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Actors bring backstory to APO’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

Jason Miller freely admits he wants to “trick” his audiences into coming to an Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra performance. But it’s for all the right reasons, Miller, the APO’s executive director,

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UA Children’s Choir joins SoNA for ‘Carmina Burana’

“If you come to the choir room on a Tuesday night, you will see what I love most about working with this group — the energy that fills the room

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Auld Lang Syne: Pipes perform in poet’s memory

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com In 1801, friends of the late poet Robert Burns hosted the very first Burns Night to celebrate the memory and legacy of Scotland’s national bard. Two hundred

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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

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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

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Northwest Arkansas musicians see their names in lights

JOCELYN MURPHY & BECCA MARTIN-BROWN jmurphy@nwadg.com bmartin@nwadg.com “I swear, I’m living in a dream world!” Jenee Fleenor enthused just days after the 53rd annual Country Music Association Awards ceremony. If

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Maker, performers set the tune for Northwest Arkansas

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “For many of us, Ed has come to represent the Ozarks of old,” Kelly Mulhollan muses. “A time before generic electronic media-driven culture swept over our regional

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SoNA holiday concert ‘a beautiful gift to the community’

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “It’s pretty hard to leave ‘A Very SoNA Christmas’ without a feeling of joy — about the mystery of Christmas and about the fellowship that a concert

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‘A Christmas Story’

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com “Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, around which the entire kid year revolved.” — Ralphie Parker, “A Christmas Story” And some adults’ year, too.

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Boston Brass brings friendly, informal performance to WAC

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com It’s a categorically Christmas performance when the world class Boston Brass brings their show “Christmas Bells Are Swingin’” to the Walton Arts Center on Dec. 8. The