There's still simply no musical journey like the one Stravinsky takes us on in his groundbreaking work "Rite of Spring." Leonard Bernstein calls it "only one of your everyday volcanic masterpieces ... a miraculous new creation of such originality and power that still today and shocks and overwhelms us."
Bernstein may have written that decades ago but the statement still holds true. Catch "Rite of Spring" in its entirety from Leonard Bernstein conducting the New York Philharmonic on Wednesday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen.
Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, an effort to kick Common Core out of Arkansas schools tries to gain traction. Plus, we spend some time tinkering around in our studio, courtesy of materials provided by the Amazeum in Bentonville.
State legislators hear about the possibility of rallying with other states to attempt amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The city of Fayetteville gets ready to accept applications for a lottery that will issue permits for mobile food vendors to operate in certain parts of the city. Several area agencies gather to discuss food security issues, and one regional food bank gets much assistance from the Walmart Foundation.
The new public education standard known as Common Core was adopted by 46 states, including Arkansas, starting in 2010.
Since then, three states have passed laws to block implementation, including Oklahoma. As Jacqueline Froelich reports, a movement is also growing in Arkansas to repeal Common Core, led by Karen Lamoreaux.
Tune in to follow the twisting plot of Much Ado About Nothing, as set to music by Erich Korngold and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. One of Shakespeare's most beloved works, Korngold captures his comedic genius and adds his own flair and flamboyance to this timeless classic.
Listen to it on Tuesday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen
On this edition of Ozarks at Large: what parents need to know ahead of the October 1 deadline for immunizations, and Springdale is growing what organizers hope to be a monthly event celebrating the city kicks off tomorrow evening at Fairline Station. Plus, young adult author Jacqueline Woodsen tackles some tough issues.