Art and Culture

Art and culture

The thought-provoking story of a road trip with a Buddhist Monk.


Events: June 17 - June 23

Jun 16, 2016

It's both Juneteenth and Father's day weekend and there are plenty of ways to celebrate both events. There's also Hewitt's Dog Days of Summer festival, the Waco Children's theatre's latest play, and the One Book, One Waco kickoff.  You can hear about plenty more events in this week's episode of Act Locally Waco. 


Amusing tale of the discovery of one of the largest buried ships from the Anglo-Saxon period.


Suspenseful story of two men, three women, and a murder.


Events: June 3 - 9

Jun 3, 2016

Don't let the rain slow your weekend down, as there's plenty to down in Waco. It's the first Friday of the month so there will be plenty of downtown activities for First Friday.  There's plenty more to do this weekend, from live music at the Wade Bowen Music Festival to the grand opening of t he Dewey Community Center. For more information visit Act Locally Waco


Tale of a doctor who struggles with his medical oath.


Events: May 27 - June 3

May 27, 2016

It's Memorial day weekend and there's plenty to do to honor those in the armed services, including a Vietnam memorial service Friday night. Other events this weekend include the Woodway Wine Tour, Brazos Theatre Group's  latest performance, and Imaginate - the latest exhibit at the Mayborn museum. 


Short-listed for the Booker Prize, this heart wrenching novel focuses on the problem of evil.


Events: May 20 - 26

May 20, 2016

There's plenty to do in Wacotown this week, and Ashley Bean Thornton has the rundown. You can get your weekend started with some Friday night music, jump start your Saturday with a trail run, and go to China Spring's food truck festival. 


Enchanting, beautifully written tale of elves living amongst mere mortals.


One of the greatest writers of the 20th century, John Updike is a master wordsmith. 


Events: May 6 - May 12

May 6, 2016

From the Brazos Nights Concert and the Waco Civic Theater's production of Sister Act to Free Comic Book Day and KidZoobilee, there's plenty to treat mom to this Mother's Day weekend. Ashley Bean Thornton is here to help us sift through all the week's events on this episode of Act Locally Waco. 


Magical relationship between a woman and her granddaughter in Stockholm.


Join KWBU along with the KWBU Community Advisory Council and other public radio listeners at the Dancing Bear Pub - It's the perfect opportunity to meet, chat and find out who else loves Heart of Texas Public Radio!

That's Tuesday, May 3rd, 5pm, Dancing Bear Pub at 1117 Speight Avenue.

Aging Irish poet, Thomas Murphy, ambles into dementia as he struggles to remember.


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