Why can't one of Dallas' oldest (and coolest) performance groups get a date with the Arts District?
It's been no secret that the Dallas Symphony Orchestra could use a little classical gas right now, following a season that left the DSO with what some guesstimated to be a seven-figure deficit, a few high-profile last-minute cancellations and chief operating officer Paul Stewart taking the presid ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsAfter cutting the ribbon, Mayor Tom Leppert suggests Howard Hallam, chair of the AT&T Performing Arts Center Board of Directors, try the giant scissors out on his pinky as well. SMU President Gerald Turner looks on. Hundreds of art supporters and political types, from ... More >>
It's no secret the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the AT&T Performing Arts Center are "facing some financial challenges," as AT&TPAC chair Howard Hallam told Unfair Park a few weeks ago, following the resignation of president and CEO Mark Nerenhausen. Not long after Nerenhausen turned in h ... More >>
EDallas Symphony OrchestraDoug Adams, left, with film composer James Newton Howardarlier this afternoon, Dallas Symphony Orchestra president Doug Adams told Dallas Morning News classical music critic Scott Cantrell why he's leaving within the next 30 days: "I've been trapped in a real estate deal ... More >>
Mark NerenhausenThe release just sent by the AT&T PAC folks announcing the sudden and surprise resignation of Mark Nerenhausen, who was named president and chief executive officer for the then-Dallas Center for the Performing Arts on December 4, 2008, doesn't say what led to the decision this ... More >>
Howard HallamHoward Hallam, chair of the AT&T Performing Arts Center's board and president of Ben E. Keith Company, tells Unfair Park this afternoon he, like everyone else, was "surprised" when president and CEO Mark Nerenhausen resigned this morning. Maybe, Hallam says, he should have seen i ... More >>
The Dallas Center for the Performing Arts isn't scheduled to open for another two years -- which isn't stopping folks there from announcing in two weeks what they're calling a "special pre-opening series." Says a media tease, the September 25 public event at the Meyerson Symphony Center will announc ... More >>
The Nasher sculpture garden is slow to take root
With major arts players jockeying for position in a new performing arts center, will smaller groups be left out of the Arts District altogether?