Exile opens Alma Performing Arts Center season
It doesn't matter to Marlon Hargis if it's a crowd of 20,000 in an arena or a crowd of 2,000 in a performing arts center.
Trout Fishing duo shares ‘The Strangest Times’
Catch Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood in a great mood at the same time, and it's unlikely you'll get a serious answer to anything -- but they'll mean everything they say. After 41 years playing together as Trout Fishing in America, the musicians know each other better than anyone but their wives do. And that means they riff off each other verbally the same way they do musically.
Fayetteville Film Fest showcases variety of works
The original purpose and goal of the [Fayetteville Film Fest] has remained the same through the years: To celebrate the art of film and filmmakers," says this year's executive director, Morgan Hicks.
New Shiloh Museum gallery chronicles growth, change
In the months she spent considering the latest new gallery at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, two words kept "bubbling up" for outreach coordinator Susan Young: Growth and change.
Iconic meets innovative in APT’s ‘Rocky Horror’
It was 16 years ago when Ed McClure directed a bare-bones version of “The Rocky Horror Show” for Ozark StageWorks. It had prerecorded music, a red and black set with borrowed restaurant chairs, slimy body parts in jars — and a cast of actors mostly never heard from again.
Russian composer’s symphony more than meets the ear
In the 1960s, fans of English pop rockers The Beatles looked for hidden meanings in their songs by playing the records backwards.
Quilts are ‘scrappy,’ and so is quilter
Each morning, I jump out of bed and say to myself, 'What shall I make today?'" Jan Murray Brown says, grinning from ear to ear. "And then I'm out my door and walking through downtown Springdale, on the Razorback Greenway, past the Shiloh Museum and along Spring Creek, seeing the light, hearing the sound as I go.
Shadow Ensemble scores red carpet party
Ryan Cockerham thinks films are fine things. But that's not where his passion lies. He scores silent films with a live band -- which he calls the Shadow Ensemble -- to enjoy the juxtaposition of music, musicians and the movies.
Screenwriter believes anyone can, many should
Don’t wait around for permission.”