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Jane Smiley Visits The Writers Studio on Saturday

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The author of “A Thousand Acres” and many other beloved works chats with Randy Gordon and Catherine Cuellar, the next installment of the radio series produced by The Writer’s Garret.

Barefoot at the Belmont: This Year’s Lineup

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KXT’s popular concert series kicks off April 24.

Robert Olen Butler On The Writers Studio This Week

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Tune in to KERA Saturday night to hear the author of “A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.”

Ann Patchett On The Writers Studio Saturday

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The author interview series, produced by The Writer’s Garret, continues Saturday at 9p.m. on KERA FM.

Jay McInerney on The Writers Studio Tonight. Plus Bonus Interview With Richard Price.

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The six-week series produced by The Writers Garret kicks off tonight.

The Writers Studio Starts Saturday on KERA FM

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Tune in to hear interviews with Jay McInerney, Ann Patchett, Jane Smiley and more, all brought to you by The Writers Garrett.

From The Pig Farm To The Opera Stage: A Prize-Winning Singer On The Brink

Last weekend, Audra Methvin won the Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition. This weekend, she’ll sing the same program of four arias at the McCammon Voice Competition in Fort Worth. The 27-year-old is continuing her studies at SMU. In the Friday Conversation, she talks to KERA’s Anne Bothwell about the path that led her from her family’s prize pig farm in Levelland to the brink of a career as a soprano.

Tragedy at SXSW: 2 Dead, Suspect in Custody, After Driver Plows into Crowd

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Incident occurred overnight. KERAnews.org will be updating throughout the day.

D’Jam Kicks Off With A Free Concert, Tribute to Living Legends of North Texas Jazz

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Stop by City Performance Hall Saturday afternoon and enjoy the music.

Growing Before Your Eyes: Richard Linklater’s Stars Age During 12 Years Of Filming.

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Austin’s South By Southwest hosts the film and tech communities simultaneously. And this year, that means stars like Tilda Swinton and Nicolas Cage Stars may have felt a bit overshadowed by guest appearances from Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. But KERA’s Stephen Becker tells Art&Seek’s Anne Bothwell how some films with Texas ties managed to compete for attention.

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