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Adding A Little Arkansas

New Play Festival enjoys fresh new eyes LARA JO HIGHTOWER TheatreSquared’s artistic director, Robert Ford, says that the planning for the theater’s 11th annual New Play Festival —which kicks

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

March 22 (Friday) Spring Crafternoon — 1-6 p.m., Miller Branch Library in Fort Smith. Free. 646-3945. School’s Out Movie — “Hotel Transylvania,” 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. “The

Risa's Astrology

On Beginnings …

Here we are at the beginning of a new season (spring), a new sign (Aries), planets (Mars, Mercury, Uranus) and a new element (fire). Spring is the beginning of a

Male Call

Button-down the hatches

Q. I am wondering about button-down shirts and confused about whether they are appropriate to wear for dress and business. I wear my button-downs for all business and dress occasions

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Present-Day Prose

Theatre company modernizes The Bard JOCELYN MURPHY NWA Democrat-Gazette The bold and inventive Aquila Theatre Company that The New York Times calls a “classically trained, modernly hip troupe” returns to Fayetteville March

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

March 15 (Friday) Scrappy Ladies — A quilting group, 9 a.m., Rogers Public Library. Free. 621-1152. Art in Bloom — Tour the permanent collection where local florists will display floral

'Tis the Season

Take A (Spring) Break

Daytrips let families get away from it all LARA JO HIGHTOWER NWA Democrat-Gazette Not everyone can pick up and go to the beach for spring break — but if you

Maker Space

Birds Of A Feather

Annual count inspires area birders ELIAS WEISS Special to The Free Weekly Birdwatchers in all four corners of the state came together in February for the Audubon Society’s 22nd annual

Risa's Astrology

Spring Equinox, Aries Festival, Flowers Scattered About

Multiple festivals occur simultaneously this coming week. Spring Equinox, International Astrology Day and the Aries solar festival (at the full moon) are Wednesday, March 20th. Persian New Year, Holi (Indian