A Gargantuan Exhibition

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Photo Courtesy ArtPrize/Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

“Elephants” by Adonna Khare, detail from the 2012 carbon pencil on paper, 89 feet, 7/8 inches by 32 feet, 3 inches. “Elephants” is now part of the Crystal Bridges permanent collection and is on show for the first time there in “Animal Meet Human.”

‘Elephants’ among works in ‘Animal Meet Human’   “It’s massive. It towers over you.” That’s the first thing viewers will notice about “Elephants,” Adonna Khare’s massive 40-foot-long pencil drawing. On show at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for the first time in a temporary exhibit, “Animal Meet Human,” the 2012 work is a new…

8 Days A Week

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NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER A scene Tuesday July 12, 2017 during rehearsal for Kiss Me Kate at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. The show opened Friday.

THURSDAY (7/20) Communities Under the Canopy — With Shawna Adams of the National History Educational Company, 2 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. For all ages. 271-6816. “Marriage Is Not for Chickens” — A reading with author Margaret Rutherford, 5:30 p.m., Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Free; books will be available. FPL Summer Author Series — With…

An ARC For Bella Vista

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Heather Marie, a vocalist living near Branson, Mo., and Paul Price, who plays guitar and harp guitar, will bring a selection of cover songs to the ARC in Bella Vista tonight.

Historic structure now home to music and more BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Raised in Bentonville, Sara Parnell remembers the brightly painted houses along U.S. 71 as the original Bella Vista — the resort, not the retirement village or the bedroom community it has become. And that’s what she wants others to see, too. So Parnell is…


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Zigtebra — She is Zebra. He is Tiger. Together, they make up lo-fi pop duo Zigtebra. The Chicago group is in the middle of a 120-day national tour this summer, including a stop at Backspace in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. Friday with Neon Glittery, Open Fields and PZA. With the release of “Take My Hand I’m Ready” last week, Zigtebra is keeping up with an ambitious 2017 plan to release a new song and music video every month for the entire year. $5.

  Today (7/13) Grady Philip Drugg — 9 p.m., with Buckle Up Baby, and The Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Boys. Backspace, Fayetteville. $5. 123 Andrés — 7 p.m. family concert, Crystal Bridges, Bentonville. Photosphere — 6 p.m., Fred’s Hickory Inn, Bentonville. Melody Pond — Gulley Park, Fayetteville. Stoney LaRue — with ShotGun Billys. JJ’s…

The Younger Set — Firefly Fling

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STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE - Jules Taylor smiles as she performs with Shaky Bugs Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, during First Thursday on the Fayetteville downtown square.

  Shaky Bugs learning, fun at Firefly Fling It might seem as though Jules Taylor is everywhere in Northwest Arkansas — on movie sets, performing with Phunbags comedy improv, helping helm the Fayetteville Film Festival, directing at Arts Live Theatre. But nowhere is she happier than entertaining and educating children with her Shaky Bugs program….