Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Venus, Evening Star, Calling Us to Vespers

By Risa D’Angeles |

On Thursday, July 14, Venus becomes the Evening Star in our night sky. setting a few hours after sunset. Venus remains a bright glittering “star” until December 31, the last day of 2016.

Stray It Forward

By Amy Alkon |

There are many people who cross ethical lines at work, but most of them just do it by taking home Post-its or a stapler.

Slam Poet Releases Spoken Word Album

By Nick Brothers |
Courtesy Photo

The artwork for Houston Hughes’ “Growing Up, Not Old” is by local artist Joëlle Storet.

Houston Hughes is a man about town. If you’ve ever been to Last Saturday, Last Night Fayetteville or an open mic night, you’ve mostly likely seen him emceeing or seen him perform his fiery, often funny slam poetry.

Local Bluegrass Fans Organize Homegrown Music Festival

By Nick Brothers |
Homegrown Cover

When Harvest Fest, the popular bluegrass/folk music festival at Mulberry Mountain, cancelled in 2014 no one was quite as bummed as Jessica Sumner and her friend Jeremy Gunn.

Death In Black & Blue

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

Good god, what a week.

Crab, Scarab, Tortoise, Cherubim & the Family of Man

By Risa D’Angeles |

We are in the month and sign of Cancer. Looking around our world we might see images that pertain to Cancer; crab, scarab, tortoise, gates, waters, mother with child, angels (the Cherubim who protect mothers and children).

Skinny Genes

By Amy Alkon |

There’s that saying, “You are what you eat.” Apparently, your girlfriend ate a supermodel.

Abstract Realism: William McNamara Paintings to be Featured at Arsaga’s Throughout July

Posted by Nick Brothers |
Artwork by William McNamara

Upper Pool

William McNamara specializes in a type of watercolor painting that almost look like photo-realistic.

The Video Game As Art

By Nick Brothers |

Video games, for decades, were not considered to be art and were considered no more expressive than a pinball machine.

ArkansasStaged Production Explores ‘What Makes Art, Art?’

By Nick Brothers |
Artwork by Gustav Carlson

From the theatre company that brought you Venus In Fur comes Art, a play that delves into what makes something worthy of being called “art.”