This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll hear how the civil rights struggle took an operatic turn.
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Fela! is a thunderous wall of sound-and-dance. In staging the life, music and defiant politics of the Nigerian firebrand, choreographer-director Bill T. Jones has gone for hip-shaking, sexual energy – not so much for coherent story. But the world tour at the Winspear is top-notch.
“A molecule walks into a bar … “We’re talking nano
-tiny animation here. Animation on the atomic level. So yeah, it’s not exactly Wallace and Gromit, but still, atomic slapstick is just staring, you know?
Texas energy trader Enron was the largest corporate failure in history in 2001. Since then, Bernie Madoff and our ugly recession have made us forget it. Lucy Prebble’s drama, Enron, is a pointed reminder. And it finally gets its North Texas premiere at Theatre Three.
It’s Monday, and we’re looking at dance fever, dinosaur bones, and a singing arts leader…..
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll meet a salesman who rode the airwaves to the Governor’s Office.
Forget The Americans on FX. This short film exposes what the REAL Soviet spies were up to. When you order your next pizza delivery – remember to duck.
One suspects Dallas-area developers aren’t really haunted by the ghosts of the buildings they’ve knocked down. But there’s one place in town that is: The Park and Rec’s Boneyard. And you can visit it this Friday.
Unfortunately, this has been a week with a lot of tears. This video explains the science behind why we cry.
Naturally, we kick off our series, Inside the Bush Center, with a look mostly at the outside. George W. Bush did not have a great environmental record as president. His new Center at SMU is a different matter.