The co-founder of Theatre 3, the company’s executive producing director who acted, designed and directed, the man who first brought the work of such playwrights as Harold Pinter and Edward Albee to North Texas, was 80.
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The DSO’s Soluna Festival finishes Sunday with fireworks and Sousa marches – all for free in Klyde Warren Park. But there’ll also be 15 videos about immigrants and refugees – compiled by an artist who’s back in North Texas after 25 years.
Personally, I think t-shirts with the slogan ‘I got stewed at SKEWED’ would be great little profit centers. But wouldn’t you know it? This mini-ArtCon is about auctioning artworks from 40+ local artists and giving the money to a deserving beneficiary.
Those things, like the Meadows Prize, that former arts dean Jose Bowen used to get SMU to engage with the wider Dallas arts community? Those things have been given a name, Ignite Arts Dallas, some funding and a director — meaning they’re not going away.
Two weeks in Utah at the Sundance Resort working on a new play: not a bad gig. Especially when you consider the Owens-Jenkin submission was one of nine picked from more than 800 submisssions.
It’s not every art installation that’s gonna pull doughnuts. Francisco Moreno’s Washington Crossing the Delaware takes an American icon, gives it a British paint treatment, adds a modified Japanese sports car with a Chevy V8 – and then lets it loose.
It’s grant week! Today, the Office of Cultural Affairs starts a new round of applications for its special support grants, the Community Foundation of North Texas announced its ‘tool box’ grants earlier this week and now it’s the Nasher’s turn – with its inaugural microgrants.
Come see the new Big MAC — the Cedars compound where the McKinney Avenue Contemporary will eventually be moving. They’re holding an open house there tonight.
As the DSO’s 25th anniversary season celebrating the Meyerson Symphony Center starts to end, we close out our project, Secrets of the Meyerson, by sitting down with the man who led the 10-year-long effort to create the finest concert hall of the past century.
Nine Dallas-area galleries exhibited work at the recent Dallas Art Fair – and some of it enchanted.