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Five Minutes, Five Questions: Artists Pat Hennon and Robert P Gordon

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com The new exhibition at Fenix Fayetteville explores gender, ambiguity and the relationship between feminine and masculine expression in the gallery’s first two-person show. “Unbalancing / Jerkbait: Paired

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It’s Fall, Y’all!

Silver Dollar City celebrates Pumpkin Nights BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com When Silver Dollar City started planning its new fall event, there were several things the designers knew it would NOT be.

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Art For Art’s Sake

Art galleries reflect, affect region MARY JORDAN mjordan@nwadg.com Opinions differ on whether Northwest Arkansas has enough galleries and buyers to support a hoped-for growing arts scene. No one’s measuring —

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Pieces Of The Past

‘Boonsboro’ rural pottery on display in Cane Hill LYNN KUTTER lkutter@nwadg.com For Lawrence McElroy, director of arts and culture for Historic Cane Hill, a new public exhibit on rural potters

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It’s A Small World For Music

Arkansas favorites among bands on AACLive! season BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood might as well have been singing “It’s a Small World After All” at Michael Hearne’s

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Afternoon Delight

Hot Springs big band takes dancers back in time HELAINE R. WILLIAMS Arkansas Democrat-Gazette It’s early in the nearly three-hour performance in the second-floor ballroom at the historic Arlington Resort

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Element Of Surprise

APO wants to ‘trick’ patrons into loving classical music BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Jason Miller, the executive director of the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra, has an interesting theory about this year’s season

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Back In Blue

Blue Man Group leaves Fayetteville ‘Speechless’ JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Three inquisitive, hilarious, rocking men with bald heads and blue skin have been thrilling audiences across the world for more than

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A Prodigy At The Piano

Nothing ever ‘grabbed’ Petersen like music BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Music director John Jeter has been with the Fort Smith Symphony for 23 years. The guest pianist for this season’s opening

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The Flavors Of Jazz

Artists keep music entertainment, not education JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Peter Martin says it was the “improvisation, freedom, communication, groove and joy” he first heard in jazz that drew him to