‘Giant’ means big, of course – as in the biggest world-premiere the Dallas Theater Center has ever attempted. And composer Michael John LaChiusa’s musical adaption of Gient certainly looks and sounds splendid. It’s the story that’s the trouble – always has been.
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Here’s your chance to see the dance documentary before it opens.
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.
Today on the podcast, we discuss a movie that received a couple of Oscar nominations and have a conversation with perhaps our most entertaining interview subject to date.
Did you catch Terry Gross on The Colbert Report Wednesday night? If not, here’s your chance to right that wrong.
Today in the roundup: A major Chihuly show coming to town, the making of Giant and a comedy duo for classical music.
Today in the roundup: Local talent on the SDCC stage, building a better arts board and recapping the Oscar nominations.
In taking a second run through the list of Oscar nominees, a name well-known to the local arts community flies off the page – Brandon Oldenburg.
Ready to sound off about today’s Oscar nominations and all things movies? Join Art&Seek and dallasnews.com for a live movie chat Tuesday at noon.
Here’s your chance to see the movie at a special advanced screening.