Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy catalog
It might sound like jibberish, but NaNoWriMo is actually a nickname adopted by National Novel Writing Month. Reporter Duoaly Xaykaothao catches up with a few North Texans who are among the 300,000 people nationwide trying to write a novel in November.
This week we talk to film critic Matt Zoller Seitz about his book-length interview with the Texas director.
The project to create seven videos from the speech that JFK never delivered wraps up — with a haunting a capella performance of his words. They echo through the Dallas Market Center, where the president was headed, but never made it, fifty years ago.
Currently both onstage at the Dallas Theater Center, A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park take on racial confrontations over Chicago real estate — 50 years apart and with very different sensibilities. But the conflicts and the scars on the cityscape can be viewed in Dallas terms as well. Take, for instance, the ways Little Mexico and La Bajada have turned out.
KERA’s Stella Chavez reports on David Marquis, who taught for 30 years and turned his experiences into a trilogy of plays, I Am A Teacher. He’s been performing them for years for educational groups and audiences, but this weekend is the first time all three will get done at once.
There’s been much talk, and there’ll be more, about the legacy of President Kennedy. But in marking November 22, 1963, we have to talk about the legacy of Lee Harvey Oswald as well – the impact the assassination had on American culture: movies, books, the musical Assassins at Theatre 3.
Some changes here at Art&Seek. Good stuff!
The News gets a new art critic at last and it’s a surprise, the News‘ architecture critic fries Museum Tower, Fort Worth will be less literature-friendly and nobody cares if you fry someone in Vegas: The wonderful things we learn from today’s Roundup.
Want to jam with Stewart Copeland of the Police? Want to meet James Magee, creator of The Hill? Overindulge in art in two cities? It’s almost the weekend…..anything’s possible.