While we're waiting for the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts to open, at long last, this September, I'd like to offer a few preliminary musings about the project. (A full review of the architecture and acoustics will follow the center's opening.)
To .... read more
Two hours into the drive from Buffalo to Albany on the New York State Thruway, you pass Syracuse, a city with dark associations for classical music lovers.
Founded in 1961 and inflated by foundation grants and some flush years, the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra filed .... read more
During the Building Community Campaign Groundbreaking Ceremony, Greenhill School announced that their new Performing Arts Center would be named The Marshall Family Performing Arts Center in honor of the generous $10 million gift from the Marshall Family.
During the ceremony, the entire Greenhill community — .... read more
Largest Private Collection of Mielziner Renderings Available Publicly for the First Time
Includes More Than 150 Works by Legendary Theatrical Designer
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has acquired Jules Fisher's personal collection of scenic renderings by .... read more
From its conception in 1961 to the opening of its Music Row home in 1967, its pioneering move to downtown Nashville in 2001 through Tuesday's opening of its new facilities that more than double its size, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has had a continuing .... read more
It's pretty easy to get lost in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum these days: On Tuesday, the institution will more than double its size with a $100 million, 210,000-square-foot expansion that will be unveiled in a ceremony featuring performances by Vince Gill, Lee .... read more
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits.
The museum on Tuesday will unveil .... read more
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is set to open the final phase of its massive, multi-year expansion project next week, unveiling a new 10,000-square-foot interactive exhibit space.
The space is a fraction of the 210,000 square feet the museum has added .... read more
The official opening of the new exhibits at the Country Music Hall of Fame will be held on Tuesday, April 15
The brand new Hall of Fame expansion boasts 10,000 square feet of new state-of-the-art .... read more
We have known for some time that public art with sculptures, statues, and murals everywhere, and buildings with their uniquely carved doorways, cornices, and columns are usually what distinguish one city from another.
But Art and Culture Districts — with their critical mass of .... read more
A new opera theater for Rice University's music school in Houston will be designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro
, the university is to announce Wednesday.
The New York-based firm, which was responsible for the recent .... read more
As many of you have heard by now, our very own Katherine Lynn has made a big career change, and while she lives on in our hearts here at FDA, she has moved on to greater glory representing an innovative architectural products company called TAKTL. .... read more
In about two years time, a dreary stretch of Manhattan's Far West Side, from 51st to 52nd Street on 11th Avenue, will be greatly improved by the arrival of a new Irish Arts Center.
At the moment, the site — roughly the width of .... read more
The British electro-pop trio the xx is no stranger to vast concert spaces, having headlined the Governors Ball Music Festival and Radio City Music Hall. But the shows the group is staging .... read more
After a 10-month search, Rice University officials have selected a New York-based architecture firm with Houston ties to design the Shepherd School of Music's new opera house.
The new proscenium-style opera facility will be helmed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Shepherd School dean Robert .... read more
By Olivia PulsinelliRice University
said Monday it has selected a design team for the Shepherd School of Music's new opera theater. The predesign phase is expected .... read more
Though the center's larger theater will accommodate more ambitious productions, its management remains committed to maintaining a sense of intimacy. "No matter where you are in the space, you're still going to feel like you're in your living room," Mr. Connolly said.
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The board of directors of the Wally Russell Foundation announces the winner of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, is renowned lighting designer, Jules Fisher. The award will be presented at this .... read more
Legendary lighting designer Jules Fisher, creative consultant for the Broadway Lighting Master Classes, on the 2014 BLMC, held May 30-June 1 in New York City.
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The Hollywood Bowl was honored today at the 25th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, as the Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue.
This distinction marks the tenth consecutive nomination and subsequent award for the iconic venue and .... read more