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National search will seek new SoNA executive director

“My six years in Northwest Arkansas have been unforgettable,” Matt Herren said. “It has been a true honor to lead SoNA in this community of collaborative and generous arts leaders

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Fayetteville commission mulls vacation rental regulations

There should be a distinction in city code between the two types of short-term rentals, but other aspects of a proposed regulation need closer examination, Fayetteville Planning commissioners agreed Feb.

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‘Newsies’ have heart in APT musical

“Everyone knows ‘Newsies,’” says actress Coralee Young confidently. But just in case you don’t, here’s the storyline: In 1899, the newsboys of New York City — all young men, often

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WAC going strong in latter half of season

In 2019, the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville hosted more than 250 arts events. Each season is bigger and better than the last, and the performing arts center is mere

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Linking the world of NWA arts and culture in a whole new way

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Seven years ago, on a whim, we thought it would be fun to spotlight some of the people we expected to change the Northwest Arkansas arts

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Nonprofits share the last of their wish lists with Santa

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com As we do every year, we asked area nonprofits what was on their Christmas wish lists — volunteers, iPads, paper towels or gift cards, whatever they needed.

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Scooter program a success in Fayetteville, officials say

STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com Lots of people have been scooting around Fayetteville. About 250 scooters from the company Spin have been on the city’s streets since Nov. 9. The company reports

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Fayetteville council to discuss arts corridor parking deck location

STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com Members of the public asked the Fayetteville City Council to keep options open for the location of a new parking deck downtown. Discussion went late Dec. 17

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Next Level Giving

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Many of us look for ways to give back during the holidays as a chance to demonstrate gratitude for what we have by helping others who

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Projects for homeless hit delays in Fayetteville

STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com Logistical and technical hurdles have pushed back two planned homeless shelter projects until next year. The nonprofit group Serve NWA hopes to have its New Beginnings transitional