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The Dallas Opera Vs. The Met Opera Over The Future of Opera

The Met Opera’s general manager Peter Gelb has said simulcasts are simply not drawing younger audiences the way they hoped, while the Dallas Opera’s Keith Cerny says theirs certainly are. Who’s right? They both may be.

Alphabet Wars At The Dallas Museum Of Art

Language is political, George Orwell told us. Actually, says Slavs and Tatars, the new show at the DMA, even individual letters are political. It’s the alphabet as a weapon.

What Are William Joyce And Brandon Oldenburg Up To?

The SMU grad and the former Dallasite won an Oscar for best animated short in 2012. Since then, their Shreveport-based Moonbot Studios has won Webby awards and daytime Emmys. And they’ve got even bigger plans …

Theatre Three’s ‘Meet Vera Stark’ Has Us Meeting Ourselves

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Theatre Three’s By the Way, Meet Vera Stark may be set in Hollywood in the 1920s, but its lead actors know its issues of race and typecasting in their own careers.

Review: ‘Mind’s Eye’ at the DMA

Covering the French Revolution to the dawn of modernism, with more than 120 artworks by 70 artists, including drawings by Degas, Picasso and Delacroix, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Mind’s Eye certainly offers an eyeful. But does it hold together?

SMU’s Meadows Museum To Show Rare Spanish Artworks

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One of the preeminent noble families in Europe, the House of Alba will be sharing more than 130 artworks — including paintings by Goya, Titian and Rubens — with SMU, marking the Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary.

Kimbell To Show Artworks of Ft. Worth Millionaire Patrons Nancy and Perry Bass

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The Bass couple haven’t shown their artworks much in public. That’ll change next spring.

Dallas Opera Appoints SMU Grad As Its New ‘Artistic Administrator’

Ian Derrer will take the place of artistic director Jonathan Pell, who started at the DO 30 years ago in the same position as artistic administrator. Pell announced his retirement in April; Derrer starts immediately.

What’s The Plan For Fort Worth Culture?

The current city arts plan is 12 years old, and a number of its goals have been met – like establishing a percent-for-arts ordinance. So Fort Worth has set out to find new some ones.

Surprise! ArtEverywhere US Voters Go For Traditional Realism

And the DMA has two of the top 10 vote-getters in the program that’ll put American art on billboards and subway platforms around the country.

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