The same week that saw Dallas city manager Mary Suhm propose a 17 percent reduction in arts support for the next fiscal year now hears from the other side of the Metroplex.
Today in the roundup: Philip Johnson’s Dallas sketches, mocking Broadway and counting all the books in the world.
The WashPost talks with Kennedy Center head Michael Kaiser after he traveled to all 50 states to give advice to artists and troubled arts institutions. Last November, he spoke and answered questions at the Latino Cultural Center. Like Kaiser himself, the report is sobering and clear-eyed — but also encouraging.
The best-looking bookstore in North Texas will be ceasing operations Aug. 14.
Today in the roundup: What drives a writer, thumbs up and down at Theatre Arlington and big ups for a small Texas town.
Today in the roundup: New KXT in-studio videos, local dance milestones and Jane Austen’s Fight Club (yes, really).
This weekend is the sixth annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. Literary nonfiction includes everything from narrative features in magazines to full-length histories. But this conference will offer something different than helpful advice or big-name author confabs: a panel on ghostwriting.
Today in the roundup: Painting your pocketbook, a peek at books in progress and the Metropolitan Ballet is back.
Circle Theatre is presenting the Texas premiere of ‘Something Intangible’ by Bruce Graham — which is loosely based on the struggles of Walt Disney and his brother Roy to make the film ‘Fantasia’ — including their infamous collaboration with conductor Leopold Stokowski. Jerome Weeks reviews.
Today in the roundup: Dreamgirls goes for broke, major orchestras are looking for a few good players and be careful about cutting back on libraries.