Hey, I’m back! I was in lovely Portland for a week, and Joe Kozera filled in for me last week. I hope you enjoyed the change of pace. I won “Best Radio Show” recently at the Dallas Observer Music Awards, and I want to thank all of you, since I get most of my ideas […]
In the latest edition of Track by Track, Paul talks with Denton’s Dust Congress about a pair of EP’s – Eggtooth and Regurgitate Sunshine State.
AROUND DENTON: The Visual Arts Society of Texas recently launched its 125 Mile Visual Arts Exhibition at Texas Woman’s University. The juried exhibition invites artists who live within 125 miles of the city to participate. Lucina Breeding of the Denton Record Chronicle has been covering the show, and in her review she says the three-dimensional […]
This week, the 2009 Guitar Guild Music Festival takes over the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Mitch Weverka, one of the Fort Worth Guitar Guild’s founders, talks about the festival and what it’s like to be a classical guitarist in a rock guitar nation as part of this week’s Art&Seek Q&A.
SIMPLY THE BEST: WFAA.com recently asked its users to vote in its Best Of list, taking the pulse on everything from auto repair shops to yoga studios. There were a couple of arts-related categories in there, so for what it’s worth, I’m passing along the results. In the “best museum” category, the Nasher Sculpture Center […]
Let’s go all-music today, shall we? SLAVENS LIVE: THE VIDEO: If you’ve spent much time on Art&Seek, you know that Paul Slavens is one of our good buddies. Not only do we host the live chat for his 90.1 at Night show on Sundays, but he also produces the Track by Track podcast for us. […]
If you could hear a painting, what would it sound like? The Dallas Museum of Art and UT Dallas have created a new interactive program to answer that question.
Philip Haas’ new exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum — Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons — is a jaw-dropper and an eye-dazzler. Five period paintings — from a Chinese scroll and a Baroque ceiling to James Ensor’s macabre skeletons — become three-dimensional and hi-def digital. This is cinema and theater, painting and puppetry. All this, and the exhibition is free. Jerome Weeks reviews — with video clips.
Today in the Saturday Spotlight, we’re checking out the local music scene.
GOING ON THE RECORD: It’s no secret that classical music CD sales have been heading steadily downward for several years. And because of that trend, record labels are getting pickier and pickier about what they will release. Because of that, both the Fort Worth and Dallas symphony orchestras have decided to cut out the middle […]