When the budget ax falls at City Hall, the Office of Cultural Affairs is an easy target, because no matter how much economic impact the arts claim to generate, trimming grants to niche cultural groups is a lot easier than firing police and firefighters. The department is designed to cope with this ... More >>
Much has been written about the now-certain $25 million renovation and expansion of the Cotton Bowl and the subsequent announcement that the stadium will host the annual cross-border skirmish between the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma (and their football teams) through at l ... More >>
Photos by Anna MerlanCouncil members and others took their first tour of the City Performance Hall yesterday, beginning in the lobbyYesterday afternoon the Arts Culture and Libraries Committee took its quick tour of the construction site that will soon be the City Performance Hall, which they ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsJoe O'Connell and Blessing Hancock with a model of their proposal for the Ross Ave. Underpass.After the comments began streaming in on yesterday's preview of the public art proposals for the Ross Avenue Underpass, there was no way we'd miss a chance to hear direct from t ... More >>
One of the three Ross Avenue underpass finalists, this one from Koryn RolstadFor as long as I can recall, the city's been talking about making the Ross Avenue underpass at Central Expressway in the Arts District an art project all on its own. Tonight, it inches closer to reality: On your way home ... More >>
When it came time to hire an architect at city Hall, bureaucrats Robert Troy and Jan Adams made one unforgivable mistake. They were honest.
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A struggling arts foundation gives kids a chance to see South Dallas through a camera lens