Monthly Archives: July 2012

Smoking Photo Stupid

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Dear Editor, I assume you have heard this from others, but putting someone smoking a cigarette on the cover of The Free Weekly to illustrate an article about fashion was a very, very bad call. Smoking is not fashionable, it is stupid. Please think before you print.   Mark Landry Fayetteville

Jail Project A Voice For The Voiceless

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Photo by Sabine Schmidt: The performance “Proctor News” featuring storyteller Kathy McGregor.

Storyteller Kathy McGregor and local actor, producer and teaching artist Erika Wilhite are working on a project for — and in cooperation with — the incarcerated women of Washington County. Their aim is to give “a voice to the voiceless,” and using book discussions, creative writing workshops and all manner of storytelling modes, learn the…

Welcome, You’re Home!

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To become managing editor of an alternative, “hip” and inclusive publication such as The Free Weekly would be an honor in any circumstance. But to hold the position for such a publication in Northwest Arkansas is especially exciting. Take it from a girl who moved into town not knowing what to expect, what I have…