Guest blogger Bart Weiss is Director of the Dallas Video Festival and president of Video Association of Dallas. I just got back from my first trip to the Austin Film Festival. I have been to every South by Southwest fest in Austin but somehow have never been to the AFF. Perhaps because it is a [...]
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Click on the logo to watch the video: Get the Flash Player to see this content. In this Scene segment from Think, Krys Boyd talks to Roger Boykin, who, with Wendell Sneed, created the South Dallas Pop Festival in the early ’70s. Think airs Friday nights at 7:30 on KERA (Channel 13) and repeats Sunday [...]
Here’s two things you don’t often here in the same sentence: tax write-off and nudity. But you’ll experience both if you attend Thursday night’s Live Draw in Oak Cliff. The event is a unique fundraiser for Arts Fighting Cancer, the charity founded by AFI Artistic Director Michael Cain and features close to 10 figure artists [...]
With the Impressionists at the Kimbell and all the King Tut hooplah taking over the Dallas Museum of Art, you might not have noticed that the other blockbuster exhibition in the area — and one that’s just a leettle more contemporary and risk-taking than the other two — closes this weekend. It’s your last chance [...]
The Chicago Tribune sized up DSO conductor Jaap van Zweden last week, before he arrived to conduct Bruckner’s 5th symphony as an emergency replacement for Riccardo Chailly — and reported, more or less, that they were cautiously impressed. This weekend, the Sun-Times agreed. Andrew Patner, critic-at-large for Chicago’s WFMT, wrote that, “On the strength of [...]
In The New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell examines the popular tradition of the young genius: Genius, in the popular conception, is inextricably tied up with precocity—doing something truly creative, we’re inclined to think, requires the freshness and exuberance and energy of youth. Orson Welles made his masterpiece, “Citizen Kane,” at twenty-five. Mozart wrote his breakthrough Piano [...]
We here at Art&Seek are thrilled to present the KERA original production South Dallas Pop on KERA TV Oct. 22. So thrilled that we’re having not one – but TWO – events to celebrate the era when funk was king in Dallas. And you’re invited. Just drop Betsy a quick e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to let [...]
Click on the logo to watch the video: Get the Flash Player to see this content. Krys Boyd talks to French chef Jacques Pepin, host of the TV series, Fast Food My Way.
… you could buy the rights to what is probably Broadway’s greatest back catalog. The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, the private company which controls the rights to such shows as Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific and The Sound of Music, is up for auction.
Click on the image to see the video tour: Get the Flash Player to see this content. The KERA radio story: The expanded online story: Cicadas drone, and a crow calls from the distant trees. A white egret, with stately care, steps into the pond. It’s hard to believe we’re in Dallas. Yet we’re closer [...]