Cliburn Film of 2013 Contest Premieres Tonight

Virtuosity can be a tough thing to get a handle on – that’s exactly what a new documentary on the Cliburn International Piano Competition aims to do.The chronicle of the 2013 Cliburn in Fort Worth premieres nationally tonight on PBS. And KERA is the presenting station. 

Teen Composer With Aspergers Takes National Prize

Quinn Mason’s been writing music for more than half his life, and he’s only 19. It’s been a life of challenges – he grew up the son of a single mom,  in a tough Dallas neighborhood, and he has Asperger’s syndrome, on the autism spectrum.  Quinn just got back from winning a national composition contest.

Art & Seek

Think with Krys Boyd

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The Aftermath Of Sandra Bland

We’ll talk about the relationship between African Americans and law enforcement with UNT assistant journalism professor Meredith Clark, Lancaster Chief of Police Cheryl Wilson and Fort Worth artist Christopher Blay.

Nation/World News from NPR

Tellyspotting

UK’s bedtime stories for big kids, Crackanory, lures ‘Reverend Jim’ across the pond

There are far more reasons than the law allows for the fact that I continue to believe that British telly is by far superior to its distant cousin from America. Let us, for a moment, forget about the perennial examples of Spooks vs. 24, Fawlty Towers vs. ‘insert any American comedy series here‘ or Doctor Who vs. ‘every science fiction […]

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