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Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? KERA 90.1 FM has launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Tuesday evening's edition, which includes a feature on the North Texas writers who are taking on the NaNoWriMo challenge. Also, famed architect Renzo Piano chats about his latest creation: the Piano Pavilion. We look to the skies later this month for what’s been dubbed the “Comet of the Year”, and we’ll hear from a North Texan who met and mourned President Kennedy – all in one day. 

Dane Walters / KERA News

Renzo Piano is the star architect who's making the rounds in Fort Worth today to visit his brand new Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum. KERA's Dane Walters produced this animated GIF of Piano throwing a Frisbee with Eric Lee, the Kimbell's director. Click on the picture and watch Piano throw that Frisbee! (You're welcome.)

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

One of the world’s most sought-after architects was in Fort Worth Tuesday for a preview of his latest creation. It’s the Kimbell Museum’s new addition by the architect -- and it's appropriately called the Renzo Piano Pavilion.


Five stories that have North Texas talking: No more 'X' in Dealey Plaza, architect Renzo Piano is in town, the Dallas Museum of Art gets two African works, and more:

VIDEO: A Sneak Peek At Kimbell Museum's New Renzo Piano Pavilion

Sep 12, 2013
Dane Walters / KERA News

Update, 1 p.m. Thursday: We've added a KERA-produced video of Kimbell Art Museum Director Eric Lee describing the new wing, designed by "starchitect" Renzo Piano.

Jerome Weeks / KERA

The owners of the Museum Tower in Dallas' Arts District introduced what they called a new proposal today to fix the glare the high-rise has created at the Nasher Sculpture Center next door. But Nasher officials say it’s a dressed-up version of a proposal already rejected.