Eddy Tovar stars as the Prince in The Nutcracker, currently playing at the Winspear before moving to Bass Hall next week. The native of Cuba has taken a winding path to North Texas, with stops in Brazil, Orlando and other ports along the way.
GET YOUR LEARN ON: The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History officially opens today. DFW.com has covered the museum extensively in the past week or so, with reports on the museum’s design, must-see attractions, the Cattle Raisers Museum located in the new building, the technology behind the exhibits and the cool temporary exhibit, CSI: […]
NORAH, IN REVIEW: She may not live in North Texas anymore, but Norah Jones is still one of the area’s most successful exports (36 million albums and counting). So when she puts out a new album, we take notice. The reviews for The Fall, called both her break-up album and her rock album, have been […]
IN WITH THE NEW: In a few hours, a ground-breaking ceremony will be held for the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Victory Park (check back here later this afternoon for a report). A lot has been made of architect Thom Mayne’s $185 million building, but for all the fancy design, the most […]
Back in September, a video and architectural renderings of the new Perot Museum of Nature & Science were released. Groundbreaking on the $185 million building happens later this year with construction scheduled to be completed in 2013. But a recent visit to the website of the design firm Morphosis – prompted by lead architect Thom […]
This Friday, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will hold a major press conference, but so far, it has not revealed even the topic of discussion. At the same time, the DSO has been enticing (or taunting) us — we, the officially jaded skeptics in the media — with tidbits such as: The announcement will be “the […]
I’ve never much liked this color. To tell you the truth, I never even liked it on Art&Seek. But who listens to me? Turns out that all the people who didn’t listen to me at Upper Managment KERA were smart. In Dallas, this green has become Our Trendy New Shade of Light Summery Slime. First, […]
– it’s now online as one of Gary Cogill’s WFAA videos, all 20 breathless minutes of it (” “magnificent!” is pretty much how the prose starts). Mighty cool visuals, though. A first look at that rooftop logo, for instance, with a big aerial reverse zoom that makes Cogill look like a tiny bridegroom figure topping […]
I’ve already seen all the images of the Winspear Opera House that have appeared over the past three weeks — and I’ve seen ‘em a half-dozen times in several different formats. I’ve been to the ‘attic’ (the lighting grid), I’ve been backstage, under the stage, in the offices. You think you’re tired of the bloody […]
SMU professor Willard Spiegelman is usually busy talking about what makes him happy (as he did this spring on Think TV). So it’s a bit of a switch that he writes in today’s Wall Street Journal about what he’s currently unhappy with – namely, life in downtown Dallas.