Applause filled the Dallas Museum of Art last week when Amanda Blake, manager of Family Experiences and Access Programs, announced the official beginning of “Meaningful Moments,” a series of art experiences designed for individuals with dementia. The program is the first of its kind in Dallas.
Archive for October, 2010
Today in the roundup: Reviews for Dallas Opera’s Don Giovanni and Casa Manana’s Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, plus inspiration for a switch to an artistic career.
Greetings! Way to go Rangers! Hope you are enjoying the lovely and interesting weather. This is where you can leave your polite comments and suggestions for music to check out.
The Dallas Opera is opening its season with a reasonably good, if not great, production of “Don Giovanni.” The Don’s slight vocal flaw is counterbalanced by a generally fine cast.
Our very good friend Cindy Chaffin headed over to the cavernous-but-no-longer-so-empty warehouse where ArtCon will happen tomorrow night, and she taped Margo Lee Miller, Rob Conover, David Harrell and at least half a dozen other area artists getting ready for the big to-do. See you all there.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll remember an immigrant’s son who helped popularize an unofficial state anthem.
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re conspiring to raise money for a worthy cause.
Guest blogger Cindy Chaffin recently paid a visit to Art Conspiracy artist Julia Schloss’ home studio to shoot the this video. She passes along a report from her trip.
Having all their music instruments stolen didn’t stop a Brooklyn band from taking a subway ride and cutting a new music video … that’s gone viral. But how did they do it?
Members of the Turtle Creek Chorale add their voices – and personal stories – to the “It Gets Better” campaign.