What's Up! NWA and River Valley

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The What's Up! NWA and River Valley will cover all the latest news in the arts community in our region.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Cody Garcia and the national tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Actor Cody Garcia stars in the second national tour of the new Broadway musical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Garcia chats with Assistant Features Editor Jocelyn Murphy ahead of the show’s Fayetteville debut at the Walton Arts Center Nov. 30-Dec. 5. ...


  2. Come From Away at Walton Arts Center

    Come From Away opened at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville Tuesday, Oct. 26 to open the 2021-22 Broadway season. Actor Julie Johnson joins Assistant Features Editor Jocelyn Murphy to talk about returning to the road, the moving musical and the true stories that inspired ...


  3. The 2021 Pea Ridge Mule Jump

    As editor of the Pea Ridge Times, Annette Beard has been covering the community’s annual mule jump for years. She’ll chat with Features Editor Becca Martin-Brown about the event, the participants she’s met and the joys of small-town journalism. ...


  4. Harvest Festival at Silver Dollar City

    It’s time for fall foods, thousands of pumpkins, one-of-a-kind crafts and country music at Silver Dollar City, the 1880s-style Branson theme park. Listen as Lisa Rau, a longtime park spokeswoman talks about what’s new with Features Editor Becca Martin-Brown. ...


  5. Listening Objects exhibits inspire deep listening

    Artist, musician and curator Steve Parker uses sculpture to engage people in the art of Deep Listening. His Listening Objects project will be on exhibition at Turnbow Park, on the grounds of Shiloh Museum of Ozark History and inside INTERFORM in Downtown Springdale through Oct. 13.   Parker discusses ...