Both of Bill Lively’s brothers had strokes, and when he began feeling symptoms the past five weeks, Lively decided to step down from the DSO. He talks with Bill Zeeble and Nancy Nasher responds to the news.
Archive for April, 2011
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll celebrate a famous ballad singer who also blended honky tonk with early rockabilly.
In the Saturday Spotlight, it’s jazz under the sun.
Fresh off their Album of the Year win at this year’s Grammys, the Arcade Fire visits Dallas on Saturday. Will they have David Bowie in tow, as they did for this performance? One can dream, right?
Bill Lively successfully raised the money to build the AT&T Performing Arts Center and to host the Super Bowl. But he will not be doing the same for the DSO.
There’s plenty of musical pleasure to be had in this weekend’s concerts by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Lively and lyrical works by Richard Strauss and Haydn spotlight the talents of a guest conductor and a DSO principal.
Today in the roundup: A couple of Hollywood legends hit town this weekend, plus the centerfold as art.
Nearly every weekend, somewhere in North Texas, there’s a gun & knife show. So UTD artist-in-residence Heyd Fontenot has co-curated his own — with 100 artworks shot, stabbed or made from weapons.
Adam Rapp’s graphic play about a sexual triangle has gotten what you call rave reviews, and the audience response has been strong. So the company is adding four performances.
Are you a fan of the Epic Mealtime videos? For the uninitiated, inventive chefs come up with some unholy food combinations in an effort to create meals with colossal calorie counts. And now, the kids are up to the challenge with this hot dog-, chicken nugget- and bacon-infused lasagna. Count us in!