Author Archives: Nick Brothers

‘White privilege’ Makes Some Uncomfortable

By James A. Haught |

Until that moment, I never saw clearly that society stacked the deck in my favor, giving me benefits not available to minorities. It was sobering. Later, I learned that sociologists call my advantage “white privilege.”

You Deserve A Breakup Today

By Amy Alkon |

Ideally, “till death do us part” doesn’t lead to daydreams involving a shovel and a tarp.

Lunar Eclipse – Something Disappears

By Risa D’Angeles |

Friday afternoon/early evening we have the Aquarius solar festival and full moon with the first lunar eclipse of 2017.

Animals in Love Part I: Monogamy Myths

By Amanda Bancroft |
Amanda Bancroft
Making Ripples

If we could talk with animals, we could ask them if they loved that special valentine of theirs, commonly referred to as a mate.

Santa Clarita Diet Breathes New Life Into The Genre of the Living Dead

By Dane La Born |
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Drew Barrymore (left) and Timothy Olyphant (right) star in the new Netflix comedy series “Santa Clarita Diet”, available now.

“Santa Clarita Diet” only popped up on my radar a month or so ago with a clever, minimalist ad campaign that gave away just enough to intrigue: this is a show where Drew Barrymore eats people, and Justified’s Timothy Olyphant plays her relaxed stoner husband.

A Conversation with Singer-Songwriter Adam Torres

By Nick Brothers |
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Adam Torres will be playing a solo set alongside Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster at Stage Eighteen, Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets are $10 at the door and it’s an all ages event.

Adam Torres’ music is like the beauty of the desert — lonesome, vast, tranquil and serene.

Review: Summers In Space by The Bends

By Nick Brothers |
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The Bends are a power blues trio currently residing Pittsburg, Kan. They will soon release Summers In Space, a three song EP of brand new originals.

The power blues trio out of Pittsburg, Kan. are about to unleash a scuzzy tour de force upon us mere mortals.

Crystal Bridges Announces Hearty February Events

By Staff Report |
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Crystal Bridges in Bentonville, Ark.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art invites visitors to explore the newest temporary exhibition, Valentine’s-related events and participate in a variety of art programs in February.

Downtown Arts Venue Announces Grand Opening Events

By Staff Report |
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Square House Tuesdays with local house deejays Purp & Meesh will be a regular installment at Stage Eighteen.

Fayetteville’s newest performance art venue and bar is officially open.

Bannon’s Coup

By Mel Gurtov |
In this Jan. 26, 2017, photo White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, left, and senior adviser Steve Bannon, right, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, after returning via Marine One from a trip to Philadelphia with President Donald Trump. Since taking office 10 days ago, President Donald Trump has moved to consolidate power within a small cadre of close aides at the White House. He’s added a senior political adviser to the National Security Council and appears to have cut out Cabinet secretaries from decision making on some of his top policies, including the immigration and refugee order that led to protests, legal challenges and temporary detention of some legal U.S. residents this weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Stephen K. Bannon, Donald Trump’s chief strategist, has been elevated to the Principals Committee of the National Security Council, the top tier of national-security policymakers.