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Simplicity endures

Museum exhibit celebrates architect Fay Jones

"I never tried to be a little Frank Lloyd Wright," architect Fay Jones said in a video accompanying the Old Statehouse Museum's "Outside the Pale" exhibit. "Mr. Wright himself assured me there was no such thing."

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'Selected' At Shiloh

Guest curators celebrate museum’s half-centennial

It's huge and heavy, black and white, a monstrosity of a machine that no businessman could even imagine using nowadays. After all, our phones have calculators on them, right? This adding machine -- state of the art in its time -- is just a piece of the past of a little town called Pettigrew.

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A Question Of Survival

‘The Gin Game’ personal to Smokehouse actors

Perhaps Jonelle Grace Lipscomb has the most personal perspective on "The Gin Game," the comedy-drama she's starring in this month with the new Smokehouse Players theater troupe.

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Thoughtful Troubadour

Ray LaMontagne finds contentment in the moment

Ray LaMontagne is as erudite and soft-spoken as fans of his thoughtful lyrics would expect him to be.

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MONAH considers contemporary Native America

Pride And Perspective

Charlotte Buchanan-Yale didn't grow up reveling in her Native American heritage. She says she probably has none -- but her "Aunt Isabelle by marriage" did.

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It's Getting Western

Young Actors Guild travels back in time

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'More Relevant'

UA theater season expands in scope, space

It's been a big year for University Theatre. In its 2017-18 season at the University of Arkansas, the student performance company opened a black box theater on the downtown square; hosted the Arkansas premiere of Theatre For One, including seven original works by both local and national writers; and held the first ArkType Festival of New Works, which included the world premiere of three new full-length plays by faculty and MFA playwriting candidates, as well as original 10 minute plays by UA undergraduate students, a new one-person-show and a performance by LatinX Theatre.

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The Words Of God

APT comedy lets ‘the Big Man’ have His say

"Irreverent" is perhaps the single word that best describes "An Act of God."

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'The Social Hub On Campus'

Faulkner Center follows in footsteps of great entertainers

While University Theatre is considered the mainstage for the University of Arkansas campus, the Jim & Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center intends to be home to the sometimes smaller, sometimes quirkier performances that can bring the UA and the community together.

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Getting In Touch

FSRAM opens new hands-on gallery

When Louis Meluso came to the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum Nov. 1 as its executive director, his first task was gathering artwork for an exhibit remembering John Bell Jr.

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Wayne and June Martin, pictured in front of the old Mooney-Barker Drug Store in Pettigrew, were inst...

Wayne and June Martin, pictured in front of the old Mooney-Barker Drug Store in Pettigrew, were instrumental in the preservation o...

Published: April 7, 2017

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