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'Tis the Season

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

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Four Minutes, Four Questions with John Jeter of the Fort Smith Symphony

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “We try to choose a concert season that is exciting, thought-provoking, artistically compelling and diverse for a wide range of musical tastes,” says John Jeter, music director

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Fayetteville’s Final Frontier

WAC festival looks to the stars in 10th year JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com The Artosphere Festival was created by the Walton Arts Center to celebrate and bring awareness to sustainability, environmental

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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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‘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