Lyndsay Knecht http://keranews.org en A Geek's Guide To Record Store Day, From Hüsker Dü To The Impulse Buy http://keranews.org/post/geeks-guide-record-store-day-h-sker-d-impulse-buy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday is National Record Store Day, when special limited-edition releases appear on the shelves of music shops around the country – and quickly disappear. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mark </span>Abuzzahab is program director for our sister station, <a href="http://www.kxt.org">KXT 91.7</a>. He<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;tells us his game plan for emerging with treasures from the greats -- and shares the best Record Store Day buys in his trove.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:05:19 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 48198 at http://keranews.org A Geek's Guide To Record Store Day, From Hüsker Dü To The Impulse Buy Study Up For 'Think:' How Does A Blind Man Paint? Watch A North Texas Artist In Action http://keranews.org/post/study-think-how-does-blind-man-paint-watch-north-texas-artist-action <p>John Bramblitt started losing his sight when he was 11, because of a seizure disorder. He makes striking paintings by drawing with fabric paint and, using the raised lines as a guide, filling in with oil paint. Watch him at work before he joins <em>Think </em>host Krys Boyd along with Meadows Museum Director of Education Dr. Carmen Smith at noon.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:15:01 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 47785 at http://keranews.org Study Up For 'Think:' How Does A Blind Man Paint? Watch A North Texas Artist In Action Will This Dallas Writer's Springsteen Dreams Come True Onstage At NCAA Music Festival? http://keranews.org/post/will-dallas-writers-springsteen-dreams-come-true-onstage-ncaa-music-festival <p>The March Madness Festival is on in downtown Dallas' Reunion Park.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday’s headliner is Bruce Springsteen – who, for three decades, has pulled fans onstage during “Dancing In The Dark.” Vanessa </span>Quilantan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;wants to be next. She isn't just planning to hold a sign at the show and cross her fingers -- the&nbsp;<em>Dallas Observer </em>clubs editor<em>&nbsp;</em>has</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;launched a social media campaign to convince The Boss.</span></p><p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:48:41 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 47541 at http://keranews.org Will This Dallas Writer's Springsteen Dreams Come True Onstage At NCAA Music Festival? As Health Insurance Deadline Approaches, Hundreds Flood Local Hospitals For Help http://keranews.org/post/health-insurance-deadline-approaches-hundreds-flood-local-hospitals-help <p><strong>Update, 6 p.m. Monday:</strong> KERA's Lauren Silverman has the latest on the looming healthcare deadline:</p><p>Interest in the federal health insurance marketplace might have started slowly, but things were racing Monday. The deadline to sign up for 2014 insurance at <a href="https://www.healthcare.gov/">healthcare.gov</a> is 11:59 p.m.</p><p>“We have quite a few people here today,” said Bob Reed, vice president of patient access at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. “Too busy to bean count. … We’ve just been trying to survive a little bit.”</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:17:43 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht & Lauren Silverman 47180 at http://keranews.org As Health Insurance Deadline Approaches, Hundreds Flood Local Hospitals For Help Three Things You Need To Know About Tuberculosis http://keranews.org/post/three-things-you-need-know-about-tuberculosis <p>Filmmaker Jezza Neumann and his crew interviewed Tuberculosis patients during 15 minute intervals<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at Swaziland hospitals,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">where the disease is common and feared enough to carry a stigma like HIV. Neumann reports back on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Think </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at noon with&nbsp;host </span>Krys<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Boyd, ahead of&nbsp;<em>TB Silent Killer's&nbsp;</em>airing on KERA TV tomorrow at 9 p.m.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:02:08 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 46933 at http://keranews.org Three Things You Need To Know About Tuberculosis Close Calls: What North Texans Saw As SXSW Tragedy Developed http://keranews.org/post/close-calls-what-north-texans-saw-sxsw-tragedy-developed <p>Bedford teacher Jesse Hidalgo was in line outside the Mohawk this morning when a car plowed through the crowd he was standing in. Meanwhile,&nbsp;<em>D Magazine </em>photographer&nbsp;Andi Harman was inside the venue - just barely - when the incident changed SXSW history.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:25:12 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 46458 at http://keranews.org Close Calls: What North Texans Saw As SXSW Tragedy Developed Study Up For 'Think': Your Turn To Throw Tomatoes At Local Critics http://keranews.org/post/study-think-your-turn-throw-tomatoes-local-critics <p>Tastemakers. Analysts. Observers. Critics are routinely called much worse. It's part of the job. <em>D Magazine</em> food editor Nancy Nichols, music writer Preston Jones of the <em>Fort Worth Star-Telegram</em>, and Art&amp;Seek's resident aesthete Jerome Weeks join <em>Think</em> host Krys&nbsp;Boyd today at noon to tell their side.</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:08:58 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 46308 at http://keranews.org Study Up For 'Think': Your Turn To Throw Tomatoes At Local Critics Five Ways To Make Yourself Happier, Starting Today http://keranews.org/post/five-ways-make-yourself-happier-starting-today <p>Positive mantras you can stitch on a pillow aren't our thing here at&nbsp;<em>Think</em>. That's why it was so refreshing to hear real ways to&nbsp;max out everyday life with gratitude and compassion from <a href="https://twitter.com/AmitSoodMD">Dr.&nbsp;Amit&nbsp;Sood</a>, author of&nbsp;<em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Mayo-Clinic-Guide-Stress-Free-Living/dp/0738217123/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1388688671&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=the+mayo+clinic+guide+to+stress-free+living" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living</a>.&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We're revisiting his January conversation with </span>Krys<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Boyd today at noon.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:14:11 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 43710 at http://keranews.org Five Ways To Make Yourself Happier, Starting Today KERA Voices: Meet North Texans Who Are Making Black History http://keranews.org/post/kera-voices-meet-north-texans-who-are-making-black-history <p>This Black History month, we're looking at artists, educators and leaders in North Texas who face challenges in their communities -- and the world outside them -- by creating something new. As a part of KERA Voices: Making Black History, they share stories of their work and lives.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:17:41 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 45222 at http://keranews.org KERA Voices: Meet North Texans Who Are Making Black History Mysterious Infomercial Airing This Weekend Showcases Denton Art Collective's Film http://keranews.org/post/mysterious-infomercial-airing-weekend-showcases-denton-art-collectives-film <p>Public art enabled by the Nasher’s XChange project reaches into TV land's darkest hours this weekend.</p><p>The Denton-born Good/Bad Art Collective got money to make a short film and place it where infomercials usually go.</p><p>It was scheduled to air at 1:30 a.m. Saturday on WFAA-TV (Channel 8), but the art collective says there's been a change: It will air at 3 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 8) on KTXA-TV (Channel 21) and again at 1:40 a.m. Sunday (Feb. 9) on WFAA-TV.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:10:25 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 44962 at http://keranews.org Mysterious Infomercial Airing This Weekend Showcases Denton Art Collective's Film