Fort Worth Symphony Strike

If you haven’t been keeping up, the Fort Worth Symphony musicians are on strike. Performances are cancelled until the strike is resolved. If you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, in a nutshell, the musicians took a pay cut Read More …

The Return of Opera as Spectacle

On Saturday, April 28th, the Dallas Opera did something truly historic, and not just from an academic or technical perspective. The opera’s production of Die Zauberflöte was simulcast for free in Cowboys Stadium (the local sports stadium). Originally the Dallas Read More …

The Influence of the Arts on the Economy

With the NFL lockout still unsettled, perhaps it’s time to look at the second-highest form of public entertainment, in terms of billions of dollars in revenue. That form, which creates $14,500,000,000 in revenue each year in the United States, is Read More …