Current Issue

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…

Mitt For Brains

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Dear Mitt, I didn’t think I’d have to write to you again, but you have really gone downhill quickly since the first time I wrote. Your trip to gather funds from Americans living abroad was a whirlwind of disaster. It takes a special kind of talent to successfully piss off our allies. I understand that…

Nude Models of NWA

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Models Guild 2

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,…

Bullies Exploit E-World’s Anonymity

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By Joyce Hale Today’s electronic devices are becoming the tools of choice with modern day bullies. For those who were not brave enough to publicly torment a student at their locker or a co-worker at the water-cooler, cyberbullying has appeal. Electronic communications are increasingly available to younger, technically capable students and readily available at an…

House of Blurbs

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House of Blurbs Index

20 Years: A Kathy Thompson Project Local artist Kathy Thompson has become known for her mixed-media boxes that arrange treasured artifacts into dynamic and resonant compositions. Walton Arts Center commissioned Ms. Thompson to create an original project inspired by archival study, memorabilia and responses from patrons, staff and the arts community. This exhibition honors the…