Arts http://ketr.org en Five quirky memoirs about food http://ketr.org/post/five-quirky-memoirs-about-food <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Food culture is both a booming industry and a booming hobby. From the seemingly boundless well of programming available on the Food Network to the endless world of food blogs, food is an adventure, a destination and an obsession.</span></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:43:42 +0000 Andi Miller 56339 at http://ketr.org Five quirky memoirs about food Reading recommendations thanks to book bloggers http://ketr.org/post/reading-recommendations-thanks-book-bloggers <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">There's a secret society hiding in plain sight all around us. I'm not spreading Illuminati rumors, I'm talking about book bloggers. While you go about your work day, grocery shop or catch some rays at the pool, there is a faction of prolific readers reviewing books, writing literary essays, running contests, organizing reading-related events and sharing their literary lives. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:38:42 +0000 Andi Miller 55746 at http://ketr.org Reading recommendations thanks to book bloggers Confronting fiction or books that challenge http://ketr.org/post/confronting-fiction-or-books-challenge <div><p>Fiction does a number of jobs. While there will always be a demographic of people who feel fiction is purely escapist, devoted readers of fiction would argue otherwise. One thing is for certain: some fiction is comforting—fit to delight and charm— while other authors prefer to confront our ideologies and push us outside of our comfort zones. These confronting books come in all genres, whether it is the latest literary fiction darling or a young adult novel that enchants teens while parents squirm.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:57:31 +0000 Andi Miller 55371 at http://ketr.org Confronting fiction or books that challenge BBQ: There's a right way to use rub http://ketr.org/post/bbq-theres-right-way-use-rub <p>Champion BBQ cook Obie Obermark of <a href="http://www.obiecue.com" target="_blank">www.obiecue.com</a> joins Luke this week to talk outdoor cooking.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 16:22:00 +0000 Kevin Jefferies & Luke Clayton 53852 at http://ketr.org BBQ: There's a right way to use rub Dallas Comic Con: Heroes happy in a new HQ http://ketr.org/post/dallas-comic-con-heroes-happy-new-hq <p><em>(click the photo above to see more pictures)</em></p><p><a href="http://www.fanexpodallas.com/" target="_blank">The Dallas Comic Con</a> is all grown up. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 03:56:38 +0000 Kevin Jefferies 53753 at http://ketr.org Dallas Comic Con: Heroes happy in a new HQ University musicians to perform new Syler composition at Meyerson http://ketr.org/post/university-musicians-perform-new-syler-composition-meyerson <p>The Department of Music at Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce is excited to announce a new commission by composer James Syler. The new composition, a 20-25-minute long work for Wind Ensemble and Chorus titled The Temptation of St. Anthony, will receive its world premiere at the Meyerson Symphony Center on March 25, 2014, conducted by Phillip Clements (Randall Hooper-Director of Chorus).</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:40:18 +0000 Texas A&M University-Commerce 51123 at http://ketr.org University musicians to perform new Syler composition at Meyerson Heroes (and villians) on display http://ketr.org/post/heroes-and-villians-display <p>The organizers of the <a href="http://www.scifiexpo.com/DCC/Home.html" target="_blank">Dallas Comic-Con</a> hold several events each year. &nbsp;The latest event was the Sci-Fi Expo this past weekend, Feb. 8th and 9th. &nbsp;Numerous comic creators and celebrities were on hand to welcome fans. &nbsp;Never a let down, the fans truly make the events special, dressing as their favorite characters and letting their creative sides run free.</p><p>We have some pictures from the event, highlighting all the great Cosplay adventures of this year's Sci-Fi&nbsp;Expo.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:10:06 +0000 Kevin Jefferies 49269 at http://ketr.org Heroes (and villians) on display U.S. Navy Band chooses Commerce as tour stop http://ketr.org/post/us-navy-band-chooses-commerce-tour-stop <p>Each year, the U.S. Navy Band tours throughout specified regions of the country, reaching audiences that do not generally get to see these musical ensembles perform on a regular basis. On February 19th, Commerce, Texas, will be host to the band, one of 22 cities chosen as part of this year's outreach.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:35:12 +0000 Jerrod Knight 49263 at http://ketr.org U.S. Navy Band chooses Commerce as tour stop Believe it again: Bryan’s art to feature at the MAC http://ketr.org/post/believe-it-again-bryan-s-art-feature-mac <p>Back in April 2013, KETR <a href="http://ketr.org/post/believe-it-anyway-biblical-tales-bold-fashion" target="_blank">shared news</a> about a collaborative performance art piece that showcased the talents of artist Paul Bryan and composer Chris Ramos, called <em>Believe It Anyway!</em></p><p>This weekend, a film screening at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary marks Bryan’s first major solo exhibition in Dallas. The event is scheduled for Saturday, January 11<sup>th</sup> at 8:15 p.m. A reception is set for 6 p.m.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:43:43 +0000 Jerrod Knight 47875 at http://ketr.org Believe it again: Bryan’s art to feature at the MAC Ray Price entering hospice care in Mt. Pleasant http://ketr.org/post/ray-price-entering-hospice-care-mt-pleasant <p>Country music star Ray Price is entering hospice care at his home in Mount Pleasant. Price had been receiving treatment for cancer at&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">East Texas Medical Center in Tyler and was discharged today.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a statement, Janie Price said her husband of 45 years had decided "to leave the hospital and return home to spend his final days on his beloved ranch surrounded by the comfort of his home, family and friends."</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:11:12 +0000 Mark Haslett 46879 at http://ketr.org Ray Price entering hospice care in Mt. Pleasant