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White Rock Water Theater Put On National List Of ‘At-Risk’ Sites

The White Rock Lake Water Theater — dozens of metal poles once designed to attract wildlife and now attracting calls to be torn down — gets a national spotlight as an endangered cultural site.

Review: ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ At The WaterTower Theatre

WaterTower Theater presents the area premiere of the Broadway musical, Bonnie & Clyde, the very rare musical that’s actually set hereabouts. But being wonderfully faithful to the setting or the period is not the problem here.

Dallas Demographic Arts Data Reveals, Yep, We’re Richer, Whiter, Older

… richer, whiter and older, that is, than the national averages from the National Endowment for the Arts. And Dallas artsgoers are richer, whiter, older than the Dallas city population. In fact, we’re more akin to the population makeup of North Texas in general.

Making Faces: The Kimbell’s Impressionist Portraits

The largest loan of portraits – ever – from Paris’ Musee d’Orsay comes to the Kimbell for another one of the museum’s incredibly rich Impressionist shows.

DTC’s ‘Fortress Of Solitude’ Opening In New York

Categorized Under: Dallas Arts District, Local Events, Music, Theater, Uncategorized No Comments

The musical tried out last March at the Dallas Theater Center. Now it’s in previews at the Public, and The New York Times has a big feature on it.

‘State Of The Arts’ Will Discuss Where Forensics Meets Art

Art conservation. Sounds like it’s all about watching paint dry. Actually, it can be a lot more interesting than that. That’s because art conservation is where forensic science meets history meets art. So check out host Jeff Whittington’s talk Thursday with two of North Texas’ leading conservators.

Dallas Artist Gabriel Dawe Continues To String Us Along

Categorized Under: Culture, Local Events, Uncategorized, Visual Arts No Comments

Gabriel Dawe installed one of his shimmering, woven-thread artworks in Crystal Bridges’ current-art survey, Plexus No. 27, and this weekend Conduit Gallery is presenting his latest works in a three-person exhibition.

Two Major Dallas Art Collections Are Up For Sale

October seems to be art bargain month. Belo, the parent company of The Dallas Morning News, will be auctioning off hundreds of Texas artworks, and a prize collection assembled by a pair of late, beloved arts patrons is up for sale.

‘Hands On a Hardbody’ Is A Hard-Won Success

Categorized Under: Comedy, Culture, KERA Radio reports, Theater, Uncategorized No Comments

Theatre Three’s excellent area premiere of the Broadway musical Hands on a Hard Body brought Dallas-born, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright home for a bit – and gave his musical another chance to sing.

Former SMU Arts Dean Going For Video College Applications

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Jose Bowen left SMU to run Goucher College in July. Now Goucher is the first college with an app for accepting video applications.

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