Author Archives: Nick Brothers

City Council Passes Civil Rights Protection Ordinance

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers

Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan said he was in support of the ordinance that would prohibit home and business owners from evicting, denying or firing a person based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. “We need to quit looking at what people are and start looking at who they are,” he said.

Fayetteville voters will have the opportunity to vote on LGBTQ rights Sept. 8.

White House Initiative Visits Springdale to Focus on Marshallese Community

Posted by Nick Brothers |

Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese, Cisneros Center, and Marshallese Educational Initiative partnered with The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) to host a roundtable assessment of federal programs serving NWA’s Asian and Pacific Islanders population.

Q&A: Sara Evans

By Nate Duke |

Sara Evans, a native of rural Missouri, released her debut album “Three Chords and the Truth” in 1997. Since then she’s been a staple of country music, putting out several platinum records and songs that became instant classics like “Suds in the Bucket.”

The Show Must Go On: Musician Organizes Impromptu Festival

By Nick Brothers |

Lance Carpenter received an email early Sunday morning, June 14, telling him that Thunder on the Mountain in Ozark, Ark., had been canceled.

New Play Festival Kicks Off

By Nick Brothers |

Consider yourself the artsy type? Well buckle up, because the next two weekends probably couldn’t handle any more events and performances than what’s already been planned.

The Ladies Of Litchfield Live Again

By Dane La Born |
Courtesy Photo

As of June 11, the newest season of Orange Is The New Black can be streamed on demand exclusively through Netflix.

Last Thursday, the girls of Litchfield were released a little bit early (for good behavior).

Beyond Thunderdomes

By Amy Alkon |

Stopping her would be easier if you two were guys: “I don’t like the way you’re talking about my boobs, Marjorie. Let’s take this outside.”

Thunder on the Mountain Cancelled

Posted by Nick Brothers |

Thunder on the Mountain organizers announced today that the festival has been canceled, according to a press release.

Break Room With A View

By Amy Alkon |

It’s generally best to score hookup partners from the larger population pool — men whom you might occasionally run into at the grocery store, as opposed to every 45 minutes in the coffee room.

Courting Apathy

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

Last week in his column, Word From Your Brother, Nick talked about the cycle of sensitivity.