29 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Durational art like film forces its creators to imagine how viewers will perceive it. How long do you have to communicate your message before something else calls their attention and they walk away? It’s a problem inherent to all contemporary...
1 month ago | Arts & Culture News
Independent and foreign film screenings are hard to come by in this town, making festivals, which are often run by passionate volunteers, an integral component of the Dallas film scene. The Oak Cliff Film Festival just wrapped up its 5th, and argu...
2 months ago | Theater
Eighteen years in, the Festival of Independent Theatres, FIT for short, is still going strong. In a decade in which city support for the arts has been continuously shrinking (with no sign of change), the city’s 18-year history of support for FIT (...
2 months ago | LGBTQ
The gap in knowledge between parents and their children may have never been trickier to navigate than it is today. While it’s now widely accepted that one’s gender is not necessarily determined by one’s sex, we’re still right smack dab in the midd...
3 months ago | Visual Art
Through August 21, visitors to the Nasher Sculpture Center have the chance to visit one of the most poetic uses of Renzo Piano’s light-filled gallery in quite some time. American sculptor Joel Shapiro rose to prominence alongside Frank Stella, Car...
3 months ago | Theater
"It's just messy right now," a character in playwright Steve Yockey’s The Thrush and the Woodpecker states defensively early in the play. If only it were just messy right now. Steve Yockey is a Los Angeles-based writer whose play Blackberry ...