Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Lochmess, Racism, and the First Nations

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

The big story these last couple of weeks has, of course, been the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Black Lives Matter Community Conversation Planned

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers
Various leaders from the University of Arkansas, Compassion Fayetteville and Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan stand together holding signs stating “Black Lives Matter #FayettevilleCares” Monday, Feb. 7 on Dickson Street.

A few Fayetteville community members are hoping to start an educational community conversation about the Black Lives Matter movement and what it means.

Q&A: National Park Radio

By Nick Brothers |
Courtesy Photo

National Park Radio is Stefan Szabo (center), Heath Shatswell, Mike Womack, Jon Westover and Eli Barrett.

There’s one helluva folk music show happening this weekend.

Fayetteville Roots Fest Amps Up Food and Free Programming

By Nick Brothers |
© 2015 Stephen Ironside/Ironside Photography

On Saturday, Aug. 27, the second annual Farmer’s Market cook-off will take place where eight chefs will be paired up to compete for the best dish they can make using only ingredients found at the farmer’s market in the Town Center Plaza.

This year at Roots Fest, it’s the chefs and farmers of Arkansas who are the rock stars.

Tiny Home, Big Lifestyle

By Amanda Bancroft |

It doesn’t take a lot of space or possessions to have a happy, healthy life.

The Clear And Present Danger

By Dane La Born |
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles to applause as he arrives to speaks in Youngstown, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

I’m sick of writing about Donald Trump, but he keeps doing things that require standing up and speaking out, so here I am, yet again.

I Have Come to Interrupt You (Uranus)

By Risa D'Angeles |

Last week (July 29th) Uranus in Aries (interruptions, waking us up to all things new) turned retrograde at 24 degrees Aries.

Casual Coroner

By Amy Alkon |

I dress like a tomboy: jeans, T-shirts, hoodies, and work boots. My boyfriend of a year wants me to wear skirts and dresses more often. Nothing trashy. Just not my usual tomboy wear. This weekend, I wore a sundress to brunch. It made him so happy, and he kept telling me how beautiful I looked….

Homegrown and Heart Strong: Northwest Arkansas’ First Sustainable Music Festival

By Taylor Gladwin |
TFW 8.11.16 COVER

Homegrown is the first green music festival to happen in Northwest Arkansas.

Suicide Squad Disappoints Astoundingly

By Dane La Born |
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, from left, Jay Hernandez as Diablo, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Will Smith as Deadshot, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag and Karen Fukuhara as Katana in a scene from "Suicide Squad." (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

I honestly wish I could be typing up a glowing review of Suicide Squad right now. Sadly, DC comics’ latest foray into their cinematic universe was anything but good.