Medicine and medical procedures can fight the physical effects of disease. But a patient’s spiritual and mental well-being also can play an important role in recovery. A group of North Texas healthcare professionals recently met to discuss how the arts can aid the healing process. KERA’s Stephen Becker reports:
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Wanna see some robots? That and much more at Makerspace open house tomorrow.
Fair Park is about to get a new museum dedicated to the history of cars. KERA’s Stephen Becker reports:
Kenny Goss fell in love with the Young British Artists, the once-provocative, now-fabled generation from the 1990s that shook up the London art scene. Which is why the Goss-Michael Foundation has some 500 artworks in its collection — and now, a bigger, more ambitious home for them. Jerome Weeks reports.
The violinist for the celebrated contemporary music sextet, eighth blackbird — which is in residency at SMU — talks about minimalism, the high ideals (and self-preservation) of commissioning new music and just what the group does to make ‘difficult’ music (believe it or not) so golly-gee entertaining.
“Dance for dance’s sake is fine, but for me, I always want to tell stories,” William Soleau says about his approach to the art form. The freelance choreographer brought his take on classical and contemporary ballet to Southern Methodist University this fall, creating a new work for a number of undergraduate dance students that will debut tonight.
Dallas native Regina Taylor has directed one of her plays at the Dallas Theater Center before this, but ‘The Trinity River Plays’ will be her first premiere there as a playwright — in a co-production with Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. We talk to Taylor about attending SMU, the growth of her play, its title and its food content.
Today in the roundup: A spooky treat in Oak Lawn, local music notes and a new concert hall at UNT.
Today in the roundup: Raves at the Undermain Theatre, polka for the flute and Vernon Fisher on going abstract.
Today in the roundup: Special musical guests at SMU, music bits and how to build an effective farce.