The designer Nick Cave — not the Australian rocker, of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds — has created what he calls ‘soundsuits’ for years: terrific, funny, beautiful, spooky oufits that swish, rattle, clang and swirl, making any human into a jitterbugging Snuffleupagus. This is dance costume as scrap-heap collage, as musical instrument, as Martian shag rugs on attack.
With nothing more than plywood and 3 pairs of tap shoes, Savion Glover and his two collaborators will be filling the Meyerson Symphony Center this Sunday with the rhythmic hoofing of his new project, Bare Soundz.
Guest blogger Gail Sachson looks back at the impact the late Dallas mayor had on the city’s cultural landscape.
Today in the roundup: A scintillating Cinderella, music bits and the end of an era in Wills Point.
One of the trickier mandates for the AT&T Performing Arts Center was preserving Annette Strauss Square. The open-air amphitheater already existed and had to be moved for the Winspear. Today, officials will dedicate the 2,400-lawn seating venue — which has been carefully slotted between the Winspear and the Meyerson.
This Big Deal will last until Spring – a pair of tickets to the Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s three performances this season at the Wyly Theater in the Performing Arts Center.
Two to Waken Him is a full-length drama that presents the complexities of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life in Germany’s Tegel Prison. Anne Healy will direct the premiere with original musical composition and performance by Eddie Healy. I will be choreographing. On Sunday, we will be holding open auditions for all acting roles:
If you were wearing a cool Iron Man costume and were just hanging out on a park bench, why wouldn’t you just start busting out some sweet dance moves?
The best day the AT&T Performing Arts Center has had was its first day — when it held an open house and 45,000 people showed up for tours and freebies. Now the Dallas Arts District organization is aiming to replicate some of that excitement — for a whole month.
This weekend, 100 arts groups gather at North Park to let you “shop” for a cultural experience that fits you. Guest blogger Katherine Wagner tells how the opportunity came about.