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Actor, playwright, musician proves one can be a whole

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com As a grad student at the University of Arkansas, Austin Dean Ashford made an impact not only on the campus arts community but around the world with

Music

Arts journalist carving her own path in NWA

Some know her as the voice behind NPR affiliate KUAF’s “Of Note.” Some know her as the co-founder of the Trillium Salon Series — a concert series tearing down the

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Jan. 18 (Saturday) SewCozy Quilting — Bluebird Block, 10 a.m.-noon, Springdale Public Library. Free for adults. 750-8180. “To Do The Laundry” — Come learn about the time-honored tradition of doing

LIVE! In NWA

LIVE! in NWA

Jan. 17 OzMoMu Fest — with Wood & Wire, Red Oak Ruse, and Brad Fielder. Basin Park Hotel, Eureka Springs. $30-$55. Melody Pond — 8 p.m., Black Apple Crossing, Springdale.

Music

Students add to the gumbo of jazz

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Recruitment is open for the fourth season of the Northwest Arkansas Jazz All-Stars Youth Ensemble. The 18-piece jazz big band brings together high school musicians from regional

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Jan. 10 (Friday) Preschool Story Time — Snowmen, 10 a.m., Bella Vista Public Library. Free. 855-1753. Couponing for Beginners — 11 a.m., Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 783-0229. Rebecca Reads

LIVE! In NWA

LIVE! in NWA

Jan. 10 Dylan Earl — 8 p.m., Black Apple Crossing, Springdale. Western Justice — 9 p.m., Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla. Ashtyn Barbaree — 7 p.m., Fred’s Hickory Inn,

LIVE! In NWA

LIVE! in NWA

Jan. 3 Nathan Bryce & Loaded Dice — Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs. Phil McGarrah — 10:30 p.m.; Jason Boland at 9. Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla. Western Justice