Akin Babatunde is currently directing Spunk at WaterTower Theater, but the role he’s played offstage may be the important one he’s had in North Texas.
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Mesquite schools team up with the Dallas Chamber Symphony to offer kids a new approach to music appreciation.
Before he became internationally celebrated for his ‘plate paintings’ and his films (Before Night Falls), Julian Schnabel was a New York teenager growing up in Texas. We ask him about that and about his new painting show coming to the Dallas Contemporary.
Tune in to KERA Saturday night to hear the author of “A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.”
The new season gets expanded from seven shows to nine – with a world-premiere musical (of course) but also a big, ambitious, unusual drama — about UT football.
Five major American art museums are joining forces for Art Everywhere, which has people pick 50 favorite paintings from their collections to be put up on billboards, busboards and poster. Kinda like the world’s biggest online ‘Top 10′ list.
With a bunch of arts festivals, fairs and arts weeks coming up, we talk with one North Texas artist who has three projects going on right now, in addition to teaching. Bradly Brown is into process, he says. He’s also labor-intenstive.
Nur, which means ‘light,’ is the first show ever at the DMA on Islamic art, and the DMA is the only US museum to host it. Curator Sabiha Al Khemir talks about one of the rarest artworks in the exhibition, a lovely, dark-blue manuscript, written in gold.
Fifty-five masterworks from Edinburgh — including a Vermeer, a Botticelli, a Velazquez and an El Greco — will be visiting the Kimbell next year.