Monthly Archives: October 2012

Movies In The Obscure

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Movies In The Obscure

By Blake Wilkins I recently revisited Charlie Kaufman’s directorial debut “Synedoche, New York” (2008). Kaufman is the mastermind screenwriter behind such works as “Being John Malkovich,” “Adaptation,” and the brilliant “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” “Synecodoche,” probably the most underrated and least known of Kaufman’s works, is by far his most unique film, and…

Caravanserai: A Place Where Cultures Meet

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Cravanserai

Staff Report A Caravanserai was once a place in Southern Asia and Northern Africa where knowledge and understanding of cultures spread. They were a type of inn that provided lodging and shelter where travelers from across the continents would stop to rest, and in the meantime trade goods, stories and learn about the far-off humans…

Solar Power: Still Emerging?

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By Mikel C. Lolley The Earth is an isolated system, and like a battery, the Earth has been storing the sun’s solar energy for 4.5 billion years. Stored as heat, deep in the Earth’s core, but also, miraculously, stored in the leaves of plants, and then, over millennia, transformed into coal, oil and natural gas….

An Evening of Flash Fiction

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Staff Report “Nothing squeezes an idea like boundaries,” says Tom Wilkerson, one of nine writers whose work will be featured Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in An Evening of Flash Fiction at Nightbird Books. The reading will deliver a series of very short stories — 600 words or fewer — in rapid succession, creating the…

The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of HARVEST FEST!

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Harvest Fest

By Anna VanHorn Set in the immaculate Ozark Mountains, the Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Festival is an event like no other. Sure, it’s a music and camping festival, and there are tons of those. Still, there’s something special about this one. Taking place Thursday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 14, this is the perfect…

Nude Models of NWA

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Staff Report Every Tuesday night, the main gallery of the Fayetteville Underground’s new location on Mountain Street on the square fills with a group of artists, and one nude model. The group of artists study every curve, texture and intimate detail of the human body that’s presented, and it’s not always easy to feel comfortable,…