A month before the new double-barrelled AT&T Performing Arts Center officially opens, D Magazine has released its October issue online and on the newstands. Think of it as the starter’s gun going off for Big, Anticipatory and Celebratory Ruminations and Evaluations on All Things AT&T PAC-Related, Local Media Division. Yes, we’re preparing our own gigantic [...]
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PADS AND POINTE SHOES: A night’s sleep has done little to erase the memory of Sunday night’s last-second loss to the Giants. But just like Tony Romo has to forget about those three interceptions, we’ve got to try and forget about what might have been. So maybe this story from the Washington Post will help? [...]
Art&Seek presents This Week in Texas Music History. Every week, we’ll spotlight a different moment and the musician who made it. For the week of Sept. 12, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman looks back at an event that pushed the Texas punk scene into the national spotlight.
A fireman dies, his widow grieves. In our post-9/11 era, this is what passes for a comedy, even a dark one? It does when the fireman’s soul hangs around in a box in his wife’s apartment. Noah Haidle’s play Vigils gets an exceptional production from the Kitchen Dog Theatre. Jerome Weeks reviews.
START YOUR ENGINES: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra kicked off its season Thursday night with a rip-roaring reading of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony. Sitting fourth row center, I could swear that Jaap Van Zweden left his feet a few times during the more spirited passages. Our local reviewers mostly gave big thumbs up for the performance. Reviewing [...]
The Museum of Nature & Science unveiled the schematic designs and the building model for its new $185-million home on Thursday. Architect Thom Mayne explains the design choices for his 170-foot-tall cube bound for Victory Park:
AROUND THE WORLD, AROUND THE WORLD: There’s more to DJing than just pressing play or dropping a needle on a record. That’s a lesson Avi Marco, known as DJ Avi, learned when he moved from Israel to Fort Worth. The TCU student says that you’ve got to build a series of peaks and valleys – [...]
Miss Emma was the force behind Black Images Book Bazaar for three decades and now devotes all of her time to a long list of lucky North Texas nonprofits. On Saturday, a grand bash will be held in honor of her 65th birthday. Meet Emma Rodgers in this week’s Art&Seek Q&A.
Tired of commercial radio? Ready for some local music? Then mark 7 a.m. Nov. 9 on your calendar. That’s the day we launch KXT 91.7 – a new station devoted entirely to music. And with a commitment to local music programming — each and every day.
STANDING O’S: The Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum held its annual confab recently to name its award winners. The Forum does things a little differently – rather than pick one winner in each category, they prefer to cite several performances that they deem worthy of recognition. Special props to Art&Seek guest bloggers Lee Trull (The [...]