- Susan Boyle
Monday, October 20Bass Performance HallScottish singer and Britain’s Got Talent contestant Susan Boyle is on her first tour of the US. She performs at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth.
- The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare: Sonnets With Music Part I
Monday, October 20Wyly TheatreShakespeare’s “Sonnets of Sundry Notes to Music” and the narrative poem “The Phoenix and the Turtle” are mixed with theater and original music for “Sonnets with Music Part 1.” Shakespeare Dallas presents the show as part of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Series at the Wyly Theatre in Dallas.
- WAR / PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath - Lecture with Q&A
Monday, October 20Collin College Photography DepartmentThe exhibition “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath” includes images by 280 photographers worldwide, from photography’s invention to the present day. See the works and explore how photography informs history with curator Anne Wilkes Tucker at Collin College in Plano.
- Art & Energy: How Culture Changes with Barry Lord
Tuesday, October 21Nasher Sculpture CenterMuseum planner and analyst Barry Lord discusses his latest book “Art & Energy: How Culture Changes.” Join the conversation at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas.
- Wind Ensemble Concert with University of Texas at Arlington
Tuesday, October 21Dallas City Performance HallBooker T. Washington High School’s Wind Ensemble and UT Arlington’s Wind Symphony perform a concert together at Dallas City Performance Hall. The concert includes John Philip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” and a composition inspired by poetry written by children living in a concentration camp.
- Distinguished Texas Artists: PRESENT/P A S T
Through Saturday, October 25Fort Worth Community Arts Center (FWCAC)Two Wichita Falls artists ask questions about life through their paintings and collages. See their work in Present/Past at Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
- Echo Reads: Performance Reading/Salon Series
Tuesday, October 21 through Tuesday, May 19, 2015Bath House Cultural CenterThe Echo Reads series presents works by female playwrights in a salon setting. "These Shining Lives" is the true story of The Radium Girls, and it's being staged at Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas.
Have a foodie experience with local and national celebrity chefs, and learn more about fresh foods and where they come from. Oh, yeah…there’s music too!
The largest loan of portraits – ever – from Paris’ Musee d’Orsay comes to the Kimbell for another one of the museum’s incredibly rich Impressionist shows.
Erin Cluley recently left The Dallas Contemporary to open her own gallery, a sleek industrial space in West Dallas. She tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell that thanks to support from Trinity Groves developers – and a nudge from a psychic – she sees art in the neighborhood’s future.
Two DFW shows make this week’s list.
What do Ned Flanders, Richard Nixon and Derek Smalls have in common? Actor, author, and musician Harry Shearer voiced their likenesses. Today at 1 p.m. on Think, Shearer joins Krys Boyd to talk about his hand in the funny business.
Oct. 20 - 26On KERA Radio This Week
- Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - In the upcoming movie Dear White People, a riot breaks out on an Ivy League campus when four black students object to an African-American-themed party thrown by their white classmates. This hour, we’ll talk about what the satire has to say about racial identity with the film’s writer and director, Justin Simien.
- Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
- Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
- Sunday, 9 p.m.: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein
- Thursday, 10 p.m.: Frame of Mind: SXSW
- Friday, 8 p.m.: Great Performances - Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek
- Friday, 10 p.m.: Austin City Limits: Nine Inch Nails
- Friday, 11 p.m.: Live From the Artists Den VIII: Lily Allen
- Sunday, 9:30 p.m: Water Garden
- Sunday, 7 a.m.: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show