- ''In the Eye of the Beholder'' A Sampling of Jewish Artists in Dallas
Wednesday, May 22Jewish Community Center of DallasLocal Jewish artists display their works in the exhibition In the Eye of the Beholder. Nancy Cohen Israel kicks off the evening with a lecture on Jews and visual art, and you can meet the artists at the Jewish Community Center of Dallas.
- Art in Context Lecture: Why Poussin Matters
Wednesday, May 22Kimbell Art MuseumNeoclassical French painter Nicolas Poussin is the subject of this months Art in Context lecture. The artists influence on his contemporaries and his importance will be discussed in Why Poussin Matters at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth.
- Swingin' at the Sons
Wednesday, May 29 through Wednesday, December 18Sons of Hermann HallCut a rug at Swing Night at Sons of Hermann Hall. The night starts with a swing dance lesson, and then youll dance the night away to classic and modern tunes.
Afternoon Delight is a daily diversion for when you’re just back from lunch, but not quite ready to get down to work. Check back weekdays at 1 p.m. for another one. It’s just what it sounds like.
Today in the roundup: The 2013-14 Eisemann Center season, how the Cliburn matches players with hosts and Lone Star Film Fest’s big honoree.
Visual proof that you’ve gotta look at those labels.
The late, great artist Romare Bearden was known for his bold, bright collages of jazz nightlife and his North Carolina childhood. But the Amon Carter’s new show is of Homer’s Odyssey. Bearden makes it his own.
Today in the roundup: Why Dallas’ super-rich give back, a Fort Worth artist’s major prize and a local actor lands his dream role.
May 20-26On KERA Radio This Week
- Monday, noon: Think - How does Romare Bearden’s legacy live on in contemporary art? We’ll find out this hour with Fort Worth artist Sedrick Huckaby, who credits Bearden as an important influence. The exhibition “Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey” is now on view at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth. Huckaby’s oil painting Hidden in Plain Site is also on view in the museum’s atrium.
- Tuesday, noon: Think - What makes political cartoons stick with us after the headlines fade? We’ll talk this hour with Victor Navasky, longtime editor of The Nation and professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. His new book is The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power.
- Thursday, noon: Think - How does photography help us understand the human condition? We’ll talk this hour with Steve McCurry, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine. His solo exhibition "Unguarded Moment" is on display at Laura Rathe Fine Art, and he’ll give a lecture at the gallery this evening.
- Sunday, 6 p.m.: Studio 360
- Monday, 8 p.m.: American Masters - Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
- Monday, 9:30 p.m.: Pioneers of Television - Carol Burnett and the Funny Ladies
- Tuesday, 10 p.m.: Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words
- Wednesday, 11 p.m.: American Masters - The Doors: When You’re Strange
- Thursday, 11 p.m.: Austin City Limits – Arcade Fire
- Friday, 8 p.m.: Live From Lincoln Center - Audra McDonald in Concert: Go Back Home
- Sunday, 7 p.m.: The National Memorial Day Concert 2013
- Sunday, 7 a.m..: Acoustic Cafe
- Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Paul Slavens Show