Timothy Dennis

Ozarks at Large Producer

Timothy is a life-long Arkansan; he grew up in the hills outside of Winslow and has lived throughout northwest and western Arkansas.  As a budding musician in his formative years, he became enthralled with recording technology, which carried over into his collegiate studies of print and multimedia journalism at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Upon receiving his degree in journalism in 2011, Timothy immediately began working as a freelance reporter and photographer for the Washington County Observer in West Fork, Winslow and Greenland. It wasn't long before he left the newspaper business for radio and began working full-time as an announcer and news programmer for KURM AM/FM in Rogers.

After working for about a year in radio, Timothy was recruited to join the KUAF staff as a producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large, generating spot news and feature-length stories. He reports on the local music scene, interviewing and capturing performances of local and traveling performers and bands. He also works with KUAF operations staff on strategic technical planning for the station.

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On today's show, the boom in outdoor recreation business and a new program at the University of Arkansas designed to foster local entrepreneurship. Plus, our weekly roundup of live music in the area, and much more.

There aren't as many bikes this weekend in northwest Arkansas as some may have originally planned, but there is plenty of live blues and other music happening throughout the region.

Thr, Sep 23

Sound Perimeter: Various and Sundry

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Courtesy / Khemia Ensemble

This week, University of Arkansas music professor Lia Uribe explores music by Khemia Ensemble, Tin Hat, and TransAtlantic Ensemble with featured compositions by Phillip Sink, Mark Orton and Miguel del Aguilla.

Khemia will host two events open to the public Sept. 27, including a master class at 11 a.m. at Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall and a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Faulkner Performing Arts Center, both on the U of A campus in Fayetteville.

On today's show, state foresters say this year’s extreme weather is taking an unusual toll on certain Ozark trees, “scorching” healthy summer leaves. Plus, our weekly round up of live music, and much more.

There are plenty of opportunities to see tribute acts, cover bands, nationally touring acts and original music throughout the region this weekend.

Thr, Sep 16

Fri, Sep 17

Sound Perimeter: Too Saxy

Sep 16, 2021
Courtesy / Peter Yankowsky

Lia Uribe, associate professor in the University of Arkansas Music Department, explores the saxophone this week with music by Shelley Washington, Libby Larsen and Petronio Alvarex, and featuring saxophonists Eric Troiano and Antonio Arnedo.

On today's show, some University of Arkansas students and teachers are concerned about being exposed to the delta variant in a classroom setting. Plus, a forecast on the homebuilding market in Northwest Arkansas, our weekly live music roundup, and much more.

The Beat Goes On

Sep 9, 2021

Although many minds may be on football this weekend, opportunities for live music are ample throughout the area.

Thr, Sep 9

Sound Perimeter: Life is Flutiful

Sep 9, 2021
Courtesy / Kat Wilson

In this week's Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas music professor Lia Uribe explores music featuring the fanciful sounds of piccolo and flute. We hear selections from composers Adina Izarra, Valerie Coleman and Claude Bolling.

On today's show, the U of A is offering a course in Cherokee. Plus, communities in two states are going to work together to attract medical manufacturing companies to the region, the evolution of the University of Arkansas fight song, and much more.

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