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Saturday Spotlight – Handmade Holiday Cards

Shelley Kenneavy  |  No Comments

The Heatherwick Studio loves to turn inexpensive materials into special holiday greetings. We’re taking that idea and making our own postables at Let’s Make Art.

  • Rock Lottery’s Hook This Year: The Healing Essence Of Music

    Lyndsay Knecht  |  No Comments

    Rock Lottery’s an annual event that mixes up local musicians to form new groups. They have a day to write songs before performing them that night – and the show’s almost always sells out to benefit a charity of the committee’s choice. This year, the beneficiary hits home for one musician on the lineup.

  • Balancing Humor and Darkness with Raspberry Jam

    Mashal Noor  |  No Comments

    This week on Frame of Mind, watch a collection of short films put together by Women in Film Dallas!

  • DMA Acquires Monumental ‘Map’ Painting By Frank Bowling

    Jerome Weeks  |  No Comments

    It’s from his series of lush, abstract paintings based on world maps – and it’ll be reunited with the others for the first time since 1971.

  • The Big Screen: Inside The Found Footage Festival

    Stephen Becker  |  No Comments

    The programmers of the Found Footage Festival pour through all the VHS tapes they can get their hands on in a search or the best of the worst. No aerobics instructor, corporate trainer or public access TV host is safe. This week, we talk to one of the festival’s founders about why these terrible videos are so much fun.

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Nov. 17 -  23

On KERA Radio This Week
  • Wednesday, 1 p.m.: Think - Susan Orlean is the best-selling author of The Orchid Thief and a staff writer for The New Yorker. This hour, we’ll talk to her about her prolific career as both an author and journalist ahead of her appearance in town Thursday for a Friends of the Dallas Public Library event.
  • Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - For more than 100 years, National Geographic magazine has featured photojournalism that takes readers to the far reaches of the globe. This hour, we’ll talk about how photographers capture these images with National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths, who’s featured in the magazine’s new Stunning Photographs book.
  • Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
  • Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
  • Sunday, 9 p.m.: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein
On KERA Television This Week
  • Tuesday, 10:30 p.m.: Art in the Twenty-First Century
  • Thursday, 11 p.m.: Frame of Mind: Best of Chick Flicks from Women in Film Dallas
  • Friday, 9 p.m.: Great Performances - Cats
  • Friday, 10 p.m.:  Austin City Limits: Eric Church/J Roddy Walston & The Business
  • Sunday, 7 p.m.: Jay Leno - The Mark Twain Prize 2014
  • Sunday, 8:30 p.m.: Pioneers of Television - Carol Burnett & the Funny Ladies
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  • Dallas Arts District
  • Fort Worth Cultural District