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Art Experience Offers Free Art Therapy

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Staff Report As a part of the Art Experience’s art therapy programs for teenager girls, Pathfinders, each girl and her partner will create masks for use later in the self-reflection exercise. The Art Experience in Fayetteville is designed to offer youth a place for healing and growth through the expressive arts and play. Staffed by…

Travel on a Budget — With a Purpose

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By Terrah Baker Have you ever wanted to travel while making a positive difference and not spending your next three months rent, possibly leaving you homeless? If you’re human, and a part of the large majority of working class citizens, most likely your answer is “yes.” We humans have a need for change, excitement, exploration,…

Writing From the Soul for NWA Youth

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By Terrah Baker Writing for the Soul Workshop of Northwest Arkansas, that features therapeutic writing techniques, just concluded one of their workshops geared towards troubled youth. It was created to provide an outlet for all teens, but specifically those who were struggling in school and society. Writing for the Soul is the brainchild of TGIM…

Sneak Peek Markets — Opening Day and Hoop-la! Event

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Believe it or not, NW Arkansas has local food available right now, even though this has been an especially tough winter for local produce farmers. Those with greenhouses or with unheated hoop houses have some produce available before the traditional market season starts, including salad and cooking greens, kale, spinach and more. Varieties of apples…

Commissioned Work From Local Artists

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By Terrah Baker NWA has many talented artists. Because of this, each week holds multiple exhibitions, galleries and opening receptions where art lovers can catch a glimpse, and even buy a pre-made piece, of original art from local artists. But several Fayetteville Underground members help remind us that art can be made to fit our…