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Saturday Spotlight – Celebrating the Fourth All Over North Texas

Shelley Kenneavy  |  No Comments

Every city in North Texas – even some neighborhoods – have their own way of celebrating July 4th. Here are just a couple of commemorations to hit this year and a list of fireworks-watching opportunities.

  • The Big Screen: A History Of Dallas Movie Exhibition

    Stephen Becker  |  No Comments

    This week, we trace the history of movie exhibition in Dallas with a recent UT-Arlington graduate who wrote his master’s thesis on the topic.

  • Liz Mikel Headed Off For Prestigious Theater Fellowship

    Jerome Weeks  |  No Comments

    The Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship gives her a week’s worth of master classes and performance with TV’s Phylicia Rashad – in the restored Wisconsin estate of the great acting couple Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne.

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June 29 - July 5

On KERA Radio This Week
  • Thursday, 12 p.m.: Think - For his live show, Ira Glass made it his mission to combine art forms that “have no business being together - dance and radio.” This hour the This American Life host and dancer Monica Bill Barnes talk about the making of One Radio Host, Two Dancers. They’ll perform it at the Winspear Opera House on July 11 as part of the #thinkspeak series.
  • Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - With cable networks and the 24-hour news cycle, televised news is constantly evolving. This hour, we’ll talk about the line between news and entertainment – and if the nightly news is still relevant in the digital age – with California State University Long Beach associate professor Charles Ponce de Leon, author of That's the Way It Is: A History of Television News in America.
  • Saturday, 5 p.m.: A Prairie Home Companion
  • Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
  • Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
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  • Wednesday, 11 p.m.: Front and Center V : Trey Anastasio Band
  • Thursday, 10:30 p.m.: Film School Shorts III
  • Thursday, 11 p.m.: Infinity Hall Live IV - Women of Song
  • Friday, 8:30 p.m.: A Capitol Fourth 2015 (repeats Sun. 5 p.m.)
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