For 10 years the Northwest Arkansas art collective Art Amiss has been documenting the area’s art scene and providing lesser-known musicians, designers, photographers, performers and artists with a boost of exposure.
It was all kind of magical. For Friday night’s purpose, The Backspace, a DIY venue, became a low key sound house. While the 13 member Ozarka Orkestra — sitting in the middle of the floor of the 800-square-feet venue — acoustically played their Balkan folk music, members of the crowd danced all around them
After a harsh winter and lack of sponsorship and time, volunteers in support of getting a revised initiative of legalized medical marijuana in Arkansas on the November ballot failed to get enough signatures by the July 10 deadline to qualify for the November ballot.
Thrifting is now one of the most common ways to shop and the most sought after way to express personal style. I have enjoyed thrifting for quite some years now, for multiple reasons.
With America turning 238 and what not, it’s high time for its citizens to take a moment, grab a plate of bacon and cheese Freedom fries, a fine American lager, and reflect on the good ole red, white and blue and the lives of model Americans.
The amount of food trucks in the U.S. have been growing “astronomically” over the course of 10 years, said John Gaber, professor of public policy at the University of Arkansas. The most recent burst of mobile vendors have been cropping up at the tail end of the economic recession period of the U.S. economy, and most can be found in Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and now, Fayetteville.
The Free Weekly’s newspaper-stand art project began several months ago and was designed to do just that – to help jump start t he public art movement in Fayetteville; to beautify the vessels in which the publication is delivered along with the space where it resides; and to give artists an outlet for their talent and exposure to the community at large.
By Nick Brothers After the sun set on Mulberry mountain Friday night, The Flaming Lips took the stage. I was one person in a sea of 19,000, and it was hard to ignore the good vibes everyone was putting off. The Lips are known for their theatrical performances, and tonight would be no different. Wayne…
If you’ve been on Dickson Street lately, you may have seen some of the graffiti on the traffic boxes at each intersection.
By Nick Brothers The mountain beckons. Next week Mulberry Mountain, located on the Pig Trail between Fayetteville and Ozark, will transform into Wakarusa for it’s 11th season, and 6th in Arkansas. As of last week, officials expected to have about 18,000 festival goers this year, with about 150 artists and about 200 sets over the…