Stage West founder Jerry Russell was a talented actor, director — and even sandwich shop manager. A rare combination in a leading figure in North Texas arts.
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Dallas actually was becoming known as ‘the City of Hate’ even before the JFK assassination. November 22 just made the label stick. Now a grass-roots project seeks to overturn the label – with artworks.
Two local guys are producing movies — really — and Fort Worth is starting to produce the kind of bulldozer frenzy that's knocked down older Dallas neighborhoods: We call it the Thursday roundup.
With the Trinity Lutheran Church coming down, Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs works to save glass artworks there, made by Dallas sculptor Octavio Medellin — and have them moved to the City Performance Hall.
… and now he’s doing it at art fairs in places like Basel and London. Does it matter? Well, it’s about a shift in the economics of the art market.
The $50,000 prize is awarded to people who show great promise — and this guy’s scholarly essays about education and leadership have gone viral.
About those Museum Tower appointments by the mayor, last night’s episode of Breaking Bad, a getting-his-name-out-there Dallas filmmaker and hands-on art museums: All this and more this Monday morning.
A Grammy-nominated opera singer going the Kickstarter route, a young local artist getting a boost from a hotel and the NEA looking around for somebody to lead the charge: Yep, sounds like a roundup.
TCU’s School of Music has been scattered around seven different buildings. If the money’s raised, it’ll get a city-block-long facility with an 800-seat performance hall and an opera studio.
Ft. Worth’s Pantagleize Theatre hopes to revive a musical about Sam Houston rallying Texans in the Big Thicket, and they’ll do it in a Big Thicket-ish venue: the Ft. Worth Botanic Garden. But they’re trying to raise $10,000 to do it.