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Four Finalists Chosen For Updating Dallas Arts District Plan

The Sasaki Plan – the original guide for the Dallas Arts District – is more n 30 years old, so it’s time to blow the dust off it and update it to address things like the crowds coming to the Perot Museum, maybe the completion of the City Performance Hall and, oh, why not how to make the Arts District full of urban life and cultural activity the way it was originally intended to be?

DMN’s Scott Cantrell: There’ll Be Zero Full-Time Classical Music Critics In Texas

Categorized Under: Culture, History or Science, Local Events, Media, Music, Radio 1 Comment

New York Public Radio interviews Morning News critic Scott Cantrell and Artsjournal founder Doug McLennan about the current parlous state of classical music reviewing.

SXSW: Tune In To KXT For Live Broadcast

Categorized Under: Music, Radio, South by Southwest, Uncategorized No Comments

KXT’s broadcasting live from SXSW this afternoon til 6 p.m. Tune in and check out some great pix from the music conference.

A Memorial For The Reverend Gean West

A wake will be held tonight for one of the pioneers of gospel-funk. So here’s an appreciation of the Reverend Gean West, co-founder of The Relatives.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Serial’s Sarah Koenig Headline New Speaker Series: #thinkspeak

Categorized Under: KERA Programming, Local Events, Radio No Comments

Just another reason to look forward to summer. KERA & AT&T Performing Arts Center are teaming up to bring some of public radio’s biggest stars to town in a series called #thinkspeak.

Stagger Lee: Part 2 – Making The Music

For our continuing series on the development of the new Dallas Theater Center musical, Stagger Lee, we turn to co-composer Justin Ellington, who made the show not just a musical but an epic history.

Apply For KERA/KXT Community Advisory Board

The deadline is January 9.

StoryCorps MobileBooth is Coming to Dallas

Categorized Under: Culture, Dallas Arts District, Local Events, Media, Radio No Comments

Time for you to tell your story!

The Big Screen: ‘Believe Me’

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

In the comedy Believe Me, four college seniors start a fake charity with the goal of bilking devout Christians out of money. This week, we talk to the film’s Dallas-raised director about how the story actually should appeal to a Christian audience.

The Big Deal: Rick Steves’ The Holy Land At The AT&T Performing Arts Center

Win tickets to hear Rick Steves speak about his travels in the Holy Land and why he recommends Americans travel there.

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