Bring the kids to the the American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum this Saturday for a special event marking the accomplishments of the pioneers of Black Aviation.
TACA will spend $300,000 to fund new work of its grant recipients in the next three years.
… which doesn’t really lead to a punchline because Thursday’s roundtable, sponsored by Art & Seek and the Dallas Museum of Art, actually led to a wide-ranging, intelligent conversation about the local contemporary arts scene.
There’s sixty years of history behind Giant,, the big-budget musical opening at the Dallas Theater Center. When it came out, Edna Ferber’s novel angered many Texans. Four years later, the movie version became Warner Brothers’ biggest hit. It always helps if you make us look like Elizabeth Taylor or James Dean.
Cowboys Stadium is already known for the contemporary art on its walls. Now it’ll have an opera on its massive video screen – Mozart’s The Magic Flute, live from the Dallas Opera’s production at the Winspear Opera House.
Join KERA’s Jeff Whittington tonight at the DMA for State of the Arts, with Jeremy Strick, Jeffrey Grove, Peter Doroshenko and Michael Corris.
The Big Deal is giving away two pairs of free tickets to see They Might Be Giants and Jonathan Coulton on February 2nd!
Conductor Jaap van Zweden is getting a proclamation from Mayor Rawlings this week — while financially, the DSO has shifted from staving off insolvency to trying to retire its multi-million dollar deficit.
Conservative Christians are forcing the interrogation of a freethinker. It’s 1656 in Amsterdam. And the fate of the city’s entire Jewish population is at stake. Did we mention that David Ives’ New Jerusalem can be pretty funny?
The devoted fans of Lonesome Dove and Last Picture Show may not know it, but author Larry McMurtry has been a terrific essay-writer and reviewer. They certainly wouldn’t know it from his latest gig.