JUST IN: Dr. Kern Wildenthal To Serve As Interim General Director/CEO Of The Dallas Opera Following Keith Cerny’s Resignation

With The Dallas Opera's General Director/ CEO Keith Cerny's announcing his resignation last Friday, the interim stand-in has just been revealed. According to The Dallas Opera Board Chair Holly Mayer, "As has been the case in the past, there is a need for an executive presence in the office during this transitional period, while the search committee prepares to begin its task … [Read more...]

JUST IN: The Dallas Opera’s GM/CEO Keith Cerny Resigns To Head Up Calgary Opera

The Dallas Opera's GM/CEO Keith Cerny has just turned in his resignation to take over the position of general director/CEO of Calgary Opera in January. During his seven-and-a-half years with the Dallas company, Keith presided over five consecutive balanced operating budgets and a host of artistic projects, expansions, and technical innovations.  These include a … [Read more...]

JUST IN: 2017 Obelisk Award Recipients And Keynote Speaker Announced For Business Council For The Arts Fundraising Luncheon

Obelisk Award Luncheon Co-Chairs Thai-Ian Tran and Steve Roth have just announced the luncheon keynote speaker and the recipients of the 2017 Obelisk Awards that is annually presented by Business Council For The Arts. Addressing the group of art lovers will be Nasher Haemisegger Fellow for the National Center for Arts Research and former Brooklyn Academy of Music President … [Read more...]

From An Olympian Gold Medalist To An Opera CEO, The Awards Of Excellence Celebrated A Wide Range Of Achievers

One of the favorite award luncheons of the fall season is the Dallas Historical Society's Awards for Excellence. Just the week before Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 17, the lovers of Dallas history and those who help make it all come true were at the Fairmont for the handing out of awards and the legendary A.C. Greene champagne toast. Here's a report from the field: The … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Dallas Historical Society’s Awards For Excellence Recipients Announced

What a great way to start off the week. The Dallas Historical Society just sent word of the  2016 Awards for Excellence in Community Service recipients. Yipee! They hit it out of the park again with a terrific roll call of peeps that if you didn’t know, you should. The honorees will be: Arts Leadership (This award is given to that individual who has … [Read more...]