A new chair, an old mural and a busload of books — quite the interesting roundup for this Friday morning.
Posts Tagged 'New York Times'
It’s almost all film today – with two items about Fort Worth filmmakers and a film-turned-musical — but don’t miss the quick survey of how North Texas art museums fare in the New York Times.
More than 115,000 people saw The Fashion World of Jean-Paul Gaultier at the Dallas Museum of Art. Which must mean corsets and ’80s punk fashions are popular here.
He needs to add Spanish-language pledge drives, ween the network off federal funds, increase coverage of Occupy Wall Street, expand online availability — and those were just some of what listeners are demanding of Gary E. Knell, the former head of what was once called the Children’s Television Workshop (now Sesame Workshop).
They were the funky,funky high school band that left a legacy for DJs and professional bands to sample — and became the subjects of a documentary and NPR story. Now they’re on a ‘best-of’ list.
Henri Matisse Nu do Dos — or “Back I-IV” — is a landmark work of modernist art. So much so, Fort Worth’s Burnett Foundation decided it ought to sell its set. Problem is, they haven’t sold as a group.
Dull Dallas art? Fun with Fluxus! A parade with a giant balloon cone bra — coming soon? And now, with extra Fort Worth! All in the Tuesday Roundup.
… they’re not quite so likely to sell their judgment for $5. The New York Times reports that a sizable number of ‘online reviews’ from book readers / movie patrons / new product owners have been bought and sold. It’s a booming market, let’s give it a thumbs up.
The University of Virginia’s Scholar’s Lab has mapped America’s pursuit of happiness according to the “ratio of arts, entertainment and recreation establishments to county populations.” See how we compare to the rest of the country.
Tyress Allen and Cedric Neal are popping up — on Broadway and in Hollywood.