The Nasher Salon evening featuring singer-actress Kristin Chenoweth has been pushed back from November 15 to December 8. Ironically, the date change happened because of the Emmy-winner’s shooting schedule on the ABC TV series, GCB, which was originally titled “Good Christian Bitches,” based on the Kim Gatlin novel set — where else? — in Dallas.
Current ticketholders for the sold-out November 15 date will have first crack at transferring tickets to December 8. If there are any remaining, un-transferred tickets November 10, they will be up for sale to the public.
The full release:
NasherSALON featuring Emmy Award-Winning Actress Kristin Chenoweth Announces New Date of December 8
DALLAS, Texas (November 3, 2011) – The Nasher Sculpture Center today announced that the NasherSALON featuring Kristin Chenoweth has been rescheduled to December 8, 2011 to accommodate the actress’ filming schedule of GCB, a new television show debuting this fall on ABC stations. Current ticketholders for the sold out November 15 NasherSALON will have the first opportunity to transfer their tickets to the December 8 event. If there are any available tickets on November 10, the remaining tickets will open for sale to the public.
The Nasher Sculpture Center will also collaborate with Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts to bring Kristin Chenoweth to the school for an afternoon Salon at 3 pm. The event gives students the opportunity to get up close and personal and ask questions to some of the leading cultural icons of our times.
When all seats are sold to the evening Salon a limited number of tickets will become available for the student-led Salon at Booker T. Washington High School. Tickets for this Salon are $25 for Members and $30 for Non-members. The public is encouraged to check the website starting on November 11.
The NasherSALON Speaker Series features cultural icons for intimate and enlightening conversations at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Past speakers have included author John Updike; choreographer Twyla Tharp; singer and songwriter Art Garfunkel; composer Philip Glass; architect Thom Mayne; actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover; screenplay authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana; actress and model Lauren Bacall; actor Robert Duvall; actor Kevin Bacon; singer Gladys Knight; and chef Wolfgang Puck.
About the Nasher Sculpture Center;
Open since October 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center is dedicated to the display and study of modern and contemporary sculpture. The Center is located on a 2.4-acre site in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. Renzo Piano, a world-renowned architect and winner of the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 1998, is the architect of the Center’s 55,000-square-foot building. Piano worked in collaboration with landscape architect Peter Walker on the design of the two-acre sculpture garden.
The Nasher Sculpture Center was the longtime dream of the late Raymond and Patsy Nasher, who together formed one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world. The Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection includes masterpieces by Calder, De Kooning, Di Suvero, Giacometti, Hepworth, Kelly, Matisse, Miró, Moore, Picasso, Rodin, and Serra, among others, and continues to grow and evolve.
The Nasher Sculpture Center presents rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher Collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to 10,000 square feet of indoor gallery space, the Center contains an auditorium, education and research facilities, a cafe, and a store.
The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm and until 11 pm for special events. General Admission to the Center is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students, and free for members and children 12 and under. For more information, visit www.NasherSculptureCenter.org.
About Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts: Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts mission statement states “To provide intensive training in the arts and academics”. Arts Magnet prepares students to attend college, conservatory or to enter the professional field. Since its inception the school has garnered 18 presidential scholars and 194 DeeBee awards sponsored by Downbeat magazine – a total unmatched by any institution, college or university in the country. The students’ achievement comes as no surprise to those familiar with the instructional staff and the administration. With an approximate ratio of 1 faculty member to every 12 students in specialized areas, the efforts of 61 full-time teachers and 14 part-time/consultant teachers are augmented by master classes from visiting professionals in every discipline throughout the year. Approximately 88% of the faculty has more than ten years of teaching experience, and more than 83% have advanced degrees. The distinguished faculty includes Fulbright Scholars, a Christa McAuliffe Fellow, National Tandy Technology Scholars, and several Surdna Fellows.