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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NWA-based artist Caleb Ryan Martin was invited to play during the Grand Ole Opry preshow this fall. He recently stopped by the studio to discuss the experience. He'll be performing in Nashville again Nov. 29 and you can stream the concert at

courtesy: Jasper Logan

What does it mean to have success? That's the question NWA-based rapper Jasper Logan explores in his new album, "Success." The 11-track record debuts today and he's celebrating tonight at Stage 18 with a hip hop show that will feature performances by himself as well as other local artists like Jeremiah Pickett.

courtesy: Clint Wood

After a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City Sept. 19, a group of researchers including Clint Wood, an assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, traveled to Mexico to survey the damage. A report of their findings can be found here.

courtesy: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Victoria Marks is a Guggenheim Fellow and a professor of choreography at UCLA. Nov. 10 she'll be at Crystal Bridges Museum of American art to present Honoring Citizenship, which will feature performances intersected with short film works that question the place of the body in matters of heroism, valor, and truth.

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A new Arkansas Game and Fish Commission conservation education and nature center is being built in Springdale. Construction of the $18 million facility will focus on natural elements and ecosystems found in the northwest region of the state. The new center will include education pavilions, traditional and 3-D archery ranges, walking trails and wildlife-viewing blinds.