Opera to orchestra, jazz to story-telling, art in almost all its forms are represented among these recipients of Arts Council Northeast grants. All the recipients are producing or presenting work in North Tarrant County.
Archive for March, 2011
In an interview at South by Southwest, Miranda July discussed the artistic struggles she has had in common with her character, why she refuses to restrict herself to film and what it might be like if she ever took part in someone else’s movie. The Future screens Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Angelika Film Center as part of the Dallas International Film Festival.
Guest blogger Danielle Marie Georgiou spoke recently with Southern Methodist University’s current Distinguished Visiting Artist in Residence in Dance, Jean-Paul Comelin. His residency will end in May, but not before he presents his pas de deux, Camille, this week as part of SMU’s Spring Dance Concert.
Tonight, the Found Footage Festival stops down at the Texas Theatre. For a taste of what you can expect, check out this clip from a cartoon called Chuck Norris Karate Kommandos.
We’ve got another mystery winner this week in the Flickr Photo of the Week contest! Until the winner gets back to us with a little more info, enjoy this week’s winning photo.
Today in the roundup: The future of movie theaters, Billy Bob’s turns 30 and more on Horton Foote.
Judges narrow down the list to 20 finalists from around the Texas fashion world. Guest blogger Jamie Baker tells how you can meet the contestants.
The Dallas International Film Festival begins its 11-day run Thursday night with the documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey. In the film, we learn how a Baltimore puppeteer created one of the most beloved children’s characters in television history. And as it turns out, the man and the Muppett have a lot in common.
Tonight, Yo-Yo Ma brings his Silk Road Ensemble to the Meyerson Symphony Center for a little world music. Will the group play “Empire State of Mind,” as it did for this collection of New York City school kids? One can only hope.
Guest blogger Charles Dee Mitchell is part of WordSpace, which brings Dan Savage to Dallas Thursday night. The sex advice columnist also has a new book out based on the “It Gets Better” campaign he launched to provide support to teenage victims of bullying.