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LIVE! in NWA

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“Tyson Tuesday Nights” — With extended hours and free admission at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks throughout the summer. In addition, the Free Summer Concert Series begins this Tuesday with a “Red, White & Blooms” concert by the Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band. The next concert in the series will be the melt-your-socks-off blues/rock of Leah & the Mojo Doctors, left, on July 25. The final show in the series will be the folk/soul beat-boxing, world-traveling duo Handmade Moments, right, back in NWA on Aug. 22. All family-friendly shows begin at 7 p.m. and are free. Lawn chairs and picnics are welcome. bgozarks.org.

Thursday Everclear — Oregon natives Everclear are crossing the country on their “So Much For The Afterglow Tour” — the same name as their most successful album to date, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The rockers will perform a free show at Cherokee Casino in West Siloam Springs, Okla., at 7 p.m. Thursday,…

Music For Miles

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Grammy-nominated singer Elle King will headline the Walmart Community Concert as part of the LPGA NW Arkansas Championship on Saturday at the Walmart AMP. King’s distinct and smokey voice blends rock, blues, pop and country for her signature sound — heard in popular singles like “America’s Sweetheart,” “Ex’s & Oh’s” and her duet with country artist Dierks Bentley “Different for Girls.” Fayetteville native Madison Watkins, who appeared on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” will open the show.

Northwest Arkansas is home for, and host of, some amazing creative talent. Our corner of the state also attracts some impressive names when it comes to nationally and internationally touring musical celebrities. But with our perfect position between some of the Midwest’s biggest cities, even more famous names and concerts on a spectacular level are…

8 Days A Week

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TODAY (6/22) “Aladdin” — With Martin Stevens’ hand-crafted marionettes, 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. today, Bentonville Public Library, and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 271-3192 in Bentonville or 783-0229 in Fort Smith. “Aladdin” — With Martin Stevens’ hand-crafted marionettes, 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. 271-3192. Opening Reception — For…

What Else Is New?

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0609 AN WU T2 New Play Festival

Courtesy Photo Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D’Amour is one of six playwrights workshopping their plays at the 2017 T2 Arkansas New Play Festival.   Playwrights are king at T2 festival Now in its ninth year of production, TheatreSquared’s New Play Festival has reached a level of national recognition that T2 artistic director Robert Ford had…

Miss Arkansas Pageant

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Courtesy Photo Savannah Skidmore, a senior at the University of Arkansas, will crown her successor Saturday during the Miss Arkansas Pageant at Robinson Center in downtown Little Rock. Tickets are $22 to $36 at ticketmaster.com. The final competition will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Saturday on KATV and streaming live on KATV.com and the KATV…

LIVE! in NWA

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Thursday Scott Ellison Trio — Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs. Prince Albert and The Royal Knights — 7 p.m., Choctaw Casino, Pocola, Okla. Sierra Star — Dickson Street Pub, Fayetteville. Jason Plumlee — Foghorn’s on Green Acres, Fayetteville. Voxana — Foghorn’s on W. 15th, Fayetteville. Pinetop Renegade — Foghorn’s, Rogers. Will Brand — Foghorn’s, Springdale….

8 Days A Week

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Bella Vista Back Then — With Carole Linebarger Harter, granddaughter of the Linebarger brothers, who opened the Bella Vista summer resort on June 20, 1917, 2 p.m. Sunday, Bella Vista Historical Museum. A temporary exhibit about the Linebarger family is on display at the museum through June. Free. 640-8336.   Thursday (6/15) Summer Reading Event…

8 Days

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SPECIAL EVENTS 17TH ANNUAL ART OF WINE FESTIVAL — Thursday, June 8, through Saturday, June 10, at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For full lineup of events and to purchase tickets, visit WaltonArtsCenter.org SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE TRIVIA — Monday, June 12, 7 p.m. at Black Apple Crossing in Springdale. https://www.facebook.com/ Black-Apple-Crossing MILL STREET MARKET —…

Live Music

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THURSDAY, June 8 Dickson Street Pub, Fayetteville: 7:30 p.m., Taylor Kropp George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Lonely Hearts Club Band J.J.’s Grill, Bella Vista: 5 p.m., Jocko J.J.’s Grill, Fayetteville: 8:30 p.m., Fetts Folly J.J.’s Grill on Dickson, Fayetteville: 8:30 p.m., Kaleb Cecil J.J.’s Grill, Rogers: 8:30 p.m., Lazy Daisy FRIDAY, June 9 Backspace, Fayetteville: 9…