OFF-STAGE CO-STARS: FW Weekly has a nice profile of Friends of Art&Seek Dana Schultes and Justin Flowers. The couple has their hands in all sorts of Tarrant County theater operations – Justin is currently starring in Circle Theatre’s Incorrubtible while Dana is on the staff of Stage West. When they’re not busy entertaining the masses, they spend their time entertaining their young daughter, Matilda. Oh, and they produce the This Week in the Arts podcast (this week’s guest, Michael Auping, Chief Curator of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth). How do they do it? Read the story.
SECOND GENERATION: At only 5 years old, Second Thought Theatre is still one of the newer kids on the North Texas theater block. And yet the company has already seen a complete turnover in leadership, as its five founders have all left for various reasons. The company will debut its staging of Neil Labute’s Some Girl(s) tonight. What else do the new members have up their collectiv sleeves? Find out in Lawson Taitte’s feature on dallasnews.com.
AWASH IN AWARDS: DC9 at Night announces details of who will be playing at the Dallas Observer Music Awards on Tuesday at the Granada. Meanwhile, FW Weekly announces in print the winners of its music awards, which were handed out on Sunday at the Longhorn Saloon.
ETC.: A couple of hotly anticipated Fort Worth albums ready to drop (dfw.com) … If the first two paragraphs of James Michael Starr’s review of Diego Rivera: The Cubist Portraits, 1913-1917 at the Meadows Museum don’t grab your attention, nothing will. (glasstire.com)…. And via Unfair Park, something of a surprise: US News & World Report columnist Liz Wolgemuth checks the hiring analytics here and puts Dallas second only to San Francisco in her top 10 list of cities for creative-type jobs, especially for “chefs, writers and authors, singers and musicians, and floral designers.”