This fall, the Nasher will put up artworks around Dallas to mark its 10th anniversary. But a brand-new festival called MAP (Make Art with Purpose), will be doing the public-art-all-over-town thing as well. The budget’s smaller but the ambitions are big: Changing the way people think.
You can see Horton, the Grinch, the Lorax, that lazy Mayzie and other Seuss characters if you win this Big Deal.
Today in the roundup: How a North Texas actor got in shape, how SMU is prepping its arts students for the arts biz and how Lance Armstrong the author is suffering for his honesty.
We travel all over for this Roundup, including New York City, the Netherlands and oh, let’s see, the entire roster of the Dallas International Film Festival. Hey, it includes movies from 28 countries.
This short film is an interpretation of a Pablo Neruda poem. But you don’t really need to know that to be wowed by the visuals.
And Robert Caro won for the third volume of his LBJ bio, so it was Texas night at the NBCC.
The Mayborn schedule, the Modern’s fabrics, plus a history of puppets and the arrival of ‘repetitors’: A Friday roundup to get you ready for the weekend.
This year’s winner of the Rilke Prize: Paisley Rekdal, author not just of the acclaimed poetry book, Animal Eye, but also a poem about KERA’s news director. Yep, the news director.
Controversial themes run through the movie Bless Me, Ultima, one of this week’s giveaways.
… the former Texas bad boy of cultural criticism supposedly said he was sick of the art market and was quitting criticism. Turns out, reports of his retirement were somewhat exaggerated.