- AfroHORN hits Dallas! - D'JAM
Thursday, April 24Latino Cultural CenterAs part of Dallas Jazz Appreciation Month and in support of a new CD, AfroHORN heads to Dallas. Catch the Avant-garde jazz performance at the Latino Cultural Center.
- Opening Reception: Scope
Thursday, April 24Zhen Music and Arts InstituteThe exhibition “Scope” features photography and paintings by two local artists. Check out the opening reception at Zhen Music and Arts Institute in Dallas.
- Demitasse: ''Blue Medicine''
Friday, April 25Centraltrak: The UT Dallas Artists ResidencyThe acoustic duo Demitasse performs a concert in celebration of the group’s debut album “Blue Medicine.” The album was inspired by the chaos of nursing a terminally-ill family member, and you can hear the “jangly art rock” at Centraltrak in Dallas.
- Meadows Wind Ensemble: The Ink’s Still Wet!
Friday, April 25Southern Methodist University - Caruth Auditorium in Owen Arts CenterThe Meadows Wind Ensemble performs new works by current faculty and students as well as John Adams’ “Roadrunner” accompanied by cartoons on the big screen. Head to SMU’s Caruth Auditorium for the concert “The Ink’s Still Wet!”
- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Friday, April 25 through Sunday, May 4Fort Worth Community Arts CenterA Southern family is forced to face their greed and deceit in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” The Stolen Shakespeare Guild performs this Tennessee Williams classic at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
Ronald Judkins’ new film “Finding Neighbors” screens at the USA Film Festival this weekend. KERA’s Anne Bothwell talks to him about working with Steven Spielberg, forging his own path as a filmmaker and getting his start in Dallas.
It’s one of three awards KERA received from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: A family gets $3 million in a fracking verdict; a dozen cattle were killed on a highway near downtown Fort Worth; a jazz ensemble performs Thursday night; and more.
Tonight through Sunday, the John Wayne Film Festival plays at Look Cinemas in Addison. So this week, we called up Scott Eyman to ask him about his new biography about Wayne called John Wayne: The Life and Legend. We wanted to know why The Duke’s star shines on as most of his contemporaries haven’t endured […]
Congratulations to Michael Tooke of Coppell, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest!
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