SMU launched its National Center for Arts Research earlier this year. Now NCAR is previewing its first major study on the condition of American cultural groups – and what they can do to improve their outlook.
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The DSO’s YouTube Channel is now The Maestro’s Choice — with the orchestra’s smart and silky videos featuring Jaap van Zweden as host and educator. It’s November, so you know what the latest one’s about.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll meet a man who whistled while he worked.
Last year, the DMA returned ownership of six items to Italy, once evidence was found indicating they were looted. Tomorrow, the museum puts on display seven ancient Etruscan art objects – part of the ongoing collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Culture.
The project to create seven videos from the speech that JFK never delivered wraps up — with a haunting a capella performance of his words. They echo through the Dallas Market Center, where the president was headed, but never made it, fifty years ago.
The LATimes‘ architecture critic reviews Dealey Plaza – as a piece of urban planning, as a repository of historic meaning, as something Dallas let decay until the 50th anniversary started coming up.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll celebrate a pioneering woman in country music.
Currently both onstage at the Dallas Theater Center, A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park take on racial confrontations over Chicago real estate — 50 years apart and with very different sensibilities. But the conflicts and the scars on the cityscape can be viewed in Dallas terms as well. Take, for instance, the ways Little Mexico and La Bajada have turned out.
This week, filmmaker and UT-Arlington film professor Ya’Ke Smith joins us to talk about what he says is, “the first film that I’ve seen that really authentically captures what it was like to be a slave in America.”
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll recall a wrestling promoter who started a Texas musical institution.