BART SPEAKS: Video Association of Dallas head honcho Bart Weiss has posted the latest Bart Chat video. In it, he gives some details about The Program, the avant-garde mini-festival that will play this summer at the Angelika Film Center, Conduit Gallery and the Dallas Museum of Art.
MUSIC BITS: Hunter Hauk talks with London’s modern-roots outfit Mumford & Sons ahead of their sold out show tonight at House of Blues. (quickdfw.com) … Fort Worth singer-songwriter Sean Russell says local musicians need an attitude change. (fwweekly.com) … Voting is now open for the Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards and the Dallas Observer Music Awards.
QUOTABLE: “We were doing a scene where Horatio is supposed to enter and speak with Hamlet. Horatio didn’t enter. So I had to make up a Shakespearean monologue while everybody waited. It lasted a minute or two. It was supposed to be a prayer from Hamlet to his father, but it was really a prayer from Andrew to God that said, ‘Help!’ ”
– Andrew Milbourn, remembering a TCU production of Hamlet gone wrong. Milbourn plays the Dane again in Trinity Shakespeare Festival’s current production. Read more from Milbourn at fortworthweekly.com.