Today in the roundup: Meeting the new architecture critic, previewing the Untapped Festival and reviewing the current Dallas Contemporary shows.
Archive: 'Architecture/Urban Planning'
Bad timing? Mark Lamster’s moving from New York to Dallas – just when the downtown/Arts District building boom seems to have leveled off. So what in the world’s the new architecture critic going to write about?
For this special Thursday roundup just for you, we’ve got big money at the DMA, a little money raising hackles with Klyde Warren Park and a flying reporter, among other things.
Today in the roundup: An architecture critic slams the Perot, plus reviews of ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘The Odd Couple.’
This fall, the Nasher will put up artworks around Dallas to mark its 10th anniversary. But a brand-new festival called MAP (Make Art with Purpose), will be doing the public-art-all-over-town thing as well. The budget’s smaller but the ambitions are big: Changing the way people think.
Photos big and tiny at the Amon Carter, reporters at SXSW, and there’s a new critic in town.
The music festival 35 Denton started as a day party at South by Southwest. Nine years later, Denton’s mayor and festival organizers are finding it may be the key to forging a national identity, and economic development, in the city. Dallas freelance writer Audra Schroeder reports.
The Dallas City Council will vote today on whether it will endorse an affordable housing project for artists in the Arts District. And a small nonprofit is critical to making the project a reality.
They’ve commissioned artworks for 10 public sites around Dallas — with artists from LA, New York, the Netherlands — and Texas. Plus, a video introducing the artists.
There are still hurdle to clear before the development becomes reality. But if you’d like to daydream, here’s what you should imagine.