Chronic homelessness can seem unsolvable. People bounce around from the street to jail to hospitals and back to the street. On Thursday, ground was broken on an $8 million dollar effort to stop that cycle in southern Dallas. It's called the Cottages at Hickory Crossing.
In the past few years, North Texas has gone from a brewery desert to one of the country’s hubs for craft beer.Credit new state laws and imaginative brewmeisters who are getting creative and creating tasty pints. A few North Texas beer scientists recently discussed the craft beer craze on “Think,” KERA’s midday talk show.
Today in the Art & Seek Spotlight, we’re headed to Decatur for the Out of Square Art Festival. Local artists have sculpture, portraits, and photographs to display as well as demonstrations in ceramics and pottery. Texas musicians will be on hand to entertain as you peruse the art or participate in the children’s art area.
- Divine Power
Hour 1: Ahead of Easter this weekend, we’ll talk this hour about the history of Christian theology with University of North Carolina religious studies professor Bart Ehrman. His new book is “How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.”
- Handmade In America
Hour 2: In the age of mass production, Tadd Myers traveled around the nation to find people still making handmade objects for his new book “Portraits of the American Craftsman.” This hour he’ll share his stories and talk about some of the people he spoke to along the way.