- The Singapore Slingers Live at the Pocket Sandwich Theatre
Tuesday, July 29Pocket Sandwich TheatreHear the 18-piece band perform everything from swing to ragtime and jazz at Pocket Sandwich Theatre in Dallas.
- Wings of Life Movie Night
Tuesday, July 29Dallas Arboretum and Botanical GardenExplore the world of birds, bees, and bats and the remarkable ways they interact with flowers and plants in this documentary. The Disneynature film screens at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.
- Broken the Musical
Through Sunday, August 17Gilley's DallasA woman has to learn to piece her life back together after a tragedy in this musical. Follow her search for justice in this show at Gilley’s Dallas.
- Fresh Ideas Show 2014
Through Saturday, September 13Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater (MCL Grand)The Visual Art League of Lewisville presents its annual Fresh Ideas Juried Members Show. See the work of all the participants at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: Fort Worth prays for Kent Brantly, who has Ebola; immigrant children won’t arrive in Dallas County by the end of July; Eric Nadel is honored for his Texas Rangers announcing; and more:
For this week’s Art & Seek Spotlight, we’re learning about the science of sound and silence at the “Turn Up!” event, presented by Big Thought. Head to the Dallas Public Library’s Pleasant Grove Branch to hear a performance and learn a little something from an opera-singing duo currently competing on “America’s Got Talent.” Enjoy music and […]
The Crow Collection has expanded its mission to include wellness classes and lectures (yoga, t’ai chi, meditation), while Rachel Nash is a rare gallery owner: She also offers art therapy.
In About Alex, college friends reunite when one of the group members attempts suicide. The film was produced by Richardson native Adam Saunders, who talks to us this week about why these small dramas are making a resurgence in Hollywood.
Congratulations to Joseph Haubert of Dallas, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest!
July 28-Aug. 3On KERA Radio This Week
- Monday, 12 p.m.: Think - During the Renaissance, Michelangelo was a master among masters. This hour, we’ll talk about how he revolutionized painting, sculpture and architecture with Miles J. Unger, author of Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces.
- Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - The battles of World War I took place largely in the trenches. And a walk through those trenches 100 years after the first shots were fired reveals a stunning collection of artwork carved into the walls by soldiers waiting for the war to come to them. We’ll talk this hour about what these images say about the artists who made them with Dallas photographer Jeffrey Gusky. His photographs of the artworks are featured in the August issue of National Geographic.
- 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.: James Brown: Live in America
- Thursday, 11 p.m.: Front and Center- Cindy Lauper
- Friday, 8 p.m.: Great Performances- Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl
- Sunday, 7 a.m.: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show