The study measures an area’s cultural vitality through such factors as arts employment, government support and non–profit dollars. And Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and even Austin do not rank high.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ is a landmark text of the civil rights movement – but there was drama as well in how they saw print – as seen Monday night in Dallas writer Jonathan Martin’s play.
As the Observer wraps up its list of 100 Creatives, it also anoints six Mastermind winners. Arts Editor Lauren Smart chats about who wins, and why.
The deadline is January 9.
Sign up for this Big Deal before setting your course for the Amon Carter Museum.
Seven groups get money for staging performances and programs in the Arts District next year — everything from an ideas festival to free family concerts.
Finally, some good news about an old Dallas building not being arrogantly bulldozed.
Listen to Cooper interviewed by Kim Malcolm and Randy Gordon in 2006 on The Writers Studio.
SMU professor Willie Baronet has been buying handmade signs from panhandlers for 23 years. In recent years, he made them into art installations in Dallas galleries. After a cross-country, 24-city trip, he’s now working on a book and a feature-length documentary.
Denton author Merritt Tierce paints a bleak picture in her debut novel. She chats about her interest in the idea of shame, and the dark side of waiting tables.