Wendy Perron has led a distinguished life as a writer, editor, choreographer and dancer, which included dancing with the seminal post-modern choreographer Trisha Brown.
Architecture of Seduction As the 1960s became The Sixties, architect Horace Gifford executed a remarkable series of beach houses that transformed the terrain and culture of New York’s Fire Island. Growing up on the beaches of Florida, Gifford forged a deep connection with [...]
A Way with Words Brings Whimsical Word Banter to the Lakewood Theater Lovers of clever conversation rejoice and shout Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. The popular public radio show A Way with Words is coming to North Texas for an evening dedicated to the exploration of [...]
The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power Victor S Navasky Knopf A lavishly illustrated, witty, and original look at the awesome power of the political cartoon throughout history to enrage, provoke, and amuse. As a former editor of The New York Times Magazine [...]
Editor’s Note: Illness has forced Mr. Stilgoe to cancel his Dallas appearance, but he hopes to reschedule later in the year. John R. Stilgoe is an award winning historian and photographer who is the Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape at the [...]
Art historian Farid Abdelouahab’s Muses: Women Who Inspire (Flammarion) is more than just a superb collection of black and white photographs. It is a thoughtful and intelligent paean to thirty-two women – some famous, some obscure – who captivated some of the greatest male [...]
Houston’s Reading Culture Ramps Up Stepping inside your local watering hole on a Friday night you might find it odd to stumble upon a live reading event, but if you have taken stock in Houston’s nighttime entertainment du jour, readings are all the rage, and they are not your grandmother’s [...]
Pablo Picasso renders twenty portraits to accompany sonnets by the Spanish poet Luis de Gongora y Argote On view this fall is Vingt Poëmes (Twenty Poems), Pablo Picasso’s tribute to arguably one of Spain’s greatest poets, Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561-1627). The exhibit [...]