News and Features

Archive: 'Film and Television'

Distilling ‘Hee Haw’ Into ‘Moonshine’ At The DTC

It may have featured such Southern-fried cliches as wisecracking yokels in cornfields, but Hee Haw often featured top-grade country music — and became the second-longest running syndicated variety show in TV history. Now it’s been turned into Moonshine, the Broadway-bound musical at the Theater Center.

The Big Screen: Dallas’ Distribution Past

This week, we talk about an era when some of Hollywood’s biggest films were distributed through Dallas – and about a film series that revisits those classics.

The Big Screen: Owen Wilson, Action Star

Categorized Under: Film and Television, KERA Radio reports, The Big Screen No Comments

This week, we talk about Wilson’s transition from funny man to fighter.

Aurora’s Artists Announced

In Europe, they call them son et lumiere shows, sound and light shows, and that’s what Aurora brings to the Dallas Arts District every two years — this time with 80 artists.

The Big Screen: The Decline of Western Civilization

This week, we revisit the punk and glam-metals scenes of the 1980s, the subject of a stellar music trilogy showing this weekend at the Texas Theatre.

The Big Screen: A Return To Compton

Categorized Under: Film and Television, KERA Radio reports, Music, The Big Screen No Comments

This week, we discuss the new film about N.W.A.’s late ‘80s rise and hear from a Dallas rapper about why N.W.A remains relevant.

Review: ‘Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play’ At Stage West

Stage West offer its most ambitious, most adventurous, silly show in a long while – about an apocalyptic future in which people re-enact episodes of The Simpsons and manage to re-invent theater out of our radioactive pop-culture.

The Big Screen: In Search Of Will Rogers

This week, we talk to a musician who captured the Oklahoma legend’s life through song, the subject of a new documentary.

They’re At It Again: The Indians At The Improv Are Back

A dozen years ago, three North Texas stand-ups – all of them sons of Indian immigrants – started the landmark Indians at the Improv tour when there were almost no Indian comics around. Nowadays, Asiz Ansari sells out Madison Square Garden – and the three North Texas Indians are re-uniting for one night in Addison.

Tonight’s New Cliburn TV Documentary Is All About ‘Virtuosity’

Categorized Under: Film and Television, Fort Worth Arts, KERA Programming, Media, Music No Comments

Virtuosity, the new TV documentary about the 2013 Van Cliburn piano competition, airs tonight on KERA.

Page 1 of 21612345...102030...Last »