The DSO gets a warm reception at Carnegie Hall (with updated reviews as they come in), Jim Lehrer is stepping down, TITAS presents a world-premiere dance commission tonight and will other Broadway tours come to North Texas? All in today’s roundup.
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Land art out West, not enough Texas art in Austin, a Dallas artist in Brooklyn and the 9th most innovative media company in the country: Looks like the Wednesday roundup!
We already know (usually) which songs will be hits. But which singer’s interpretation of a song hits us more? The NYTimes reports it’s all about setting patterns and subtly breaking them.
‘The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz’ was a landmark box set when it came out – 38 years ago. Now, Meadows Dean Jose Bowen has helped craft a major new CD collection called ‘The Smithsonian Anthology of Jazz.’ It presents a different take on the history of an American art form.
The pilot for the re-make of the ‘Dallas’ TV series will be shot here in April, but also in April comes the airing of the controversial mini-series ‘The Kennedys’ — focusing primarily, yes, on the president who was shot here.
A new app for Fort Worth aficionados, a new post for a Dallas curator, a new host (eventually) for a public radio favorite and The New York Times overlooks advances in North Texas museums. OK, that last item may not be news but it’s in our Thursday morning roundup.
It’s not one in four Americans. It’s three out of four. That’s a big deal, and there are some very revealing stats in the NEA’s newest report — like the highest rate of participation in the arts via electronic media is for classical music.
The Dallas Museum of Art has released director Bonnie Pittman’s book, ‘Ignite the Power of Art’ — which is based on her pioneering research into the different ways visitors interact with exhibitions and how museums can tailor their offerings to the four types of museum-goer: observer, independent, enthusiast and participant.
Another message from distant colonies has appeared in the op-ed columns of The New York Times, courtesy of North Texas author Ben Fountain. This time, he reports from The Lodge and the Men’s Club.
Former North Texas actor Billy Eugene Jones — last seen at the Dallas Theater Center playing the lead in ‘The Good Negro’ — is appearing in the musical, ‘In the Footprint: The Battle over Atlantic Yards,’ presented by the Civilians, an “investigative theater” company that’s taken on a controversial, $4 billion-development in Brooklyn.