- Fair Park Cellfie Contest
Through Sunday, August 3Fair ParkTake the Fair Park Cell Phone Tour, and snap a selfie at any of the tour stops. Share it on social media for a chance to win prizes. A new winner is chosen by the Friends of Fair Park every Monday.
- Dogfight: A New Musical
Through Sunday, August 17Addison Conference and Theatre CentreA group of Marines makes a bet to see who can find the ugliest date on their last night before shipping out to Vietnam. Catch this musical's opening night tonight at WaterTower Theatre in Addison.
- Orisons Celebrates the Great American Southwest
Through Tuesday, August 19Orisons Fine Art & FramingTwo artists display paintings and multi-media works with a southwestern inspiration. Join Orisons Fine Art and Framing in McKinney in celebrating the Great American Southwest.
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