Today in the roundup: Assessing ultra-lux movie theaters, Cowboys Stadium in a coffee-table book and the creation of a Fort Worth holiday classic.
Designed by the Pritzker Prize-winner Thom Mayne, the still-a-building Perot Museum of Nature & Science was one of 47 new projects selected for the American Architecture Awards. Also chosen: the Sustainable Urban Living Plan for downtown Dallas.
This week’s Big Deal lets you treat your friends to the Nasher Sculpture Center’s new big exhibit, and also treat yourself to Nasher visits throughout the year.
Today in the roundup: Rediscovering an Italian painting star, a Tony winner returns to Dallas and the Bush Library designer wins an award.
Wanna see some robots? That and much more at Makerspace open house tomorrow.
Highlights from last night’s discussion with the Dallas Opera’s Graeme Jenkins and Theater Projects’ John Coyne: how to make the Arts District livelier, what the DO didn’t get that European companies do, building a Dallas Theater Center set on the fly.
The Dallas Contemporary has re-booted. Dedicated to cutting-edge visual art, the Contemporary moved into a sprawling new home this year and its director retired. The new executive director Peter Doroshenko talks about that space, about the changes he’s bringing.
Graeme Jenkins is The Dallas Opera’s music director. John Coyne is U.S. director of design for Theatre Projects, the firm that guided development of the Performing Arts Center. The two are up Thursday for the next State of the Arts discussion, interviews with leaders who are shaping Dallas’ cultural landscape.
On Thursday night, the Dallas Center for Architecture will hold its annual Rockitecture fundraiser. Tickets are $75-$125, but the DCA folks have generously handed over a pair to us to give away.
Today in the roundup: A spooky treat in Oak Lawn, local music notes and a new concert hall at UNT.