Today, THINK host Krys Boyd will be talking about criticism with a trio of North Texas critics: D magazine’s Nancy Nichols on food, the Star-Telegram‘s Preston Jones on pop music and KERA’s Jerome Weeks about everything else. She’ll ask us how we justify ourselves, didn’t our mothers teach us any better and how do we sleep at night? Highly recommended, five stars.
Archive: 'Arts Funding or Budgets'
The Ruisdael seascape just looked lonely, y’know? Now it’s part of a surf ‘n’ turf pair.
Poet Katie Peterson is the third winner of the $10,000 Rilke Prize from UNT. She should feel at home visiting Denton: She loves country music.
The findings from last summer’s survey of Dallas-area artists are out – and they certainly support low-income housing for artists. But the leading non-profit that develops such projects says it can’t try one in Dallas – yet.
In 2008, KERA’s CEO interviewed Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, the wealthy, Swiss-born developer behind the Harwood District in Dallas — who now should be better known as the collector behind the Kimbell’s magnificent Samurai! show. With VIDEO.
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar founded the groundbreaking performance ensemble in 1984 — and now she’ll be spending a month in Dallas, restaging a recent dance work with SMU students and developing a new one.
Last year, Rep. Paul Ryan’s House budget committee concluded NEA grants were a “wealth transfer” from the poor to the rich because the arts primarily benefit the rich. A new SMU study concludes this isn’t so.
With a long-term loan of some 2,000 objects, the DMA, the New York Times reports, has just become the third most important American museum when it comes to Islamic art.
With its new contest for kids 13 to 17, its professional competition and its amateur competition for pianists older than 35, the Van Cliburn pretty much has classical keyboard players covered from cradle to grave. They also have a big media event happening almost every year.
Oh yeah, and the Dallas Opera is returning to five mainstage shows next season, including DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty directing the season opener, The Marriage of Figaro.