500X is North Texas’ original art collective – a for-profit, artist-run gallery that’s lasted for 35 years. It’s marking the occasion with a show from alumni artists, but 500X’s legacy lies in more than what’s on the walls.
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Performing arts groups have come together to offer a new way to buy tickets.
Dallasite Miki Bone wrote about a comedy about hipster-bicyclists and orthodox Jews battling it out in Brooklyn. Naturally, her play got staged in a New York festival. But now it’s bicycled its way to Dallas. And from here … Israel.
Dallas will host two musical premieres marking the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s death. Prominent leaders have been remembered though music like this for centuries. While musical styles have changed, the human need for such music hasn’t.
A Dallas Drinking Fountain Project opens today at the County Records Building. Artist Lauren Woods tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell how a Jim Crow-era sign inspired her work.
When kids with autism, Asperger’s and Down Syndrome get too old for high school, the next big challenge is how to build an independent life. That’s what this Plano non-profit specializes in. KERA’s Stella Chavez reports on how the center, which is this year’s Art Conspiracy beneficiary, does it.
Too bad. Because we had been hoping, you know. But there is a picture gallery of artworks.
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.
The Lone Star Film Festival is underway in Fort Worth. Anne Bothwell chatted with North Texas writer and filmmaker Eric Steele about making his featured film, finding the actor perfect for the part and celebrating three years of the Texas Theater.
It’s going to help underwrite the free admissions policy for three years and get the DMA’s entire collection online.