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Walls Of Wonder

Festival hopes to bring unity, joy to Fayetteville JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Originally scheduled for April in conjunction with the Green Heart Festival but sidelined by the coronavirus, Fayetteville’s inaugural street

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Thanks For The Memories

Folklorist collects tales of life during coronavirus BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The year 2020 will certainly be a benchmark in time: Where were you when man walked on the moon? Where

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Cozy Spaces, Creative Minds

Writers’ Colony honors the local and the legendary BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “In addition to providing a retreat for writers, the Writers’ Colony benefits countless numbers of the reading public who

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Welcome Home

Crystal Bridges, Momentary reflect outside world JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Everyone at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Momentary in Bentonville was ecstatic to welcome members back on June

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Seven Minutes, Seven Questions Author Rob Howell

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Rob Howell and I met at a wedding in Fayetteville, way back in 2005. Sounds perfectly normal, right? Not really. We met because we — and all

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From St. Thomas Around The World

Love of literature inspires FHS grad’s new book BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Leigh Crandall grew up on St. Thomas, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. “It was a wonderful childhood, with

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Four Minutes, Four Questions Blake Elder, Rockhill Studios

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Viewers won’t see any familiar Northwest Arkansas faces in the just-released film “The Quarry.” But behind the scenes, Rockhill Studios of Fayetteville was at the reins. Rockhill

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Good News, Bad News

APT still plans ‘Meteor Shower’; ACO cancels summer musical BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com In the world of Northwest Arkansas arts, there’s good news, bad news and no news yet. APT The

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Back In Business

Farmers markets find ways to allay pandemic panic CARIN SCHOPPMEYER cschoppmeyer@nwadg.com Like everyone else, the organizers of farmers markets are dealing with the fallout of the pandemic. What’s Up! has

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Three Minutes, Three Questions — Shane Richey On Virtual Reality

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com We here at What’s Up! are certainly just as bummed as you, dear reader, at the extended closure of one of our favorite museums, announced last week. Crystal Bridges