Art and Culture

Likely Stories Book Review
11:51 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Likely Stories: In Praise of Shadows

In Praise of Shadows
Jim McKeown

A pleasing exploration of the aesthetic of Japanese architecture and decoration.


In Praise of Shadows reviewed August 21, 2014

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:54 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Likely Stories: Music of the Swamp

Music of the Swamp, reviewed August 14, 2014 on Likely Stories.
Jim McKeown

Reminiscent of Faulkner’s fictional Mississippi, Nordan has deftly related a coming of age story of two boys growing up nearly on the same side of the tracks


Jim McKeown reviews Music of the Swamp on Likely Stories


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Art and Culture
12:18 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Third Time's a Charm: Beatnix Revival?

Jill Ament

Young Waco artists and musicians used to hang out at Beatnix coffee house before it closed its doors in 2012. KWBU’s Jill Ament says the former owners are trying to open back up – this time in the heart of Waco.

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:42 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Likely Stories: In Paradise

Jim McKeown

An absorbing exploration of human emotions and memories during a retreat at Auschwitz.


In Paradise reviewed by Jim McKeown on the August 7 Likely Stories.

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10:50 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Chef Grills Steak, Volcano-Style, With Molten Lava

Harry Parr of Bompas and Parr gets volcanic on 10-ounce rib-eye steaks and ears of corn.
Courtesy of Bompas and Parr

Originally published on Mon August 11, 2014 9:56 am

What happens when a chef, a sculptor and a geologist team up for a culinary stunt? You get a molten lava barbecue.

"Cooking with lava is simply the most spectacular way to grill a 10-ounce rib-eye steak," says chef Sam Bompas, a member of the London-based culinary design duo Bompas & Parr that spearheaded the stunt.

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