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'Tis the Season

Variety Is The Spice

WAC season aims to provide entry point for all JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com In this, the Walton Arts Center’s 26th year, Fayetteville’s performing arts center continues its mission of providing diverse

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Changing The World

Singer/songwriter seeks common ground BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Claire Holley speaks quickly, with lots of emotion and enthusiasm in her voice. But at the same time, she chooses her words carefully.

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Three Minutes, Three Questions: Kyle Mooty

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “When I started at the Northwest Arkansas Times fresh out of Fayetteville High in 1980 — Grant Hall hired me — I thought I had the greatest

'Tis the Season

One Night Only

Yellow Brick Road leads back to Alma BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The uninitiated might hear “at Alma High School” and think the Alma Performing Arts Center is just an auditorium for

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Making Music For Others

Fayetteville musicians operate ‘home-style’ studio LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com “Everything down to the color scheme and the books on the wall swaddle you like a … goose down comforter. There’s

'Tis the Season

Celebrating Success

SoNA sets traditional but varied season BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas is announcing what some might consider a very traditional season — Verdi, Chopin, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and

'Tis the Season

Around The World In Two Semesters

UAFS adds international flair to 38th Season of Entertainment BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com At first glance, the 2018-19 Season of Entertainment might appear to be more musical than in the past.

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Backstage Hero

The work you don’t know needs to be done LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com At about 6:15 p.m. during a Thursday evening in May, the crew of TheatreSquared’s production of “The

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Rock ’N’ Roll Presidency

‘Louder Than Words’ explores music’s role in democracy Jennifer Nixon Special to The Free Weekly Daa-daa, daa-daa, da-da-da, daa-daa, daa-daa, da-da-da. For many alive and sentient in 1992, those opening

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Simplicity Endures

Museum exhibit celebrates architect Fay Jones BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “I never tried to be a little Frank Lloyd Wright,” architect Fay Jones said in a video accompanying the Old Statehouse