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Living Books

Humans tell their stories at FPL BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com How would you tell the story of your own life? That question has been posed to 18 local residents in preparation

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Bassoonist’s Balance

Music and community important to musician LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Lia Uribe’s career is an example of what can happen when someone finds her passion early. Uribe is an assistant

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Maker Spaces

Don’t just watch the world go by; dive right in BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com So you’re new to Northwest Arkansas? Well, you’ve already found The Free Weekly (and its sister magazine,

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Loving Learning

Arts are on the menu to inspire aspiring adults LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Polished school hallways, new shoes, rows and rows of school supplies on the store shelves: Nothing spurs

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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

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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

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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