The study measures an area’s cultural vitality through such factors as arts employment, government support and non–profit dollars. And Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and even Austin do not rank high.
Archive: 'Arts Education'
To begin our Oscars series, John Murphy, chair of UNT’s jazz studies division, stops by to talk about Whiplash. Let’s just say he’s not a fan.
Guest blogger Gail Sachson finds the new hospital is full of healing art.
It’s the second annual temperature-taking of American arts organizations by SMU’s National Center for Arts Research.
The big winner is Big Thought with a $100,000 grant for its Dallas City of Learning program.
As a teacher, Gail Cronauer has helped train a generation of North Texas actors. As a performer, she’s been a classic character actor – currently seen to great effect at the Undermain Theater as a crafty, comical, Russian witch.
So SMU replaces a pianist-dean with a pianist-dean. Interesting.
OK, so maybe it’s just another click-bait listicle. Still. UNT is in the company of the Royal College of Music, the New England Conservatory and Juilliard. Take that, Austin.
Nytesia Ross of Tyler wins a nationwide poetry contest, performs at Kennedy Center.
Finally, some good news about an old Dallas building not being arrogantly bulldozed.