Oscar-nominated, Emmy- and Grammy-winning. A friend of both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. The original housewife in A Raisin in the Sun, currently revived on Broadway. She and her late husband, Ossie Davis, had a long relationship with KERA.
Archive: 'KERA Programming'
Watch Maya Angelou read excerpts from her poem ‘Still I Rise’ for KERA’s 1992 documentary, Kindred Spirits. The celebrated poet and autobiographer died this morning. She was 86.
It’s one of three awards KERA received from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
This Saturday at 9 p.m., tune in to hear hosts Catherine Cuellar and Randy Gordon chat up Marilynne Robinson. Art&Seek presents The Writers Studio on KERA FM 90.1. The series of interviews with some of our most accomplished authors is produced by The Writer’s Garret. Listen to the conversation: Robinson has been called by the […]
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.
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, 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, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman honors a non-Texan who played a vital role in helping us celebrate ours state’s heritage.
This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman celebrates the first female singer to work with the King of Western Swing.
This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman celebrates one of the oldest musical organizations in the state.