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Murderers’ Row Today At Noon On THINK

Today, THINK host Krys Boyd will be talking about criticism with a trio of North Texas critics: D magazine’s Nancy Nichols on food, the Star-Telegram‘s Preston Jones on pop music and KERA’s Jerome Weeks about everything else. She’ll ask us how we justify ourselves, didn’t our mothers teach us any better and how do we sleep at night? Highly recommended, five stars.

Meet The Collector Behind The Kimbell’s ‘Samurai!’

In 2008, KERA’s CEO interviewed Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, the wealthy, Swiss-born developer behind the Harwood District in Dallas — who now should be better known as the collector behind the Kimbell’s magnificent Samurai! show. With VIDEO.

This Week In Texas Music History:

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman meets a former railroad worker who helped launch the careers of some of the biggest names in country music.

This Week In Texas Music History: William John Marsh

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman honors a non-Texan who played a vital role in helping us celebrate ours state’s heritage.

This Week In Texas Music History: Laura Lee Owens McBride

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman celebrates the first female singer to work with the King of Western Swing.

This Week In Texas Music History: Houston Liederkranz

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman celebrates one of the oldest musical organizations in the state.

This Week In Texas Music History: T.D. Bell Is Born

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll meet a bluesman who played in corner bars and at Carnegie Hall.

This Week in Texas Music History: Blaze Foley Is Born

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll learn about a songwriter whose flame burned briefly but brightly.

This Week In Texas Music History: Biscuit Turner Is Born

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll meet the oven-baked Big Boy of Austin punk.

This Week In Texas Music History: Cotton Club Opens in Lubbock

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll celebrate a country dance hall that helped change rock and roll history.

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