ASSESSING THE ARTS DISTRICT: Yesterday, we pointed you to this story in The Dallas Morning News about all the media coverage coming the Arts Districts’ way. But we never said all that coverage was going to be positive. Los Angeles Times Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne doesn’t have major problems with either of the new buildings. […]
COURTING COVERAGE: Question: How do you know you have a Really Big Event coming to your town? Answer: When the local media starts writing about the national coverage of said event. That story has finally appeared in The Dallas Morning News, and give reporter Karen Robinson-Jacobs credit for not just stringing together a collection of […]
This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman looks at the life and career of Gene Autry, the owner of the first gold album in country music history.
Today in the Art&Seek Spotlight, we’re taking a walking tour of Fort Worth’s music and arts scene.
GET A MOVE ON: The local dance season is officially on, as A&S guest blogger Danielle Georgiou noted in a post yesterday. To help rev your engines for all things movement, take a look at Texas Dance Theatre’s YouTube page. Artistic Director Wil McKnight has posted a cool highlights package of last weekend’s season (and […]
Those of you headed south to Austin City Limits this weekend, may or may not know about the concerts that happen after the festival. Many bands that play the festival also play venues around Austin. One of those bands is Broken Social Scene, which features Dallas’ Ariel Saldivar. She’s been busy getting ready for ACL, […]
The hit Broadway musical with adults playing young spelling contestants gets its local stage premiere. The showtunes can be as earnest and cute as a PBS kids show, and the singing is ragged. But the humor is absolutely wicked. Plus, Theatre 3′s intimate stage puts you there in the gym. This one’s sure-fire. It’ll win a big audience.
A former member of the Dallas Symphony Chorus and the director of music at the Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Terry Price has been appointed the interim director for the Dallas Symphony Chorus. The previous director, David Davidson, died Sept. 5, after a long battle with cancer. A search committee will begin work to find a […]
Congratulations to Wade Griffith of Dallas, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest!
The Nasher’s show of architectural models from Foster + Partners, designers of the Winspear, may be a sideshow for the Big Event in the Arts District next month. But it’s a dandy sideshow: elaborate scale models of influential buildings (for the toy-train-hobbyist in us all), plus some real context for our new, Giant Red Operatic Panic Button.