Antoinette Grajeda

KUAF host and contributor of "Ozarks at Large"

Antoinette Grajeda is a producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large. She began her professional career as a print journalist in 2007 and joined the KUAF staff in 2009. She earned a B.A. and M.A. in Journalism from the University of Arkansas. Since 2007, Antoinette has participated in the NWA Gridiron Show, which raises money for scholarships. She has also volunteered with the Lemke Journalism Project since 2008. This six-week program teaches high school students about journalism and encourages them to pursue higher education.

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The ME TOO March on Fayetteville will begin at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Fayetteville Town Center plaza. The event will feature guest speakers, a proclamation from Mayor Lioneld Jordan, and a one-mile march. In case of inclement weather, a rain date will be posted to the event's Facebook page.

Arkansauce and National Park Radio will perform May 5 at George’s Majestic Lounge. Earlier this week, the four members of Arkansauce, as well as two members of National Park Radio, stopped by the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to give us a preview of the concert.

In March 2017, the region got its first permanent comedy club. The Grove was a restaurant during the week and a comedy club on the weekends. The venue shut down in August while the owner worked on renovating a 9,000 square-foot building in Lowell that’s ready to host its first comedy show this weekend.

Courtesy: Fort Smith Museum of History

Last month, a gold, lizard stick pin that once belonged to Judge Isaac Parker was stolen from the Fort Smith Museum of History. It has since been returned, and now museum staff are trying to figure out how to afford more security.

A. Grajeda / KUAF

The Komen Ozark Race for the Cure is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Thursday, the nonprofit marked the grand opening of its race registration office at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. During the last two decades, the northwest Arkansas affiliate has given $11 million in local community grants.

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