Dallas/Ft Worth

Review: KAWS

KAWS Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth December 11, price 2011–February 19, 2012   The Modern gained a little street cred with the arrival of a Focus exhib...

Moore Absurd Drama

Playwright Allison Moore likes to write about how the cookie crumbles, search or in the case of her newest play “Collapse, ailment ” opening February 3 at Dall...

Review: American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre Winspear Opera House, Dallas January 20–21, 2012 TITAS opened the latter half of their 2011–2012 dance season by bringing in America’s most beloved ballet company, American Ballet Theatre. On Friday, January 20 (with a second performance on Saturday), ABT performed four pieces from their extensive repertoire at [...]...

Play It Again, George

That time is now. In a Valentine’s night concert, the Dallas Wind Symphony pays tribute to George Gershwin by having him play his “Rhapsody in Blue.” In a feat of technical wizardry that is equivalent to putting a man on the moon, the American composer, who died in 1937, will again perform before a live audience [...]...

Clowning Around

After years of devoting their lives to the art form known as clown, Dick Monday and Tiffany Riley still cringe but politely smile when they’re asked “what do you do for a living, though?” ─ as if they must be stuck in a 9-to-5 claims adjuster position in order to support their addiction to red noses and gag props. And while it’s true that many actors [...]...

Dramalog: News from the Stage Feb 2012

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman star in the classic film “Casablanca” to be shown at the Dallas Symphony to a live soundtrack. Composer Jake Heggie is working on a new modern opera to premeiere in 2015 at Dallas Opera. Marc Engel steps into a high-profile role as Director of Entertainment and Event Services for the AT&T Performing Arts Center. [...]...

SURVEYING THE SCENE

A statewide preview of some interesting new shows   GLENN LIGON: AMERICA Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth February 12-June 3, 2012 The Modern Art Museu...

POPAGANDA: Shepard Fairey

Punk rock skateboarder turned infamous street artist, Shepard Fairey moves beyond guerrilla-style art to forge an identity as a heroic figure in today’s pop culture.Shepard Fairey will be in Dallas participating in a citywide mural project [...]...