PHOTOS: “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band’s Performance


“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band Brass Quintet from Washington, D.C., performed a free concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 10 in Caruth Auditorium in SMU’s Owen Arts Center, presented by the Meadows School of the Arts. The program included Kurt Weill’s Suite from The Threepenny Opera, Monteverdi’s Four Madrigals, Darius Milhaud’s Suite française and more. Read more

15 Can’t-Miss Photos from Meadows Opera Theatre’s “Susannah”

All photos by Kim Leeson
All photos by Kim Leeson


On Thursday, February 5, the Meadows Opera Theatre will debut a new opera. It’s called Susannah, and it’s a “powerful American masterpiece weaves together folk tunes, country hymns, lush lyricism and haunting, ravishing melodies in this timeless tale of desire, lust, seduction and revenge.” Our photographer Kim Leeson went behind the scenes to capture the dress rehearsal night. The show, which is directed by Hank Hammett and conducted by Paul Phillips, premieres on Thursday February 5 and runs through Sunday, February 8. Full details on the show –plus how to get tickets– are on the Meadows Event Page. Read more