Monthly Archives: February 2012

Things to do This Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS CHOCOLATE LOVERS FESTIVAL: EXPERIENCING LIFE THROUGH CHOCOLATE — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, A CELEBRATION OF CHOCOLATE SAMPLING EVENT — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and ST. VALENTINE’S BALLS — 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. Amateur and professional chocolate contest….

LIVE MUSIC

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THURSDAY, Feb. 9 Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs: Bobby Marquez Fresco Cafe and Pub, Fayetteville: DJs Rev. Stiles and the Beat Bachs George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Ray Wylie Hubbard Jammin Java, Fayetteville: Open Acoustic Jam JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Barrett Baber JJ’s Grill, Rogers: Jeff Fox Mojo’s Pints and Pies, Fayetteville: Shannon Wurst Pesto Cafe, Fayetteville:…

Stupid is as Stupid Does

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By Rachel Birdsell TFW Contributing Writer Brock College in Ontario recently came out with a study that showed that people who scored low on childhood IQ tests were more likely to develop prejudiced beliefs and socially conservative political views as adults. The study, published in Psychological Science, has racists and social conservatives totally pissed off,…

Heavy Metal

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Heavy Metal By Mihke Chanay When it comes to music I like a little diversity. Being a relative newcomer to northwest Arkansas, the only local music I’ve been exposed to are the folksy bluegrass tinged sounds of groups who sometimes seem like they’re trying too hard to be The Avett Brothers or Mumford and Sons….

Risa’s Stars

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We begin the week on Thursday, with Venus joining Uranus in Aries. Venus represents money, resources and values. Uranus creates the revolution  and new archetypes that are needed, while Aries initiates all things new.   The energies are building for a showdown (breakdown) in March. The keynote at this time is preparation. Thursday Mercury (thinking) is…

Advice Goddess

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My boyfriend lacks romantic ambition. In our two years together, we’ve never gone out to dinner someplace I can wear a dress and heels, and he never brings me flowers or does anything for our anniversary or Valentine’s Day. I’ve suggested he pick out lingerie he’d like to see me in and shown him how…

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

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By Mike Mahardy TFW Contributing Writer Adam Jensen’s cybernetically enhanced eyes scan the room for patrolling enemies. After two minutes of learning their walking patterns, he makes his move, swiftly sneaking into a vacant room with a security terminal. The computer on a desk is easily hacked. Soon after, the security turrets guarding the room’s…

Libertarian Capitalism is Collective Suicide

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By Abel Tomlinson TFW Contributing Writer There are multiple versions of capitalism, some of them healthier than others. However, the general modus operandi for the global economy is neoliberal “free” market capitalism. This form of capitalism was defined by economist Milton Friedman. Friedman’s definition of libertarian, “free” market capitalism is deregulated capitalism. It is anti-government…

Live Music

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THURSDAY Fresco Cafe and Pub, Fayetteville: DJs Rev. Stiles and the Beat Bachs George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Perpetual Groove Jammin Java, Fayetteville: Open Acoustic Jam JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Jeff Fox JJ’s Grill, Rogers: Russ Hutchison Mojo’s Pints and Pies, Fayetteville: Matt Smith Pesto Cafe, Fayetteville: Kevin Bennoch Rowdy Beaver, Eureka Springs: Karaoke with Tiny Smoke…