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Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: TACA honors Former Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, community leader Matrice Ellis-Kirk for 2020 Silver Cup Award

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: TACA honors Former Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, community leader Matrice Ellis-Kirk for 2020 Silver Cup Award

Every year, TACA — The Arts Community Alliance — honors two people who have made immense contributions to supporting the artistic ecosystem of North Texas. WRR’s Amy Bishop sat down for an engaging conversation with the 2020 Silver Cup Award honorees, former Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and business/community leader Matrice Ellis-Kirk.Read more »

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: A World Premiere by the Verdigris Ensemble, based on the American Dust Bowl

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: A World Premiere by the Verdigris Ensemble, based on the American Dust Bowl

The Verdigris Ensemble is known for its thoughtful and immersive multi-media choral performances. That reputation continues with a compelling new production inspired by the stories of the American environmental disaster of the 1930s, known today as the Dust Bowl. Hear WRR’s Amy Bishop visit with Verdigris Ensemble’s founder and Artistic Director Sam Brukhman about this…Read more »

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: A new commission and world premiere for Dallas Baptist University’s Christmas Festival

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: A new commission and world premiere for Dallas Baptist University’s Christmas Festival

First the first time in the school’s history, the Dallas Baptist University’s Department of Music has commissioned a composition especially for their upcoming Christmas Festival. Titled “Venite Adoremus” by American composer Michael Trotta, this performance will also be its world premiere in a concert that’ll also include familiar Christmas favorites. Hear DBU’s Dr. Stephen Holcomb…Read more »