This year’s winner of the Rilke Prize: Paisley Rekdal, author not just of the acclaimed poetry book, Animal Eye, but also a poem about KERA’s news director. Yep, the news director.
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This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll learn about a university that offered the nation’s first degree in jazz studies.
Today in the roundup: The complete City Performance Hall opening lineup, a world premiere at UNT and the Las Colinas Entertainment Complex saga continues.
Today in the roundup: DMA hires a curator, the ghost of Frank Zappa visits UNT and a very special DIFF screening you should know about.
It was going to be only a week of events to mark April as Jazz Appreciation Month — that’s all they could probably muster. But D’JAM put together a real, live calendar-month of stuff, and to start it off, they set out to recreate a legendary photo shoot.
A herd of brightly-colored dancing horses shocked students Thursday at the University of North Texas. But the event may have been a surprise, but it wasn’t spontaneous. Instead, it took a famous artist, hundreds of students and months of planning to pull off.
A new chair, an old mural and a busload of books — quite the interesting roundup for this Friday morning.
The prizes are piling up for Space in Chains. And burdened by them all, author Laura Kasischke will be coming to town next month.
Last August, UNT announced it was creating an annual poetry prize worth ten grand. The Rilke Prize is to be awarded to a ‘mid-career poet’ who’s written a work the past year of “exceptional artistry.” And now they’ve found one.
One is going to San Francisco Opera for a year’s residence, the other won a cash prize and recitals in London and Mexico City.