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. Fort Smith Artist Galen Hunter

    Galen Hunter thinks his paintings of “the mundane structures and landmark architecture that comprise the built environment in and around Fort Smith” enhances residents’ everyday experiences in the community.   Listen to him chat with Features Editor Becca Martin-Brown in this What’s Up! podcast.     ...


  2. The Hangin' Judge

    Filmmaker Larry Foley admits that the story of “Indians, Outlaws, Marshals and the Hangin’ Judge” has largely been a regional one — until now. Now, his film by that name has elevated the “real story of Fort Smith [to] be considered up there with Deadwood, Tombstone and Dodge City when ...


  3. Summer productions at the Arkansas Public Theatre

    Marissa Culbreath plays the Stage Manager in “Our Town,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning classic being performed in repertory this summer at Arkansas Public Theatre with “Inherit the Wind,” in which Robert Mayfield plays defense attorney Henry Drummond. The actors chat with Becca Martin-Brown, Features editor, in this What’s Up! podcast. Read more about ...


  4. John Jeter, Fort Smith Symphony and pandemic changes

    John Jeter, music director of the Fort Smith Symphony, has taken the lessons learned during the pandemic and done some restructuring for the 2021-22 season. Find out more as he chats with Becca Martin-Brown, Features editor, during this What’s Up! podcast.   ...


  5. The Bentonville Film Festival Returns

    What’s Up Associate Editor Jocelyn Murphy is joined by Bentonville Film Festival Chair Geena Davis and President Wendy Guerrero to discuss BFF’s seventh year, the return to in-person programming and more.   Learn more about the event in this Sunday's What's Up: nwaonline.com/features/whatsup/ ...