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'Tis the Season

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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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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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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Art OverView

Hands-on opportunities add to gallery experiences Now “Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment” — Featuring 100 artworks from 70 eminent US collections, through Sept. 9, Crystal Bridges Museum of American

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Art In Context

Historical meets contemporary at Crystal Bridges, Momentary JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com When curators at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville look at building a new temporary exhibition lineup, they

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That’s The Whole Pointe

WAC season reaches every corner of community JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com When it comes time to build each new season at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, staff and organizers have

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Global Goals

Faulkner Center brings world to UA stage BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com For a 4-year-old, the Jim & Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center isn’t just walking well, it’s running. “Our first season

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‘A Thinking Sport’

Pickleball combines the best of tennis, ping pong BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Fans of theater in Northwest Arkansas most recently saw Kate Taylor Williams in turn-of-the-20th century bustles and brocades for

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Everything Old Is New Again

SoNA celebrates 65 with innovation, outreach BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com It’s a season that includes everything from Beethoven, Mozart, Rachmaninov and Ravel to Copland’s Four Dance Episodes from “Rodeo” and a

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Rope, Tie, Win

Rodeo remains a tradition for many ELIZABETH GREEN egreen@nwadg.com The history of rodeos in Northwest Arkansas runs deep, dating back to 1926 when Springdale’s first rodeo took place at a