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Where Are They Now? Cont’d

An occasional series of updates. You probably don’t remember Dan Knechtges, William Deresiewicz and eighth blackbird, but they won awards in Dallas or worked here on notable shows, and now they off doing something else also worth noting.

Dallas Opera Bounces Back from Crisis to Balanced Budgets

Only two years ago, the Dallas Opera was hurting so bad, it had cut its season down to three shows. This season it’s back up to five, and the company’s $15 million budget is balanced. Again.

Drawing With Thread: Dallas Artist Gabriel Dawe

Dawe is attracting attention around the country. We tagged along to watch him install a piece here in Dallas last Spring and learn how his childhood in Mexico sparked an interest in embroidery.

Rick Lowe – Of The Vickery Meadow Art Project – Is Now A ‘Genius’ – UPDATED

Yep, Nasher’s artist-in-residence has won the MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the so-called ‘genius’ grant. Lowe’s work combines art with social policy and over a year he developed art galleries and markets in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood.

The Big Deal: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet At The AT&T Performing Arts Center

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Win tickets to Shakespeare Dallas’ staged reading of ‘Romeo and Juliet.’

The Big Deal: Rick Steves’ The Holy Land At The AT&T Performing Arts Center

Win tickets to hear Rick Steves speak about his travels in the Holy Land and why he recommends Americans travel there.

Director Of Dallas’ Office Of Cultural Affairs To Leave For New Job – UPDATED

Maria Munoz-Blanco, who’s been with the City of Dallas, since 2005 is leaving OCA for a new job. She helped open two new arts facilities and ran an award-winning public art program at Love Field.

The Big Deal: TITAS Presents Spectrum Dance Theater At The AT&T Performing Arts Center

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Win tickets to see Donald Byrd’s Spectrum Dance Theater.

A Nervous Eduardo Mata Conducts The DSO In The Meyerson For The First Time

Visit Secrets of the Meyerson to take a tour of the building, watch stakeholders answer five key questions, and take control of the acoustics (You can make the canopy and reverb chamber doors move.) The Meyerson continues its anniversary celebration all week. Here’s a list of activities. Listen to Quin Mathews’ report that aired on […]

The Meyerson at 50? Only If Classical Music Survives.

As it passes its 25th anniversary, the Meyerson’s future is tied to the future of classical music.

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