Here are a few of our favorite Kurts.
With big-studio millions behind him, Genndy Tartakovsky still goes it alone.
Robert WuhlRobert Wuhl is bringing his solo show Assume the Position to the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival at WaterTower Theatre in Addison next week. The two-week festival opens tomorrow with a lineup of more than 20 different performances of drama, dance, music and comedy. It's an enjoyably fr ... More >>
So now that the Texas Rangers have a hitter (Adrian Beltre) and a pitcher (Brandon Webb), they've got one more important hole to fill this off-season: Television play-by-play voice. Remember just before Game 5 of the ALDS, the Rangers announced they weren't bringing back nine-year veter ... More >>
Elaine LinerSing us a song, you're the Piano Man, Marvin Hamlisch!Marvin Hamlisch has his EGOT. That's Emmys (four of 'em), Grammys (four), Oscars (three) and a Tony. The composer of A Chorus Line and the film score for The Way We Were also has a Pulitzer Prize and three Golden Globes. So he's go ... More >>
After the jump is ESPN's tribute to Leah Siegel, a Dallas-based producer for the network who, during her tenure at the Worldwide Leader, garnered a handful of Emmy Awards. Leah died early this morning, about two years after doctors discovered she had stage four breast cancer -- right after she'd ... More >>
Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>
Hopkins shows off his musical side
Miller spits all over Bass Hall
Terri Chappell's got herself a new boss. Broadcasting & Cable this morning takes note of big news on the local newscast scene: WFAA-TV's news director, David Duitch, is exiting the Belo building and heading over to ... KDAF-TV, where he'll be the news director for the CW's local affiliate on Channel ... More >>
Harry Thomason, one of the producers of 12 Miles of Bad Road Got quite the surprise in the morning mail: all six unaired episodes of 12 Miles of Bad Road, the set-in-Dallas series HBO shut down before producers Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and Harry Thomason got the chance to shoot the 10 eps the netwo ... More >>
More news this morning from KTVT-Channel 11. A day after the newsroom there learned that ace reporter-anchor Sarah Dodd had departed 12 days earlier comes word that Ginger Allen has been named the full-time co-anchor of CBS 11 News This Morning -- alongside Scott Sams, lucky girl. Allen, of course, ... More >>
Say it ain't so: KTVT-Channel 11's Sarah Dodd is no longer KTVT-Channel 11's Sarah Dodd. Unfair Park just received a copy of the memo Channel 11's president and general manager Steve Mauldin sent to the staff today, and he celebrates Dodd's myriad achievements at the CBS affiliate without offering a ... More >>
Craig Flournoy and Tracy Everbach's highly critical Dallas Morning News review in the Columbia Journalism Review, first mentioned here Thursday, has prompted a response from the paper's Big Bosses, editor Bob Mong and publisher and chief executive officer Jim Moroney. Unfair Park was forwarded a mem ... More >>
Liz Mikel, a familiar face (and voice) on Dallas stages, will continue her run on NBC, thanks to last week's good-news announcement. The news late last week that Friday Night Lights will be back for a sophomore season on NBC was no surprise to Dallas-based actress Liz Mikel. She had faith all along. ... More >>