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Wednesday Morning Roundup

by Stephen Becker 7 Dec 2011 7:52 AM

Today in the roundup: Kristin Chenoweth speaks, the Amon Carter’s Andrew Walker travels, plus other odds and ends.


CATCHING UP WITH KRISTIN: On Thursday, Kristin Chenoweth will visit the Nasher Sculpture Center to take part in the NasherSALON Speaker Series. And she’ll have plenty to talk about. She’s won a Tony and an Emmy, she’s got a new country album out, and beginning in March, she’ll star in the Dallas-set Good Christian Belles on ABC. She talks about the many facets of her career and why she may have been born in the wrong era with

ON THE ROAD AGAIN: I’ve enjoyed checking in on Amon Carter Museum of American Art Director Andrew Walker’s Director’s Blog, which he updates every other week. It’s an interesting look into how the museum functions. In his latest entry, he writes about traveling to the St. Louis Art Museum to examine some paintings by American artist George Caleb Bingham for a possible joint exhibition. After that, he heads to Chicago. “The goal of this trip is to help advance the profile of our museum across the nation,” he writes.

ETC.: The Business Council for the Arts has a slick new website. The scrolling function on the main feature section is particularly cool. ( … The Dallas Historical Society will start charging admission to the Hall of State in Fair Park. (Unfair Park) … Garrison Keillor is rethinking hanging up the mic. (