Showing posts with label performance. Show all posts
Showing posts with label performance. Show all posts

Friday, May 16, 2014

Mesquite Meander cemetery tour


Amanda W. Gott, played by Andrea Himmelsehr, waits for guests during the Mesquite Meander tour at the historic Mesquite Cemetery in Mesquite on Friday, May 16, 2014. The tour featured actors portraying both famous and infamous Mesquite residents.

photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News


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Guests listen to the stories held within historic Mesquite Cemetery during the Mesquite Meander tour at the Mesquite Cemetery in Mesquite on Friday, May 16, 2014.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Scarborough Faire 2010


The Flaming Idiots (Gyro, Pyro and Walter) returned from New York to perform a special anniversary act at Scarborough Faire Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie on Saturday, April 17, 2010.


Photos © Mark M. Hancock / NewsEagles


Scarborough Faire villagers participate in actvities during the annual Scarborough Faire Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie.

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Named in this slideshow are:   The Flaming Idiots, Pyro, Gyro, Walter, Don Juan, Miguel, King Henry VIII, Queen Anne Boleyn, Suellen Moline and Fayrouz Hancock.

Saturday, December 31, 2011

2011 Review


Photos © Mark M. Hancock / NewsEagles and designated publications

Lighting illuminates part of the downtown Dallas skyline over the Arts District in Dallas on Sept. 29, 2011.


This is a collection of my favorite shots (it isn't all PJ work) from 2011. On a computer or iPad, it's best to view the slideshow in the larger format.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

DSO Mendelssohn concert series


photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Sopranos Ava Pine, left, and Layla Claire, center, sing as Jaap van Zweden, right, conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra as they perform part of the Mendelssohn series at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas on Sept. 29, 2011.


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Jaap van Zweden conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra as they perform part of the Mendelssohn series at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas.

Named in this slideshow are:   Jaap van Zweden, Ava Pine, Gregory Warren and Layla Claire.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

"Shooting Star" performance


photos &copy Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Reed McAllister, played by James Crawford, meets his former lover Elena Carson, played by Diana Sheehan, in an airport during a performance of "Shooting Star" at the WaterTower Theatre in Addison on May 28, 2011.


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Reed McAllister, played by James Crawford, meets his former lover Elena Carson, played by Diana Sheehan, in an airport during a performance of "Shooting Star" at the WaterTower Theatre in Addison.


Thursday, February 10, 2011

Savion Glover performs "Bare Soundz"


Savion Glover, left, performs the "a capella" tap-dance set "Bare Soundz" with Marshall Davis, right, at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas on Oct. 10, 2010.


photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News


Savion Glover appears to blur as he performs the high-energy "a capella" tap-dance set "Bare Soundz" at the Meyerson Symphony Center.



Savion Glover performs the "a capella" tap-dance set "Bare Soundz" at the Meyerson Symphony Center. No music accompanied the performance. Only the percussive sound of the performers feet on wooden risers.



Savion Glover, left, and Marshall Davis, right, see who can balance on their toes the longest as part of a friendly tap contest during the "a capella" tap-dance set "Bare Soundz" at the Meyerson Symphony Center.



Savion Glover balances on the toe of one shoe as he performs the "a capella" tap-dance set "Bare Soundz" at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas.

Sunday, January 09, 2011

2010 Review


photos © Mark M. Hancock / NewsEagles

Takara and her 7-month-old calf Sakari perform together at Sea World San Antonio on Sunday, July 18, 2010.


photos © Mark M. Hancock / NewsEagles and/or designated publications

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This slideshow is a collection of Mark's memorable images from 2010.

I have about 30 normal posts and about 10 major slideshows that I didn't have time to post in 2010. So, here's a collection of some images throughout 2010. Some are old, some are new to the blog. I'll try to catch up in a few months after I complete a major project.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

"Festung von Erinnerungen"


Lela Bell performs during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Studio Theatre in the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre on Friday, July 23, 2010.


photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News


Lela Bell performs with other dancers during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Studio Theatre in Addison.


Dancers perform during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Addison Studio Theatre.


Blair Lawrence, Jennifer Mabus Cook and Rebekah Caffey perform during "Festung von Erinnerungen" in the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre.



Ewert & Company artistic director Anna Marie Ewert-Pittman performs during "Festung von Erinnerungen" at the Studio Theatre in Addison.



Rebekah Caffey, left, and Rachel Cummings, right, perform during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Studio Theatre in the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre.


Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Kitchen Dog Theater rehearsal


photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

(From left to right) Drew Wall (Chris), Bruce DuBose (Billy), Ivan Jasso (Nini) and Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" by Zayd Dohrn at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas on May 28, 2010.


Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) and Drew Wall (Chris) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary.



Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) and Drew Wall (Chris) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" in Dallas.



Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) and Drew Wall (Chris) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" by Zayd Dohrn at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Tekumbe concert



Lead singer Camilo Mutis (right) and percussionist Stefan Ice (left) of Tekumbe perform during a concert at the Mambo Cafe in Dallas on Friday, March 26, 2010.


photos © Mark M. Hancock / NewsEagles.com
music "Yo Quiero" © Tekumbe / Tekumbe.com



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Tekumbe performs in concert at the Mambo Cafe in Dallas' West End.

