Monthly Archives: October 2017

Five Minutes, Five Questions – Andy Hall, Infamous Stringdusters

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Photo courtesy: Scott McCormick

The Infamous Stringdusters return to the Hillberry Harvest Moon Festival for a performance at 9 p.m. Friday.

In June, progressive bluegrass outfit the Infamous Stringdusters released a collection of live recordings of their full album “Laws of Gravity,” and on Oct. 27, the quintet will debut their new five-song covers EP, “Undercover Vol. 2.” Fans and new listeners will hear songs from both on Friday evening as the acoustic group returns to…

Rending Racism

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Free Weekly/ANDY SHUPE

Patty Besom of Fayetteville and Monique Jones, Northwest Arkansas Branch president of the NAACP, hold hands Saturday as they speak during the Sto(m)p Racism workshop at the Fayetteville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Two halves meet to consider the whole Northwest Arkansas residents sipped coffee and chatted among themselves as the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship filled up for the Sto(m)p Racism workshop Saturday morning. Anticipation about the day’s topic could be heard and felt throughout the space. The topic: What do African Americans want from white allies? Speakers Raven…

8 Days A Week

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T2 Artist Forum — With Brooklyn-based playwright Amy Evans (pictured), play director Reginald L. Douglas & guitarist Al Schackman, who was Nina Simone’s bandleader, 6 p.m. today, Fayetteville Public Library. Kyle Kellams of KUAF will be the moderator. Free.

THURSDAY (10/12) Open House — With a special exhibit on World War I & a new gift shop, 4-7 p.m., Bella Vista Historical Museum. 855-2335 or Sunset Cruise — 4:45 p.m., Rocky Branch Marina near Rogers. Hosted by Hobbs State Park. $5-$10. Reservations at 789-5000. T2 Artist Forum — With Brooklyn-based playwright Amy Evans,…

Boo To You!

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File Photo/BEN GOFF

Virginia Graves and sister Jenny Graves of Bentonville get candy from Emerson Johnson, right, with Arkansas Public Theatre during last year’s Main Street Rogers Goblin Parade in downtown Rogers. This year’s trick-or-treat event is set for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 beginning at Frisco Park.

Scares creep in on October nights The Expelled Unleashed WHAT — Haunted house in an abandoned slaughter house WHEN — 7 p.m.-midnight Friday WHERE — 29555 Arkansas 23, Huntsville COST — $20; must be 18 to enter without a signed waiver from legal guardian INFO —466-8556 or Ozark Corn Maze WHAT — Three separate…

History Mysteries

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A costumed interpreter tells the story of Mary Bolin, the first murderess in Rogers, on a previous Rogers Historical Museum Ghost Walk.

Ghost Walks tell tales of very cold cases Death by poisoning. Murdered. Accidental death. Weather-related death. Murdered by family member. Death by injury. Murdered by a gang. It might sound like seven episodes of “Forensic Files.” But these cases are all cold — really cold — like 1891 to 1927 cold. They are the mysteries…