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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

Fayetteville library expansion creeping closer to completion date

by Stacy Ryburn on

Library board members on Monday heard an update on the expansion's progress from Executive Director David Johnson. Most of the building pad, utility work and concrete foundation is complete, he said.... Read full article

90-year-old plane takes flight in Bentonville - VIDEO

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The Experimental Aircraft Association is offering sightseeing flights in a plane that first flew 90 years ago.... Read full article

Vintage treasure found in eye of the beholder

by Lara Hightower on

With the huge red barn and the gentle sound of cattle lowing in the background, the Junk Ranch delivers exactly what its website promises: a country barn sale.... Read full article

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