One Day Before Winspear Event, Jamie Foxx Cancels Due to Work on Tarantino Movie
Dwaine Caraway will be disappointed, if nothing else.
Photo by Patrick Michels
The AT&T Performing Arts Center is about to send out a formal release, but long story short: Jamie Foxx isn't coming to the Winspear Opera House tomorrow night after all. The Terrell native was supposed to take part in the Brinker International Forum, for a Q&A hosted by none other than Gordon Keith. But it's off. And sources say there's no talk of rescheduling the event. Far as they're concerned, it's canceled.
Why the no-go? Well: Initially, the Foxx event was supposed to take place December 8. But in October, the AT&T Performing Arts Center sent a note rescheduling the event to December 1, saying that his work on the upcoming Quentin Tarantino movie Django Unchained, in which Foxx will play the title character, necessitated the move. Now, that's that. The AT&T Performing Arts Center only found out last night. I'll post the official announcement to Mixmaster as soon as it arrives.
Update: Here's the Official Word from the AT&T PAC, which includes ticket-refund info.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.
- That's It Then: The Cowboys 2015 Season Gets Put Out of Its Misery
Tue., Dec. 1, 7:00pm
Fri., Dec. 4, 7:00am
Fri., Dec. 4, 5:30pm
Fri., Dec. 4, 7:05pm
- The Cowboys' 5 Biggest Thanksgiving Turkeys
- Live From London: Your Holiday Weekend Weather Apocaforecast