KERA will hold a Members Screening of The Young Victoria on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas. Emily Blunt stars as the future Queen of England who can shift the power structure of Europe based upon who she decides to marry. Will she pick her cousin Albert of Germany? [...]
Archive for December, 2009
Guest blogger Tina Aguilar is an arts advocate, Cara Mia Board Member and teaches humanities/cultural studies at Brookhaven College. Wednesday night, Cara Mia Theatre Company premieres Crystal City 1969 at the Latino Cultural Center. I recently spoke with playwright Raul Treviño about his play: Tina Aguilar: Crystal City 1969 is close to your heart and [...]
Considering the Dallas Symphony’s two-season-long commitment to highlight movie composers by commissioning world-premiere works from five of them and presenting multi-media perspectives on their careers — oh, and considering the Fort Worth Symphony’s New Year’s Eve concert of movie music — this Variety story must seem like a bucket of cold water. Or, gosh darn [...]
Paul Baker — theater director, educator, builder — was memorialized in a tribute Monday at the Dallas Children’s Theater. The founder of the Dallas Theater Center and the Booker T. Washington Arts Magnet High School was remembered as an inspiration, a stubborn visionary, a father and grandfather.
LET IT SNOW: The Gifts of the Magi is receiving a pair of North Texas stagings this holiday season, one at African-American Repertory Theater in DeSoto and one at PFamily Arts in Plano. In the musical, turn-of-the-last-century New Yorkers wish for snow. And so it’s interesting to read in Mark Lowry’s theaterjones.com review how one [...]
Tom Sale and Judy Vetter work their magic in their studio inside the Goodyear Building, which is next door to the Dallas Firefighters Museum. These two artists, also known as the Tom and Judy Show, collaborate on many of the pieces, bringing humor and whimsy to each one. On the third leg of the Art&Seek [...]
Guest blogger Tina Aguilar is an arts advocate, Cara Mia Board Member and teaches humanities/cultural studies at Brookhaven College. This week, Cara Mia Theatre Company premiere’s Crystal City 1969, a play based on the courage and tenacity of Crystal City High School student walkout leaders Diana Serna Aguilera, Severita Lara and Mario Treviño. Along with [...]
The British sculptor is best known for her haunting, “negative space” creations — like Ghost (1990), the plaster cast of the inside of a Victorian room (left) — and the Holocaust Monument in Vienna, also called the Nameless Library because it is a concrete cast of thousands of books, with their spines in, a commentary [...]
HOLIDAY THEATER REVIEWS: Theatre Arlington trades in the usual simple sentimentality of the season for a show with depth in Kringle’s Window. The play focuses on a broken family working through some difficult relationships. “It achieves sweetness without dipping into the sugar bowl too often and balances its pathos and humor nicely,” writes Punch Shaw [...]
This week, Paul talks with Denton’s Sleep Whale about the band’s new album, Houseboat.