It’s Downtown Artsy, the video spoof created by the Dallas Museum of Art for its Arts Ball. DMA director Maxwell Anderson plays Lord Grantham – in this case, a traitor to his class for letting all the Cockney servants attend the museum for free.
They also saw Bon Apetit!, an operatic spoof of Julia Child. But attendance for the free-admission triple feature was actually down a bit from the Dallas Opera’s debut last year at Cowboys Stadium.
Guest blogger Brad Ford Smith, a Dallas artist and art conservator, takes a stroll through the Dallas Art Fair.
They’re like highly-detailed totem poles made of heads of jaguars and reptile-gods. The two stands held the ceremonial bowl where the copal incense was burned – in Chiapas around 700 A. D. These babies are rare in the U.S.
It’s Holocaust Remembrance Week – and “remembering” is getting tougher, because so few survivors remain. That’s where Dallas documentarian Dylan Hollingsworth comes in. He’s traveling the world, recording and photographing survivors. And he sat down to share some of their stories with KERA’s Lyndsay Knecht.
The Grapes of Wrath won a Tony Award on Broadway in 1990 and WaterTower Theatre has bravely taken on the task of fielding nearly 30 actors to bring the Dust Bowl saga to life. Too bad they’re not fullly committed to Steinbeck’s stark, grim power.
Five Dallas arts leaders joined Mayor Rawlings onstage to talk about getting more artists here and keeping the ones we already have. The conversation, Rawlings admitted, was just a start.
On Thursday, National Geographic Live! brings its Birds of Paradise program to the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Guest blogger Danielle Marie Georgiou spoke with ornithologist Ed Scholes for a preview.
Dig out your opera glasses for this Big Deal.
Guest blogger Vicki Meek suggests we look to New Orleans for the secrets to creating a thriving jazz community here in North Texas. Plus: Video from Dallas Jazz Appreciation Month kick-off.