Ozarks At Large

Weekdays at noon and 7 p.m. and Sundays at 9 a.m. on 91.3 FM

This locally produced news magazine has covered news, sports, politics, arts & culture and the quirky and unusual happenings in the Ozarks for more than two decades.

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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
9:26 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Weekend OAL for Sunday, April 26, 2015

Ahead on Weekend Ozarks at Large, feeding people in need with healthy foods; the Samaritan Community Center has a garden where it grows foods such as tomatoes and corn for use in its food pantry, cafe and snack packs. We visit the garden as it expands in its second season. Also, if getting out and about is on your agenda this afternoon, consider stopping by Beaver Lake as the FLW Tournament wraps up with the top ten bass anglers weighing in their catch. We visit with one of the more than 150 professional anglers who were a part of the tournament this week.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:24 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Want to Volunteer and a Love of America

Fayetteville Veteran's Cemetery is calling for volunteers for its inaugural Roll Call Memorial Day Weekend, plus the Fourth Annual Pup Crawl, also in Fayeteville, will support that city's shelter with specail projects. 

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:22 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Stepping Forward. Springdale's Walk for Peace

Hundreds of people from all walks of life marched together Tuesday night. Organizers of Springdale's Walk For Peace say they wanted to send a positive message after weeks of negative headlines over two fatal  gang-related shootings in Springdale. 

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:20 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Bass Tournament Begins at Beaver Lake

Credit Fishing League Worldwide

Today, more than 150 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals and co-anglers are in Northwest Arkansas to compete in the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac. This four-day tournament is the third of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour. Competitors could earn as much as $125,000 cash in the pro division.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:18 am
Sun April 26, 2015

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden

  And the film's makers came to the Carver Center for Public Radio.  Emmy award winning documentary filmmakers Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine are in NWA for a screening of their film on the UofA campus.  A discussion will follow, including a UofA professor with an interesting connection to the film, which tells the story of some of the first human inhabitants of a remote island.  They were looking for paradise but found mystery instead. 

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:16 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Growing Healthy Food for Thousands in Rogers

Credit Kyle Kellams

The Samaritan Community Center launched a garden program late year to provide produce for the center's cafes and markets.  This year the center is doubling the land dedicated to the concept.  Organizers say it fits into the center's mission to serve the hungry and hurting of Northwest Arkansas.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:14 am
Sun April 26, 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

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:12 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Another Song From Joseph Israel

Joseph Israel and the Jerusalem Band performs "We Will Overcome."

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
9:10 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Fish can Fly

Dana Idlet, daughter of Exra Idlet of Trout Fishing in America, has formed a new band using pieces of Trout plus Adams Collins to create a new CD.  Becca Martin Brown has the scoop on upcoming release parties.  

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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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