Ahead on this edition of Ozarks at Large, Ben Livingston has guest-starred in television series such as Fraiser, Boardwalk Empire and House of Cards. He's been on Broadway, co-written a major motion picture, and he spent a decade working as a waiter and bartender before he made a living as an actor. This week though, he's a visiting professor on the University of Arkansas campus, and he drops by the Anthony and Susan Hui News Studio for a conversation. Plus, new monitoring of charter schools in Arkansas when it comes to which students may enroll.
Northwest Health System moves forward on plans to renovate its Willow Creek Clinic in Johnson and to construct a neonatal intensive care unit at its Bentonville hospital. The Arkansas House moves forward with a bill to create a Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds. The state's unemployment numbers continue their positive trajectory. And, Springdale officials move forward with plans to create a bicycle and pedestrian trail to connect the city's two high schools and other amenities to the broader Razorback Regional Greenway.
Robert Stallman's new release, titled Cosi fan Flauti: Mozart for Flute and Orchestra, explores the ever amorous instrument via the lens of Mozart and includes a debut recording of his Sinfonia Concertante in D majr, k. 448 for two flutes and orchestra. Catch the piece on Monday's program.
Ahead on this edition of Weekend Ozarks at Large, a conversation with author Jay Asher on his book Thirteen reasons Why and his effort titled Fifty States Against Bullying. Plus, when satire may or may not go too far.