Art&Seek presents a stellar lineup of holiday programming on KERA (90.1 FM) beginning tonight. Leading off the festivities is Hanukkah Lights 2008 at 8 p.m. An NPR holiday tradition for nearly two decades, Hanukkah Lights presents new fiction to celebrate and illuminate the holiday season — moving tales of discovery and reconciliation, the persistence of […]
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Huzzah. The global recession might actually be good for the arts! Well, the visual arts anyway. And mostly in the long term. So says Holland Cotter in the New York Times: “In politics the old order was voted out. In the art world money is running out. Auctions are iffy. Galleries are closing. Museums are […]
At Art&Seek, we get in the holiday spirit as much as anyone. And to prove it, we’ve got a stellar lineup of holiday programming planned for the radio station (KERA 90.1 FM) beginning Dec. 23. Among the highlights is our very own Gini Mascorro’s Christmas Anthem — a genre-busting collection of artists performing holiday songs […]
J. Robert Oppenheimer (atomicarchive.com) On July 16, 1945, a team of scientists led by J. Robert Oppenheimer detonated the first atomic weapon in the New Mexican desert and ushered in the nuclear age. Seems portentous enough to build an opera around, and composer John Adams and director Peter Sellars did just that. Dr. Atomic was […]
The Wyly Theater is finally taking shape as its outer skin goes up – but the true strangeness of the Dallas Theater Center’s future home is inside.
If you’ve ever walked into an art museum to escape the bustle of the noisy outside world, there’s a good chance you’ve encountered a lot more than visual art. North Texas museums host lectures by famous artists and scholars, screenings of art house films and Hollywood classics, and concerts in every musical genre imaginable. As […]
Joe Figg, Jackson Pollock 1951 from Inside the Painter’s Studio The artist’s studio has traditionally been something of a liminal space — it is neither home nor office, but it can be both home and office. This may explain why, over the years, the studio in Western art has tended to borrow a whole range […]
In the Dallas and Fort Worth daily newspapers, there will no longer be separate reviews of many cultural organizations and events. The two city papers are former rivals, yet the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram have begun running the same review by the same writer. It’s the latest development in what has […]
Can film conquer the demons of war? Director Ari Folman is the director of the animated film Waltz with Bashir, and he discusses that question with Think host Krys Boyd during Monday’s show. In the film, he deconstructs nightmares, memories and the first Lebanon War of the early 1980s. Think airs Monday-Thursday from noon-2 p.m. […]
Dallas actor Nye Cooper joins Think host Krys Boyd to discuss his appearance in David Sedaris’ one-man show, The Santaland Diaries, at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas. Click the icon to watch the video. Get the Flash Player to see this content. Think airs on Friday at 7:30 p.m. on KERA (Channel 13). It airs again […]