The current production of To Kill a Mockingbird at Casa Manana is the first collaboration between the Fort Worth company and the Dallas Theater Center — in 53 years. How’s that for a novel with a message of tolerance? But there are other forms Mockingbird will be appearing here.
Today in the roundup: Checking in with a busy local choreographer, Hugh Laurie heads to New Orleans and cataloging the DMA’s collection.
Sujatha Fernandes has a rare background: Indian-Portuguese from Australia, a sociology professor — and an emcee. She’s delved into global hip-hop from Caracas to Cuba to Chicago to find out why youth all over the world turned to the beat.
Dull Dallas art? Fun with Fluxus! A parade with a giant balloon cone bra — coming soon? And now, with extra Fort Worth! All in the Tuesday Roundup.
Unlike most writers, Victorian novelist George Eliot actually led a fairly dramatic life – writing as a man and living with a married one. But that life hasn’t been staged until A Most Dangerous Woman. Now, if only it could be a better drama.
Today in the roundup: A list of top writing programs ruffles feathers, previewing Modern Cinema and Broadway by way of Plano.
North Texas author Merritt Tierce has been waiting tables at a steakhouse — the source for her stories in the collection she’s been working on, Love Me Back. The waitress stories have paid off to the tune of $25,000.
The European Union just changed its music copyright, making it more like America’s: It’s the life of the artist, plus 70 years. You may support copyright for all the right reasons, but according to one study, the extensions benefit corporations far more than any individual artist. Let C. G. P. Grey explain — in this lively, clever video.
Author and journalist Diane Senechal is the seventh recipient of the prize, which recognizes people working in the humanities who have not reached their full potential but whose work shows great promise.
What’s up with Helvetica these days? And why did we ever develop so many typefaces. THINK host talks with Simon Garfield, author of Just My Type.