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Arkansas couple's HGTV show 'Fixer to Fabulous' set to premiere later this month

by Nyssa Kruse on

A Northwest Arkansas couple will be the latest duo to show off their home renovation skills on HGTV in a show premiering later this month. Dave and Jenny Marrs are the stars of “Fixer to Fabulous,” a show that will feature homes in NWA.... Read full article

MINDfest seeks to bring people together to heal

by Lara Jo Hightower on

A festival designed to raise awareness and decrease stigma around mental illness is returning for its second year, says co-organizer Nichole Gutierrez. MINDfest will be held on Saturday at Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale.... Read full article

Gosnell's 'Good Humor': Artist's current work inspired by the words within

by Becca Martin-Brown on

"Good Humor" is the title of the exhibit -- and the theme. The images look like they might be advertisements -- bold, colorful, with words playing an integral part in the design. ... Read full article

All Aboard! Trains arrive at Rogers Historical Museum

by Becca Martin-Brown on

"The history of Rogers and Northwest Arkansas is inextricably tied to the railroad that cuts through it running north and south," says Terrilyn Wendling, interim director of the Rogers Historical Museum. ... Read full article

TheatreSquared opens its doors in downtown Fayetteville

by Stacy Ryburn on

Just like that, the confetti fell Thursday and two years of construction came to a close with the unveiling of the new TheatreSquared. About 500 people witnessed the venue's first official night out on the town. ... Read full article

Murals worth the money, Northwest Arkansas officials say

by Stacy Ryburn on

Murals contribute to the larger picture making a place attractive, spurring economic growth, bolstering tourism and revitalizing older pieces of property, according to representatives of various Northwest Arkansas organizations and cities.... Read full article

Rock, Chalk: Street Art

by Becca Martin-Brown on

"Chalk is familiar and accessible; most people have drawn on the sidewalk with chalk," says Holly York, a senior museum educator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. "It's incredible to see what these artists can do with chalk."... Read full article

Coast on in - The Scott Family Amazeum offers family-friendly stop for cyclists

by Lara Hightower on

The Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville, which celebrated its fourth anniversary on July 15, now finds itself right in the middle of several of the area's bike trails, and the organization takes that responsibility seriously.... Read full article

Colorful blocks blaze the way for Arkansas Quilt Trail driving tours

by Sean Clancy on

There are more than 90 colorful, folksy, handmade quilt blocks — sometimes called barn quilts — on the Arkansas trail. And they're not just affixed to barns. Some hang on houses and businesses, and there's even one painted on a silo near Perryville.... Read full article

Exponential expansion - Arts Live still growing strong in 2019-20 season

by Lara Hightower on

When Arts Live Theatre's executive director Mark Landon Smith took over the reins at the Fayetteville youth theatre company, two productions were on the season roster. Last year, Arts Live produced 14 shows.... Read full article