April Berry was hired last fall as only the second leader in DBDT’s history, replacing founder Ann Williams. Berry came in too late to shape last season, but this season was her first chance to show where she would take the company. Instead, she’s out.
Using a Google-owned database of more than 100,000 notable individuals, UTD prof Maximilian Schich tracks how Western culture spread around the world in a animated, digital video.
The Amon Carter show from last year has moved on to St. Louis and now New York — where it has been hailed by national and even international press.
In Europe, they call them son et lumiere shows, sound and light shows, and that’s what Aurora brings to the Dallas Arts District every two years — this time with 80 artists.
New York Public Radio interviews Morning News critic Scott Cantrell and Artsjournal founder Doug McLennan about the current parlous state of classical music reviewing.
One of the more illustrious literary periodicals in the world gives a pleased nod to our local translator-publisher. And then, so did the London Review of Books.
Virtuosity, the new TV documentary about the 2013 Van Cliburn piano competition, airs tonight on KERA.
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.