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It’s rare and hand-colored, the first official map of the state issued by the General Land Office. It doesn’t even have most of West Texas, but Sam Houston called it the ‘most correct’ map of the state at the time.
The deadpan clown was a mainstay of North Texas theater for 30 years – eventually moving to New Jersey and then Baltimore, where he earned praise from the Washington Post and The New Yorker.
First staged last year at UNT, The Lady Revealed is about both the ‘Dark Lady’ of Shakespeare’s sonnets – the bewitching mistress whom Shakespeare worshiped and attacked – and the contentious Oxford don who believed he’d uncovered her identity. Now Theatre 3 will present it for free – with Theatre 3′s Jac Alder playing the don.
The news that a third photo of Delta blues legend Robert Johnson, who recorded his last tracks in Dallas in 1937, has been authenticated comes only days after the rights to the only two known photos of Johnson were finally awarded to his son.
The Barbier-Mueller collection has traveled around the world and finally stops in the Dallas couple’s neighborhood: the Kimbell. Samurai, the exhibition of armor and artwork is so rich, we asked curator Jennifer Casler Price to pick one favorite piece to talk about.
The eleven glowing, white-plastic robots practically steal the show in Death and the Powers, presented by the Dallas Opera. We go backstage to check ‘em out.
Tod Machover doesn’t just compose operas; he invents the technology to perform them. The Dallas Opera presents his Death and the Powers, an opera set in the future when a man downloads himself into a computer system, complete with robots. Rigoletto was never like this.
David Ives’ stage adaptation of Sacher-Masoch’s novel of humiliation is witty and stinging. It doesn’t cut very deep, but it entertains. And the Circle Theatre production has a pair of actors who know how to crack the whip.
All four paintings were in private hands and include one of the martyr, St. Ursula, which was sold at Sotheby’s last year for more than $3 million.