DIGITAL DINOS: Reel FX is expanding its reach to the Web. The Deep Ellum animation house has recently launched webosaurs.com, a virtual world that allows kids to create their own dinosaurs. Once the new creature is intact, users can play games and learn more about prehistoric times. For the last 16 years, Reel FX has worked on projects farmed out by some of Hollywood’s largest studios. The company tells dfw.com that Webosaurs is the next step in producing its own intellectual properties.
SINGING THE BLUES: Theaterjones.com has the scoop on a new venue set to open up in Deep Ellum. Tucker Blues will take over the old Blue Cat Blues space and host blues bands (duh), cabaret, revues and other performances. The first show, which doesn’t have a date just yet, sounds like a knock out. Royal Blues will feature Liz Mikel, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton and others singing blues and jazz standards.
NEW BLOG ON THE BLOCK: For you building buffs, the Dallas Center for Architecture launched its new blog this week. The first post features a slew of interesting nuggets about the Kalita Humphreys Theater from Ann Abernathy. She’s the project architect in charge of figuring out the future of the theater, now that the DTC has packed up for the Wyly.