Ozarks At Large

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On today’s show, we hear how the Wilson Springs Preserve will soon open to the public, with an arts and nature festival, titled Immerse. Plus, jazz is expanding at the University of Arkansas. And we talk with Alexander Ellis, a songwriter who is from the UK and traveling across the US...playing music along the way.

Jacqueline A Froelich / Ozarks at Large

Wilson Springs Preserve in Fayetteville will open to the public with a unique arts and nature festival titled Immerse Saturday Sept. 7. Hosted by the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust, the event will feature music, arts installations, demonstrations and interpretive walks.

The University of Arkansas is adding a new degree related to jazz this fall. We talk with three members of the music faculty about the program.

Tom Oxley, courtesy Our Man in the Field

Alexander Ellis, who performs as Our Man in the Field, is a man of many words, and he's sharing some of those words with northwest Arkansas this week. He recently stopped by the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to talk with us about his music and his travels

Axe House Gains Popularity

Aug 22, 2019

The Urban Forest Axe House in Bentonville is the first-of-its kind indoor axe-throwing venue in Arkansas. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Colby Ritter, one of the cofounders of the venue.