Whatever you thought about his judgments — and Cantrell was instrumental in recognizing the transformation Jaap van Zweden has brought to the DSO — there are very few people who do his job as intelligently and consistently. Question: What will the News do with classical music now?
He’ll be there for three weeks in fall 2015 and three weeks in spring 2016, working with students and researching his new play on Russian arts impresario Sergei Diaghilev.
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The Big Screen boys – KERA’s Stephen Becker and Chris Vognar of The Dallas Morning News – are going back half-a-century in film to illustrate the best in cinematic storytelling.
She started in the district two years ago, after Veletta Lill retired. Now she’s off to the Entrepreneurs of North Texas.
Piero Golia’s luxury salon will undoubtedly be something of a contrast to the “Arte Povera” (“poor art) of Giuseppe Penone, who uses tree trunks and the human body as sculptural and conceptual materials.
The DSO’s Soluna Festival finishes Sunday with fireworks and Sousa marches – all for free in Klyde Warren Park. But there’ll also be 15 videos about immigrants and refugees – compiled by an artist who’s back in North Texas after 25 years.
Go see some art. What art? Where art? Here’s Glasstire’s short video of recommendations.
It’s grant week! Today, the Office of Cultural Affairs starts a new round of applications for its special support grants, the Community Foundation of North Texas announced its ‘tool box’ grants earlier this week and now it’s the Nasher’s turn – with its inaugural microgrants.
In this week’s Big Screen, he talks about the challenges of reviewing for radio, why he doesn’t take notes and whether or not he’s looking forward to those pending summer blockbusters.
Its the largest gift in SMU’s history — joining the $1 billion the college is close to raising — and the largest grant from the Meadows Foundation.