Ozarks At Large

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On today's program, we get a preview of the newest exhibit at Crystal Bridges, which is the first major traveling exhibition to explore American art related to the many forms of dance. We also get a preview of Death Fest, a six-day festival that will feature workshops on various aspects of death and will serve as the annual board meeting of the Natural State Burial Association. And we check in one last time with chef Dorothy Hall to get some tips for how to use some of the produce that's still in season.

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The Art of American Dance is the first major traveling exhibition to explore American art related to the many forms of dance. The show will be on view at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art from October 22 through January 16, 2017.

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"Death Fest," taking place in downtown Fayetteville October 27 - November 1 will feature workshops on coffin building, obituary writing, home funerals, natural burial as well as caskets full of entertainment. Vickie Kelly, founder and director of the Natural State Burial Association, organized the event which espouses green burial practices. NSBA will host its annual board meeting during the Death Fest. The event is free and open to the public. 

When early voting begins Oct. 24th, there will be two new locations in Fort Smith for Sebastian County residents to cast their ballot. Harvest Time, at 3100 Briarcliff Ave., and the Creekmore Community Center, 3301 S. M St., are two of five early voting sites.