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The High Five: Fried Shrimp And Funnel Cake Beer Make For Winning Combo At State Fair Of Texas

Eric Aasen  |  No Comments

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas’ voter ID law trial starts today; grief counselors will be on hand in Dallas ISD after students are killed in a car crash; the State Fair of Texas names this year’s top new fair foods; and more.

  • Saturday Spotlight – Music and Brews at Clearfork Music Festival

    Shelley Kenneavy  |  No Comments

    For this week’s Art & Seek Spotlight, we’re making our way to Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth for the second annual Clearfork Music Festival. This kick-off to the Labor Day weekend features craft beers and art installations as well as music by The Burning Hotels, Larry G(EE), and others. For more information on the Clearfork […]

  • The High Five: Dallas DanceFest Makes A Labor Day Weekend Comeback

    Krystina Martinez  |  No Comments

    Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas DanceFest is back, Dallas Farmer’s Market opens its major renovation in time for Labor Day weekend, and more.

  • Is The Elevator Project Going Places?

    Jerome Weeks  |  No Comments

    Six small theater and dance companies are headed to the sixth-floor Studio Theatre in the Wyly. Each has a one-shot show between now and spring. Is the Elevator Project going to take them anywhere?

  • The High Five: The Dallas Symphony Will Host Its First Simulcast

    Krystina Martinez  |  No Comments

    Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will simulcast The AT&T Gala at Klyde Warren Park, strange street names in North Texas neighborhoods, and more.

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Sept. 1 - 7

On KERA Radio This Week
  • Wednesday, 12 p.m.: Think -The Galapagos Islands are home to half-ton tortoises, tropical albatrosses, blue-footed boobies and other colorful creatures. We’ll get to know the inhabitants of this remote archipelago in the Pacific with Jeff Corwin, who narrates Nature’s Wonderland: Galapagos 3D. The film opens this weekend at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
  • Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center turns 25 this year. We’ll talk this hour about one of the anchors of the Dallas Arts District with KERA arts reporter Jerome Weeks and Laurie Shulman, author of The Meyerson Symphony Center. KERA’s Art&Seek marks the anniversary with a series of radio reports and an interactive web site called “Secrets of the Meyerson.”
  • Saturday, 10 p.m.: The Moth Radio Hour
  • Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
  • Sunday, 9 p.m.: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein
On KERA Television This Week
  • Thursday, 10 p.m.: Frame of Mind - Swingman
  • Thursday, 11 p.m.: Front and Center: Tom Odell
  • Friday, 8 p.m.: Frozen Music
  • Saturday, 3:30 p.m.: Great Performances - Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell
  • Sunday, 1 p.m.: Great Performances from the Met - La Cenerentola
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  • Dallas Arts District
  • Fort Worth Cultural District