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Special Events

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BENTONVILLE CULINARY FESTIVAL — through Friday at participating restaurants in Bentonville. Special tastings and dishes inspired by James Beard benefiting the James Beard Foundation Scholarship for chefs of tomorrow.   FIRST THURSDAY ART WALK — 5 p.m. today on the Square in Fayetteville. Art, live music, charity beer garden and more. Black Music Month…

We’ll Always Have Parasites

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My boyfriend of two months is a gem, but his house is a horror.

Light Beams, Interplay, Mutability, Duality & Constant Flux

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This week’s occultation of Venus overshadows our world for months to come, signaling a series of financial situations leading us further into a state of economic awareness.

Say What?

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Does anyone else have trouble keeping up with what is and isn’t politically correct to say?


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Courtesy Photo: For the month of June, a group of snails, an “escargatoire,” will appear in trees and on rooftops surrounding the Bentonville Square.

21c Museum Hotel, opening the first quarter of 2013, will present an outdoor contemporary art installation of animalistic proportions in conjunction with Downtown Bentonville Inc.’s 2012 ArtsFest. For the month of June, a group of snails, an “escargatoire,” will appear in trees and on rooftops surrounding the Bentonville Square. Supporting 21c’s mission of sharing new…

Bentonville’s 2012 Artsfest

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Celebrated jazz saxophonist Grady Nichols will be playing at the Bentonville Artwalk this Friday.   Courtesy Photo

This monthlong event is a celebration of the arts, with events highlighting visual, culinary and literary arts, music, film and landscape architecture. Program details and a full schedule of events can be found at   ARTS FETE THURSDAY, MAY 31 6 p.m.-9 p.m. An evening on the Peel Mansion historical grounds to launch the…

Finding Grace In The Unexpected

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Earlier this month, a YouTube video of a Sunday sermon began circulating the Internet.

Live Music

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The Carper Family will be playing at George’s Majestic Lounge Wednesday. Courtesy Photo

THURSDAY   Boar’s Nest BBQ, Fayetteville: Effron White Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs: Baby Jason and the Tramps Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla.: Heath Wright and the Hangmen Foghorn’s on College, Fayetteville: Darren Ray Fresco Cafe and Pub, Fayetteville: Juke Joint with Anthony Ball and Friends JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Keith Nicholson JJ’s Grill, Prairie…


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The Afrique Aya Dance Troupe will perform at the First Thursday Art Walk on June 7. Staff Photo by Blair Jackson

GI RIGHTS HOTLINE CONFERENCE — today through June 3 at Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville. Public Potluck and Fun Night 4:45 p.m. June 1.   ARTS FETE — 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Peel Mansion in Bentonville. Features Art Walk Artist Preview Show, food by Basil’s Cafe, and music by Lagniappe. $50-$75. Downtown…

The Boundaries of Faith

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Moral equality is a cornerstone in the larger civil rights movement for the LGBT community. Voices from both sides of the religious fence are expressed in this article.