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. What's Up! - Madison Watkins nabs Top 12 spot with judges' save

    Fayetteville's own superstar, the effervescent Madison Watkins, continues her journey on the ABC singing competition show American Idol this weekend after an emotional episode April 12. The singer/songwriter did not earn enough votes with her Sunday night performance of "Gravity" by Sara Bareilles to advance directly to the Top 10. ...


  2. WHAT'S UP! - Interview with Kerry Beebe and Joseph Farmer

    Veteran actress Kerry Beebe debuts on the Arkansas Public Theatre stage as Gladys, the lead character in Kenneth Lonergan’s “The Waverly Gallery.” Listen to her visit with the drama’s director, Joseph Farmer, and NWADG features editor Becca Martin-Brown. ...


  3. What's Up! Podcast - Broadway's back at WAC!

    The Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville announced its 2021-22 Broadway season tonight, April 7, during the annual "sneak peak" event. The Broadway season begins Oct. 26 with new musical "Come From Away" and the series includes six shows. Four of those shows will be Arkansas debuts. What's Up! associate editor ...


  4. What's Up! - Interview with Eryn LeCroy

    Broadway co-stars and friends Eryn LeCroy and John Riddle reunite for a brand new show in Fayetteville, developed just for the Walton Arts Center. The pair took their last bows as Christine and Raoul in “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway some 30 minutes before the pinnacle of theater ...


  5. What's Up! - Comedy In The Atrium with Raj Suresh

    Stand-up comedian Raj Suresh will perform Thursday, April 1 as part of the Walton Arts Center's new series In The Atrium in a lineup that also includes Shawna Blake, JJ Molinaro and John Michael Cronin. In The Atrium offers free music, comedy and dance performances in a cabaret-style setting in ...