“Ryan Thomas Becker has been nominated for “Best Instrumentalist”, “Best Group” (RTB2), “Best Male Vocal”, “Best Solo Performer”, and “Best Blues Act” (RTB2) by the Dallas Observer, and can be seen about town playing in RTB2, Ryan Thomas Becker & Last Joke, and Hares on the Mountain. Friendly, neighborhood Dallas singer-songwriter Madison King’s brand of rock lurks in a darkened alley, barely holding its rockabilly impulses in check…”
The full Patio Sessions schedule is here and click thru for the rest of our Must-See’s for May 2013.
From Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture website:
“Nationally known experts on sustainability—especially of the systems that support cities—will join city officials and local civic leaders for an eye-opening look at “What Makes a Resilient City?” during a day-long conference presented by the Sustainability Forum of the Dallas Institute’s Center for the City. The conference will take place 9 am-4pm, Friday, April 19, in the Dallas City Council Chambers at 1500 Marilla Street. Admission is $30 for members of The Dallas Institute and its co-sponsors, $45 for nonmembers, and $10 for member teachers. To register, visit www.dallasinstitute.org, or call (214) 871-2440.”
XSR: DIE! at the Eisemann Center thru January 20th and then a run at MCL Grand Theater in Lewisville from January 26th thru January 29th. The Living Black & White™ play revolves around the sleuthing skills (or lack there of) of Kurt Kleinmann’s iconic Harry Hunsacker and his loyal assistant Nigel Grouse (Ben Bryant). We’ll have more about XSR: DIE! in our interview post with Kurt and Director Michael Serrecchia, in the mean time here are some more January must see events to add to your Calendar.
The Dallas Theater Center’s GIANT, the epic feeling play, leads off our calender for February. A play that highlights more then just 27 years in West Texas but showcases a “country’s” growth into the modern world. There is still time to see the wonderful play and a ton of other fun February highlights. Click thru for some PSD picks this month.
Randomness seems most fitting with this being the year that the world ends (thanks MAYANS!!). I figure a random photo of a “Truck-on-Fire” and that has just as much importance to opening the new year then anything! So instead of worrying about fires or the end of the world how about we live up to the song, “And I Feel Fine” (Aw crap REM broke up last year didn’t they – geez we’re SCREWED). Well, in the mean time why not have a fun year? Click thru for some events around town that can make your new year start off with a proper kick ass January bang!
To culminate the 30th anniversary, of The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, the 2 and 1/2 day conference will showcase, “thirty years of spiritual and archetypal psychology, publications, and urban programs at the Dallas Institute, 1981-2011.”.
On October 6, 2011, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture’s Institute 100 will present a program entitled “The Mexican Drug Wars” by Brookings Institution Fellow Dr. Vanda Felbab-Brown, a leading expert on drug interdiction efforts and counter-insurgency. For more information click thru.