Monthly Archives: January 2014

Win Tickets To See International Jazz Sensation

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Dr Lonnie Smith Trio

Special to the Free Weekly Dr. Lonnie Smith is a musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master of organ trio dynamics (especially on his Hammond B-3 organ), Dr. Smith’s performances are well known for slipping between funky soul-jazz and gentle balladry, with all kinds of musical byways in between. After more than five…

Two Guys Telling Jokes

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By Robert Laurence Did you hear the one about the two comedians who walked into a bookstore? The January meeting of the Ozarks Poets and Writers Collective, 7 p.m., Jan. 28, at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville, will introduce as Featured Performers two local comedians, Steve Holst and Taylor Henschell. There is no…

Water Spirits & White Magic — the Magical Work of the Soul

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By Risa D’Angeles “The water spirit said the waters of the world are so poisoned (due to human contamination) that the water spirits’ (they protect the waters) life-force is weakening, they are less able to fully contact the waters they serve (devas serve the world), and ‘drinkable water will soon become a rarity with all…

Seeing it through the Artist’s Eyes

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By Frankc Berlanga-Medina Recently I sat down with local artist Rachel Rodriguez. A graduate of art school with a B.A. in Fine Arts, Rachel has been working on building the series recently which will be showcased in Arsaga’s on Crossover in Fayetteville with several signature pieces. Armed with a technique for realism and the imagination…

Acoustic Body Sculpting Hits U.S., NWA

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By Terrah Baker Acoustic Body Sculpting technology is one of those things Europe saw first. Then Harrison resident and ultrasound technician Larry Horton caught a glimpse and decided Arkansas needed to get in on the action. After being in the diagnostic ultrasound industry for 36 years, his research into the “successful” treatment technology led him…

Yoga Deza Seeks To Expand Yoga Community

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By Terrah Baker This is the first in a series of articles featuring the newest yoga studios in Fayetteville, each with their own character, background and emphasis on the age-old practice. Alexandria Mero, owner of Yoga Deza in Fayetteville (and Bentonville set to open Jan. 20), first found yoga in Denver, Colo., when training for…

Ice is Nice

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Making Ripples

By Amanda Bancroft If your recent winter interactions with ice have been altogether negative, I empathize. It’s abundantly clear to most of us why ice storms, slick roads and slippery sidewalks are hazards that make us yearn for summer-like Olaf the snowman in Disney’s recent release, Frozen. But not as obvious are the ways we…

Eat, Pray, Barf

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By Amy Alkon My girlfriend and I just got back from vacationing in India, where we lived in an ashram (essentially a yoga camp) and she studied yoga and meditation for a month. Since we’ve been back, she’s been wearing a sari everywhere, which stands out completely here, and she greets everyone by bowing and…