Ahead on this edition of Weekend OAL: Governor Mike Beebe sits down with long-time political columnist John Brummett to talk about what's next after thirty years in elected office in state politics in Arkansas. And we discover a model train set in a backyard in Fort Smith that uses Fort Smith of the past as inspiration.
Almost a year ago, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced it had acquired a New Jersey house designed by noted American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The deconstructed building is being installed just south of the museum. UofA architecture faculty and students are documenting and interpreting the project while Assistant Professor Santiago Perez (pictured) and his team construct a viewing pavilion leading up to the house.
Ahead on this edition of Ozarks at Large: Michael Tilley from The City Wire on the week's news, Becca Martin Brown from NWA Newspapers on a weekend filled with holiday activities other than shopping, and the band High Lonesome inside the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio.
The Arkansas Independent Citizens Commission prepares for its initial review of salaries for state elected officials. Area towns and cities move toward endorsing and adopting the region's new Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, and University of Arkansas officials prepare for about 1,000 students to take part in the fall commencement ceremony taking place this weekend.