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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On today's show, we preview a contemporay play about immigration, inspired by the Old Testament. Plus, we provide a progress report on efforts by the Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission to become financially self-sustaining. And, we tell you about a new festival that will be held during opening weekend at The Momentary, a satellite contemporary arts space for Crystal Bridges of Museum of American Art.

Courtesy / George Simian

The Momentary, a satellite contemporary arts space for Crystal Bridges of Museum of American Art, opens to the public Feb. 22 with a diverse performance festival titled TIME BEING featuring dance, music and theater from around the world including Courtney Barnett, FM Belfast and BANDALOOP.

Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal is the first comprehensive survey of the conceptual artist’s career. The exhibition spans 20 years of his work and features more than 90 artworks, which are on display at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art from Feb. 8 to April 20.

 

On today's show, we hear from the Arkansas Department of Transportation as representatives hold informational meetings about a proposed sales tax extension that will be on the ballot in November. Plus, we attend a ribbon cutting for a new Head Start school. And, we have a discussion about how certain small things, like string, impacted the world.

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The new North Street Head Start Center is the result of a collaboration between Economic Opportunity Agency and St. James Missionary Baptist Church. The center, which uses three of the church's classrooms, can serve up to 24 infants and toddlers. EOA now operates eight centers in the region.

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