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Mark Landon Smith

Playwright, director, teacher, comic, Actors Casting Agency founder Q. Five years ago, what effect did you want to have on the arts in Northwest Arkansas? A. I wanted to bring

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Taking The Arts Outdoors

Corridor would change Fayetteville cityscape LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com The city of Fayetteville is in the middle of plotting a special project that will run from Dickson Street to Prairie

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A Momentary Update

People and plans coming together in Bentonville LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com The Momentary — Bentonville’s innovative new contemporary arts venue — continues to hurtle toward its early 2020 opening date,

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Families Make Memories

Wonderland Tree Farm a holiday tradition Annette Beard abeard@nwadg.com Pine scents the air and Christmas melodies resonate from speakers along the edges of the fields. Children run and giggle. Parents

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Best Bets: December

It’s all about the holidays Dec. 5 Children’s Concert — Melody’s Mostly Musical Day with Van Cliburn pianist Jenny Lin, 6 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. Register at

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Art OverView

Museum reopening highlights month of art, activities Dec. 1 Dogwood Lace Guild — 10 a.m., Shiloh Meeting Hall in downtown Springdale. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org. “Men With Earrings” — A new

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The World’s A Stage

Alma puts ‘art’ in ‘heart’ of education LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Driving through the sleepy town of Alma on the way to the high school, you’ll pass a newer, modern

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Telling Stories, Sharing Truths

TEDx brings variety of experiences to Fayetteville stage BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Had the concept existed when Paul Robeson was young, he would have been a perfect TED speaker. Born in

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‘Men With Earrings’

Photo series looks at masculinity and identity BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The little girl, maybe 6 or 7 years old, was clearly fascinated, remembers photographer and multi-media artist John Rankine. “Mama,”

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Sounds Like Halloween

Audio Theater presents 1940s version of ‘Dracula’ LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com The combination of spooky tales with audio theater is the perfect marriage, says Peter Gaskin, director of the Northwest