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Nightbird Books to Host Week of Events

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For eight years, Nightbird has been supporting Fayetteville’s community, literary groups, and artistic endeavors. Now, with help from the community, Nightbird Books has organized a week’s worth of activities to “Feed the Bird” to help keep the bookstore operational and serve as a way to say thank you to the community.

71B Flyover Opens

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City officials line up to cut the ribbon to open up the 71B highway flyover, Wednesday, July 2.

Say goodbye to taking u-turns on Joyce Boulevard.

The Food Truck Phenomenon

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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.

Things to do This Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS FIRST THURSDAY RECEPTION   — 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Underground, East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. “Art for the Holidays” exhibition. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534. ONE NIGHT SHOW AND ARTISTS RECEPTION — 5 to 8 p.m. today at the studio behind The Art Experience, 541 Martin Luther King…

Things to do this Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS ESSA WINTERFEST FINE ARTS SHOW — Noon to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. Artworks from $25 to $5000. $5 admission is reimbursed on your purchase. 253-5384. SHAMELESS SEQUIN SOIREE — 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at The Queen Anne…

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SPECIAL EVENTS ARTIST MEGAN WILLIAMSON LECTURE — 5:30 p.m. today in room 213 of the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. Reception to follow. 575-7987. WOMEN IN THE ARTS FESTIVAL — 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the OMNI Center, 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. Arts,…

Is Occupy Wall Street a Socialist Movement?

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In a Bill O’Reilly segment, the commentator accused Occupy Wall Street of opposing capitalism, citing the outrage protesters have expressed over “distribution of wealth.” “Wealth is not distributed in America. You either earn it, steal it, inherit it. Or win the lottery. There’s no distribution. Many Americans simply don’t understand what’s at stake here. The…

Refinding and Redefining American Art

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By Blair Jackson The art world is buzzing in light of this week’s opening of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Featuring artists from the eras of American history, the museum is also showcasing the work of one local artist, not on its walls, but on the shelves of its gift shop. When…

Things to do This Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS PINK TRASH BALL — 6 to 10:30 p.m. today at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Live music by Vocal Trash. Benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure. $25-$35. komenozark.org or 750-PINK. ARTISTS IN SITU RECEPTIONS — 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at The Space, 2 Pine St. in Eureka Springs. Works by Drew…

Daddy Warbucks

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One of the best things about living in Fayetteville is that people can complain, gripe and bitch. Well here goes. The Razorback mascot logo at the intersection of University Avenue and Dickson Street is a disgrace. The Red Hog has never been red for very long. The street wear on the entire thing now has…