The Sammons Center continues its 30th anniversary celebration with “Journalism & The Arts,” a free reception and panel discussion on Thursday, September 27, 7:00 p.m. Beginning with the reception to thank local journalists who cover the arts, the event is highlighted by “Keeping the Muse in the News,” a panel discussion addressing ways that journalists and arts groups can work together more effectively during a time of great changes in newsrooms, communications technology and consumer habits.
Representing various forms of media, the panelists are Anne Bothwell, Vice President Arts, KERA, Mark Lowry, Co-founder and Executive Director, TheaterJones.com, and Lauren Smart, Professor of Practice, Southern Methodist University/Meadows School of Arts. The moderator is Chris Heinbaugh, Vice President of External Affairs, AT&T Performing Arts Center.
The event is free and includes complimentary valet parking. Seating is limited; reservations are required and may be made by emailing RSVP@sammonsartcenter.org with the name of each guest attending and a daytime telephone number. For more information, call the Sammons Center at (214) 520-7788.