Following Wednesday’s press preview of “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” the Art&Seek bloggers participated in an e-mail round-table discussion on all things Tut: JEROME WEEKS: Setting aside, for the moment, the content of “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” at the DMA, what struck me immediately about the exhibition was [...]
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The KERA radio story: The expanded online story: Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs begins its new tour of three American cities here in Dallas — with a seven-month run at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition features 130 objects from ancient Egypt, including a few that have never left Egypt before, [...]
In the short time that Art&Seek has had a Flickr group photo page up and running, more than 130 beautiful, high-quality photos have been uploaded to the site. We definitely have some talented photographers in North Texas, and in recognition of that talent, we will begin the Art&Seek Flickr Photo of the Week. To participate, [...]
At the stroke of noon, I hit up www.freenightoftheater.net, hoping to score tickets. Many of the offerings sounded enticing, but the one I had set my sights on was The Light in the Piazza, presented by Theater Three. It’s not often that you get to see a Tony winner gratis. No doubt, you will all [...]
Guest blogger Bart Weiss is Director of the Dallas Video Festival and president of Video Association of Dallas. As October has arrived, I hope you have gotten some insight into how we work and think here at the fest. But like the fest, there is so much more. So forgive me if I rant a [...]
Did we mention that these tickets are GONE? That’s right. All 3,000 tickets or so were scooped up in about 40 minutes or so. Of course, area theaters generally offer various kinds of discounts, so if there’s a show you really wish to see, check out the possible low prices. And you can always wait [...]
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has compiled a list of the ‘King Tut’ packages and attractions offered by Dallas’ fancier downtown hotels, including the “Bare Bones Package” at the Adolphus and the “Tutini” cocktail at the W Hotel.
The Swell Season, a.k.a. Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, a.k.a. the two stars of the indie smash Once, finally hit town Monday night, playing to a capacity crowd at the Palladium Ballroom. After wearing grooves into the film’s soundtrack from playing it so much, I can’t say I was disappointed in the live incarnation. But [...]
It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in the male-dominated film industry. For every Sophia Coppola or Amy Talkington, there are dozens of men filling those director’s chairs. And the male-female ratio on film crews is even more out of whack. To that end, the Chick Flicks Film Festival, a fundraiser produced by Women in [...]
Daniel Pearl Judea Pearl KERA radio version: Extended online story: Musicians all over Denton will be dedicating concerts in October to the memory of the slain journalist Daniel Pearl. Pearl was the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and beheaded in Pakistan in 2002. The October concerts are part of a global effort called [...]