The Copular Pronouns

Sep 19, 2017

Our Militant Grammarian is always finding a new term we haven't heard of before. Today she helps us understand copular pronouns.

Ahead of his recital at the University of Arkansas's Faulkner Performing Arts Center on September 21st, percussionist and Fayetteville native Aaron Ragsdale stopped by KUAF to discuss the diverse history of the percussive medium and his collaborations with fellow music professor and saxophonist Nathan Jorgensen.

Ozarks at Large for Monday, September 18, 2017

Sep 18, 2017

On today’s show, we see how a parking space is transformed to a park in downtown Fayetteville. Plus, we learn about an arts experience that’s beyond sitting and applauding. And, we get a quick catch-up on the long, long odds of Amazon locating in Arkansas, the financial ripple effects hurricanes have on Arkansas, and the next phase in advancing toward legal medical marijuana.

Friday, on opposite sides of Dickson Street, groups in Fayetteville challenged residents to think differently about our relationships with automobiles. A parking spot was transformed into a park and advocates for electric cars talked to people about the advantages of reducing carbon emissions.

Wesley Brown covers business for our partner Talk Business and Politics and he answers four quick questions about medical marijuana in Arkansas, ripple effects of hurricanes on the Natural State and more.

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For many arts lovers, watching a play or dance performance as an audience member means quietly observing until the end of the show when you politely applaud the artists. The Walton Arts Center is looking to expand on that experience by giving people more opportunities to engage with what they see on stage. In the coming weeks, the arts center is launching two new programs: Arts and Appetizers and the Broadway Book Club.

Everything Old is New Again at Shiloh Museum

Sep 18, 2017

Becca Martin Brown, with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, explains the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale is still devoted to history. Now the museum has new ways to explore the past.

Ozarks at Large for Friday, September 15, 2017

Sep 15, 2017

On today’s show, jazz art and color on the walls at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Plus passion and music combine for Handmade Moments, and Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics helps us look back at a week’s worth of news..

New Bentonville HQ Planned

Sep 15, 2017

Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discusses this morning's announcement from Walmart about an eventual new home office in Bentonville.

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Stuart Davis: In Full Swing features 86 works from the American painter whose career spanned five decades. The exhibition opens to the public Sept. 16 and will be on view at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art until Jan.1.

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World and Area News

Kristy and Dana Dumont were ready to give a child in need a permanent home. They moved into a Dimondale, Mich., house with two spare bedrooms and a spacious, fenced-in yard, in a school district with strong extracurriculars and a diverse community.

The couple of 11 years began seriously considering adoption after Dana started receiving emails from Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services looking for foster and adoptive families.

For the past six weeks, voters in Germany have been inundated by campaign posters ahead of Sunday's national election.

Passersby walking down the street in just about every German city, town or village get a detailed look at who is running in their district and a condensed version of their campaign messages.

Green Party posters warn Germans to "either end coal or end climate." Another message: "Healthy food doesn't come from nature that's sick."

The anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany placards are even blunter.

President Trump's poll slide appears to have stabilized.

Trump, who came into office with the lowest approval and favorability ratings of any president, saw a steady decline in the months that followed his inauguration.

Hispanic Heritage Month is a nationally recognized, not-quite-a-month. (It's the back half of September and the front half of October).

Welcome to the latest installment of our education news roundup. This week: student loans, HBCUs, federal education policy, and more:

The Department of Education scolds an online university

Western Governors University was ineligible for federal student aid, and may have to return more than $700 million, according to an audit by the U.S. Education Department's oversight branch.

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