The perfect spot to hold a symposium on Dallas landscape design – the Nasher – on the 100th anniversary of the Kessler Plan, which held out a vision of Dallas that wasn’t realized. Now something of Kessler’s thinking has come home – at UT-Dallas.
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This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll celebrate a famous ballad singer who also blended honky tonk with early rockabilly.
Nearly every weekend, somewhere in North Texas, there’s a gun & knife show. So UTD artist-in-residence Heyd Fontenot has co-curated his own — with 100 artworks shot, stabbed or made from weapons.
Royal gift suggestions from the DMA, new high school musical theater awards, a dust-up over ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ memoir and lots of talk/not talk about a contemporary art curating controversy — all in today’s roundup.
Today in the roundup: Native American Art at the DMA, assessing The Last Picture Show and delicate books at the Amon Carter.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll learn how one of the state’s most famous songs is based on an incident that may never have actually happened.
VIDEO: For Earth Day, documentary filmmaker Rob Tranchin goes back to a visit he made 10 years ago with Texas author John Graves – to talk about his Hill Country home.
Part of ‘XXI: Conflicts in a New Century,’ an exhibition of battlefield photojournalism at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, was to include a screening of the Oscar-nominated doc, ‘Restrepo’ — with its director Tim Hetherington.
We’ve seen these items before: Native Indian blankets, pottery and masks. But rarely like this. Eugene and Clare Thaw collected Indian artifacts as fine art, not history. So the DMA’s new show has a crafted beauty that makes the familiar feel fresh.
We already know (usually) which songs will be hits. But which singer’s interpretation of a song hits us more? The NYTimes reports it’s all about setting patterns and subtly breaking them.