Author Archives: Nick Brothers

New Rhythms, New Archetypes, New Ideas for a New World

By Risa D’Angeles |

We are in the full stream of Aries fire now. Spring has arrived and new life is emerging in the Northern Hemisphere. The new Spiritual Year began at Spring Equinox as the Sun entered initiating Aries, sign of the mind (Mercury), where all ideas begin along with the impulse to take action (Mars) in form…

Do Plants Have Feelings Too?

By Amanda Bancroft |
Amanda Bancroft
Making Ripples

“But plants have feelings, too!” is a common argument against veganism which defends eating meat.

Massey Featured At Ozark Writers Collective

By Amylou Wilson |
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At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, novelist Richard Massey of Springdale will feature for the Ozark Poets and Writers Collective.

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, novelist Richard Massey of Springdale will feature for the Ozark Poets and Writers Collective (OPWC).

Loot Conquers All

By Amy Alkon |

If gift price is tied to meal price, it seems there should be a sliding scale.

Inverse Performance Art Fest Returns

By Nick Brothers |
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Through the use of an interdisciplinary practice, Justin Zachary investigates the relationship between his mother and father as a means of commutation through video and performance. He and 20 other performance artists will be featured at Inverse Performance Art Festival in Fayetteville and Bentonville, Thursday, March 30 through Saturday, April 1.

Inverse Performance Art Fest is set to host to 21 different performances from 29 artists throughout Northwest Arkansas.

Iron Fist Packs A Fairly Weak Punch

By Dane La Born |
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Finn Jones stars in Iron Fist, the latest series in the Marvel Comics series on Netflix.

The final corner of Netflix’s Defender universe was filled in last Friday with the lackluster release of Iron Fist.

Q&A: Shovels & Rope

By Nick Brothers |
Photo Courtesy of Leslie Ryan McKellar

Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, of Shovels & Rope, will be playing at George’s Majestic Lounge Saturday, March 25.

Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent, the Charleston, S.C., married musical duo that is Shovels & Rope, have been through a lot in the past few years.

Independent Peace Voice Muffled At Cotton Town Hall

By Abel Tomlinson |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers

Tom Cotton takes questions from his constituents during his town hall meeting Feb. 22.

After seeing rambunctious town halls nationwide, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton’s event promised a great opportunity to speak up.

Switching Sides: America And Russia In U.S. Public Opinion

By Mel Gurtov |
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting with the Cabinet in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Once upon a time in the U.S. you could fairly predict what Americans believe about Russia.

President Donald Trump Should Make a Deal with North Korea

By Kevin Martin |

President Donald Trump likes to be known for his deal-making, and now he has the opportunity to make deals that can impact world peace and security, not just real estate or other business deals for his profit. North Korea would be a great place to start.