More than 80 plays, movies, festivals, operas, concerts and other art events to keep you busy – and remind you of the city’s year-round rich cultural life.
Today, THINK host Krys Boyd will be talking about criticism with a trio of North Texas critics: D magazine’s Nancy Nichols on food, the Star-Telegram‘s Preston Jones on pop music and KERA’s Jerome Weeks about everything else. She’ll ask us how we justify ourselves, didn’t our mothers teach us any better and how do we sleep at night? Highly recommended, five stars.
Jonathan Lethem’s award-winning best-seller, The Fortress of Solitude premieres this week as a musical at the Dallas Theater Center. Lethem talks about how his novel of adolescent, pop-culture life in Brooklyn in the ’70s – complete with graffiti, funk, comic books and drugs – has been re-thought for the stage.
Tickets aren’t on sale yet for June 16 Verizon Theatre concert featuring Nile Rogers and Chic, Michael McDonald and the Pointer Sisters – but a limited number will be available tonight beginning at 7 pm on KERA Channel 13 during the TV special, Night of the Proms.
You don’t need a yellow brick road to see Oz. Just sign up for this Big Deal.
Poet Katie Peterson is the third winner of the $10,000 Rilke Prize from UNT. She should feel at home visiting Denton: She loves country music.
Exactly one year ago, legendary pianist Van Cliburn died. Tonight in downtown Fort Worth, where the International Piano Competition named for him is held every four years, past winners will pay tribute. KERA’s Bill Zeeble tells us more.
Catch classical guitarist Sharon Isbin in Fort Worth or Dallas for this Big Deal.
Jeffrey Siegel makes classical music accessible and enjoyable in this Big Deal.
The findings from last summer’s survey of Dallas-area artists are out – and they certainly support low-income housing for artists. But the leading non-profit that develops such projects says it can’t try one in Dallas – yet.