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Music: Hard times drive brothers of For King & Country

posted: 03/26/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

They were nominated for two Grammy Awards, but when the big night came, Luke and Joel Smallbone, the brothers behind the band For King & Country, weren't at the ceremony with the glitterati.

TV on DVD: Actors, scholars help dissect six more Shakespeare plays

posted: 03/22/2015 2:28 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 2, six hour-long episodes on two discs from PBS

Special Event: Arts, crafts displays bloom at annual Jonquil Festival

posted: 03/19/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

On a typical day at Historic Washington State Park, visitors stroll along wooden sidewalks, exploring restored and refurbished homes, businesses and churches, trying their hands at dipping candles or learning to use an old printing press. But it's during the annual Jonquil Festival that they can really get their hands on unique goods made the old-fashioned way.

Hilly rides through woods, hilly rides near wine

posted: 03/16/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Pedaling up and down mountains over rough terrain may sound like torture to some, but it’s heaven for the dedicated mountain biker.

'Bigs' bowling will benefit the 'littles'

posted: 03/15/2015 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Making a positive impact on young people can be as simple as knocking a few pins down with a ball. Or picking up the phone and dialing.

TV on DVD: Beatrice Arthur's Maude Archie Bunker's opposite

posted: 03/15/2015 2:01 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Maude, the Complete Series, 141 episodes on 19 discs from Shout! Factory

Special Event: Rendezvous is two weekends of partying like it's 1839

posted: 03/12/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Back in the 1800s, this part of the country was the domain of the American Indians, a few settlers and fur trappers. It was a dangerous, solitary, difficult way of life. To socialize and to get necessary supplies for trading and hunting, fur trappers relied on what they called the rendezvous.

TV on DVD: McDormand makes Olive a sympathetic curmudgeon

posted: 03/08/2015 3:23 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Olive Kitteridge, miniseries, four hour-long episodes on two discs from HBO

Special Event: Camden Daffodil Festival has more than flowers

posted: 03/05/2015 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Multiple bouts with winter weather over the last couple of weeks have left Arkansans trapped in what feels like a dark, frigid, eternal winter.

Chase Race for people, pups to mark 10th year

posted: 03/02/2015 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Human runners pounding the pavement and trying to beat their best time is such a common sight. But when athletic canines are thrown into the mix, the results are unpredictable, entertaining and inspiring.

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