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The Fine Times at Our House weekend returns to Mount Sequoyah this weekend. The three day event is focused on scholarship and enjoyment of traditional dance, music and song. Today, we hear about the lasting power of old-time music, and we get a sample of the type of music that will be featured this weekend.

The annual Hillberry Music Festival is this weekend in Eureka Springs, but there are also plenty of other opportunities to see live music in the coming days.

Thursday Oct 11

  • Hillberry Music Festival at The Farm (Eureka Springs) - $60 (for Sunday only) to $180 for the 4-day pass, all weekend
  • deFrance at Kingfish (Fayetteville) - 8 to 11 p.m.

Friday Oct 12

A concert this weekend, presented by the Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation, will feature two styles of Indian classical violin. The concert is intended for those already familiar with Indian classical music and for those who are curious. We speak with two of the event's organizers to learn more about the music and about the foundation's work to bring more Indian culture to the region.

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Oct 9, 2018

On today's show, we learn how the University of Arkansas Extension Service aims to make Arkansans more informed when they head to the polls. Plus, we hear how the largest lizard in Arkansas is threatened by habitat decline. And, we get a preview of this weekend's performance in Fayetteville by George Brooks' Aspada.

courtesy: University of Arkansas Extension Service

Each election season, a University of Arkansas agency researches the issues and proposals appearing on the ballot to provide unbiased information to voters. We speak with Kristen Higgins, a public policy program associate with the University of Arkansas Extension Service about how the agency researches ballot issues and provides that information to the voting public.

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