Archive for May, 2012

Art Notes

Why Not Houston? Increasingly, attention is hopping from NYC to L.A. %26mdash; witness the recent multimillion-dollar, citywide %26ldquo;Pacific Standard Time,%26rdquo; which had East Coasters (including the venerated New York Times) scrambling to cover myriad important historical shows. But our time will come %26mdash; or maybe it%26rsquo;s already here. On view this month are those whose... | Read More

Art Notes

Why Not Houston? Increasingly, attention is hopping from NYC to L.A. %26mdash; witness the recent multimillion-dollar, citywide %26ldquo;Pacific Standard Time,%26rdquo; which had East Coasters (including the venerated New York Times) scrambling to cover myriad important historical shows. But our time will come %26mdash; or maybe it%26rsquo;s already here. On view this month are those whose... | Read More

Art Notes

Why Not Houston? Increasingly, attention is hopping from NYC to L.A. %26mdash; witness the recent multimillion-dollar, citywide %26ldquo;Pacific Standard Time,%26rdquo; which had East Coasters (including the venerated New York Times) scrambling to cover myriad important historical shows. But our time will come %26mdash; or maybe it%26rsquo;s already here. On view this month are those whose... | Read More

Dancing While The Sun Comes Up: Detroit Electronic Music Festival, 2012 Recap

Last week, about a hundred DJs and bands played to more than a 100-thousand lovers of electronic dance music. They all came together for one reason: to dance, and that's what they did 24-7, for three days.

Now in its thirteenth year, Movement: Detroit's Electronic Music Festival has featured an enormously diverse group of electronic producers and DJs from around the world. Detroit is the... | Read More

It’s Gonna Get Sweaty: A Maryland Deathfest Preview

Once a year, we pull out our skull goblets, prepare various sacrifices and get ourselves ready for Maryland Deathfest. Now in its tenth year, Maryland Deathfest is the largest metal festival in the United States. On this episode, host Bob Boilen is joined by NPR Music's resident metal fiend and Viking berserker, Lars Gotrich, and metal writer Kim Kelly to preview some of the doom, black metal... | Read More

PC Acquire: Artist Kelley Devine

For this month’s PaperCity curated artist, we tapped Texas talent Kelley Devine to showcase her newest body of work, “Paper Poor.” Often raiding her own library or secondhand bookstores to save from buying costly canvas or fancy art-store paper, she begins with titles and texts that have special resonance, then uses them as a background upon which to draw all manner of animal images,... | Read More

PC Acquire: Artist Kelley Devine

For this month’s PaperCity curated artist, we tapped Texas talent Kelley Devine to showcase her newest body of work, “Paper Poor.” Often raiding her own library or secondhand bookstores to save from buying costly canvas or fancy art-store paper, she begins with titles and texts that have special resonance, then uses them as a background upon which to draw all manner of animal images,... | Read More

PC Acquire: Artist Kelley Devine

For this month’s PaperCity curated artist, we tapped Texas talent Kelley Devine to showcase her newest body of work, “Paper Poor.” Often raiding her own library or secondhand bookstores to save from buying costly canvas or fancy art-store paper, she begins with titles and texts that have special resonance, then uses them as a background upon which to draw all manner of animal images,... | Read More

Glass Menagerie

If you thought the Dallas Arboretum%26rsquo;s ethereal gardens couldn%26rsquo;t get any more hue-drenched, artist Dale Chihuly is bringing his large-scale sinewy glass figures to blanket the 66 lush acres in his signature wash of electric color. The artist%26rsquo;s nature-inspired well-known glass sculptures such as Seaforms, Niijima Floats, Venetians, Fioris and Macchia Loops have been... | Read More

Glass Menagerie

If you thought the Dallas Arboretum%26rsquo;s ethereal gardens couldn%26rsquo;t get any more hue-drenched, artist Dale Chihuly is bringing his large-scale sinewy glass figures to blanket the 66 lush acres in his signature wash of electric color. The artist%26rsquo;s nature-inspired well-known glass sculptures such as Seaforms, Niijima Floats, Venetians, Fioris and Macchia Loops have been... | Read More

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