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Poetry Minute
10:01 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Poetry Minute for Saturday, April 25, 2015

Katy Henriksen is the host of "Of Note" and "Sunday Symphony" on KUAF.

In today's Poetry Minute, Katy Henriksen reads an excerpt of "Deep Step Come Shining" by C.D. Wright.

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-KUAF Music and Culture
4:01 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

SoNA Pops with Filmscores for Final Concert of Season

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas closes with a pops concert titled "Night at the Movies," Saturday, April 25. Find out more about the season closer in this interview with Music Director Paul Haas.

  

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Poetry Minute
2:20 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Poetry Minute for Friday, April 24, 2015

Dick Bennett is a professor emeritus from the University of Arkansas.

In today's Poetry Minute, we hear Dick Bennett from the Omni Center for Peace, Justice and Equality read "Paper Lanterns" by Gerald Sloan.

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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
2:16 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Ozarks at Large for Friday, April 24, 2015

  Ahead on this edition of Ozarks at Large, two of the Apollo 13 astronauts and the mission control director who helped them return safely to earth spoke on the U of A campus last night, and we have highlights from a press conference prior to that lecture. Also, NWA Ballet prepares for its performance of Sleeping Beauty this weekend, an in-studio performance of Joseph Israel, and much much more.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:10 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Local Artist Requests A and P Funding For Murals

Fayetteville artist Jason Jones recently made a request for money from the city's Advertising and Promotion Commission to expand upon the idea of his "Shop Local" mural created last year. And the FLW Tournament continues on Beaver Lake today despite a stormy start this morning.

MUSIC: Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:08 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Apollo 13 Astronauts Land in Fayetteville

Yesterday, two Apollo 13 astronauts and a flight director from Mission Control in Houston spoke on the University of Arkansas campus. The trio's lecture was part of the university's Distinguished Lecture Series. Apollo 13's aborted mission to the moon took place 45 years ago this month.

MUSIC: Apollo by Ruby Cube

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:06 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Telling a Story with Movement

NWA Ballet Theatre honors a great teacher as they prepare for their Master Series I.  The classic tale of Sleeping Beauty is told through dance.  The key to dancing onstage for more than an hour: technique. 

MUSIC: If You Find Her by Future of Forestry

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:02 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

It's an All Eureka Springs Weekend

Becca says there is a lot happening in Eureka Springs this weekend including, an indie film festival, Yards and Yards of Yard Sales, Herbs & Botanicals Weekend at Fire Om Earth and the start of the May Festival of the Arts.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:58 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Common Core Task Force Meets

Arkansas’s task force to review the state’s Common Core educational standards held its first all-day meeting yesterday. The task force has four more hearings scheduled at the capitol in May.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:54 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Joseph Israel Back Home

Joseph Israel grew up in Fayetteville and even though his career has taken him to places like Tuff Gong Studios in Kingston, Jamaica he still feels very close to his hometown.  Sunday night he'll perform at George's Majestic Lounge and this week he came to the Firmin Garner Performance Studio to talk about his latest music and perform the song Overcome.  His musical friends Rochelle Bradshaw and Chris Meredith were also in the studio.

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