The solo exhibition Michelle Mackey: Beyond Measure (Nov. 19, 2022-Feb. 11, 2023), at Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas, is in many ways a homecoming for the artist.
It was a revelatory night at the Houston Grand Opera for the opening of Dame Ethel Smyth’s The Wreckers.
In Kinetic’s collaborative model, each of the 16 musicians in the conductorless string ensemble brings his or her creative voice to the table, to the rehearsal space, and to the concert stage.
Just as the song was a response to the concerns of its time, the works that constitute the central exhibition of FotoFest Biennial 2022: If I Had a Hammer (Sept. 24-Nov. 6 at Silver Street and Winter Street Studios) confront the issues of our time.
How does craft tell stories differently than other visual arts media? I posed this question to Texas-raised, Los Angeles-based artist and curator Andres Payan Estrada, juror for CraftTexas 2022, the biennial juried exhibition presented by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC), now in its 11th edition.
In Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg’s mind, a quintessential DACAMERA season must have a balance of beloved masterpieces performed by great musicians from the classical world, and fantastic jazz of varying styles that reflect the ever-widening genre.
Driving alone through the middle of the country, spanning nine states and more than 4,000 miles, Dallas-based artist, cultural critic, and social activist Colette Copeland spent three summers visiting the numerous sites where Jesse James lived and outlawed, filming on location throughout her performative journey.
Describing herself as “relentlessly optimistic,” Khori Dastoor officially took over the reins as Houston Grand Opera (HGO)’s General Director and CEO in January 2022, becoming the first woman to lead the prestigious company in its 67-year history.