Archive for October, 2011

Opera in Vogue

Come Friday, October 21, we%26rsquo;ll be on the ultimate red-carpet watch: The Dallas Opera has pulled out all the stops for its First Night of Tragic Obsessions gala %26mdash; a red-carpet-meets-opera-meets-fashion-show affair, with media sponsor PaperCity, celebrating the debut performance of the Opera%26rsquo;s 2011-2012 season. This won%26rsquo;t be your standard, buttoned-up opening... | Read More

Walk This Way

Only once in every generation does the Boy King of ancient Egypt hit town. This month is one of those rare occasions when zealots of all things gilded and pharaonic will get up-close and personal with the fabled Tutankhamun. Not since 1962 %26mdash;%26nbsp;when 34 artifacts were showcased at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, for a short 30-day run %26mdash; have hometown audiences encountered... | Read More

Walk This Way

Only once in every generation does the Boy King of ancient Egypt hit town. This month is one of those rare occasions when zealots of all things gilded and pharaonic will get up-close and personal with the fabled Tutankhamun. Not since 1962 %26mdash;%26nbsp;when 34 artifacts were showcased at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, for a short 30-day run %26mdash; have hometown audiences encountered... | Read More

Walk This Way

Only once in every generation does the Boy King of ancient Egypt hit town. This month is one of those rare occasions when zealots of all things gilded and pharaonic will get up-close and personal with the fabled Tutankhamun. Not since 1962 %26mdash;%26nbsp;when 34 artifacts were showcased at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, for a short 30-day run %26mdash; have hometown audiences encountered... | Read More

Otherworldly Heads

We were feeling particularly animalia this month. One look at our October cover and fashion pages and you%26rsquo;ll recall your grade-school days of kingdoms, phyla, genuses and all things animal-like %26mdash; only in much more rarefied environs, %26agrave; la a PaperCity drawing-room romp. Flip to page 18, where you%26rsquo;ll find our fall-fashion creature feature, resplendent with a... | Read More

Otherworldly Heads

We were feeling particularly animalia this month. One look at our October cover and fashion pages and you%26rsquo;ll recall your grade-school days of kingdoms, phyla, genuses and all things animal-like %26mdash; only in much more rarefied environs, %26agrave; la a PaperCity drawing-room romp. Flip to page 18, where you%26rsquo;ll find our fall-fashion creature feature, resplendent with a... | Read More

Otherworldly Heads

We were feeling particularly animalia this month. One look at our October cover and fashion pages and you%26rsquo;ll recall your grade-school days of kingdoms, phyla, genuses and all things animal-like %26mdash; only in much more rarefied environs, %26agrave; la a PaperCity drawing-room romp. Flip to page 18, where you%26rsquo;ll find our fall-fashion creature feature, resplendent with a... | Read More

Destination: Venice Biennale

The every-other-year meta global art convergence known as the Venice Biennale sends a siren call beckoning one to the Grand Canal. And I succumbed. Directed by Zurich-based curator Bice Curiger, the 2011 Biennale (on view though November 27) is titled %26ldquo;ILLUMInations%26rdquo; %26mdash; a perfect moniker, as I discovered. The theme emphasizes intuitive insight and the illumination of... | Read More

Destination: Venice Biennale

The every-other-year meta global art convergence known as the Venice Biennale sends a siren call beckoning one to the Grand Canal. And I succumbed. Directed by Zurich-based curator Bice Curiger, the 2011 Biennale (on view though November 27) is titled %26ldquo;ILLUMInations%26rdquo; %26mdash; a perfect moniker, as I discovered. The theme emphasizes intuitive insight and the illumination of... | Read More

Destination: Venice Biennale

The every-other-year meta global art convergence known as the Venice Biennale sends a siren call beckoning one to the Grand Canal. And I succumbed. Directed by Zurich-based curator Bice Curiger, the 2011 Biennale (on view though November 27) is titled %26ldquo;ILLUMInations%26rdquo; %26mdash; a perfect moniker, as I discovered. The theme emphasizes intuitive insight and the illumination of... | Read More

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