- Latinas In Architecture: The Case Of Puerto Rico
Wednesday, December 4Latino Cultural CenterLatinas in Architecture: The Case of Puerto Rico examines the way the media manipulated the work of female architects in Puerto Rico from 1945 to 2011 in order to comply with gender norms. Head to the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas for the presentation.
- Rick Steves: The Value of Travel
Wednesday, December 4Winspear Opera HouseTravel guru Rick Steves shares his tips and tricks in a lecture at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. Learn how travel can enrich your life without breaking the bank in The Value of Travel.
- Sammons Jazz Presents: Jazz Icons Salute to Baker, Mulligan & Monk
Wednesday, December 4Sammons Center for the ArtsCatch a musical tribute to jazz legends Chet Baker, Gary Mulligan, and Thelonious Monk. Sammons Jazz presents Jazz Icons at the Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas.
The airport’s entrance gets bedazzled.
Congratulations to Samarpita Sengupta of Dallas, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest!
Five stories that have North Texas talking: Joe Jonas covers a lot of ground in a revealing interview, DISD superintendent to appear on KERA today to talk about teacher evaluations, a wintry blast for North Texas, and more.
Win this Big Deal and have a holly, jolly Christmas this year.
Have a Joyeux Noël with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band!
Dec. 2- 8 On KERA Radio This Week
- Tuesday, 1 p.m. Think - John Ajak spent his childhood literally running for his life in his native war-torn Sudan. His prayers were answered when, as a 20-year-old, he moved to Dallas and got a job at the Dallas Arboretum. He joins us this hour to retrace his incredible life story, which he writes about in his new book, Unspeakable: My Journey as a Lost Boy of Sudan.
- Wednesday, 12 p.m. Think - Dallas ISD will soon change the way that it evaluates its teachers, moving to a system that connects teachers’ individual compensation to the achievement of their students. We’ll find out about the district’s new Teacher Excellence Initiative this hour from DISD superintendent Mike Miles.
- Wednesday, 1 p.m. Think - When European settlers arrived in North America, they quickly became the largest population of carnivores that the world had ever known. And they set up an America in which meat has pride of placement on the nation’s plates. We’ll learn more about how and why that happened this hour with Maureen Ogle, author of In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America.
- Thursday, 1 p.m. Think - Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft were close friends before their political lives drove them apart. And all the while, a muckraking press was doing its part to push the politicians towards reform. We’ll look back this hour at the tumultuous early years of the 20th Century with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her new book is The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism.
- 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.: John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (repeats Wed. 10:30 p.m., Sat. 9 p.m.)
- Monday, 9 p.m.: The Best of the 60s (repeats Fri. 11 p.m.)
- Monday, 11 p.m.: Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan in Session
- Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.: The Texas Tenors: You Should Dream
- Thursday, 7 p.m.: Happy Holidays: The Best of the Andy Williams Christmas Show
- Thursday, 10 p.m.: David Garrett: Music – Live in Concert (repeats Fri. 2:30 p.m.)
- Friday, 9:30 p.m.: American Masters – Marilyn Monroe: Still Life
- Saturday, 4 p.m.: Oscar Hammerstein II: Out of My Dreams
- Saturday, 7 p.m.: Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop
- Saturday, 11 p.m.: The Mavericks: In Time
- Sunday, 12:30 a.m.: Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii
- Sunday, 7 p.m.: Trans Siberian Orchestra’s The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin’
- Sunday, 7 a.m.: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show