David Newton

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Unfair Park Goes to Fair Park

    Photos by Danny Fulgencio‚ÄčFair Park's latest additions -- which is to say, sculptor David Newton's recreations of Lawrence Tenney Stevens's nine-foot-high Contralto and Countertenor statues perched at the ends of the overhauled-for-$12-million Fair Park Esplanade -- make their formal debut Sunday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Main Street Garden Will Open on November 13; Followed By New Fair Park Fountain

    Last week, Willis Winters wasn't too sure -- the Park and Rec Department's assistant director had hoped to get Main Street Garden open by November 13, but, well, you saw the soggy pictures. But, clearly, the mud pit has been Kaboomed: After I noticed the opening dates mentioned on the Cultural Affai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    And Now, Your Public Art Update

    City of DallasCountertenor and partner Contralto will, sooner than later, make their returns to Fair Park.Now here's the offer of a public meeting too good to refuse: today's get-together of the Public Art Committee, which convenes at 4:30 p.m. in the fifth-floor conference room at the Majestic Thea ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Diagramming Modern English

    With a new four-CD retrospective, Rhino Records captures the agony and ecstasy of the golden age of Brit rock

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    Old times not forgotten

    A memorial to Dallas' former slaves raises troubling questions over how best to portray the past