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Roots Festival Crowds Confident In Good Music, Great Time

  “This is the kind of stuff that shows folk music still has a vibrant future.” — Chris Spector, Midwest Record By Terrah Baker The goal of Roots Festival —

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Go Off-Grid in 7 Steps

By Amanda Bancroft Recently, I connected with, whose slogan is “Skills you need now for the tough times ahead.” It isn’t an extensive website, with only three free videos


Newspapers: Falling Behind….AGAIN

By Terrah Baker I would never want to overshadow someone’s wedding announcement with a political or social protest, but it’s not me that’s doing it. That’s what I told myself


FAUXNZ Create Real Original Music

Fayetteville’s Fauxnz (Phones) create multi-faceted and contorted music that blurs the lines between genres.


Developing Green Transportation in Northwest Arkansas

Special Contribution By Gary R. HuxelTransportation is one of the leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions on local and regional scales for much of the U.S., Europe and other industrialized


The Complaint Department Is Closed

“So, for the next week I am going to keep track of every time I whine about something minor, like my phone charger cord not reaching far enough for me

Advice Risa's Astrology

The Path to Sirius

Esoteric Astrology as news for week August 8-14, 2013 In Egypt the annual flooding of the Nile occurred as Sirius, the blue-white star left of Orion, became visible at sunrise.


Ain’t In It For My Health

Biographical information by Sandra Cox Fayetteville’s core curriculum includes the legacy of Levon Helm, and to this end, the library is proud to present the NWA premiere of Ain’t In

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Save the Ozarks with Solar Panels

By Amanda Bancroft Sometimes, living a sustainable lifestyle is as easy as eating a delicious organic cookie. More often, it’s as hard as trying to figure out how to fuel