A little more than a week ago, the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that the city of Dallas barely grew between 2000 and 2010 -- by 0.8 percent, to be precise, though Matt Stiles and Emily Ramshaw, the Texas Trib'ers contributing to this morning's New York Times, are generous enough to bump it up to " ... More >>
Patrick MichelsA view from the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House on Monday, when it made its official bowAnother day, another review of the AT&T Performing Arts Center -- this one from Nicolai Ouroussoff of The New York Times, whose assessment graces the top of this morning's Arts section. ... More >>
Patrick MichelsWinspear Opera House architect Norman Foster talks to reporters Thursday morning. Check out more photos from inside the Performing Arts Center in our slide show. As the new AT&T Performing Arts Center's grand opening week continues, architects behind the Wyly Theatre, Winspear ... More >>
The official press release arrived early this morning, along with the official newspaper: The Dallas Center for the Performing Arts is now the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (Or both, per the Web site.) Nobody's saying how much AT&T's spending on the naming rights, only that the package inc ... More >>
David YearsleyDuring the weekend, I exchanged a few e-mails with David Yearsley, the Cornell University associate music professor who, as you'll no doubt recall, attacked the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts with all the subtlety of a Longhorn bull mounting a comely heifer. Turns out, more than ... More >>
That somebody is Cornell University associate music professor David Yearsley, whose university bio says that during the past two decades, he's "immersed himself in the musical culture of the German Baroque." He's certainly going for baroque with this intriguingly punctuated essay posted to Alexander ... More >>
Yesterday's New York Times travel section served up its "44 Places to go in 2009," and guess what! Dallas was No. 17. And guess what! Absolutely no mention of the late 20th century TV series Dallas. Instead, The Times based its recommendation entirely on the arts district, whose name it corrected to ... More >>
The Dallas Center for Architecture -- no, really The Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced the name of the architect chosen to design the interior of the Dallas Center for Architecture, scheduled to bow in September at 1909 Woodall Rodgers Freeway -- overlooking the th ... More >>
DTC struggles with Pride and Prejudice; some funny "girls" in Nunsense: A-Men!
Dallas, according to no less an authority than Time magazine, is "the lavender heart of Texas." Meaning: Yup, padnuh, we are gay. We're also Democrats; I know, same thing. How gay? This gay: If city councilman Ed Oakley defeats former Turner Construction CEO Tom Leppert, Dallas will become the first ... More >>
It's overpriced, it's gaudy and we have to put it on a credit card. Yep, that Calatrava bridge says Dallas all over.
The architect Renzo Piano makes high design for our local culture of kitsch
The new season in New York's Chelsea galleries offers a mad mixture of artful objects, photo-optics and cinematic play
Brides run circles around doomed grooms in DTC's rough 'n' tumble Big Love
Legacy Grill offers a reason to say, "Let's go to Frisco."