He found beauty in bottled scientific specimens – and also a cause to advocate for.
Cirque du Horror is a typically Denton kinda show. It’s a deliberately cheesy, campy scarefest, a Halloween cabaret with dancing vampires. But what really marks it as pure Denton are the music and the musicians.
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.
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.
… 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.