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Fort Worth: Just another Dallas satellite?

The Arts are a huge financial driver for any community, in addition to helping define its identity and bringing joy to the lives of its citizens. Surely Fort Worth doesn’t want to become just another suburb of Dallas? Fort Worth may have its Arts funding slashed drastically. Here is the info from the petition to … Continue reading

Occupy Wall Street? Occupy Dallas or Austin Oct. 6

http://www.adbusters.org/campaigns/occupywallstreet See artist Brandt Hardin’s comments and coverage links: http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2011/09/occupywallstreet.html Get involved in Occupy Dallas October 6! http://www.occupydallas.org/forums/discuss https://www.facebook.com/OccupyDallas The Austin action will take place at City Hall downtown. For more information, http://www.occupyaustin.org/ or http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113540528752892. The General Assembly for Occupy Austin describes its mission: “We are dedicated to non-violently reclaiming control of our governments from … Continue reading

Speak Up Now! Save Bath House Cultural Center’s Future

Think the arts have positive financial impact, but don’t know how to prove it? In July and August, the 13th Annual Festival of Independent Theatres at Dallas’ Bath House Cultural Center, featuring eight different, viable companies and a myriad of regional performing artists, directors, playwrights and support staff, drew in close to 2000 attendees, record … Continue reading

Corpus Carma @ Dallas’ Cathedral of Hope

What’s a nice girl like Molly O’Leary doing performing in a Terrence McNally play about a gay Jesus? She’s reaching out with a message of love and tolerance and entertaining her audience with lively, varied characterizations, that’s what…. Corpus Christi, the controversial “gay Jesus play” comes to Dallas courtesy of Los Angeles based 108 Productions … Continue reading

A World of Women for World Peace 4/24/2010

Conference sponsored by The Honorable Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, TX-30 The Women’s Museum 3800 Parry Avenue, Dallas, TX Saturday, April 24th, 2010, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 2010 Conference Panelists The Honorable Bisera Turković – Former Bosnian Ambassador, United States Sherry Mueller – President of the National Council for International Visitors Elizabeth Kucinich – Human … Continue reading

Ochre House’s Empty Room: Fill your Head

Rock music mantra “free your head,” echoed across the late 60’s-early 70’s, when our nation’s repressive government pitted a frightening arsenal of mind control techniques against the drug and free spirit ideology-induced revolutionary paradigm shift of a rebellious generation. SDS, the Weathermen, Socialist Workers Party members, Earth First-ers and the artists and musicians who crystallized … Continue reading

Talk Radio at Upstart: Catch the ‘Tude

Check out the audio interview with featured actor Elias Taylorson on This Week in the Arts. Tough to find a DVD of Oliver Stone’s 1988 screen adaptation of Eric Bogosian’s Pulitzer-nominated play Talk Radio. A cult favorite flick featuring Bogosian and a fresh-faced Alec Baldwin, it’s not filed by the hundreds on the local Blockbuster … Continue reading