Making Ripples

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Amanda Bancroft

By Amanda Bancroft A long time ago, living a sustainable lifestyle meant that I had to give up delicious goodies at almost every holiday and live as a hypocrite, nibbling on peanut butter pumpkins, Christmas-colored candies, dark chocolate hearts, and mini chocolate eggs in secret. With my lust for chocolate speeding my fingers across the…

The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of HARVEST FEST!

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Harvest Fest

By Anna VanHorn Set in the immaculate Ozark Mountains, the Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Festival is an event like no other. Sure, it’s a music and camping festival, and there are tons of those. Still, there’s something special about this one. Taking place Thursday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 14, this is the perfect…

Nude Models of NWA

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Models Guild 2

Staff Report Every Tuesday night, the main gallery of the Fayetteville Underground’s new location on Mountain Street on the square fills with a group of artists, and one nude model. The group of artists study every curve, texture and intimate detail of the human body that’s presented, and it’s not always easy to feel comfortable,…

Bullies Exploit E-World’s Anonymity

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By Joyce Hale Today’s electronic devices are becoming the tools of choice with modern day bullies. For those who were not brave enough to publicly torment a student at their locker or a co-worker at the water-cooler, cyberbullying has appeal. Electronic communications are increasingly available to younger, technically capable students and readily available at an…

House of Blurbs

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House of Blurbs Index

20 Years: A Kathy Thompson Project Local artist Kathy Thompson has become known for her mixed-media boxes that arrange treasured artifacts into dynamic and resonant compositions. Walton Arts Center commissioned Ms. Thompson to create an original project inspired by archival study, memorabilia and responses from patrons, staff and the arts community. This exhibition honors the…