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'Tis the Season

All Hands On Deck!

Captain treats Belle like queen she is BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “It’s almost like dancing, like an artform,” James Plybon says of helming the Showboat Branson Belle. She is, after all,

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Swamped

‘Shrek’ roars on to summer stage at Welk Theatre BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com In the movie that introduced Shrek to the world, Princess Fiona finds her true home in the place

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Artist Helps Launch Indie Author Event

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com There’s no question that Eurekan Zeek Taylor is best known for the colorful, humanistic chimps he’s been painting for many years. But Taylor’s Facebook fans know he’s

'Tis the Season

‘We Dance In The Air’

Illusionist says there’s nothing like his Branson show BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Rick Thomas has been performing since he was a child. He starred on more than 300 cruises and spent

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Fans, Friends And Bluegrass

Rhonda Vincent comes ‘home’ to Silver Dollar City BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Coming back to Silver Dollar City is like coming home for bluegrass star Rhonda Vincent — and she means

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Beyond BFF

‘Max Winslow’ proof of flourishing NWA film industry JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com One of the thrills Arkansas viewers got when the third season of HBO’s “True Detective” premiered was scoping out

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Picture Yourself In Eureka

May Festival of the Arts blends new with tried and true BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “We want them to picture color — our colorful community of creative people who love to

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Giving Voice To The Past

Thirteen-year-old preserves ballads of the Ozarks BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Kyla Cross looks like a pretty ordinary 13-year-old — dusty blonde hair down to her shoulders, blue jeans, braces. But her

'Tis the Season

‘Handshakes And Hope’

Springfest seeks return to simpler times on Dickson BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com In the 36 years since it was founded in 1983, Springfest has happened 34 times, in spite of weather

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Everything Old Is New Again

Vintage Market Days returns to Benton County Fairgrounds BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “Our favorite thing about shopping at Vintage Market Days is that you can find so many unique products all