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From The Newsroom: Prime Prep’s End; 50 Years Of Sculpture

Nasher Sculpture Center
Melvin Edwards, Steel Life 1985-1991.

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Troubled charter school Prime Prep has closed its doors after two years.

Tonight’s world premiere from the Dallas Opera scales great heights – Everest is tale pulled together from those who survived climbing the world’s tallest mountain.

Also, renowned sculptor Melvin Edwards looks back at a half-century’s worth of work and how the civil rights movement inspired him.

You can listen to the segment weekdays at 6:20 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. on KERA 90.1 FM. 

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and She also produced The Friday Conversation, a weekly series of conversations with North Texas newsmakers. Krystina was also the backup newscaster for the Texas Standard.