I'm keeping the #SundaySymphony tradition alive this time with Wilhelm Stenhammar's 2nd and Glazunov's 3rd. Catch these two symphonies and more coming up from 8 to 10 p.m. or listen to the on-demand stream right here.

The always innovative Ensemble Caprice take on music of Latin America and Spain of the 17th and 18th centuries in their release Baroque Salsa. Hear highlights on tonight's episode from 8 to 10 p.m. on KUAF or stream it on demand here. We'll also hear Bartok by heart and a suite from Handel's Water Music and much more.

We travel to the Fort Smith National Historic Site to talk with an expert about the Great Indian Council, a gathering of 16 tribes that convened in Fort Smith after the Civil War to reestablish formal relations with the U.S. government. We also hear about a new site specific composition by composer and conductor Paul Haas, that will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

Earliest reports from the University of Arkansas place the student population at more than 27,000 for the first time ever.

MUSIC: "Yosemite" Linely Ray Smith

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The Civil War nullified federal government treaties with American Indian tribes allied with the Confederacy. When the war ended, sixteen tribes gathered in Fort Smith to reestablish formal relations. We travel to the Fort Smith National Historic Site to talk with a National Park ranger--and expert--about the Great Indian Council.

Summer Break or No Summer Break?

Aug 25, 2016

More schools are considering adopting a year-round format.  The summer break of three months, however, still has supporters.

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Paul Haas, the Music Director for SoNA, will conduct the world's first performance of a piece he wrote for the 70th anniversary of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas.

Roby Brock, from Talk Business and Politics, discussed Medicaid with State Senator Jim Hendren.

Adults and Back to School

Aug 25, 2016

In 2001 our commentator Margee Moore explained why, as an adult, the back-to-school messages were troubling.  Her commentary is this week's Thursday Archive.

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Arkansas and Duke are both undefeated and Friday night they clash at Razorback Field.  Coach Colby Hale wants a win and a record crowd for Arkansas soccer.

MUSIC AT END OF SHOW: "Hang Me in the Tulsa County Stars" John Moreland

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