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Colombian Sculptor Doris Salcedo Wins First Nasher Prize

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UPDATE: KERA’s Kat Chow takes a closer look at Doris Salcedo, talks to Phyllida Barlow and Jeremy Strick about her work examining social injustice, violence and its consequences. VIDEO.

DSO Will Premiere Pharrell Williams’ First Composition For Live Dance And Theater

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Williams is forming a collective with artist Daniel Arsham and choreographer Jonah Bokaer to create a performance for Soluna Music & Arts Festival.

KXT Joins VuHaus, Takes Local Music Videos National

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The web site features music videos created at public indie music stations around the country.

Twyla Tharp On Think At Noon Today

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And in the second hour, Jerome Weeks discusses SMU’s landmark exhibition, Treasures From the House of Alba.

KXT Turns 6. To celebrate? Music, Of Course.

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Come Say Happy Birthday With Houndmouth on Nov. 19

Set In West Texas, A Wagner Opera Makes Waves At Bayreuth

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A West Texas motel isn’t the usual setting for a Wagner opera, and the production has provoked strong opinions. KERA contributor Quin Mathews takes us to the controversy at the annual Wagner festival in Germany.

Fire and Police Pension Board Stops Search To Fix Museum Tower Glare

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Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board, owners of Museum Tower voted to end its study of possible alternatives and tell potential buyers in the high rise that the building wouldn’t be modified.

Vicki Meek And WRR Give Jazz A New Home On The Airwaves

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Sundays at 7 tune into WRR for “Jazz at Fair Park.”

Massive di Suvero Sculpture Dismantled in Arts District

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The big red sculpture next to the Meyerson Symphony Center is coming down to make way for an office tower.

Nasher Receives $750,000 To Purchase Work By Women

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The gift comes from the Kaleta A. Doolin Foundation. And you can see the first purchase at the museum now.

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