Today in the roundup: The financial health of our orchestras, programming Arts & Letters Live and a word with Jubilee’s new artistic director.
Archive for November, 2010
Got some interesting music this week, and you can help future shows be fun by giving me some music suggestions.
The Houston native, 29, was selected to fill the vacancy left at Fort Worth’s Jubilee Theatre when Ed Smith left the post earlier this year.
Wanna see some robots? That and much more at Makerspace open house tomorrow.
The amalgamation of dance and live music has fallen to the wayside in recent years due to the tight economic climate and the logistical issues in coordinating performers’ schedules. Yet, there are some exceptions. The Quartet San Francisco (QSF), along with professional tango dancers Sandor and Parissa, have made it a priority to continue the tradition of incorporating live music.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll recall a talented drummer whose career was almost derailed by appendicitis.
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re checking out a couple of funky neighborhoods.
All of the dates aren’t nailed down, but next spring’s Foote Festival is considerably fleshed out with contributions from 15 organizations: theaters, the Arts Magnet, SMU’s DeGolyer Library, Arts & Letters Live, the Dallas International Film Festival — and, oh yeah, Art&Seek.
Art& Seek on Think TV talks to Heritage Auctions’ director of Texas art, Atlee Phillips, about Henry McArdle’s painting of the battle of San Jacinto — a painting that sat, forgotten, in a West Virginia attic for years. We talk about what convinced her it was genuine, about the Texas legends who appear in it and why the painting hasn’t been restored. “The Battle of San Jacinto” goes up for auction tomorrow.
Were you frustrated by spam on Art&Seek’s Facebook page this week? Well, our apologies, but come on back, because the problem’s solved. Here’s what happened and how it got fixed.