Orchestral transcription requires a creative mind, and creativity is exactly what attracts conductor Oliver Knussen to Leopold Stokowski’s distinct and somewhat peculiar transcriptions of Mussorgsky’s famous Pictures at an Exhibition. Listen as Knussen leads the Cleveland Orchestra through this unique version of a classic on this week’s Sunday Symphony.  

We speak with TheatreSquared artistic director Robert Ford about his latest world premiere play that's onstage now in Fayetteville. We also learn about a new program that's teaching local kids how to be better school culture ambassadors, both in the classroom and on the schoolyard.

Talk Business and Politics To Air In NEA

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As the television show Talk Business and Politics enters its 17th year, it moves into the Jonesboro market and a special exhibit makes its debut in Fort Smith.

Traditionalist Florence LaRue can Also Sing

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The Fifth Dimensions member lays into Becca Martin Brown prior to her performance at the Alma PAC. 

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Here, the band performs their original,"My Darlin's Garden" from inside our studio.

The UA Music Department faculty and students collaborate "side by side" in a performance of Aaron Copland's masterwork Appalachian Spring, which was commissioned  by Martha Graham for a ballet during World War II, plus chamber pieces from Stravinsky in a concert Tuesday evening at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. Find out more about this free concert in my interview with faculty members Jamal Duncan and Lia Uribe.

We learn about efforts from the Cherokee Nation to create a seed bank of culturally important crops. Plus, Michael Tilley from Talk Business & Politics discusses Tyson Foods’ first quarter income totals.

Governor Launches New Branding Effort

Feb 5, 2016

“Arkansas Inc. When you’re in Arkansas, you’re in good company” is the new branding campaign for the state's economic development efforts.

Quarterly Income Up for Tyson Foods

Feb 5, 2016

Tyson Foods' net income is up nearly 50% in the first quarter. Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics discusses these numbers as well as the retirement of Robert A. Young III from ArcBest Corporation.

courtesy Cherokee Nation

This week, the Cherokee Nation began dispersing seeds for Cherokee heirloom and native plants to Cherokee tribal citizens. Tribal officials say the program is designed to preserve the now rare cultivars and the native language and heritage associated with them.


Eureka Springs Historical Museum

"Arkansas Ozarks African Americans: 1820 to 1950"

“Arkansas Ozarks African Americans: A Special KUAF History Documentary.” KUAF Public Radio is proud to present "Arkansas Ozarks African Americans: 1820 to 1950," a two-hour public radio documentary chronicling the historic black communities of Washington, Carroll, Benton, and Boone counties over a span of 130 years. Written and produced by investigative journalist, Jacqueline Froelich--and first broadcast in 2000--this comprehensive black history profiles the significant presence of and...
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