Dallas/Ft Worth

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 [...]...
article placeholder

News: TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art

Cindy and Howard Rachofsky, hosts for the annual TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art, have announced the Event Chair and the Honored Artist for the 14th annual event scheduled for October 20, 2012. Since its inception, TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art has raised more than $34 million [...]...

ARTifacts: February 2012

Beginning February 5, a set of four recently restored 15th-century tapestries, known as the pastrana tapestries, will be on view at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University. Created in the Tournai Workshops in Belgium in the late 1400s, the masterfully woven and [...]...