TODAY’S THE DAY: It feels like we’ve been talking about it for eons, but at long last, the AT&T Performing Arts Center opens its doors today. The Dallas Morning News continues to churn out the copy at an impressive rate – Sunday we got David Dillon’s thoughts on the Wyly, Scott Cantrell’s first take on […]
Hey everybody! This is where you can leave your polite comments and suggestions for music to be played on the show. If you can find a link to where the music can be downloaded it always helps, especially if its hard to find. New to me this week: Danny Gatton, Spearhead, Devils, Juliette Greco, Santigold […]
This week, Paul changes it up a bit and provides a sampler of musicians he’s featured on previous episodes of Track by Track.
Something old and something new added up to a consistently pleasing program by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra on Friday night. The new was Jennifer Higdon’s Concerto 4-3, which juxtaposes three string instruments and symphony orchestra. The soloists were Zachary De Pue and Nicolas Kendall, violins, and Ranaan Meyer, double bass. Miguel Harth-Bedoya conducted. The […]
Richard Pilbrow may be the one designer who has worked on both the Wyly Theatre and the Winspear Opera House — he’s been involved with the Arts District since even before the Meyerson opened in 1987. He’s the founder of the leading theater consulting firm in America, and it was his innovative ideas about theater layouts and intimacy that helped shape both facilities in the AT&TPAC. The two halls may look extremely different, but Pilbrow says they’re not.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll honor a popular artist who stopped making records in order to protest the unfair treatment of his fellow black musicians.
HOW WE STACK UP: Travel + Leisure Magazine recently polled its readers about their favorite destinations in a variety of categories, including food, shopping, hotels, etc. But the category we’re interested in is culture, and according to the readers, we don’t have much of it. Dallas ranked 25th out of the 30 cities included in […]
The Winspear’s chandelier may look like a slow-motion meteor shower, but it’s also a feat of engineering and computerized rigging. Odds are, operagoers will applaud this giant cluster of light sabers before any performance begins. See the first-ever video of the chandelier in action.
A pair of new exhibitions, All the World’s a Stage and Performance/Art, serve as welcome-to-the-neighborhood parties for the museum’s new Arts District neighbors.
SHADES OF ‘GREY’: If there’s one theater production this season that seems to be on everyone’s lips, it’s Grey Gardens at WaterTower Theatre. Jerome reviews it today for KERA radio (you can listen to it and read a collection of other glowing reviews here.) And now there are a pair of Q&A’s out there to […]