Arts & Culture http://keranews.org en Think: The Trench Art Of World War I http://keranews.org/post/think-trench-art-world-war-i <p><a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/ww1-underground/gusky-photography#/03-oise-valley-german-tunnels-670.jpg">The August issue of <em>National Geographic</em></a> features photographs of art made by soldiers in the trenches of World War I. The images were captured by Jeff Gusky, who’s also an emergency room physician in North Texas. Today on <em>Think</em>, he told Krys Boyd that his experiences as a photographer and doctor are intimately connected.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:02:39 +0000 Stephen Becker 53429 at http://keranews.org Think: The Trench Art Of World War I George W. Bush Writes Book About His Dad http://keranews.org/post/george-w-bush-writes-book-about-his-dad <p>Former President George W. Bush has been working on a highly personal project since leaving the White House for Dallas.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">He's quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush of Houston.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:19:47 +0000 Associated Press 53404 at http://keranews.org George W. Bush Writes Book About His Dad Study Up For 'Think': The Hidden World Of WWI http://keranews.org/post/study-think-hidden-world-wwi <p>This summer marks the centennial anniversary of the First World War. But recently, unknown underground cities of the trenches were discovered. Today at 1 p.m. on <em>Think</em>, Dallas photographer <a href="jeffgusky.com">Jeff Gusky</a> joins Krys Boyd to talk about his collection of photographs that document the unseen artwork, artifacts, and sculptures of WWI.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Adelina Sun 53285 at http://keranews.org Study Up For 'Think': The Hidden World Of WWI The Legacy Of Blues Musician Johnny Winter http://keranews.org/post/legacy-blues-musician-johnny-winter <p>70-year-old Texas blues and rock legend Johnny Winter died in Switzerland earlier this week. He was a few months away from releasing his new studio album, <em><a href="http://www.johnnywinter.com/new-johnny-winter-studio-release-step-back-out-sept-2nd/">Step Back</a></em>. &nbsp;KERA’s executive producer Jeff Whittington talked about Winter’s career with writer Joe Nick Patoski.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:06:43 +0000 Krystina Martinez & Jeff Whittington 52775 at http://keranews.org The Legacy Of Blues Musician Johnny Winter North Texans Celebrate French Roots At Bastille On Bishop Festival http://keranews.org/post/north-texans-celebrate-french-roots-bastille-bishop-festival <div>With all the rich French history America has to offer in cities like New Orleans and St.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louis – North Texas might not seem like a haven for </span>Francophiles<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That wasn't the case yesterday in the Bishop Arts District of Oak Cliff, where the fifth annual <a href="http://bastilleonbishop.com/">Bastille on Bishop Festival</a> was held.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></div><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 03:10:09 +0000 Gus Contreras 52621 at http://keranews.org North Texans Celebrate French Roots At Bastille On Bishop Festival When It Comes To Food And Drink, Texas Is No. 2 http://keranews.org/post/when-it-comes-food-and-drink-texas-no-2 <p>If the states were ranked by food and drink, Texas would be in second place. And it is, at least according to <em><a href="http://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/every-state-ranked-by-its-food-drink">Thrillist</a></em>.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:40:15 +0000 Krystina Martinez 52516 at http://keranews.org When It Comes To Food And Drink, Texas Is No. 2 In West Dallas, A New Open Carry Movement: Guitars, Not Guns http://keranews.org/post/west-dallas-new-open-carry-movement-guitars-not-guns <p>The guitar: a weapon of choice for peacemakers like Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez and Pete Seeger. And, now, a group in West Dallas led by musician Barry Kooda, who played with Texas punk band The Nervebreakers. Here's how it sounded at their open carry rally on the Fourth of July at the new Continental Avenue Bridge Park.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:09:55 +0000 Lyndsay Knecht 52142 at http://keranews.org In West Dallas, A New Open Carry Movement: Guitars, Not Guns Remembering Ruby Dee And Her Special Dallas Connection http://keranews.org/post/remembering-ruby-dee-and-her-special-dallas-connection <p>The actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee died Wednesday at her New York home at the age of 91.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:05:00 +0000 Eric Aasen 50946 at http://keranews.org Remembering Ruby Dee And Her Special Dallas Connection After 36 Years At Booker T., Dance Icon Lily Cabatu Weiss Takes Final Curtain Call http://keranews.org/post/after-36-years-booker-t-dance-icon-lily-cabatu-weiss-takes-final-curtain-call <p>The last few weeks have rocked the North Texas dance community. Choreographer Bruce Wood died suddenly.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ann Williams retired from that Dallas Black Dance </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that she founded. And the woman who trained many of North Texas’ top dancers, Lily Cabatu Weiss, is stepping away from the barre at Booker T. Washington high school. She stopped by for this week's this</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> week’s Friday Conversation.</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Courtney Collins & Rick Holter 50931 at http://keranews.org After 36 Years At Booker T., Dance Icon Lily Cabatu Weiss Takes Final Curtain Call Bruce Wood, Prominent North Texas Choreographer, Has Died http://keranews.org/post/bruce-wood-prominent-north-texas-choreographer-has-died <p>The founder of the Bruce Wood Dance Project, perhaps the most esteemed choreographer in North Texas, has died of complications from pneumonia and heart failure. He was 53.</p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 23:58:07 +0000 Jerome Weeks 50213 at http://keranews.org Bruce Wood, Prominent North Texas Choreographer, Has Died