Currently both onstage at the Dallas Theater Center, A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park take on racial confrontations over Chicago real estate — 50 years apart and with very different sensibilities. But the conflicts and the scars on the cityscape can be viewed in Dallas terms as well. Take, for instance, the ways Little Mexico and La Bajada have turned out.
Catch Dane Walters’ video of the Aurora experience Friday. And consider my thoughts on why THIS Aurora, why now, when it came to drawing crowds downtown. Don’t worry. I won’t be hurt. I know you’ll click for the video.
Aurora is back, filling the Arts District tonight with nearly 90 video artists, digital images, performers and musicians. The essence of the artists-night-out is what the French call son et lumiere, sound-and-light shows — big, bright projections.
The Nasher Sculpture Center marks its 10th anniversary this weekend with the official launch of the Nasher XChange, ten public artworks spread around the city. It’s a fitting tribute to the spirit of Raymond and Patsy Nasher – who enjoyed sharing their collection with the world.
The Kimbell’s new exhibition,The Age of Picasso and Matisse, is a mini-encyclopedia of early modern art: Cubists, futurists, Dadaists, Surrealists. It’s a compact explosion, the record of the artistic genius that rippled through 1900 to 1950. And we have a slideshow to prove it.
Only three solo concerts are scheduled for the first half of 2014, but then, two of the performers are Itzhak Perlman and Andre Watts, so you know, they’re not exactly starting at the bottom of the list.
Donald Judd’s Chinati Foundation, the minimalist museum he created out of an abandoned fort, has transformed Marfa. Problem is, the old sheds were never designed to house artworks.
What’s new with North Texas artists right now? That’s the topic at this season’s first State of the Arts – Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Dallas Museum of Art. Presented by the DMA and Art&Seek, the conversation will be led by KERA’s Jeff Whittington – with artists Janeil Engelstad, Christopher Blay and Stephen Lapthisophone.
UTD's Kyle Kondas is next up in our intros of all 12 Expanded Cinema artists. Watch the Omni Hotel at 8 tonight.
What’s it like to see your video art or animation 23 stories high? Anne Bothwell talked to Expanded Cinema curator Mona Kasra for this KERA radio report. Plus: meet the artists and where to watch tonight.