The basketball-playing cast of Lysistrata Jones — known when it played the Dallas Theater Center as Give It Up! — needed some coaching in the fine craft of layups and dunks. So they all visited with a retired NBA all-star.
Archive: 'Arts Education'
The University of North Texas is bringing a major contemporary artist to serve as this year’s artist-in-residence. The school’s choice is one that will benefit students across many disciplines:
Today in the roundup: Cultivating the next generation of arts philanthropists, talking with TeCo and the value of early music education.
A virtual survey of 60 artists, critics, gallery owners and others lead to the magazine’s bucket list of must-sees in Texas art museums — Caravaggio! Rembrandt! Donald Judd! — plus another list of Lone Star movers and shakers in the art scene. Now, on that list, Dallas has a revealing entry.
Today in the roundup: A dark (and funny) ‘Vigil’ in Fort Worth, a new high-tech recording studio in town and an art philanthropist makes good on a promise.
The Fahari Arts Institute is only three years old, but it has already become North Texas’ only black, gay arts organization to offer a full roster of year-round programming: dance, lecture, films, gallery shows and readings. Fouinder-director Harold Steward says it all happened because people kept asking him for help in finding artists.
Today in the roundup: A list of top writing programs ruffles feathers, previewing Modern Cinema and Broadway by way of Plano.
The final roundup of the week gets tagged in Dallas (twice), examines the trend of one-painting shows at art museums, notes the changes in Sunday’s (gay pride) Festival in Lee Park and manages a quick go-round of reviews. So the roundup needs a weekend of rest.
Author and journalist Diane Senechal is the seventh recipient of the prize, which recognizes people working in the humanities who have not reached their full potential but whose work shows great promise.
Turner Prize-winning British artist Tony Cragg calls himself a materialist – for the ways he’s expanded sculpture’s vocabulary with modern materials and turned those materials inside-out. The Nasher exhibition is a sinuous swirl of stone, wood, metal and plastic.