For the first time, SMU’s Meadows Prize is awarded to two solo female performers: violist Nadia Sirota and political performance/video artist Tania Bruguera.
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Today in the roundup: Local Latino theater groups unite, Theatre Three’s look at the Iraq War and a double header at the Modern.
The Undermain is the first theater to use the City Performance Hall. It’ll be a chance for the company to show it can hold its own with the big boys in the Arts District.
Her father built the heart or the Amon Carter Museum’s collection, but it was Ruth Carter Stevenson who built the museum — and then proceeded to expand its reach to national levels. She was 89.
And that playwright is Will Power, the hip-hop-theater artist who also won a Meadows Prize and currently teaches at SMU.
FWOpera is set on programming contemporary works by North or South American composers – each season. The new project starts with a remarkable three world premieres in three seasons. And wait til you hear the one about the dog.
The Dallas Museum of Art hired a big-name painting conservator this past year. And they’re building an entire department and public display around him. Literally building one. The plans are impressive. So we’re looking forward to that this next year.
Arts programs in Fort Worth lost 25 percent of their city funding in September. Today, the Fort Worth City Council took the first steps to find more reliable sources of money for the arts.
Today in the roundup: The benefit of cultural districts, a local book gaining national attention and words with the star of the upcoming Forbidden Broadway.
Next November, Dallas will hear two new classical works marking the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination – one by an 18-year-old Chinese-American prodigy, the other from a Grammy-winning composer.