- Concert Bells of Fort Worth: Sounds of the Season
Friday, December 13The Concert Bells of Fort Worth perform alongside the Irving Chorale in a concert showcasing holiday sounds and songs. Head to Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving for “Sounds of the Season.”
- Opening Reception: The Mechanical Soul: Steampunk Style in Contemporary Art
Friday, December 13Bath House Cultural CenterSteampunk art blends modern and futuristic technology with ideas and aesthetics of the past. Check out an opening reception for the exhibition “The Mechanical Soul: Steampunk Style in Contemporary Art” at Bath House Cultural Center.
- Semigloss Magazine Fourth Issue Release Party
Friday, December 13BeefhausSemigloss Magazine celebrates the release of its fourth issue and its first anniversary in publication with a party at Beefhaus in Dallas. Check out music, art, and of course, the new issue.
- ''A Celebration of Music'' by Garland Civic Theatre
Through Saturday, December 14Granville Arts CenterBig band, rock, gospel, and country are all on the program for Garland Civic Theatre’s “A Celebration of Music.” Hear all the music at Granville Arts Center in Garland.
Join the Bruce Wood Dance Project at the Venetian Room as they recapture the the glitz and glamour of a 1950s supper club.
Can a magazine be a work of art? Sally Glass thinks so, and she wants to prove it, with the latest edition of Semigloss ….and lasers. She chats with Art&Seek’s Anne Bothwell for today’s Friday Conversation on KERA FM.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: a coloring book features Texas’ very own Ted Cruz, a skating rink debuts at Klyde Warren Park today, Randy Travis stars in a Lifetime movie, and more.
Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity may have started in 1961 as a tiny off-Broadway production with only six performers. But it’s become a tradition, which is why this year, there’s a Hollywood film adaptation — and the seventh TeCo Theatrical staging.
Architecture critic Martin Filler weighs in, and can’t help looking longingly at Louis Kahn’s Kimbell – and Piano’s own Nasher Sculpture Center.
Dec. 9- 15 On KERA Radio This Week
- Thursday, 1 p.m. Think - As Christmas nears, movie studios are unveiling the best they’ve got in hopes of luring audiences and building cases for Oscar nominations. We’ll find out this hour which films are worth the price of admission from our favorite local film critics: Chris Vognar of The Dallas Morning News, Chris Kelly of Texas Monthly and KERA’s Stephen Becker.
- Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
- Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
- Sunday, 9 p.m.: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein
- Monday, 7 p.m.: Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas (repeats Wed. 8:30 p.m.)
- Monday, 8:30 p.m.: Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (repeats Sun. 12 a.m.)
- Tuesday, 9 p.m.: Alfie Boe, Storyteller at the Royal Albert Hall, London
- Thursday, 10 p.m.: The Mavericks: In Time
- Friday, 7:30 p.m.: Burt Bacharach's Best (repeats Sat. 1:30 pm)
- Friday, 9 p.m.: Trans Siberian Orchestra’s The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
- Friday, 10 p.m.: Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969
- Saturday, 8:30 p.m.: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin’
- Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Who Live in Texas '75
- Sunday, 1:30 a.m.: Lawrence Welk Holiday Special: Great Moments and Memories
- Sunday, 4 p.m.: II Volvo Buon Natale
- Sunday, 7 p.m.: Oscar Hammerstein II: Out of My Dreams
- Sunday, 7 a.m.: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show