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Sunday, April 20, 2014
Ahead on this edition of Weekend Ozarks, a conversation with author Joyce Carol Oates prior to her lecture in Fayetteville. Plus, a bit of tinkering before the Amazeum opens to children and the community next fall.




While about a dozen students of KIPP Delta Public Schools, an open-enrollment charter school network in Blytheville and Helena visited the UA Fayetteville campus yesterday, university officials formally announced a partnership with the public charter school that aims to increase college attainment for students in underserved communities.
"Map of the World" by Monsters of Folk
The NWA Rape Crisis Center plans to open a forensic exam clinic in Rogers by the end of the month.
One of the country's most accomplished and most respected writers is coming to the Fayetteville Town Center Monday night.
"Private Eyes" by Hall and Oates
Before the Amazeum broke ground on a permanent space this morning, we visit their tinkering studio to learn through experience.






On Saturday, the Northwest Arkansas Center for Equality and P.R.I.D.E.--People Respecting Individual Differences and Equality at the University of Arkansas held a statewide LGBT summit on the UofA campus. As Jacqueline Froelich reports, transgenderism was a key issue.



Here are the ten clips used in our salute to jumping:

  1. “Jump Around” House of Pain

  2. White Men Can’t Jump

  3. “Jumpin Jive” Joe Jackson

  4. Dirty Harry

  5. “Jumpin Jack Flash” Rolling Stones

  6. 21 Jump Street

  7. “Jump in Line” from Beetlejuice

  8. Divergent

  9. “Jump” Van Halen

  10. Tony Danza on Sesame Street

As you Like It will be performed by the University of Arkansas, and an Earth Day Celebration is just around the corner. Becca Martin Brown has What’s Up.
"As You Like It' by Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, and "THe Swallow" by The Urban Folk Quartet