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Texas Studio: Jimmy Castillo

In his watercolor-like photographs, artist Jimmy Castillo takes on a raft of issues. ... | Read More

Texas Lens: Watching Dallas Dance

I became an accidental dance critic in Dallas a decade ago, just in time. ... | Read More

Thriving at the Helm: Joy Bollinger Finds her Stride at Bruce Wood Dance

Five years after the death of its namesake choreographer, Bruce Wood Dance is in a good place. ... | Read More

Apollo Chamber Players Concludes 20×2020

The project could hardly have a catchier title: 20x2020. But the Apollo Chamber Players faced the challenge of bringing it off. With only six years to go, could the group choose and commission 20 composers to create works it could premiere by 2020?... | Read More

A Jerome Robbins Wonderland Comes to Houston

Houston gets a welcome blast of Robbins’ legendary work when Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, a sweeping anthology of the American choreographer’s work all on one night.... | Read More

Icon of Style: Dior at DMA

Before the word “Dior” became synonymous with haute couture, before the House of Dior became the global fashion giant and icon of style, Christian Dior, the pioneering designer, ran art galleries and organized exhibitions that featured artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Alexander Calder, Jean Cocteau, Dalí and Duchamp. ... | Read More

REVIEW: ‘Stonewall 50’ at the CAMH

In late June of 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a prominent gay bar in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. This raid sparked a series of demonstrations by an outraged, oppressed community, often referred to as the Stonewall Riots or Stonewall Uprising, that are seen as the precursor to the Gay liberation movement and the continued fight for LGBT rights. ... | Read More

Disappearing into California Conceptualism at The Modern

In 1971, artist Chris Burden vanished for three days. No one knew where he had gone, and for those three days the artist questioned his own existence and what his disappearance meant.... | Read More

Children at Play: Gary Lee Price at Dallas Arboretum

Well-behaved visitors to the Dallas Arboretum wouldn’t dare. But people who are sculpted in bronze in can get away with a lot more, can’t they? ... | Read More

Children at Play: Gary Lee Price at Dallas Arboretum

Well-behaved visitors to the Dallas Arboretum wouldn’t dare. But people who are sculpted in bronze in can get away with a lot more, can’t they? ... | Read More
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