Ozarks At Large

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Becca Martin-Brown, the features editor at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, gives us a preview of the final event at Heartwood Gallery, an all-ages production from Trike Theater and dinner on Mount Sequoyah.

T. Dennis / KUAF

Jess Harp has performed throughout Northwest Arkansas for a year or two. Friday evening, he and his band will perform at the Record in downtown Bentonville. We get a preview of the concert, talk about the band's style, and hear about a debut album in the works.

Courtesy / City of Harrison

The Harrison City Council, on Thursday, agreed to support an ordinance allowing municipal police to enforce state regulations on medical marijuana use within city limits. Mayor Jerry Jackson says the vote was unanimous. A second reading is scheduled for Feb. 27 to allow for public comment.

 

On today's show, we preview a public mental health discussion about grief that has been curated specifically for minority communities. Plus, we find out more about a plan from the state Department of Health to improve access to HIV prevention services and treatments. And, we hear from advocates from the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter about the organization's expansion into Madison County.

Courtesy / MY-T-BY Design Studio

A free event designed to provide a space for people of color to discuss and learn about grief is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 24 at My-T-By-Design Therpeutic Art Studio in Fayetteville. Licensed professional counselors will participate in a panel discussion and answer questions from the audience.

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