The Kimbell Art Museum will be putting major artists in context in 2011 — in particular, through two shows, Picasso and Braque: The Cubist Experiment and Caravaggio and His Circle in Rome.
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Today in the roundup: The return of Ann Richards, flying high at Ochre House and your guide to holiday movies.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll celebrate a blues singer who helped pave the way for rock and roll royalty.
Walker Evans, Margaret Bourke-White and Berenice Abbott created groundbreaking bodies of work: Evans for his depictions of Southern poverty, Bourke-White for her towering images of industrialization, Abbott for her New York street scenes. We talk to Jessica May, co-curator of the Amon Carter exhibition ‘American Modern,’ about these three artists, how each crossed paths and influenced the others, about the dot-matrix and the urge for narrative.
The National Performance Network helped launch early tours of such boundary-breaking artists as the Blue Man Group and Urban Bush Women. The 25-year-old network is meeting in Dallas this weekend – its first-ever national conference in Texas, which includes two public shows at the Majestic Theatre featuring performance artists and dance troupes.
Former North Texas actor Billy Eugene Jones — last seen at the Dallas Theater Center playing the lead in ‘The Good Negro’ — is appearing in the musical, ‘In the Footprint: The Battle over Atlantic Yards,’ presented by the Civilians, an “investigative theater” company that’s taken on a controversial, $4 billion-development in Brooklyn.
Here’s a little holiday gift to share with three friends: Tickets to the Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea at the Kimbell Art Museum, plus lunch and more!
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll meet a bear who blended jazz with classical music.
Enter to win a pair of tickets to check out the laser show inside the Noble Planetarium.
Consider this your wake-up call: It’s the last week for the world premiere of ‘The Trinity River Plays’ at the Dallas Theater Center – by Oak Cliff-native Regina Taylor. And KERA’s Jerome Weeks finally reviews it. It’s the holidays. He had major family gift negotiations. But hey, look: All seats for the rest of the run are $20. Read the review to find out how to get them.