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The Big Deal: Nasher Sculpture Center Passes

Categorized Under: Culture, Dallas Arts District, Giveaways, Visual Arts No Comments

Enter for a chance to win passes to the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Aurora’s Artists Announced

In Europe, they call them son et lumiere shows, sound and light shows, and that’s what Aurora brings to the Dallas Arts District every two years — this time with 80 artists.

Exclusive Time-Lapse Requiem: ‘De-Installing’ The Giant Di Suvero Sculpture

The towering Proverb stood at the corner of Woodall Rodgers and Pearl for nearly 13 years. It came down Tuesday, and you can watch the massive undertaking as one of the tallest works by renowned sculptor Mark di Suvero is dismantled.

An Icon At 50: NorthPark’s Artworks

NorthPark’s art collection is one of the things that makes the 50-year-old mall special. So we take a look at what’s there.

An Icon At 50: NorthPark’s Architecture

There are other shopping malls that are fancier and newer than NorthPark, and many malls like NorthPark have closed in recent years. For its 50th anniversary, we’re taking a look at how, instead, NorthPark has become a Dallas centerpiece, an icon.

Four Finalists Chosen For Updating Dallas Arts District Plan

The Sasaki Plan – the original guide for the Dallas Arts District – is more n 30 years old, so it’s time to blow the dust off it and update it to address things like the crowds coming to the Perot Museum, maybe the completion of the City Performance Hall and, oh, why not how to make the Arts District full of urban life and cultural activity the way it was originally intended to be?

Saturday Spotlight – Chalk Art Takes Over West 7th In Fort Worth

Watch the pros create chalk murals and take a stab at it yourself at this fun-filled festival.

DMN’s Scott Cantrell: There’ll Be Zero Full-Time Classical Music Critics In Texas

Categorized Under: Culture, History or Science, Local Events, Media, Music, Radio 1 Comment

New York Public Radio interviews Morning News critic Scott Cantrell and Artsjournal founder Doug McLennan about the current parlous state of classical music reviewing.

Review: ‘Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play’ At Stage West

Stage West offer its most ambitious, most adventurous, silly show in a long while – about an apocalyptic future in which people re-enact episodes of The Simpsons and manage to re-invent theater out of our radioactive pop-culture.

Art&Seek Jr: 10 Things To Do With The Kids Before The Summer Is Over

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Check out the Junior’s “must do” list of adventures to have before school starts.

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