Art and Culture

Art and culture

Learn about the House of Beauty record label. 

A selection of books for everyone’s tastes.


Roscoe is the living embodiment of Southern black music history.

Woman, abandoned by her partner, faces challenges raising her child alone.

The Rev. Cleophus Robinson hails from the famous Greater Bethlehem Baptist Church of St. Louis - and it's really hard to separate the two. 

Events June 2 - 8

Jun 2, 2017

Another eventful week in Waco with the mini book sale, free community fishing day at the Waco Wetlands, a game maker collective, RiverSounds at MCC, the Wade Bowen Music Festival.  You can see a full calendar of events at

An intimate look at the lives of four slaves in 1840s Tennessee

Family Fun Night

May 31, 2017

Join KWBU TONIGHT, June 15th for a Family Fun Night at Poppa Rollo's Pizza

Rev. W. Leo Daniels died young but left behind dozens of incredible recorded sermons.  

A collection of essays by – IMHO -- the premier woman of letters today.

J.M. Gates was influential to the sound of authentic black preaching and music.  

Events May 19 - 25

May 19, 2017

Pints in the Park, "Vintage Hitchcock" from Brazos Theatre Group, Spirit of Love Gospel Concert and Dinner, Waco Police Memorial Run,   and two Mission Waco events are a few things you'll learn about on this edition of Act Locally Waco.

Memoir of the horrors of the Holocaust by a survivor who witnessed it all

Alex Bradford had one of the greatest hits of Gospel Music.

In this episode of Shout! host Robert Darden shares with us the work of talented, dramatic innovator Alex Bradford.