Got stuck watching Footloose the other night -- what, like you're one to judge? Well, it was right before the warehouse scene. Who'd miss that? OK, sure, I'd had a drink, maybe two. It was late. Anyway. Can't believe Craig Brewer's remade the thing, due October 14. Sacrilege! Turns out, he was offered a role in the film but turned it down: "It just wasn't that great a part," recaps Sophia Dembling over on The Mixmaster in her recap of his Nasher sitdown last night. "For me to be in the movie would be doing the movie a disservice. You'd be going along, getting into it, and then there I'd be."
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Before Bacon's sculpture center chat, he stopped by Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, retracing Stephen Sondheim's footsteps. The DISD took a few photos from Bacon's visit; one more follows. Just one degree, Kimberly Kottwitz!