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. 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. ...


  2. 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 ...


  3. Avenue Q at Arkansas Public Theatre

    Producing “Avenue Q” has meant lots of new experiences at Arkansas Public Theatre, including — of course — puppets but also putting the show together with a new music director, Wendell Jones. Director Ed McClure and Jones chat with Features Editor Becca Martin-Brown in this What’s Up! podcast.   Look for the ...


  4. Five can't miss performances at the Walton Arts Center

    The Walton Arts Center 2021-22 season kicks off Sept. 10 with the first show on the Starrlight Jazz Club Series. Jazz Curator at the WAC, Robert Ginsburg, joins What’s Up! Associate Editor Jocelyn Murphy to discuss the five performances on the lineup. ...


  5. "Local Flavors" - Riley Nicholson comfort food, popcorn

    If you think Riley Nicholson can only make beautiful music, has he got a surprise for you! The executive director of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas also makes the best of simple comfort food.   Listen to a conversation kicking off the new “Local Flavors” feature as Nicholson chats ...