What happens to reality when it is transformed by the artist’s eye and brush? Influential European painter Luc Tuymans dropped by the Think studio on Thursday to discuss the topic with Krys Boyd.
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Jill Allison Bryan has been a favorite on the local music scene since the 90′s. She met her singer-songwriter husband, Doug Bryan, while performing with him in the award-winning band, Big Boss Groove. Together they built a gorgeous Mediterranean-style home near White Rock Lake, where they are raising their beautiful daughter Riley. Their home is [...]
Did you miss the Oscar roundtable discussion featuring Chris Vognar, Chris Kelly and Yours Truly today on Think? Or did you tune in for it, and now you just want to replay it over and over and over again? Well, now you can. Click the audio player below to listen to the entire episode in [...]
Today, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra announced that Marvin Hamlisch will take over as principal pops conductor next season. KERA’s Stephen Becker spoke with the composer about how he will approach the job:
How can we keep arts education and creative learning a vital element in the lives of our youth, especially children in urban neighborhoods with limited access to cultural opportunities? Gigi Antoni, president and CEO of Big Thought, and Daniel Windham, Director of Arts for The Wallace Foundation, discuss the topic with Think host Krys Boyd during a recent episode.
Over on Frontburner, a long-held complaint against writer Larry McMurtry was lodged once again, understandably so, given his NPR interview with Linda Wertheimer this morning. He’s a relucant interview subject at best; at worst, he’s grumpy and borderline insulting. During my tenure as book critic at the Dallas Morning News, I’d heard the stories. And [...]
The second hour of Thursday’s episode of Think featured a panel of local movie writers discussing the highs and lows of the holiday movie schedule. Chris Vognar of The Dallas Morning News, Chris Kelly of the Fort Worth Star Telegram and Stephen Becker of Art&Seek and KERA picked apart Avatar, It’s Complicated, Crazy Heart, Sherlock Holmes and a slew of other titles:
Ever since archaeologists found the remains of the Rose Theater in 1989 — where Christopher Marlowe’s dramas were once enacted — there’s been an explosion of research into the Elizabethan playhouses. Scholars still haven’t answered many puzzles — they’re not even certain how many sides the Globe had. But they’ve found some of the first concrete clues to what the theaters were like, what stage life was like. London archaeologist Julian Bowsher gave a lecture Thursday at the Dallas Museum of Art — and spoke to Think.
FILM IN THE FORT: The Boys are Back kicks off the Modern Cinema 2009 film festival tonight at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Over the next four days, there will be opportunities to see a couple of sure-fire Oscar contenders, including An Education, Precious and A Serious Man. So what does that say [...]
North Texas Business for Arts and Culture CEO Katherine Wagner joins us for this week’s episode of Think TV.