Construction Update: We’re open! By car, access the parking garage from Vineland Place.
8-Ball: Bill Frisell
Throughout a career spanning two decades and some 150 recordings, Grammy-winning guitarist/composer Bill Frisell has shared a long history with the Walker. Commissioned in 1999 to create his ambitious Blues Dream (Nonesuch), he has performed here numerous times and is a highlight of the Members’ Preview Party on April 16. Frisell recently took time from his busy schedule to answer some life’s most…
The McGuire Theater: A New Home for Tomorrow’s Performance
In one sense, a theater is to a performing arts curator what a white gallery is to his counterpart in the visual arts—an empty volume created to be animated by today’s most innovative minds and bodies. But in discussing the new William and Nadine McGuire Theater in the Walker expansion, design consultant Josh Dachs offers a different analogy. “These spaces are for telling stories, and the idea of…