Today in the roundup: The Girls from Girdleville are back, David McCullough talks Paris and testing the 10,000 hours of practice theory.
Archive: 'Arts Education'
He’s danced with New York City Ballet and Twyla Tharp, and his choreography has won national acclaim. But his own company closed down in 2006. Now Bruce Wood, North Texas’ leading contemporary choreographer, is starting over – in Dallas’ Arts District.
When it comes to transforming a city’s visual arts landscape, North Texas doesn’t have a residency program quite on the scale of CORE – part of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Now the MAC has launched a three-year collaboration with CORE, bringing its annual show to town, the first time it’s ever left Houston. Plus, a film documenting it.
Students from Greiner Middle School Arts Academy were among those protesting cuts at last night’s school board meeting.
It’s the annual, summer workshop-international-academy piano festival. That one. With all ears on the Van Cliburn Amateur Competition this week, you haven’t noticed that the 30th anniversary of PianoTexas is sneaking up on us. And it’s going to go mad-crazy with Beethoven. Just wall-to-wall Ludwig.
A new study says there’s a strong link between cultural activities – either making art or enjoying it – and a person’s well-being. Interesting sidelight: This link has nothing to do with education or wealth, yet it’s different according to sex.
Today in the roundup: Follow the Cliburn amateur competition from your desk, plus the DMA sets up a show and hands out some cash.
I’m the chair of the newly formed advisory board, and in an effort to increase visibility and recognition, CAC Executive Director Diana Pollak and I invited 24 leaders of the arts community to help position the CAC, a non-profit adult art center, as “the leading art school for adults in Dallas.”
North Texas arts organizations received 10 grants from the National Endowment for the Arts — for a total of $275,000. The projects supported include tours to small towns in Texas, better online access, stilt dancing and a Genghis Khan exhibition.
Today in the roundup: Amateur pianists invade Fort Worth, your pocket change going to good use and words with Bonnie Pittman.