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Fayetteville Film Fest, WAC team up

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Ahead of its eighth year in 2016, the Offshoot Film Festival changed its name to the Fayetteville Film Festival and along with it, the festival’s guiding mission.

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Crystal Bridges biggest among delights of decade

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN JOCELYN MURPHY LARA JO HIGHTOWER bmartin@nwadg.com jmurphy@nwadg.com lhightower@nwadg.com Well, we couldn’t let the teens end and the ’20s roll in without looking back, could we? 2010 The Big

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TheatreSquared, theater patrons celebrate new space

Looking back at the year just past is a tradition — for everyone, not just the staff of What’s Up! We do it in print because so much more happens

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Silver Dollar City investing in the future

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Looking back at the year just past is a tradition — for everyone, not just the staff of What’s Up! We do it in print because so

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Beer, Hymns And Fellowship

Simple concept heals hearts, creates community LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com The Bentonville-based group Beer and Hymns is definitely on to something. Led by Ken Weatherford, Bentonville’s First United Methodist Church’s

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Keen blasts off with lunar, looney Christmas show

LAURINDA JOENKS joenks@nwadg.com Robert Earl Keen grew up in Houston. In the 1960s. His high school mascot was the Apollos. It seems fitting that Keen, at the 50th anniversary of

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Holiday Art Sale goes beyond Block Avenue beginnings

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Not all artists enjoy selling their work. Juli Odum happens to be one who does. “I LOVE the sales process,” she enthuses. “Shows are a lot of

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Students seek collaboration in ‘Modern Folklore’

JAMES JACKSON Special to The Free Weekly Storytelling has taken many forms as it has traveled through thousands of years of human history. Civilizations have told the story of humanity

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Pop-up cocktail party benefits area nonprofits

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com The duo behind some of Northwest Arkansas’ most popular dining and beverage establishments have announced an exciting holiday event. Hannah Withers and Ben Gitchel — owners

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The Cate Brothers

Celebrating more than 50 years of music JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Ernie and Earl Cate are notoriously difficult to get any lengthy answers from in an interview, much less a full-on