Do you use the Afternoon Delight to procrastinate? Thought so. You can learn all about the habit in this video, a trailer for the new book You Are Not So Smart, by David McRaney.
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re booking it to the library.
Up this week: Getting prepped for Halloween, KXT’s birthday bash and a historically significant film resurfaces.
Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome will only be seen in the United States at the Kimbell. The show documents how influential the 16th century master once was — despite his short, violent life. But there’s another story here, the story of a young artist starting out in the Big Art Capitol of Europe, finding a patron and leaving his mark — literally.
Today in the roundup: George Washington in Fort Worth, getting prepped for Lucia Di Lammermoor and Chuck Palahniuk explains himself.
In 2006, Malin Alegria’s debut novel was unique in the world of young adult fiction: It followed a Mexican-American girl through a quintessential coming-of-age experience — the quinceanera. Today, Alegria’s book is still celebrated in Latino communities — and publishers are starting to pay attention.
Guest blogger Gail Sachson writes that Patti Smith’s book Just Kids is an exploration of love lost and found.
It’s only fitting. The author of Disgrace and Life and Times of Michael K got his Ph.D there.
Those of us bowled over by Dallas writer Ben Fountain’s debut short-story collection, Brief Encounters with Che Guevara knew his much-anticipated first novel was going to be called Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Now we know more about it — including the publication date.
A virtual survey of 60 artists, critics, gallery owners and others lead to the magazine’s bucket list of must-sees in Texas art museums — Caravaggio! Rembrandt! Donald Judd! — plus another list of Lone Star movers and shakers in the art scene. Now, on that list, Dallas has a revealing entry.