The Northwest Arkansas Ballet Theatre is adapting William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream for its first live performance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Three shows are scheduled for March 12 and 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.
Charles J. Finger lived on three continents, had many different jobs and, while living in Fayetteville, was awarded the Newbery Medal. His life is detailed in the new book Shared Secrets: The Queer World of Newbery Medalist Charles J. Finger by Elizabeth Findley Shores. She'll discuss the book, published by the University of Arkansas Press, Thursday afternoon in a virtual event.
There's a new show on stage in downtown Rogers designed to make us laugh at a time when that's not always easy. Becca Martin-Brown, the features editor with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, gives us the details.