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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…

Making Ripples

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Making Ripples

How to Create a Backyard B&B for Wildlife By Amanda Bancroft I wish I had wings! No expensive tickets, no long lines at an airport, just puffy mashed-potato-shaped clouds and a fantastic view. When an overhead flock of geese begin to honk, I stop in my tracks, gaze skyward, and imagine what it would be…

Toys in the Attic Director Calls Fayetteville Home

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Staff Report Toys in the Attic, with voice actors like Forest Whitaker and Joan Cusack, has received wild acclaim for its creativity with stop-action cinematography among the characteristics to be admired. Vivian Schilling is a resident of Fayetteville and served as director, producer and screenplay adapter of the film released Sept. 7 in theatres locally…

Car-Free Living: a Bumpy Road?

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By Amanda Bancroft After considering alternative forms of transportation, such as magic carpets and pixie dust, Ryan and I eventually settled on bicycling, walking, carpooling, riding the Ozark Regional Transit van and taking the free Razorback Transit bus. This isn’t as exciting as sprouting wings, but it’s certainly more realistic than wishing I were Aladdin….