Art and Culture

Art and culture

There's plenty to do this weekend and Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the KWBU studios to give us a rundown on all the happenings in Wacotown. There's the Great Gatsby play on Friday, the Toughest N' Texas Trail Run, Art on Elm, and Pints in the Park on Saturday. There's plenty more going on, and you can hear it all on this week's episode of Act Locally Waco. 

Touching story of lovers separated at an early age and then re-connected late in life.

It's April Fools, but there's no fooling about how much there is to do in Wacotown this weekend. There's First Friday in downtown Waco and the Brazos Nights Concert on Friday night to get your weekend rolling. You can hear about all the weekend's events in this episode of Act Locally Waco. 

Superb story of a poor India boy who accompanies an elephant from India to Istanbul and rises to become the architect’s apprentice.

Observations of a noted essayist who reflects with wit and charm on America in the 1960s.


A collection of poetry by a Philadelphia journalist turned novelist and poet. 

Sweeping saga of three generations of an Iowan farm clan from World War I to the ‘50s.

There's plenty to do in Wacotown to kick off your Spring Break weekend. Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the KWBU studios to give us a rundown of events, from First Friday in Downtown Waco and improv comedy to library fun and a sneak peak at the Hippodrome's new menu. 

Fascinating tale of a strong, intelligent, and determined woman, who overcame numerous obstacles to establish herself in two male-dominated venues. 

Jim McKeown

Elegy for Nelle Harper Lee, the author of the iconic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.