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Archive for February, 2011
The final installment of this year’s State of the Arts series is tonight at the Dallas Museum of Art. KERA’s Jeff Whittington gives a preview of what to expect.
Today in the roundup: The art of art conservation, words with Paula Poundstone and your chance to talk all things Oscars.
He’s won a Tony Award and two Obies. He’s designed stage shows in London, Berlin and Japan. And for the past three years, John Arnone has been coming back home to North Texas — to teach and design some of the best sets in town for SMU, the Dallas Theater Center and the Undermain. Audio bonus: Listen to Arnone’s backstage stories of using playwright Edward Albee’s art collection for decoration and how to fake realism with Saran Wrap.
Here’s hoping that all future This American Life segments will eventually be animated. In this one, a guy recounts a craze that swept his schoolyard.
Today in the roundup: Casa Manana’s “Pinocchio’ soars, a chance to get inspired and SMU revisits a collection.
Laurel & Hardy clearly had eclectic musical tastes. In this video, they dance to Santana’s “Oye Como Va.” If ya like that, just wait ’til you watch them move to Soft Cell, The Archies and Soulja Boy.
We got items this morning about area theaters getting all hot for August Strindberg (well, two of them, anyway), some big-bucks coming the way of the Woodall Rogers Deck, cool pix of the cool homes out in the Urban Reserve, a dance debut and some antique furniture browsing that doesn’t happen in Canton.
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A new Mendelssohn Festival, the DSO’s first, plus a trio of heavy-duty choral works – Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion, Beethoven’s Fidelio and Berlioz’ Te Deum – are among the highlights of the symphony’s new season.