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What’s It Take To Be An Arts Leader? Here’s One Way To Find Out.

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The Leadership Arts Institute is taking applications for its class of 2015.

Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies At 70

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Texas blues legend Johnny Winter has died, ending a long and expansive career that included working alongside bluesman Muddy Waters and playing at the Woodstock festival.

Conduit’s Nancy Whitenack Celebrates 30 Years Connecting Dallas To Art

Categorized Under: Culture, KERA Radio reports, Visual Arts 4 Comments

Nancy Whitenack has taken Conduit Gallery from a scrappy storefront in Deep Ellum to a sleek space in the Dallas Design District – and kept it going for 30 years. She talks to KERA’s Anne Bothwell about nurturing artists, selling their work and teaching Dallas how to look at art.

At The Amon Carter Museum, Rediscovering Archibald Motley, Pioneering African-American Artist

The Amon Carter Museum’s Maggie Adler tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell that a new generation of scholars is re-discovering how Motley’s work illuminates flowering black culture from the ’20s to the ’60s.

$100,000 to Four Arts Groups Creating New Work in Dallas

TACA announces winners of the 2014 Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund.

Friday Conversation: Lily Cabatu Weiss, Head of Booker T. Washington Dance

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KERA’s Rick Holter chats with Lily Cabatu Weiss, who’s retiring from Booker T.

Friday Conversation: Telling Stories With Oral Fixation’s Nicole Stewart

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Would you talk about your most embarrassing, poignant or funny moments in front of an audience? Nicole Stewart is the creator of Oral Fixation, a live story-telling show in Dallas. She talks to KERA’s Anne Bothwell about the reasons she shared her most personal story, and why you might want to consider telling yours.

KXT’s Summer Cut! And The Headliner Is……

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Our friends at KXT announce the linup for the annual Summer Cut concert this morning. We think you’re gonna like it…..

Friday Conversation: Steven Walters, Writer/Director of “Booth” At Second Thought Theatre

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Is it harder to be an actor or a playwright in North Texas? Just one of many q’s Steven Walters tackles in The Friday Conversation.

The DSO Loses A Violinist; North Texas Loses An Influential Teacher

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There’s a vacancy in the string section of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Longtime violinist Arkady Fomin died last week. But in this appreciation, filmmaker and broadcaster Quin Mathews tells us the Fomin’s influence will continue.

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