Composer and MIT professor Tod Machover will join soprano Sara Heaton for performance and conversation in this year’s first “Composing Conversations.” Then Fort Worth Opera’s Darren K. Woods joins Dallas Opera’s Keith Cerny to discuss commissioning new works, in “Conversations with Keith.” And the moderator? That’d be Art&Seek’s Jerome Weeks.
Archive for August, 2012
Today we’re celebrating blacksmiths! Come join us.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll remember a fiddler who was already turning heads at the age of 5.
What you need to do is spelled out for you — thanks to Glenn Gould and some fancy bar-graph animation.
Head off into the long weekend with some special Roundup items about a Dallas indie filmmaker nabbing an award, a former Dallas actress snagging a Broadway role and a new film print of a documentary that captures a Fort Worth jazz great in a once-spaced-out setting.
Art&Seek’s Stephen Becker and Dallas Morning News movie critic Chris Vognar review David Cronenberg’s new film starring Robert Pattinson and talk about Lawless with the man who wrote the book.
You want to showcase your town as a major hub for innovation? Get a couple of designer-artists and have them build giant animatronic wonders. It’s what the French did, inspired by Jules Verne, Leonardo da Vinci – and Walt Disney.
This stage adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days strips out all the exotic locations and peoples, leaving it up to only five actors to whip up all that stuff on the spot. At Stage West, ironically enough, there’s too much stuff here and not enough ingenuity.
A new music festival for Oak Cliff, a new name for a soundstage and a contest for artists interested in selling their work online.
Passes to see The Words next Tuesday.