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, Girl Scout councils across the country have struggled to find enough staff for their summer camps this year. How the Girl Scouts Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas overcame those challenges to host a residential summer camp.  Plus, a trip to the Junk Ranch, a conservation about upcoming live music, and much more.

 

The next seven days offer several opportunities throughout the region to see live music in person.

Thurs, Jun 10

In today's Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas music professor Lia Uribe is inspired by dance, dancers and powerful dance rhythms. We hear selections by Gabriela Ortiz, Alberto Ginastera and Grupo Bahia.

On today’s show, Arkansans who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are free to go – except if you are immune compromised. Plus, Cherokee Nation Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. is setting an example with mental wellness, and much more.

Sound Perimeter: Fly Me To The Moon

Jun 3, 2021

In today's Sound Perimeter, U of A music professor Lia Uribe expands our musical boundaries to outer space with pieces inspired by the moon. We hear compositions by Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy and Bart Howard.

As live music returns to the region, we return with our weekly look at what you can see and hear at venues across northwest Arkansas.

Thurs, Jun 3

On today’s show, what has changed in the year since George Floyd’s murder?  Plus Clare Starr brings us music, a week in review with Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics, and much more.

A new weekly patio concert series at Wood Stone Pizza's Uptown location in Fayetteville features local musicians every Wednesday night. On June 2, Clare Starr, Jeff Kearney and KillerSugar will take the outdoor stage from 5 to 8 p.m.. Earlier this week, Clare came to the Harold and Blanche Caulk News Studio at KUAF to give us a preview.

On today’s show, vaccine cards.  What if you lose yours?  Who wants to see them anyway? The answers today. Plus, a bill limiting transgender medicine is challenged in court, a new work of dance at Mt. Sequoyah inspired by Mt. Sequoyah, and much more.

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In this week's Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe introduces us to performer, citizen artist, and prodigy, Yo-Yo Ma, who began his cello career at the age of four and a half. We hear several of Ma's collaborations, including Air and Simple Gifts and Cristina Pato's arrangement of John Zorn's Khabiel.

Note: this segment originally aired Oct. 29, 2020.

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