Artist Christopher Blay and residents of the Historic 10th Street District built the vessel and filled it with memories to turn attention to vacant homes in the neighborhood. KERA’s Anne Bothwell talked to Blay about the project, part of an initiative funded by BC Workshop.
The Dallas Contemporary hosts a party for teachers educating future artists, performers, musicians.
Dance Council of North Texas is reviving a tradition over Labor Day weekend.
The Amon Carter’s Margi Conrads talks to KERA’s Anne Bothwell about how food portrayed in art reflects our evolving American culture.
Erin Starr-White from The Modern in Fort Worth tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell what we might gain if we stop sprinting through museums.
Tune in at noon to hear Krys Boyd talk to David Bates on Think. And enjoy this “From the Vaults” video of Bates talking about his work.
Venice has one. So does the Whitney in New York. But did you know that Dallas has its own Biennial? It starts Saturday and it’s attracting artists from around the world. Michael Mazurek is the co-founder, and he tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell how it was born.
For several years, KERA has been checking in with Brooks Gremmels, the man who bought and renovated the East Texas town of Ben Wheeler — building galleries, restaurants and music clubs. Gremmels died Sunday night. KERA’s Anne Bothwell has this remembrance.
The Jazz Education Network is holdings its national conference in downtown Dallas. Expect 3,000 teachers, musicians and students. Bart Marantz will be one of them. He’s director of jazz studies at the Arts Magnet, and we talk with him about what’s changed in music training since Norah and Erykah graduated.
Darryl Ratcliff, artist-in-residence at Vickery Meadows, tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell that the art is the sum of many different parts, from rotating markets to outdoor cube galleries.