Today in the roundup: Words with the new DSO concertmaster, assessing the Dallas arts scene and ranking the halftime shows.
Posts Tagged 'Think'
On Wednesday, Dallas Morning News music critic Mario Tarradell and Fort Worth Star Telegram music critic Preston Jones were kind enough to join me in a discussion about the year in pop music on Think.
If you missed our conversation, you can listen to it in its entirety here.
In case you missed it on Thursday, Chris Kelly from the Fort Worth Star Telegram and Chris Vognar from The Dallas Morning News joined me to discuss the current crop of movies on screens with Krys Boyd on Think. To say there was disagreement is putting it mildly. Take a listen to find out who liked (and disliked) what:
Why are vampires making such a comeback in current literature, film and television? On Thursday, Think host Krys Boyd spoke with Rechelle Christie, gothic literature specialist at UTA, and Rick Worland, SMU film professor and author of the book The Horror Film: An Introduction.
In the Art&Seek segment of Think TV, we talk with archaeologist Michelle Rich, who led the team that discovered Mayan funerary treasures featured prominently in the Kimbell Art Museum exhibition “Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea.”
Where are stories born and how does a novelist create characters and experiences that ring true with reality? Bestselling author John Irving discussed those topics and more during his appearance on Think on Monday. If you missed the program, you can listen to it here.
On this episode of Think TV, Business Council for the Arts CEO Katherine Wager discusses the state of arts philanthropy in North Texas.
How can we preserve the endangered historic sites in the urban areas of North Texas? Jerre Tracy, Executive Director of Historic Fort Worth, talks with Krys Boyd on this week’s episode of Think TV about the pressure to protect landmark buildings targeted by developers and which locations top the list of Fort Worth’s Most Endangered Places.
Today in the roundup: The DSO brings back a controversial soloist, the Old 97′s offer up a freebie and the Amon Carter strikes gold.
North Texas has something of a mini-Charles Strouse festival going on. The Broadway composer is represented here by Lyric Stage’s revival of ‘Bye Bye Birdie,’ his first big hit from 1960, and the Dallas Theater Center’s new, revised version of ‘It’s a Bird.. It’s a Plane… It’s Superman’ — opening Friday. Jerome Weeks, guest-hosting on Think for Krys Boyd, talks with Strouse about rock ‘n’ roll, comic books, Latin rhythms and Krypton lullabies.