As you know, we here at KERA love documentaries, which is one of the reasons we are having so much fun at AFI. Here’s a post from Jason Daisey, our CFO, who introduced Crawford Friday night. It screens again Friday at 1 p.m. at the Magnolia. Did you see it? What’d you think? After Friday [...]
Archive for March, 2008
KERA feature story on Greendale The Dallas Morning News review of Greendale As presented by the Undermain Theatre, Neil Young’s Greendale is a hellacious piece of rock ‘n’ roll. This may be heresy, but music director Kenny Withrow and his band actually sound better than Young’s original recordings — crisper and richer. This baby kicks; you’re not likely to [...]
Eddie Izzard (brilliant British comedian, star of the cable series, The Riches) is at the Majestic Theatre, hotshot young pianist Lang Lang is at Bass Hall in Fort Worth and the gallery show, “Unnatural Disasters,” is at University of Texas at Dallas: Not bad for a Monday.
The sixth time was the charm. Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde completed its run at the Metropolitan Opera on Friday night with Ben Heppner and Deborah Voigt finally together onstage. In contrast to the five previous performances, this one seemed to be (almost) trouble free. Read the New York Times‘ account.
The members of Gravitas Quartet (Wayne Horvitz on piano, cellist Peggy Lee, trumpet player Ron Miles and bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck) each have notable experience in both classical and jazz music and composer Wayne Horvitz has created a unique repertoire for the band that combines a chamber music approach with room for improvisation. Horvitz has composed [...]
Say you want to be a documentary filmmaker, and you’ve been given the opportunity to make only one film in your life. What subject would you choose? Fortunately, the world is vast, and so too the interests of the people in it. Sex, crime and politics are natural documentary subjects sure to draw a film [...]
… aren’t all that much better than American kids’. Teenage girl magazines, song lyrics and computer game “cheat codes” found online are top choices. But then, so’s C. S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
When the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, in its current form, was announced several years ago, one particular hitch was immediately apparent: how would a spanking new facility and presenting organization sit with the Dallas Summer Musicals? The DSM didn’t even join the founding organizations for the new center. Would the DCPA and the Summer Musicals [...]
Kristen Campbell, Newton Pittman, Bruce DuBose, Kenny Withrow in Greendale Neil Young’s Greendale website – complete with town maps and family tree Glenn Arberry’s D magazine feature, click here. KERA’s radio story: Expanded online story: Announcer: Neil Young’s music is coming to North Texas in a way it never has been before — in a [...]
It’s Granbury Gallery Night in downtown Granbury, it’s Texas Ballet Theater’s Dracula at the Music Hall in Fair Park and it’s singer Diane Reeves at McFarlin Auditorium. And it’s Gini with more.