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'Tis the Season

Still Quiet In The Park

Silver Dollar City awaits right time to reopen BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com This should be a festive weekend at Silver Dollar City — the beginning of the theme park’s Diamond Jubilee

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Head And Heart

Artist chronicles fight for mental health BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Theatergoers in Northwest Arkansas know Blakeley Knox for her strong, sure voice and her sweet, gentle performances in Pilot Arts productions

'Tis the Season

Can’t Contain Creativity

Museum maintains arts engagement JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com “In some ways, we’ve been preparing for this since the inception of Crystal Bridges,” Beth Bobbitt shares. Bobbitt is the public relations director

'Tis the Season Family Friendly

Silver Dollar citizens eager to celebrate 60

Silver Dollar City shouldn’t be quiet now. It’s spring break season, and the Branson, Mo., theme park should be filled with the laughter of happy parents and the shrieks of

'Tis the Season

It’s A Wonder!

New Branson fun spot filled with ‘edutainment’ BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “You’re not going to believe how much fun it is! The team is so innovative, so creative, it’s amazing.” Of

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All Aboard!

Showboat sets sail for 25th anniversary season BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The Showboat Branson Belle turns 25 this year, but if you ask Capt. James Plybon, he’ll tell you that’s the

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Come And Get It!

Silver Dollar City becomes barbecue giant Mystic River Falls may have the tallest drop on a raft ride in the Western Hemisphere and the wettest splashdown in the history of

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March Art OverView

Now “Small Talk” — A focus exhibition that considers how contemporary artists employ language and text through themes of pop culture and word play, and techniques of assemblage and collage,

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Senior Project Blooms Into Business

When someone told Eden Garrett her business idea — a mobile flower truck — wouldn’t work, instead of being discouraged, she saw it as a challenge. “It started as a

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Fort Smith Little Theatre finds formula for success

One cannot simply walk in off the street and direct a show at Fort Smith Little Theatre. The community company, marking its 73rd season this year, has a formula that