Art and Culture

Art and culture

Creative Waco is Central Texas' local arts agency. Join Michael Incavo and a guest from the local arts community to discuss art, culture, and more. This week, it's Brooke Schlecte from local dance company Out On A Limb  presenting Stimuli, a one-of-a-kind event arts patrons will love.  

An essential collection of essays for every writer on “The Writing Life.”


In this episode of Shout! host Robert Darden takes us to Oakland, California to visit the Soulful Sons of Zion.


A debut novel by noted writer George Saunders who tells a tale of the afterlife.


Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Wish List

Apr 16, 2017

In this episode of Shout! host Robert Darden takes us through a heavenly wish list from the Divine Messenger Chorale.


Suspenseful debut novel of a young girl who disappears after visiting an odd church


In this episode of Shout! host Robert Darden shares with us a one-of-a-kind, battered 45 from the well-known Imperial Receords and exposes the history behind it. 


Events April 7 - 13

Apr 7, 2017

There are lots of things going on this week - and quite a few this weekend from the Brazos Nights Concert Series, Art on Elm and the city wide Palm Sunday service.   


A young American woman takes a job as a jeune fille for an upper class French family


What's Happening in the Waco Arts Scene?

Apr 3, 2017

Arts are important to our community.  And there is so much going on.

You can find out about so many of the events through a number of events calendars.

Act Locally Waco  - ActLocallyWaco.org

Waco Trib events calendar

and Waco and the Heart of Texas

In this episode of Shout! host Robert Darden takes us through a protest spiritual with a hidden message of freedom, Roll Jordan Roll. 

 


  Novel by Vladimir Nabokov presents a quandary for this reviewer

Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Kumbayah

Mar 26, 2017

In this episode of Shout! host Robert Darden talks about the First Mount Olive Freewill Baptist Church Senior Choir No. 1. On one of the group's records you'll find a rousing rendition of the spiritual "Come By Here Lord", or as it's more famously known as "Kumbayah." 


A delightful collection of illustrated poems written around the turn of the 20th century


Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Didn't it Rain?

Mar 19, 2017

The close-harmony groups of the 1940s created a distinctive sound, using their voices to emulate bass guitars, drums, and even trains. You can hear that styling on the track "Didn't it Rain" by the little-known Southern Harmonizers. The song is an upbeat retelling of the story of Noah and the ark. 


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