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One Crime, Lots of Heart

ACO director says play is sad, funny, authentic LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” was an almost immediate smash when it debuted in 1979 at the

Music

We Were Singin’

American icon not ready to say bye-bye JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com It’s a double-edged sword, Don McLean admits, when you’re attached to something as colossal as a song like “American Pie.”

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Oct. 18 (Friday) RAM Cinema — “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die,” 6 p.m., Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. fsram.org. A House in Mourning — The 1890s Hawkins House dressed

LIVE! In NWA

LIVE! in NWA

Oct. 18 Richard Burnett — 7 p.m., After 5 Bar, Rogers. Tulare Dust Band — 7 p.m., American Legion, Fayetteville. Rodney Carrington — 7 p.m., ArcBest Performing Arts Center, Fort

Theater

Farce Takes Flight

University Theatre laughs, learns with ‘Boeing Boeing’ BECCA MARTIN-BROWN NWA Democrat-Gazette What constitutes a farce? According to Encyclopedia Brittanica, a farce is “a comic dramatic piece that uses highly improbable

Music

Just Jazz

Series celebrates genre’s diversity JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com If you had to nail down a headline for this year’s Starrlight Jazz Series at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, it would

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Oct. 11 (Friday) U.S.-China Poetry Dialogue — In partnership with Open Mouth Reading Series and the Ozarks Poets and Writers Collective, FPL welcomes six Chinese poets to the table along

LIVE! In NWA

LIVE! in NWA

Oct. 11 R.I.Peter — 9 p.m., with Drugs & Attics, Dandy Brymer, and Avery Lee. Backspace, Fayetteville. $5. 90’s Dance Party — 8 p.m., Black Apple Crossing, Springdale. $5. Wonderfuzz