- Opening Reception - Border Land: Casey McGuire & Lindsay Palmer
Friday, March 7Eastfield CollegeTwo artists use found objects to create artwork addressing the ideas of memory, survival, and change. See the work in an opening reception for “Border Land” at Eastfield College’s H Gallery in Mesquite.
- Bluegrass Heritage Festival 2014
Through Saturday, March 8South Oaks Baptist Church - ArlingtonThe Bluegrass Heritage Festival gets underway with music by Bluefield Express and The Special Consensus. Head to South Oaks Baptist Church in Arlington for the shows.
- Richland College presents ''The Nerd''
Through Saturday, March 8Richland College - Fannin Performance HallWhen someone saves your life, you’re indebted to them forever…until they outstay their welcome. Find out how one guy deals with this dilemma in the play “The Nerd” at Richland College.
- Live Music Benefit: Follies
Through Sunday, March 16Greater Lewisville Community TheatreTwo middle-aged couples are confronted with their theatrical pasts as they are forced to face the uncertain future in “Follies.” Head to the Greater Lewisville Community Theater for a concert version of the Stephen Sondheim musical.
Artist Christopher Blay and residents of the Historic 10th Street District built the vessel and filled it with memories to turn attention to vacant homes in the neighborhood. KERA’s Anne Bothwell talked to Blay about the project, part of an initiative funded by BC Workshop.
Tickets aren’t on sale yet for June 16 Verizon Theatre concert featuring Nile Rogers and Chic, Michael McDonald and the Pointer Sisters – but a limited number will be available tonight beginning at 7 pm on KERA Channel 13 during the TV special, Night of the Proms.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: Matthew McConaughey is a “resident philosopher;” BuzzFeed profiles Dale Hansen; how did a little-known candidate make it into a runoff, and more.
Next Friday, native Texan Wes Anderson releases his new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. To mark the occasion, our Big Screen team returns to 1996 for a look at Anderson’s first movie, Bottle Rocket, which he made in Dallas.
Who’s that, you ask? Well, more than 26 million people have visited his best-known landmark, a building that received a ‘design of the decade’ award (for the ’60s) and in the ’90s received a 25-year award for excellence.
Mar. 3-10 On KERA Radio This Week
- Wednesday, 12 p.m. Think – Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and author of more than 30 books. We’ll talk to him this hour about his latest, You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty, ahead of his visit to Dallas on March 15 for Arts & Letters Live.
- Thursday, 12 p.m. Think –When Misty Copeland first dreamed of becoming a ballerina, she was a 13-year-old girl living in a rundown motel with her five siblings. But that didn’t keep her from rising through the ranks to become a soloist with American Ballet Theatre. We’ll talk to her this hour about how she accomplished her dream, which she writes about in her new memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina. Copeland is in town for an appearance tonight at the Dallas Museum of Art for Arts & Letters Live.
- Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
- Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
- Sunday, 9 p.m.: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein
- Monday, 10 p.m.: American Masters – Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin'
- Tuesday, 9 p.m.: Great Performances – Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (repeats Thurs. 10 p.m.)
- Wednesday, 9 p.m.: Brit Floyd Live at Red Rocks (repeats Sat. 10 p.m.
- Thursday, 8:30 p.m.: Joe Bonamassa: Tour de Force -Live in London
- Saturday, 7 p.m.: Celtic Woman: Emerald (repeats Sun. 3:30 p.m.)
- Saturday, 8:30 p.m.: Journey 2014: Don't Stop Believin'
- Sunday, 7 p.m.: Great Performances - Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino
- Sunday, 9 p.m.: The Texas Tenors: You Should Dream
- Sunday, 7 a.m.: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show