Archive for February, 2014

Art Notes

Surreal Scene to Cubist King: While Magritte makes a perfect Valentine at The Menil Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the exclusive American venue for the Georges Braque (1882 %26ndash; 1963) retrospective. This show seeks, via 75 definitive works, to pull Braque from the shadow of Picasso and show his own innovations, from Fauvism to his most pioneering phase %26mdash; cubism... | Read More

Art Notes

Bates x 2: In a rare, first-ever joint exhibition, the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth present a doubleheader for Dallas%26rsquo; own David Bates. This talent knows the Gulf Coast intimately and continues the painting tradition of modernist Marsden Hartley while making it his own. The Nasher and Modern shows, respectively curated by directors Jeremy Strick and... | Read More

Art Notes

Bates x 2: In a rare, first-ever joint exhibition, the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth present a doubleheader for Dallas%26rsquo; own David Bates. This talent knows the Gulf Coast intimately and continues the painting tradition of modernist Marsden Hartley while making it his own. The Nasher and Modern shows, respectively curated by directors Jeremy Strick and... | Read More

The Worst Songs Of All Time?

This week on a very special edition of All Songs Considered ... guitarist, actor, writer (and former Monitor Mix blogger) Carrie Brownstein returns. She joins us, along with NPR Music's Stephen Thompson, to do something we don't normally do: Talk about the songs we really, really don't like.

Our mission at All Songs is to bring you our favorite musical discoveries of the week. But after... | Read More

Operatic Openings

Time to take your seats %26mdash; it%26rsquo;s curtain call at the Dallas Opera!

The Margot %26amp; Bill Winspear Opera House will debut three top performances for the spring season. The Winspear will first open its big red doors for Death and the Powers, premiering Wednesday, February 12 - 16. This opera takes its audience on an intense... | Read More

Operatic Openings

Time to take your seats %26mdash; it%26rsquo;s curtain call at the Dallas Opera!

The Margot %26amp; Bill Winspear Opera House will debut three top performances for the spring season. The Winspear will first open its big red doors for Death and the Powers, premiering Wednesday, February 12 - 16. This opera takes its audience on an intense... | Read More

Beck On ‘Morning Phase’: The All Songs Considered Interview

A lot has happened since Beck released his last full-length studio album. He suffered (and has since recovered from) a back injury that made it difficult to even hold a guitar. He recorded a new album, shelved the whole thing, and launched several other projects online, including an art gallery, mixtapes of his favorite songs, and "Record Club," a series of cover albums performed by Beck and... | Read More

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