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Filmmaker Tells Story Of War

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Ken Burns’ new documentary of the Vietnam War utilizes a decade of research and provides perspective from all sides of the conflict.

  The Fayetteville Public Library, in collaboration with AETN, will offer a free sneak peak screening of Ken Burns’ new documentary, “The Vietnam War,” at 2 p.m. Saturday. “We’ll be showing a 40- to 45-minute screening of one episode, and then we’ll have a panel to discuss those themes from the episode,” says Heather Robideaux,…

Do The Time Warp Again

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Iconic meets innovative in APT’s ‘Rocky Horror’ BECCA MARTIN-BROWN NWA Democrat-Gazette It was 16 years ago when Ed McClure directed a bare-bones version of “The Rocky Horror Show” for Ozark StageWorks. It had prerecorded music, a red and black set with borrowed restaurant chairs, slimy body parts in jars — and a cast of actors…

Reelin’ In The Years

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Keith Grimwood, left, and Ezra Idlet have been Trout Fishing in America for 41 years. Each just added a new musical instrument to his repertoire — a bouzouki for Idlet and a fiddle for Grimwood.

Trout Fishing duo shares ‘The Strangest Times’ BECCA MARTIN-BROWN NWA Democrat-Gazette Catch Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood in a great mood at the same time, and it’s unlikely you’ll get a serious answer to anything — but they’ll mean everything they say. After 41 years playing together as Trout Fishing in America, the musicians know…

‘Sports As A Lens’

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Evin Demirel is a Rogers-based writer focusing on the intersection of sports, race relations and history. For more information, visit his Website at heritageofsports.com.

Author takes unique look at race, civil rights, politics BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “Right here in Fayetteville, in the 1930s, blacks — wearing Razorback uniforms and being coached by Razorback coaches — were competing against whites in football,” says author Evin Demirel. “Young men representing two races were competing each other and building friendships despite laws trying to…

Fayetteville Film Fest Opens Tuesday

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Tuesday High School Connections At Fayetteville High School 6 p.m. — “Uncontrolled Variables: A Science Fair Story” by Dale Carpenter 7 p.m. — “Leaving a Legacy” by Brenda Yelvington 8:30 p.m. — Q&A with filmmakers Wednesday Documentary Features At Pryor Center Noon — “Charlie Vs. Goliath” by Reed Lindsay 1:30 p.m. — “For Ahkeem” by…