For about as long as we can collectively remember now, the AT&T Performing Arts Center has been compared (at least locally) with Lincoln Center. The goal all along has been to emulate the convergence of different forms of performing arts in one place. So let’s hope the Dallas version takes another page from the New York playbook and installs a discount ticket booth, as Lincoln Center has done.
Posts Tagged 'Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth'
ROLLER ART: Last weekend in the Art&Seek Saturday Spotlight, we focused on the Art of Skateboarding event held at Southside on Lamar. Local artists and a few celebs added a little visual flair to 200 some odd skateboards, which were then auctioned off to benefit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. For a look at what some […]
Beginning Sunday, you’ll be able to save a few bucks while visiting Fort Worth’s three largest museums if you take public transportation. Through November, riders or the T buses of the TRE rail line can show their tickets or passes for $2 off admission to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and 10 percent […]
How can an artist incorporate all the nuances of life under an oppressive political regime? William Kentridge of South Africa begins with deceptively simple charcoal sketches. KERA commentator Matthew Bourbon reviews William Kentridge: Five Themes, a major retrospective of Kentridge’s work at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
DALLAS IDOL: You might have never heard of Erv Karwelis. But without him, you might also have never heard of Old 97′s, Black Tie Dynasty, Deathray Davies and a slew of other North Texas acts that call his Idol Records home. Karwelis runs the label out of his Lakewood home and the former Sony employ […]
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re attending the 6th Annual Modern Dance Festival in Fort Worth.
OFF-STAGE CO-STARS: FW Weekly has a nice profile of Friends of Art&Seek Dana Schultes and Justin Flowers. The couple has their hands in all sorts of Tarrant County theater operations – Justin is currently starring in Circle Theatre’s Incorrubtible while Dana is on the staff of Stage West. When they’re not busy entertaining the masses, […]
MOVING IMAGES: If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a video worth? You can ponder that question while watching the above video that Lyric Stage has produced for its production of The King and I, which opens tonight. The video gives a good sense of what audiences are in for […]
PODCASTING AT THE MODERN: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has launched a cool new feature on its blog. Docent Insights is a series of short podcasts (5-15 minutes each) that feature Modern docents discussing works in the collection. The first podcast focuses on “Texas and the West” and has docents Boots Bailey and […]
Rosson Crow paints big canvases – often 8 feet by 12 feet. She generally paints interiors, interiors of rooms that may be empty of people but they’ve clearly been lived in, often riotously. These are rooms at peak moments of consumption. Hollywood nightclubs. Wall Street offices. Grand butcher shops. Luxury suites.