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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

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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

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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

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Shall We Gather?

Shiloh Meeting Hall ready to get busy BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Even its greatest admirers admit that the newly refurbished Shiloh Meeting Hall is “elegant in its simplicity.” In other words,

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Pride And Perspective

MONAH considers contemporary Native America BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Charlotte Buchanan-Yale didn’t grow up reveling in her Native American heritage. She says she probably has none — but her “Aunt Isabelle

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Step Back In Time

Dogpatch lives again in new documentary BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The story has to start way back in 1934, when a cartoonist named Al Capp envisioned a place called Dogpatch. “It’s

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Maker Space: The Art Of Beauty

Makeup artist and Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week board member Jodie Arrington Franklin can size you up in five seconds and tell you what color palette would look best on your