“Wobble” by Diane Sikes, at 500X The life of the artist – survival job by day, making art by night (and weekends). What can an artist do to pay the bills that a) won’t crush her soul and b) might even fuel those creative fires a bit? Many find the solution in arts education, usually […]
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Get the Flash Player to see this content. The 1999 drug busts in Tulia, Texas, were initially hailed as great progress in the War on Drugs, but became emblematic of the racial divides in Tulia and elsewhere. KERA will air the Independent Lens documentary Tulia, Texas on Tuesday at 9 p.m. To get you ready, […]
What is Snark? According to New Yorker film critic David Denby, it weakens our public discourse, our intellectual pursuits and even the traditions of American humor. He joined Think host Krys Boyd on Monday to discuss the rise of the phenomenon and his new book of the same name, Snark (Simon & Schuster, 2009). Think […]
What makes a character great? Can an author know or exert control over how a reader will respond to that character? Best-selling author Wally Lamb discussed the topic with Think host Krys Boyd ahead of his recent appearance at Arts & Letters Live. Lamb’s newest novel is The Hour I First Believed (Harper Collins, 2008). […]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. California-based artist Robert Wilhite joined Krys Boyd during the Scene segment of this week’s episode of Think to discuss his recent work with representations of atomic bombs. Wilhite’s replica of the Davy Crockett nuclear munition appears in the current group show at Barry Whistler Gallery in Dallas. […]
Exactly how powerful is music? We listen for entertainment and enjoyment, but can music actually heal? Barbara L Bastable, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Therapy at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, discusses the topic with Krys Boyd during a recent episode of Think. Think airs Monday-Thursday from noon-2 p.m. on KERA (90.1 F.M.).
Where does “the everyday” meet serious art? Jeff Koons, the international titan of the art world famous for his giant public art pieces – including the iconic Balloon Dog, above – discusses the topic on a recent episode of Think. Koons was in town for several events sponsored by the NasherSalon Series. Think airs Monday-Thursday […]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. The television version of Think is on hiatus this week, but they are re-airing one of my favorite episodes of last year tonight. In November, Olafur Eliasson stopped by the studios to discuss his just-opened show, Take Your Time, with host Krys Boyd. I stopped by the […]
Can film conquer the demons of war? Director Ari Folman is the director of the animated film Waltz with Bashir, and he discusses that question with Think host Krys Boyd during Monday’s show. In the film, he deconstructs nightmares, memories and the first Lebanon War of the early 1980s. Think airs Monday-Thursday from noon-2 p.m. […]
Click on the logo to watch the video: Get the Flash Player to see this content. In this episode of Think, Ann Williams, founder and artistic director of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, joins host Krys Boyd in the Scene segment. Think airs on Friday at 7:30 p.m. on KERA (Channel 13). It airs again […]