The three-day weekend is just about here. If your brain has already moved onto your upcoming minivacation, might as well get to planning it, right? For your patriotic perusal, might we suggest:
Archive for June, 2010
We’ve got two pairs of tickets to giveaway to Saturday’s show. Click through for details.
Today in the roundup: New KXT in-studio videos, a look at what the local museum blogs are up to and an assessment of Shakespeare Dallas’ summer comedy.
Congratulations to Teresa Rafidi of Dallas, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest!
Fresh Air had singer Michael Feinstein on today to talk about Loesser’s legacy. Click through to download the podcast.
Kitchen Dog Theater hasn’t announced its 2010-2011 season yet, but one play is already set. The company is joining forces with the celebrated Aurora Theatre in Berkeley and the Curious Theatre in Denver to present the ‘rolling’ world premiere of Allison Moore’s newest play, ‘Collapse,’ beginning in January. It’s all part of the National New Play Network — bringing another Moore work back to KD, which has previously presented her ‘End Times,’ ‘Hazard County’ and this past season’s ‘Slasher.’
Americans for the Arts’ Year in Review for 2010 cites 40 of the best public artworks in the U. S. and Canada — and North Texas is represented by both Deep Ellum’s Travelling Man sculptural installation (by Brad Oldham and Brandon Oldenburg) and DART’s Fair Park station (by Brad and Diana Goldberg).
Today in the roundup: A pair of hits in Fort Worth and a couple of music video replays.
Saturday morning the final piece of the 400-foot tall arch of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge was raised and put in place. Monday morning a topping-out ceremony was held on the seventh floor of One Victory Park. The ongoing construction of the $120 million bridge was visible through the windows as Mayor Tom Leppert and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison thanked the bridge’s supporters for their efforts.
Only days after the Dallas Theater Center opened It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane … It’s Superman — one of its most ambitious and expensive projects — the company announced that it will start searching for a new managing director. Its current one, Mark Hadley, plans to leave the DTC after the 2010-2011 season starts in September.