Martha Heimberg, presenter, has been writing about theater, the arts and historic preservation for over 30 years for numerous Texas newspapers and magazines, including Dallas Weekly, D Magazineand Texas Monthly. She currently writes a weekly theater column for Turtle Creek News. She has won awards from the Dallas Press Club and the Texas Historic Commission, and is a founding member of the Dallas Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum. She coordinates DART’sPoetry in Motion program, and has served many years on the WordSpace board. Her degrees in English and comparative literature are from Southern Methodist University. She is associate professor of English at Northwood University in Cedar Hill, Texas. Read about Kay Ryan.
|What: First Hearings with Joe R. Lansdale
When: Thursday, July 2, 7:30 pm
Where: The Wild Detectives, 314 West 8th Street, Dallas 75208
Hosted by: Charles Dee Mitchell
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This new novel, Paradise Sky, is a sprawling Western that offers a highly fictionalized life of Nat Love, the African American cowboy who became famous as the dime-novel hero, Deadwood Dick. The action moves from Texas to Arizona, up to South Dakota, and back to Arkansas. Read More.
Who: ArtSpeak: Moni Bell and Mad Mother Gobblin
When: Saturday, July 18, 9 pm
Where: Mighty Fine Arts, 409A N. Tyler in Historic North Oak Cliff 75208
Hosted by: Steve Cruz
The work of Moni Bell traces some dark paths through sharks, uncertainty, impending chaos and more sharks. Her world is full of jagged sharp edges but rendered in exuberant colors and patterns and humor mitigating the darkness and keeping it at bay. Read More