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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…

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…

An Order for Change

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By Terrah Baker “So, for those of you on the right who are screaming about executive orders, your god, Reagan, appears to be leading the pack.” If we’re to believe what President Obama said in his State of the Union address, he’s going to start kicking ass and taking names. He built his first campaign…

House of Blurbs

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Flannel John’s Cookbooks for Guys (Although Applicable to All Sexes) What started as a bit of a lark for fishing and hunting friends, has blossomed into a cottage industry and an eight-book series for author Tim Murphy. One year after the release of his first book, “Flannel John’s Hunting & Fishing Camp Cookbook,” Murphy now…

Songs For The Blue Marble

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By Robert Laurence Donna Stjerna has written, oh, seven hundred songs. More or less. Love songs, gift songs, Ozark songs, tree songs, therapy songs, heirloom songs, peace songs, justice songs. And more and more these days, environmental and ecological songs. “Deep ecology,” she calls it. She sings alone and, for seventeen years, as part of…

Spreading The Ancient Art Of Fiber Work

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By Terrah Baker Have you ever stopped and wondered how each shirt and pair of pants in your overstuffed closet was made? What if, like all generations before the industrial revolution, you had to make each, individual item? It would make sense then why people in the 1800s and early 1900s on average had only…