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DTC’s Helping Hand To Be Seen Off-Broadway Next Several Months

Fly By Night and Fortress of Solitude have opening dates in New York.

For 120 Years, Four Generations Of One Family Photograph North Texas

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For more than 100 years, a family of Fort Worth photographers has captured vivid scenes across Dallas-Fort Worth and around the state. Four generations of Williams photographers have shot thousands of images, ranging from Pancho Villa’s soldiers to author Larry McMurtry, from western landscapes to street life in Fort Worth. KERA’s Anne Bothwell talks to Byrd Williams IV, the last photographer in the line.

Q&A: John Turturro Talks USA Film Fest Opening Night Film ‘Fading Gigolo’

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The USA Film Festival opens tonight with “Fading Gigolo.” John Turturro wrote, directed and stars in the film about a man who takes up an unlikely second career. And he stopped by KERA this morning for a chat.

A Holy Week Revival

The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth is presenting something different this Easter weekend: ‘The Seven Last Words of Christ’ by Haydn. But what makes Saturday’s performance truly special is the reunion of a once-great string quartet.

The Great Mentor

Akin Babatunde is currently directing Spunk at WaterTower Theater, but the role he’s played offstage may be the important one he’s had in North Texas.

Foreigners Invade The Dallas Art Fair!

But … why?

Music Lessons In The Gym, On The IPad

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Mesquite schools team up with the Dallas Chamber Symphony to offer kids a new approach to music appreciation.

Julian Schnabel Is Coming Back to North Texas

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Before he became internationally celebrated for his ‘plate paintings’ and his films (Before Night Falls), Julian Schnabel was a New York teenager growing up in Texas. We ask him about that and about his new painting show coming to the Dallas Contemporary.

Robert Olen Butler On The Writers Studio This Week

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Tune in to KERA Saturday night to hear the author of “A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.”

DTC’s Next Season: Bigger, Newer, Older And Football-Related

The new season gets expanded from seven shows to nine – with a world-premiere musical (of course) but also a big, ambitious, unusual drama — about UT football.

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