Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ is a landmark text of the civil rights movement – but there was drama as well in how they saw print – as seen Monday night in Dallas writer Jonathan Martin’s play.
Rock Lottery’s an annual event that mixes up local musicians to form new groups. They have a day to write songs before performing them that night – and the show’s almost always sells out to benefit a charity of the committee’s choice. This year, the beneficiary hits home for one musician on the lineup.
John Bramblitt started losing his sight when he was 11. Yet he makes striking paintings by drawing with fabric paint and, using the raised lines as a guide, filling in with oil paint. Watch him at work, listen to him on THINK.
Shay Youngblood, author of “Black Girl in Paris,” recalls first taking her seat at the Yaddo artist community.
Public art enabled by the Nasher’s XChange project reaches into TV land’s darkest hours this weekend. The Denton-born Good/Bad Art Collective got money to make a short film and place it where infomercials usually go. ‘Forever’ airs on DFW stations Friday and Saturday. A decade of artful mischief key of Good/Bad informs the project.
See a gallery of images from UNT on the Square and a reception for famed artist Kiki Smith and her tapestries.
Members of Denton-born jazz collective Snarky Puppy woke up Grammy winners. They share the award for Best R&B Performance with Lalah Hathaway. First time you’ve heard of this band? You aren’t the only one.
The Denton-born music collective Snarky Puppy is looking to garner a Grammy for its jazz-funk-soul cocktail, spiced by Lalah Hathaway’s vocals on the single “Something.” Lyndsay Knecht interviews Snarky members and Tony Green reviews the album, Family Dinner, Vol. 1.
It was just another workaday gig for session musician Paul Harrington. He laid down a three-and-a-half minute harmonica line, never asking where it might end up. “So much of what you record never gets used, so, generally you don’t hear it again,” Harrington says. Oh, but he did hear this one again. And again, and again. […]
After taking in the DMA’s exhibition and a recent episode of Think, you might find yourself thinking differently about social media.