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Second-Hand Finds Are First Rate In Fayetteville

posted: 08/18/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

When you're ready to get rid of the bare white walls and cinder block shelves, don't spend a bundle on brand new furniture -- in the last 10 years, the flea market and thrift biz in Fayetteville has boomed. There's a wealth of funky, fun and frugal dorm and apartment finds just waiting to be found.

The Play's The Thing All Over NWA Stages

posted: 08/18/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

University Theatre has been bringing student productions to the public for 67 -- yes, 67 -- years and in 2018, adds a second performance space on the Fayetteville square. But if live theater is what you love, you have a wealth of choices in Northwest Arkansas.

NW COMING ATTRACTIONS

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All Saints, PG A corporate salesman trades in his career to become a pastor, but when his first assignment is to close a country church and sell the prime piece of land where it sits, he finds support from a group of Burmese refugees. With John Corbett, Cara Buono, Barry Corbin, Chonda Pierce, Nelson Lee, Gregory Alan Williams; directed by Steve Gomer. Aug. 25

NW Previews

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83 The Hitman's Bodyguard

Restaurant Transitions: James at Mill closes; Stoby's returns; work continues on Dairy Queen in Little Rock

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James at the Mill has closed. The fine-dining establishment that opened in 1994 inside the Inn at the Mill in Johnson, outside Fayetteville, focused on chef Miles James.

RESTAURANT REVIEW + PHOTOS: Restaurant at Heights Corner Market in Little Rock hits, misses

posted: 08/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

In the Heights, the restaurants come and go, talking of Michelangelo ...

WEEKEND TEN

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1 RUNNING

Fast Forward

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Southern misfits: The Arkansas Repertory Theatre's 2017-2018 season begins with the Southern drama, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, based on the novel by Carson McCullers. Previews are at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 24, with opening night Aug. 25. The production continues through Sept. 10, with showtimes at 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and on Sept. 9. Tickets are $38-$48, $20 for students. Call (501) 378-0405 or visit therep.org.

The TV Column: TV turning back dial with reboots, reimaginings

posted: 08/17/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Reboots, revivals and returns were some of the topics discussed at the recently concluded Television Critics Association summer press tour. It seems Hollywood is still in the mood for everything old being new again.

Weekend Calendar

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Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Special Event: Chicken wings, beer aplenty at Verizon's first Wingstock

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Battered, breaded, sizzling and seasoned, wings by the ton are landing at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena on Saturday for Verizon's first-ever Wingstock.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

Music: Afrobeat Dance Party on tap at White Water

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What's that you say? This year's summer solstice was on June 24?

Music: Ron Robinson show one of two Friday for Dazz & Brie

posted: 08/17/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Friday night is shaping up to be a busy one for rock 'n' soul duo Dazz & Brie.

Music Scene: Happy Together tour brings golden oldies to Oaklawn

posted: 08/17/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

The Happy Together Tour returns to Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs for a performance at 7 p.m. Friday, presenting The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, The Association, Chuck Negron, The Box Tops, The Cowsills and The Archies starring Ron Donte. Tickets are $45 and $55.

Are We There Yet?: Petit Jean State Park events lead to solar eclipse viewing

posted: 08/17/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

PETIT JEAN STATE PARK -- Pretty much everything you've always wanted to know about the sun -- and maybe a little bit more -- will be revealed Friday through Sunday during Petit Jean State Park's Solar Eclipse Weekend.

Super Quiz: The name Ford

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1. He founded the Ford Motor Co.

Helpful Hints

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DEAR HELOISE: I've discovered meditation -- just 10 to 20 minutes a day, once in the morning and once at night; no television, cellphone, computer or music. It can bring a bit of peace into my life. I'm free to think clearly.

Tell Me About It: Reconsider giving wife a present with strings attached

posted: 08/17/2017 1:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My wife and I have an anniversary coming up. It's the second marriage for both of us and has been a blessing. I'd like to give her a nice piece of jewelry to mark the event.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 08/17/2017 1:42 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Truly your life is becoming more beautiful. Social stars are rising. Love is at the helm. You'll invite people to visit your work and living space, which will inspire new designs and systems. November brings promotion. You'll spend on yourself in 2018 (without guilt) and the investment pays in unexpected ways.

On Christianity

posted: 08/17/2017 1:41 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Why does the Bible have four separate accounts of Jesus' life, instead of just one? I started reading through the Gospels the other day (for the first time, I might add), and I guess I was surprised at how similar they seem to be.

The Rockwood Files: Labor of love

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Suggested subhead: Family welcomes newest member

Tailgate season takes off

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With football season quickly approaching, folks are making plans for ancillary activities such as tailgating. Arkansas Support Network is among them, and the agency will host to "The Great Tailgate for Inclusion" on Sept. 8 at the Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale.

People and Places

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Chapman elected

School news

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Northwest Arkansas Community College

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