The DSO left two weeks blank when it announced its new schedule in January, two weeks at the City Performance Hall. Those concerts are DSO CEO Jonathan Martin’s first steps in broadening the orchestra’s appeal with something fresher, more casual and more adventuresome.
Fort Worth Opera releases an album, as do a number of local bands. And a new book revisits Prohibition in North Texas.
Fly is a darker, updated Peter Pan. Debuting at the Dallas Theater Center, the musical centers more on Wendy and what it means to grow up – in a fuzzy, mythic way. But Fly has a tremendous Neverland, an Afro-Caribbean idyll of bamboo hideaways, tramp steamers and, of course, flying, singing kids.
Contemporary Theatre of Dallas has a stunner on stage. Plus, a review of “DallasSITES” at the DMA and a look at why we dump a book.
Getting you ready for AFFD ’13, big thoughts on building cultural districts and Ben Fountain finds himself among the all-time great novelists.
Tony Award-winning producer Jeffery Sellers (Rent, In the Heights) is making his directing debut with the Dallas Theater Center production of the new musical, Fly, a new version of Peter Pan. He talks with Krys Boyd on THINK about musicals, the help of friends and what it’s been like working in Dallas.
The art duo Chuck & George have playfully grotesque works in three concurrent shows — including an installation at Conduit Gallery that’s their most ambitious, ingenious work, a little house of mirrors, all of them filled with Chuck & George
PBS’ Blank on Blank series animates a 2009 interview with the author, in which he talks about the ups and downs of being a kid.
Today in the roundup: The sights and sounds of ‘Sister Act,’ a new novel from the long-dead Pearl S. Buck and a UNT professor’s new photo app.
The multi-Grammy Award-winning conductor of the Detroit Symphony has written that he’s avoided music competitions throughout his long career. We went backstage at Bass Hall to ask him what changed his mind.