Guest blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art, offering lectures, tours and program planning. She is Vice-Chair of the Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Dallas Public Art Committee. The crowd of 45,000 who came to Spotlight Sunday in the Arts District should be home now writing thank you notes to the donors […]
You didn’t manage to get to the Arts District Sunday? Still stuck on the Green Line? Feeling left out of the whole sunshine-y, people-happy, arts-splendid, crowded-parking experience? Well, we’ve got a video for you. Two of ‘em, in fact.
Officials are now estimating that some 45,000 people flocked into the streets of downtown for the splendid Peforming Arts District’s open house on Sunday. The lines to get into all the gorgeous new buildings remained about 5-6 people deep and going on 200+ long throughout the entire day. Therefore we opted to spend most of […]
Do you have health insurance? Do you want it? Many folks in our creative community- actors to gallery owners, fashion designers, authors, filmmakers, painters – are uninsured or underinsured . But now a group is calling for artists to stand together to change that. Of course, they’re doing it in a fun and funky […]
So Saturday night, the AT&T PAC threw its cumulative wingding-gala, the final fundraising frolic before Sunday’s open house, when the whole Arts District welcomed the two freshman facilities by getting all free and easy with a day’s worth of open-admission museums and concerts. Think of it as kind of a cultural Rush Week. So anyway, […]
Saturday is Diwali, the Festival of Lights, celebrated by a billion or so Hindus worldwide. Barely known in the United States, more and more people are celebrating it in North Texas, as the South Asian population has grown to a hundred-fifty thousand or so. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports:
PAC It Up: What happened yesterday at the Performing Arts Center? Well, it was media day at both buildings and opening night at the Winspear. Which means link-o-rama today. There’s Jerome’s report on starchitects Joshua Prince-Ramus (most steely-eyed), Norman Foster (most dapper, in purple and green), Spencer de Gray (most congenial) and Rem Koolhaas (most […]
Lots of performances this week, of course, with all the galas at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. But only one is a world-premiere dance work. Acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon — formerly of the Royal Ballet and the New York City Ballet — is in town with his own company Morphoses, and we visited during a rehearsal of the new work he’s cooking up for Dallas.
Guest blogger Danielle Marie Georgiou is a Dance Lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington where she serves as the Assistant Director of the UT Arlington’s Dance Ensemble. She is also a member of Muscle Memory Dance Theatre – a modern dance collective. David Parsons and the East Village Opera Company (EVOC) have embarked […]
A pair of new exhibitions, All the World’s a Stage and Performance/Art, serve as welcome-to-the-neighborhood parties for the museum’s new Arts District neighbors.