The programmers of the Found Footage Festival pour through all the VHS tapes they can get their hands on in a search or the best of the worst. No aerobics instructor, corporate trainer or public access TV host is safe. This week, we talk to one of the festival’s founders about why these terrible videos are so much fun.
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Just in time for the national Facing Race conference in Dallas this week, eleven billboards have gone up around town addressing issues of racial violence and equality – all designed by area artists.
Dallas native Thaddeus Matula has directed a pair of documentaries that have aired as part of ESPN’s 30 For 30 series – Pony Excess and Brian and the Boz. This week, we talk to him about how the films put human faces on sports figures.
The first music-and-more Arts District festival finds the DSO performing big orchestral pieces like the third symphonies of Mahler and Bernstein but also accompanying films and ballets, while the Dallas Black Dance Theatre presents a world premiere and there’s a free Tango Fiesta!
The Amon Carter Museum commissions a modern take on rivers to accompany George Caleb Bingham exhibition. Meet Evans Saturday at the Amon Carter.
The Dallas Arboretum aims for a big holiday attraction with ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ – locally designed and built gazebos illustrating the traditional Christmas carol with automated mannequins and glitter.
Interstellar, the highly-anticipated new film from director Christopher Nolan, hit theaters this week. And depending on where you see it, the movie might have a different look. This week, we talk to Barak Epstein of the Texas Theatre for a primer on the differences between 35 mm and digital.
Thornton’s in town to talk about her new book at the Dallas Museum of Art Thursday.
Fort Worth’s Amphibian Productions stages a comedy of the high-pressure scramble to get a reservation at an exclusive restaurant. It’s a solo show, so actor Russell Saylor isn’t gaining any weight: He portrays 39 characters in 75 minutes. But playwright Becky Mode’s satire hasn’t gotten a little stale.
Benito Huerta rifles through the museum’s collections, picking his favorites. And curator Maggie Adler picks from Huerta’s work. The result: Fresh Perspectives.