- Art and Jazz Holiday Art Reception
Saturday, November 22Art on the BoulevardCheck out an exhibition of small and miniature works of art on canvas and paper at the annual Art and Jazz Holiday Art Reception. Saturday night’s opening at Art on the Boulevard includes jazz performed by Jake Dester and Graham Black.
- Opening Reception - JD Miller: Luminous Levitation
Saturday, November 22Samuel Lynne GalleriesJD Miller’s newest sculptures composed of acrylic, plexiglass, wood, and light give the illusion of floating art. This exhibition opens at Samuel Lynne Galleries in Dallas.
- Dallas Gem & Mineral Society 57th Annual Show
Through Sunday, November 23Mesquite Exhibit Hall at Rodeo Center“Into the Mystic” is the Dallas Gem and Mineral Society’s 57th annual show. Check out rocks, minerals, jewelry, demonstrations, and activities for the kids at the Mesquite Rodeo Arena Exhibit Hall this weekend.
- The Golden Age of Jazz
Through Sunday, November 23Morton H. Meyerson Symphony CenterThe Dallas Symphony Orchestra plays this concert featuring the music of Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, and others. Hear the music at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
The Heatherwick Studio loves to turn inexpensive materials into special holiday greetings. We’re taking that idea and making our own postables at Let’s Make Art.
Rock Lottery’s an annual event that mixes up local musicians to form new groups. They have a day to write songs before performing them that night – and the show’s almost always sells out to benefit a charity of the committee’s choice. This year, the beneficiary hits home for one musician on the lineup.
This week on Frame of Mind, watch a collection of short films put together by Women in Film Dallas!
It’s from his series of lush, abstract paintings based on world maps – and it’ll be reunited with the others for the first time since 1971.
The programmers of the Found Footage Festival pour through all the VHS tapes they can get their hands on in a search or the best of the worst. No aerobics instructor, corporate trainer or public access TV host is safe. This week, we talk to one of the festival’s founders about why these terrible videos are so much fun.
Nov. 17 - 23On KERA Radio This Week
- Wednesday, 1 p.m.: Think - Susan Orlean is the best-selling author of The Orchid Thief and a staff writer for The New Yorker. This hour, we’ll talk to her about her prolific career as both an author and journalist ahead of her appearance in town Thursday for a Friends of the Dallas Public Library event.
- Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - For more than 100 years, National Geographic magazine has featured photojournalism that takes readers to the far reaches of the globe. This hour, we’ll talk about how photographers capture these images with National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths, who’s featured in the magazine’s new Stunning Photographs book.
- Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
- Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
- Sunday, 9 p.m.: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein
- Tuesday, 10:30 p.m.: Art in the Twenty-First Century
- Thursday, 11 p.m.: Frame of Mind: Best of Chick Flicks from Women in Film Dallas
- Friday, 9 p.m.: Great Performances - Cats
- Friday, 10 p.m.: Austin City Limits: Eric Church/J Roddy Walston & The Business
- Sunday, 7 p.m.: Jay Leno - The Mark Twain Prize 2014
- Sunday, 8:30 p.m.: Pioneers of Television - Carol Burnett & the Funny Ladies
- Sunday, 7 a.m.: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show