- Shakespeare Carnival
Wednesday, April 23Tarrant County College - Northeast CampusDancing, music, comedic skits, and presentations help you get a little more familiar with Shakespeare and his works. Head to Tarrant County College in Hurst for the Shakespeare Carnival.
Through Sunday, May 4Addison Conference and Theatre Centre“Spunk” is a trio of stories examining love, jealousy, and revenge. See WaterTower Theatre’s blues-infused show at Addison Conference and Theatre Centre.
- ''Retro-Nowism'' and ''Observations of the Moon''
Through Sunday, June 29Kessler Theater/Kessler X+ Art GalleryTwo exhibitions are on display at the Kessler Theater in Dallas, courtesy of Mighty Fine Arts. The paintings in “Retro Nowism” take a nostalgic look at the past in order to define the future, and stylized photographs of Mesoamerican deities are featured in “Observations of the Moon.”
Wildflower! announces the top 10 finalists for its award-winning Performing Songwriter Contest.
The USA Film Festival opens tonight with “Fading Gigolo.” John Turturro wrote, directed and stars in the film about a man who takes up an unlikely second career. And he stopped by KERA this morning for a chat.
After 30 years there in various roles — and working on 97 operas — he’ll become an artistic advisor.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: how many Texans text while driving?; University of Texas at Dallas alums score big on “Shark Tank;” Wichita Falls is short on water; and more.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: Has a missing woman’s remains been discovered?; remembering William Blair Jr., Dallas is a basketball and hockey playoff team (at least for now); and more.
April 21-27 On KERA Radio This Week
- Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - S.E. Hinton became a literary star while still a teenager when her novel The Outsiders was published in 1967. It's remained a popular title over the years and has been chosen as the focus of the 2014 Big D Reads program. Hinton will talk about the origins of the book and the role it's played in her life.
- Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
- Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
- Sunday, 9 p.m.: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein
- Monday, 8 p.m.: Independent Lens - Muscle Shoals (repeats Friday, 10 p.m.)
- Thursday, 7 p.m.: Cool Spaces!
- Thursday, 11 p.m.: Live From the Artists Den - Sheryl Crow
- Friday, 8 p.m.: Great Performances - Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
- Sunday, 1 p.m.: Great Performances - Falstaff
- Sunday, 7 a.m.: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show