Art and Culture

Art and culture

David and Art - "Emotions"

Nov 12, 2018
Joe Riley

Sometimes when we least expect it, we get a reminder that the arts are powerful enough to move us to tears.

Bonita Cantrell was one of hundreds of sweet-voiced gospel artists who were released by the quirky Nashboro label

First of a collection of stories about horses admired by generations of young readers.


Joe Riley

For veterans of war, whether 100 years ago or today, art can provide solace against the trauma of combat.

The too-short life of gospel legend Lula Collins left us a legacy of hard-rockin', sanctified gospel music.

Events: Nov 2 - 8

Nov 2, 2018

The First Floating Mercado in Waco, Baylor Homecoming, "Zoovie" at Cameron Park Zoo, a WISD "Changing the Narrative" community meeting, the Salvation Army "Repupose for a Purpose" fundraiser and a fundraising partnership between the Community Race Relations Coalition and Waco Civic Theatre are a few of the things happen in  and around town this week.

A collection of YA novels for holiday gifts or the simple pleasure of young adult reader.

David and Art - Destroying Art

Oct 29, 2018
Joe Riley

Does owning a work of art bring any obligations to keep it safe?

If you've never heard it, LaVern Baker's lone gospel LP is worth seeking out.

A new translation of this important and fantastic novel by Lydia Davis.

David and Art - "Is Art Elitist?"

Oct 22, 2018
Joe Riley

Elite is a word that doesn't always go over very well in our culture, but shoul it be used to describe the arts? 

From the obscure Ne-Bo label, a wonderful gospel track by the Fantastic Silver Heart.

A collection of short stories which examine the difficulties faced by ordinary people.

David and Art - "Provenance"

Oct 15, 2018
Joe Riley

How important is knowing who created a work of art? Does knowing change anything?

The Morning Stars of Savannah prove that you can never have too many gospel songs about momma.