They’ve been telling us the Wyly Theatre will be unlike any other theater ever built. But what does that mean? And why would anyone create such a thing? Follow our tour of the industrial insides of the Wyly with Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty and Theatre Projects Consultant project manager Benton Delinger — to learn how this remarkable facility will work. And why.
Archive: 'Art&Seek on Think TV'
This week, Northern Ireland artist Willie Doherty joins us to discuss his new exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Sheran Goodspeed Keyton has portrayed blues singers Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith on stage. In The Gospel Queen at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth, she and writer-director Ed Smith loosely re-create a breakthrough concert by gospel great Mahalia Jackson — her landmark performance at Carnegie Hall in 1950.
Roger Shimomura joins us this week to discuss a retrospective of his work at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.
This week, Richard Rodzinski, President of the Cliburn Foundation, joins us for the Art&Seek segment on Think TV.
Where do we find true pleasure? Can everyday activities like swimming or reading bring us joy? Willard Spiegelman, Hughes Professor of English at Southern Methodist University and editor of the Southwest Review, joined us for the Art & Seek segment to discuss his new collection, Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness.
The Kalita Humphreys Theater is one of only three theaters designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (photos of the other two: here and here). The Kalita, the longtime home of the Dallas Theater Center, is clearly the great architect’s “little Guggenheim” — it was completed in 1959, nine months after Wright’s death and two months after the New York art museum opened.