Art, Movies, Lit, Theater

Teenage Writers, Reading Aloud

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By Robert Laurence They have a reputation to uphold. Thirty years of publication, on-time and never missed. Multiple recognitions of national excellence by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Front cover to back, a publication to take pride in. “They” are the editors and writers, the artists and production designers of Connotations, the award-winning literary magazine…

Traveling Poets Find Comfy Spot

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By Roger Barrett If you’ve been to a poetry reading at Nightbird Books, or bought a book of poetry at the Dickson Street Bookshop then you’ve probably met Matthew Henriksen. Matt and Katy Henriksen started the Burning Chair Readings to bring touring poets to Fayetteville. Their readings have also presented readings from UA Fayetteville and…

Must-Have “Green” Books

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Must-Have Books To Bring Out The Greenness In Everyone. Brought to you by Nightbird Books on Dickson in Fayetteville. All Natural by Nathanael Johnson — The title says it all: A Skeptic’s Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier. http://www.nightbirdbooks.com/book/9781605290744 Sharing The…

Nurture The Art Experience

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By Terrah Baker There’s a side of our brain that we neglect, said Jo Ann Kaminsky, executive director of The Art Experience in Fayetteville that is celebrating 20 years of service. That’s the side she tries to reach in her counseling sessions, where she uses art and creativity as a means of helping clients delve…

Author Puts Dynamic Personality To Use

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1Staff Report One local writer has too much personality for one name. That’s why, Tom Gnagey chooses to write under half a dozen pen names, with different genres attributed to each. With more than 70 novels and nonfiction books, along with hundres of stories to his credit, he is one of Northwest Arkansas’ most prolific…