On today's program, we get a preview of the newest exhibit at Crystal Bridges, which is the first major traveling exhibition to explore American art related to the many forms of dance. We also get a preview of Death Fest, a six-day festival that will feature workshops on various aspects of death and will serve as the annual board meeting of the Natural State Burial Association. And we check in one last time with chef Dorothy Hall to get some tips for how to use some of the produce that's still in season.

More Arkansans Using Banks

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The percentage of Arkansas residents categorized as "unbanked" is at a record low.  We asked Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics to explain what this means.  He also talks about Van Buren's approach to downtown.

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The Art of American Dance is the first major traveling exhibition to explore American art related to the many forms of dance. The show will be on view at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art from October 22 through January 16, 2017.

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"Death Fest," taking place in downtown Fayetteville October 27 - November 1 will feature workshops on coffin building, obituary writing, home funerals, natural burial as well as caskets full of entertainment. Vickie Kelly, founder and director of the Natural State Burial Association, organized the event which espouses green burial practices. NSBA will host its annual board meeting during the Death Fest. The event is free and open to the public. 

When early voting begins Oct. 24th, there will be two new locations in Fort Smith for Sebastian County residents to cast their ballot. Harvest Time, at 3100 Briarcliff Ave., and the Creekmore Community Center, 3301 S. M St., are two of five early voting sites.

A (partial) Alphabet Guide to the Weekend

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Becca Martin Brown, with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, tries to give us an A-to-Z rundown of events for the weekend.  We only have time to get to "F."

Ozarkansas Fresh #23: Into the Chill

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Dorothy Hall

Time to warm up with Chef Dorothy Hall's final foray into the foodie treasures in her CSA box. 

We've followed Dorothy for 23 weeks as she's shared tips for choosing, prepping, storing and cooking the best local produce. Thanks to Dripping Springs Garden for donating the CSA share, and to Edible Ozarkansas for partnering with us to bring you this series. 

You might think a band named Real Live Tigers would create and play loud, aggressive music. But the Austin trio’s recent visit to the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio was a study in low-fi sonic storytelling. The band was in northwest Arkansas this month as part of their national tour

Community Spotlight - Moms On The Farm

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In this edition of the Community Spotlight series, we hear from Janeal Yancey, a meat scientist within the Derpartment of Animal Science at The University of Arkansas.  Moms On The Farm is an event aimed towards exposing individuals within the community to the agricultural processes of Northwest Arkansas.  The event will be held on October 25th and includes tours of a beef and dairy farm as well as a lunch and cooking demos provided by the Arkansas CattleWomen.  For more information or to register, email Janeal Yancey at jws09@uark.e

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina was called the "Savior of Church Music."  Of his roughly 700 works, more than 100 were masses. His most famous work, the "Pope Marcellus" Mass, was a six-part piece dedicated to Pope Marcellus II.