupation of Zuccotti Park in New York City. Critics scoffed at the group’s disorganization, its lack of demands, and the illegitimacy of the disenfranchised youth who stood at its foundation. The root of the protesters’ concern…

‘Nevermind’ Turns 20

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By Michael Chanay TFW Contributing Writer With the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s “Nevermind” having come and gone last month, it seems that now is as good a time as any to review the actual re-release itself. The anniversary version comes in a two-disc Deluxe Edition and a more expansive 4CD/1DVD Super Deluxe Edition. Originally released…

Live Music

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THURSDAY, OCT. 13 George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: John Shorter Band JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: A&W JJ’s Grill, Rogers: Chris Alan Craig Pesto Cafe, Fayetteville: Kevin Bennoch Rowdy Beaver, Eureka Springs: Karaoke with Tiny Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Matt & Gus Smith FRIDAY, OCT. 14 The Bayou, Rogers: Trick Bag George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Steve Pryor, Lucero…

Horoscope

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ARIES: Thoughts turn toward relationships — how they serve, tend and care for you, your expectations, how they free or restrict you. Choose now, with awareness and depth, to make relationships more loving, kind and filled with intentions of goodwill. TAURUS: You ponder upon a totally different lifestyle that includes community and things sustainable. Meet…

Finding Support

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By Blair Jackson Editor Susan Earnest’s official title is breast care navigator. Working with the Cancer Support Home, she journeys alongside women as they fight the disease — through the diagnosis, the surgery, the radiation or chemotherapy, to the end of their treatment, or the end of their lives. She is a guardian angel of…

Same Old Formula

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By Matt Dekinder Contributing Writer The same romantic comedy comes out about five times every year. Oh sure, there are subtle differences such as setting (maybe it’s New York, maybe it’s Hawaii), the career of the protagonist (maybe she’s a no-nonsense executive, maybe she owns her own bakery) or song choice for the spontaneous dancing…

Horoscope

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ARIES: An interlude (pause) is occurring in your relationships with others. It may feel different and disconcerting. The reality is that a balance is taking place, so you can ponder upon many things and then make a choice. You might feel separate from others and may feel an inability to move forward. These are assessment…

National Coming Out Day

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Oct. 11, 1987 — Half a million people marched in the streets of Washington, D.C., to support Gay and Lesbian Rights. At the time, it was the largest organized march in U.S. history, and it inspired a movement for equality that swept America. In honor of that movement, Oct. 11 has been declared “National Coming…

Daddy’s Back

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Daddy Warbucks is Back Well a couple of years ago, Daddy Warbucks moved down to the Key West, Fla., to escape the waning days of Houston Dale Nutt’s tenure as the Head Hog. Daddy bought a sailboat and sailed away. He was living that Jimmy Buffet lifestyle — until Hurricane Irene caught him and his…