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Gone To The Dogs

Posted by Sierra Murphy |
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Patrons slip and slide their way down Dickson Street on Sunday Aug. 28, 2016 during the Dickson Street Slide event in downtown Fayetteville. The giant water slide was a fundraiser for Soldier on Service Dogs.

Slip-n-slide supports canine cause Taking a trip down a 1,000-foot slip-n-slide on Dickson Street this Sunday could help a veteran suffering from PTSD get the furry, four-legged companion he needs to help him readjust to society.   The nonprofit Soldier On Service Dogs works to provide fully trained service dogs to area veterans with PTSD…

Saturn: Teacher, Guardian, Time-Keeper – Risa’s Horoscopes

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All the planets at one time or another turn retrograde creating an inward-focused time. At present, Mercury, Saturn, Uranus, Pluto, Juno and Chiron are retrograde. During retrograde times we confront the past, sort out the dross, clean, clear, eliminate and bring forth closure. Then the planet turns direct again. Monday, after four and a half…

LIVE! in NWA

Posted by Sierra Murphy |
Music for Meals — The Elkins Meals on Wheels program is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Elkins Community Center. Music for Meals will feature performances by Northwest Arkansas bluegrass/country groups White River Junction (pictured), Thorny Creek Ramblers, and Jim Harvery and Jerry Stahl & Kids. Woody of KKIX 104 country music radio station will serve as the emcee. The ticket includes a meal and drink, and proceeds benefit the Elkins Senior Activity & Wellness Center and Meals On Wheels. $10. 643-2741.

Today (8-24) Clint Scrivner — After 5 Bar, Rogers. Kassi Moe — Dickson Street Pub, Fayetteville. Rick Atha — Foghorn’s on Green Acres, Fayetteville. Tom Bryant — Foghorn’s on W. 15th, Fayetteville. Pinetop Renegade — Foghorn’s, Rogers. Caleb Martin — Foghorn’s, Springdale. Ray Wylie Hubbard — 9 p.m., George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville. $20. Voxana —…

8 Days a Week

Posted by Sierra Murphy |

Thursday (8/24) Author Talk — With Talya Tate Boerner, author of “The Accidental Salvation of Gracie Lee,” 5:30 p.m., Boone County Library in Harrison. Free. 870-741-5913. Opening Reception — For “Atmospheric Abstracts, Taking a Twisted Turn,” artworks by Jaquita Ball, 6-8 p.m., The Gallery at Midtown Associates in Bentonville. The exhibit is on show through…

Fireworks, Music And Fun

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Fireworks will conclude a day of festivities Tuesday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers.

Fourth of July includes SoNA at the AMP “It’s kind of strange … that the piece every American orchestra plays in its July 4th concert celebrates the Russian victory over Napoleon and France,” muses Paul Haas, music director of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas. But there’s “something about the cannon fire and the glorious music”…

Pushing Past Paper — Making Ripples

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Amanda Bancroft did this drawing of Costa Rica’s fiery-throated hummingbird for PRIDE month. It was her first drawing using drafting film, colored pencil and chalk.

Alternative surfaces help artists save trees For the adventurous nature lover and artist, treeless substitutions for paper are a brave new world. If you love trees and want to use less paper, these synthetic surfaces will charm anyone with the results they can produce. Many of them last for centuries, recycle plastic from the waste…