The Kimbell is taking a Monet

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 6:00am

Cowtown’s museum exhibition makes a strong Impression(ist) The best news about the Monet exhibit current at Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum is this: This is just Part 1. Monet: The Early Years was built around one of the two Monets in the Kimbell’s archives: The Pointe de la Have at Low Tide, painted in 1865, […]

Croon prince

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 6:00am

Balladeer Michael Buble talks about his music and his gay fans You know what I’ll be Googling tonight: Bublé, gay, queer, all that stuff,” says Michael Bublé one recent afternoon, after being informed that said search terms render colorful results. All you lovers, though, needn’t search beyond the dreamy crooner’s recently released album, Nobody But […]

Wigging out

Posted on 28 Oct 2016 at 6:00am

Wig designer Dawn Rivard: Dallas Opera’s hair apparent coy covington | Special Contributor coyact@aol.com There’s a new star at The Dallas Opera … and it’s not a singer. Nor even a composer or conductor. The DO’s tradition of quality extends from the largest sets to the smallest hair on the actors’ heads … and that’s […]

A season of the arts … at a glance

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 7:30am

Your handy guide to a year of theater, dance, music and the arts In addition to our Best Bets rundown of the arts, here’s a comprehensive guide to what’s going on in North Texas for the next 12 months (and beyond). You’ll never be able to say “I’m bored — there’s nothing to do!” again. […]

Art/magick

Posted on 04 Sep 2015 at 6:15am

Collagist Stuart Sheldon believes in the mystical power of art, and turns his focus not only on Texas but on marriage equality for his Dallas debut   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor When he was in his mid-30s, Stuart Sheldon found himself divorced and broken. Lonely, he began to fantasize about the perfect woman […]

A year in the arts

Posted on 14 Aug 2015 at 7:25am

The upcoming season of theater, dance, music, art and more — at a glance In addition to the highlights of the arts season (Page 26), there’s lost more to keep you occupied from now until next summer. Here’s the lineups for more than 20 local arts organizations, from theater to ballet, opera to music, comedy […]

Plan your (night)life

Posted on 14 Aug 2015 at 6:00am

We narrow down a year’s worth of performing arts into one fantastic events calendar by ARNOLD WAYNE JONES The arts community in North Texas is a thriving one — not only the museums and galleries, theaters and stages, but sometimes the city itself. (Remember the NasherX two years ago?) Well, we’ve curated this list of […]

ABOUT THE COVER ARTIST: MEET ROBB CONOVER

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 7:20am

Pop! Bang! Bam! Robb Conover brings drama to every day life When Robb Conover was asked to create the cover for Dallas Voice’s Art Issue, he couldn’t say no. He loves when his artwork can support the gay community. “I’ve always been very active in the gay and arts communities,” he said. “Whether it’s at […]

Watching paint dry

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 6:30am

Mark Leonard, the DMA’s chief art restorer, takes brush to canvas in order to make himself disappear ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Mark Leonard can’t recall a time when he didn’t have a brush or a pencil or crayon in his hand. “I can’t remember when I wasn’t painting or drawing,” he says. But he […]

Strokes of genius

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 6:15am

Gay artist Baron Farha opens up about his process STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com Getting inside an artist’s mind is rarely easy. An exception is discussing the inspirations of Baron Farha — a gay Dallas artist who’s keenly in touch with his own creative process … even if some of it is beyond explanation. Farha’s […]