Oscar-winning documentary director Erroll Morris (The Thin Blue Line) is uniquely positioned to discuss the truths and mysteries of photography — with THINK host Krys Boyd.
9/11′s impact on books and film; how to get $4,000 for your Texas-based art project, and kids at the DMA, by the numbers.
Before she stepped down from directing the Dallas Museum of Art, Bonnie Pitman published a groundbreaking study of museum audience responses. It may well prove her most important legacy to the art museum world.
Next Tuesday, Garrison Keillor brings his tales of Americana to Bass Hall in Fort Worth. To get you prepped, enjoy this vintage interview he did with David Letterman in 1985.
Seven universities in Texas are shooting for Tier One status — and the state funding goodies that it’ll provide. Mostly, the competition is in high-cost research and increasing endowments. But there are other ways to upgrade – like in creative writing.
… they’re not quite so likely to sell their judgment for $5. The New York Times reports that a sizable number of ‘online reviews’ from book readers / movie patrons / new product owners have been bought and sold. It’s a booming market, let’s give it a thumbs up.
The University of North Texas just made poetry-writing a smidgen more financially rewarding in America. The Rilke Prize comes with $10,000 — for a book of poetry of “exceptional artistry” by a writer who already has at least two books in print.
Today in the roundup: Thea Temple pushes The Writer’s Garret ahead, reviewing Hairspray and the Bard on the go.
Today in the roundup: Steve Nicks helps the troops, Hip Pocket defeats the heat and new operas heading to Santa Fe.
Art&Seek has found events for the kids in the dog days of summer (Zooniversity), events for parents (Merle Haggard and Mayhem, which is actually a festival, not Merle’s intended effect), plus Miami Vice at the Texas Theatre.