NorthPark Center presents ArtROCKS! featuring Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois, a French-American artist whose work is most commonly associated with the Surrealist and Abstract Expressionist movements, will be featured at June’s ArtROCKS!

Bourgeois is best known for her large-scale sculpture, though she was also a prolific painter and printmaker, often focusing on themes of family and domesticity.

Dallas Chamber Symphony to perform season finale concert featuring Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3

Dallas Chamber Symphony will perform its fifth and final concert of the season with one of the most thrilling and technically challenging piano concertos in the standard classical repertoire, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, to be performed by Yibing Zhang, winner of the 2017 Dallas International Piano Competition.

Dallas Women’s Foundation Announces Blockbuster Speaker

Ava DuVernay

Dallas Women’s Foundation has announced a blockbuster speaker for its October 30th luncheon: Ava DuVernay, writer, producer, director, and distributor of independent films.

The first African American female director to helm a $100 million budget feature film, DuVernay is breaking down barriers through films, such as her award-winning Selma and 13th, that address race, social justice, gender, and age. Her recently released film, A Wrinkle in Time, grossed more than $116 million in its first month of release.

DMA Announces New Leadership

Jessica Harden (left) K.C. Hurst (right)

The Dallas Museum of Art has announced the creation of a new design and interpretation department to support communication initiatives and content across the museum.

Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art Agustín Arteaga announced Tuesday both the appointment of K.C. Hurst as the museum’s director of marketing and communications and the creation of a new Design and Interpretation Department, which will oversee all creative content generated by the Museum.

Dallas Officer Dies Day After Shooting at Home Depot

Dallas Police arrested this man hours after the shooting of two officers at Home Depot.

A police officer has died following a shooting Tuesday afternoon during a shoplifting investigation at the Home Depot near U.S. 75 and Forest Lane in northeast Dallas.

“It is with great sadness that we must inform you that Officer Rogelio Santander… passed away at 8:11 this morning from his injuries,” the Dallas Police Department announced Wednesday on its blog, “Again, we ask that you please continue to pray for Officer Santander’s family and our department as we all try to cope with this tragic loss.”