Named in this slideshow are: Josue Chavez, Alan Garrido, Stefan Ice, Andres Lucas, Camilo Mutis, Franz Mutis and Paulo Valles.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

New Spain concert


Members of the Orchestra of New Spain perform during a concert at Christ the King Catholic Church in Dallas on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009.



photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News


Concertmaster Kristin Van Cleve tunes the orchestra before an Orchestra of New Spain concert at Christ the King Catholic Church.




Orchestra of New Spain music director Grover Wilkins takes a bow during a concert in Dallas.




Members of the Orchestra of New Spain perform during a concert at Christ the King Catholic Church. The orchestra performs many 18th Century baroque and classical-period music and incorporates period instruments.


Audience members listen during an Orchestra of New Spain concert at Christ the King Catholic Church.


Music director Grover Wilkins directs as a quartet sings during an Orchestra of New Spain concert in Dallas.


Cellist Gyongy Erodi laughs with other performers before an Orchestra of New Spain concert at Christ the King Catholic Church in Dallas.



Please read the classical music review "Dallas' Orchestra of New Spain performs grand Christmas concert" by Scott Cantrell / The Dallas Morning News

Friday, February 20, 2009

Neil deGrasse Tyson lectures


Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson greets about 2,000 fans before presenting "The Cosmic Perspective" as part of the University of Texas at Arlington Maverick Speakers Series at UTA in Arlington on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009.


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Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, presents "The Cosmic Perspective" at UTA in Arlington. Tyson also hosts "NOVA scienceNOW" on PBS and has been the most frequent guest on “The Colbert Report.”



Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson drops two differently-weighted items to demonstrate Newton's law of universal gravitation at UTA in Arlington. Tyson said Isaac Newton was the smartest human in the planet's history.



Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson presents "The Cosmic Perspective" as part of the University of Texas at Arlington Maverick Speakers Series at UTA in Arlington. Tyson's new book "The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet" addresses the debate surrounding his 2006 decision to exhibit Pluto as a Dwarf Planet in the Kuiper Belt.



Please see Neil deGrasse Tyson's Web site to learn more about the man and science.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

"A Skull in Connemara"


Mick Dowd (John S. Davies, bottom) digs in his late wife's grave as Mairtin Hanlon (Drew Wall, left) and Thomas Hanlon (Ian Sinclair, right) question the gravedigger during a rehearsal of "A Skull In Connemara" in the Studio Theatre at the Addison Theatre Centre on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009.


photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News


Mick Dowd (John S. Davies, right) talks with Mairtin Hanlon (Drew Wall, left) in the graveyard during a rehearsal of "A Skull In Connemara" in the Studio Theatre. Second Thought Theatre presented the play by Martin McDonagh.


Mick Dowd (John S. Davies, right) talks with Mairtin Hanlon (Drew Wall, left) in the graveyard during a rehearsal of "A Skull In Connemara" in the Studio Theatre at the Addison Theatre Centre in Addison.

Please read, "Strong acting, dark laughs in 'A Skull in Connemara'" by Lawson Taitte / The Dallas Morning News.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

UIL Marching Band Competition


photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

The Plano East Senior High School band gathers in the parking lot before taking the field during the Region 25 UIL Marching Band Contest at Clark Stadium in Plano on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008.


Drum major Tony Gonzales stretches with the band before taking the field.


The Plano East Senior High School band warms up at Clark Stadium.


Plano East Senior High School drum major Brandon Howle leads the band during the Region 25 UIL Marching Band Contest in Plano.



The Plano East Senior High School drum corps perform at Clark Stadium.



Plano East Senior High School brass players perform during the UIL Marching Band Contest.


Christie Gurski performs a clarinet solo with the Plano East Senior High School band during the contest at Clark Stadium.



Jesse VanAsdale (lower right) plays the marimba during the UIL Marching Band Contest.


Members of the Plano East Senior High School band perform during the contest in Plano.


Plano East Senior High School flag corps member Marissa Miller (center) performs with the band during the Region 25 UIL Marching Band Contest at Clark Stadium in Plano.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

SMU Meadows symphony performs


photos &copy Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Concertmaster KeumHwa Cha takes a bow before the Meadows Symphony Orchestra performs "The Elements: Earth" in Caruth Auditorium at Southern Methodist University in Dallas on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008.


Paul Phillips bows with the Meadows Symphony Orchestra in Caruth Auditorium at Southern Methodist University.


The Meadows Symphony Orchestra performs "The Elements: Earth" in Caruth Auditorium at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.



The Meadows Symphony Orchestra brass section performs during a concert in Caruth Auditorium.


The Meadows Symphony Orchestra woodwind section performs during a concert in Caruth Auditorium.


Paul Phillips returns to conduct an encore during a concert of the Meadows Symphony Orchestra.


Paul Phillips conducts the Meadows Symphony Orchestra in Caruth Auditorium at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.


Please read, "SMU Meadows symphony walks through nature with earthy season opener" by Scott Cantrell / The Dallas Morning News