Jonathan Lethem’s award-winning best-seller, The Fortress of Solitude premieres this week as a musical at the Dallas Theater Center. Lethem talks about how his novel of adolescent, pop-culture life in Brooklyn in the ’70s – complete with graffiti, funk, comic books and drugs – has been re-thought for the stage.
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Artist Christopher Blay and residents of the Historic 10th Street District built the vessel and filled it with memories to turn attention to vacant homes in the neighborhood. KERA’s Anne Bothwell talked to Blay about the project, part of an initiative funded by BC Workshop.
Tickets aren’t on sale yet for June 16 Verizon Theatre concert featuring Nile Rogers and Chic, Michael McDonald and the Pointer Sisters – but a limited number will be available tonight beginning at 7 pm on KERA Channel 13 during the TV special, Night of the Proms.
Next Friday, native Texan Wes Anderson releases his new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. To mark the occasion, our Big Screen team returns to 1996 for a look at Anderson’s first movie, Bottle Rocket, which he made in Dallas.
Spring break is next week but there’s still time to sign up for some cool camps. Check out the Junior’s favs.
Among the highlights are efforts from Richardson and Austin directors and a movie from a Dallas production house.
Charles Santos of TITAS tells guest blogger Danielle Gergiou what to expect from this weekend’s performances and audtion.
The Amon Carter’s Margi Conrads talks to KERA’s Anne Bothwell about how food portrayed in art reflects our evolving American culture.
Tonight, the 9th Annual Women in Film Showcase will be screened at the Studio Movie Grill in on Northwest Highway in Dallas. This week, our Big Screen team talks to the president of Women in Film Dallas about the event and about the strides women are making in the industry.
Exactly one year ago, legendary pianist Van Cliburn died. Tonight in downtown Fort Worth, where the International Piano Competition named for him is held every four years, past winners will pay tribute. KERA’s Bill Zeeble tells us more.