“Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance and Joy” at the Nasher Sculpture Center has guest blogger Gail Sachson thinking about local artists whose work fits in well with the famed sculptor. If you’ve got suggestions, let us know!
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Today in the roundup: A new arts center in Lewisville, videos for the visual arts and in search of a one-armed drummer.
Alexander Calder’s mobiles are currently on display at the Nasher Sculpture Center. And that reminded guest blogger Gail Sachson of the time the famed artist came to Dallas in 1976 to help Braniff celebrate the Bicentennial. (And she’s got the pictures to prove it.)
Today in the roundup: The year in visual arts, more of the best of Denton and the importance of community building.
Still time to enter for a chance to enjoy Alexander Calder, and a full year of art at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
Tonight, Stephen Sondheim makes his rescheduled trip to the Nasher Sculpture Center to take part in the NasherSALON series. But last night he was on The Colbert Report, and both Stephens were in top form. Be sure to watch ’til the end, when Colbert offers lyrics that explain where exactly the clowns from A Little Night Music are.
Today in the roundup: Alexander Calder appeals to the youngsters at the Nasher, local music bits and the return of the indie bookstore.
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re learning about sculpture.
The innovative music ensemble, eighth blackbird, finally lands in Dallas as part of its residency for SMU’s Meadows Prize, and the Nasher Sculpture Center will now be hosting a ‘new music’ series, and it’s starting in November — with the Juilliard String Quartet. We’re going to be a happenin’ place, classic-musically speaking.
Guest blogger Patricia Mora finds the work of James Magee majestic and difficult. Read her review, and others’ reactions to Magee’s show at the Nasher Sculpture Center.