By now, it's barely recognizable as a piece of art: an eight-foot-tall ribbon of rusted steel scrawled with obscene graffiti, running through an obscure stretch of grassland on the eastern edge of downtown. It fades into the background now, ignored by commuters and passersby. That wasn't the origin ... 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 >>
Some of the winners of the 21 National Endowment for the Arts grants handed out Thursday know precisely how -- and where -- that money will be spent. In Los Angeles, the $100,000 awarded through the Mayors' Institute on City Design 25th Anniversary Initiative will go toward the mixed-use Broadway ... More >>
Colin Farrell and Alicja Bachleda in Neil Jordan's Ondine, which is playing the USA Film Festival April 30The Dallas International Film Festival wraps up Sunday. But tomorrow morning, tickets for the USA Film Festival will go on sale via Ticketmaster, according to the fest's publicist in the rele ... More >>
Yesterday, in the comments to the item about Neiman Marcus's latest bit of bad news, noted man of letters Rawlins Gilliland deposited a comment intended to gently shoosh those experiencing even the slightest twinge of schadenfreude at the luxury retailer's misfortune. I had intended only to highligh ... More >>
This morning's Dallas City Council briefing should be more interesting than most -- thing's almost like a meeting of a book club where the topic is urban design and development, which is perhaps why the council's moving out of City Hall and across the street to the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library's ... More >>
Same state, different worlds for two Texas poet laureates
Shake-ing it up
Cliff Redd heads up the Shakespeare Festival again, and shakes up the status quo
A prison arts program searches for a dance partner
Your wish is granted
MAC dandyBox-office buzz
Another thing coming; Friends in high places; Arts movement
When it came time to hire an architect at city Hall, bureaucrats Robert Troy and Jan Adams made one unforgivable mistake. They were honest.
A new book on Deep Ellum's past strips away the dust of myth and history
Stage West presents a lighthearted romp through incest, bestiality, and necrophilia
Adam and Eve show a lot of cheek in 11th Street's Arthur Miller revival
Does 500 Inc. bully small Dallas arts groups to perform for their grants?
Leaning House Records puts a new slant on poetry
Documentary Arts preserves the lost music of the Hmong
Laurie Anderson riffs on fame, death, and the political landscape
Dallas Opera was once the toast of the nation. Now it is reaching for that high note again.
NEA cuts send Texas filmmakers reeling
Kitchen Dog celebrates its new era with a strange, apocalyptic work