Archive for June, 2017

State Of The Arts: ‘Quixote’ At Shakespeare Dallas

Crazy old Don Quixote rides again, thanks to Shakespeare Dallas. The outdoor Shakespeare festival has staged non-Shakespeare plays before. But this is the first time it’s commissioned a literary adaptation from a living author – in this case, Octavio Solis, the former Dallas playwright who got his start in the late ’80s with plays onstage in Deep Ellum. Art & Seek’s Anne... | Read More

NEWS: Guy Tillim Wins 2017 HCB Award

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Creating Choreography In Public, And Dancing For – Or With – An Audience

A public art project - Prismatic Park - makes Madison Square Park an interactive dance experience. One of the choreographers: "I tell the dancers, 'You’re going to be confronted by people, a squirrel is going to run by, you’re going to stop to say hello to your boyfriend — all of that is what we’re doing.'"

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The Problems With (Writing About) Florida

Kristen Arnett: "Florida is no place for those who want to view it from a safe distance. This state is invasive, creeping, needy. Hardy and scrabbling, our peninsula's sour with poison and rot and choking vines. You fight for the right to live in its greenery, and once you've finally carved out a space, you stay tangled in the wreck. Once you've left, there’s no coming back. The best you can... | Read More

NEWS: New Website Compiles Provenance Data for Individual Artworks

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‘Baby Driver’ Follows Criminal Who Wants Out Of The Game

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with director Edgar Wright and Joe Loya, Wright's technical consultant, about the new movie, Baby Driver, which is about a getaway driver who wants out of the game.

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‘Baby Driver’ Follows Criminal Who Wants Out Of The Game

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with director Edgar Wright and Joe Loya, Wright's technical consultant, about the new movie, Baby Driver, which is about a getaway driver who wants out of the game.

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Millennials Are The Greatest Generation, At Least In Library-Going Terms

Yep. They're more likely than Gen-X and Boomers - and way more likely than the Silent Generation - to visit the library. Maybe this is why? "Due in large part to libraries’ egalitarian nature, their events, teach-ins, and classes are free and open, making them natural hubs for underemployed millennials seeking skills to break out of their parents’ homes." Also, of course, the books are... | Read More

Judge Rules for Family of Franz West in Court Battle Over Artist’s Estate

An Austrian court has ruled in favor of the family of Franz West, concluding that a foundation established days before the artist’s death was created without a proper contract.  The decision grants the rights to the artist’s work, and his estate, to his children, rather than the foundation.  “It would have been really unfair for the […]... | Read More
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