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OnStage Pittsburgh article: "City Theatre Stirs Things Up to Complete 50th Anniversary Season Lineup"

Broadway World article: "City Theatre Announces THE REAL JAMES BOND...WAS DOMINICAN For 2024/2025 Season"

The Boston Globe article: "Fact, fiction, and forging an identity in ArtsEmerson’s ‘The Real James Bond . . . Was Dominican’" article: "The Real James Bond...Was Dominican" - by Christopher Rivas and Daniel Ban ks - ArtsEmerson (Boston, MA.) - Review" article: "DNAWORKS Reveals New Leadership: Andrés Franco Named Executive Director"

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article: "DNAWORKS looks to create a unique identity in Fort Worth and Pittsburgh"

Fort Worth Magazine article: "Q&A: DNAWORKS Executive Director Colombian native Andrés Franco is ready to pick up the baton as first executive director"

WESA.FM article: "Production company brings new 'DNA' to Pittsburgh" article: "DNAWORKS Announces New Leadership: Andrés Franco Named Executive Director" article: "DNAWORKS: Fostering Dialogue and Healing Through the Arts" article: "At Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, new Artistic Director Adam McKinney seeks to create a space for everyone in dance"

Paper City article: "How a Former Ku Klux Klan Auditorium is Being Transformed Into a Cultural Hub for Healing in Texas: Carlos Gonzalez-Jaime on Transform 1012's Ambitious Mission and Where It Stands Today"

Forward article: "I am the map, the quilt, and tablecloth of those who have come before me" ‘HaMapah,’ a new installation at Fentster, traces dancer Adam McKinney’s multifaceted ancestry​ article "Fort Worth’s Black history has been overlooked. Four projects are reclaiming those stories" article: "Former KKK headquarters near Dallas is being converted into an arts center by non-profit volunteers" press release: "(BPRW) Denton Black Film Festival Wraps Up Ninth Year, Eclipsing 10,000 Attendees"

Latrobe Bulletin article: "Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Master’s Program: Balanchine and Beyond April 14-16" feature: "Using Our Bodies as Sites of Restful Resistance" feature: "For this Black, Jewish choreographer, dance can ‘fill in the blanks of history’"

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Names New Artistic Director: Adam W. McKinney Will Serve as Organization’s Seventh Artistic Director Beginning March 2023

Daniel's acceptance speech for Theatre Communication Group's  2020 Alan Schneider Director Award HERE

DNAWORKS featured in Broadway World, “DNAWORKS in Partnership With Amphibian Stage to Receive Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts” 2021

DNAWORKS featured in Fort Worth Star-Telegram, "Can theater & dance bridge divides over race, culture? Fort Worth group shows the way" 2021

DNAWORKS featured in Culturs Magazine, 2021

Adam McKinney featured in TCU Magazine, 2021 

Interview with Daniel in American Theatre magazine by Christina Anderson for receiving 2020 Alan Schneider Director Award 


Adam McKinney featured in D Magazine, “Why Bruce Wood’s Newest Dance Film Is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen Before” 2020

DNAWORKS featured in New England Foundation for the Arts Website: “Announcing National Theater Project 2020 Creation & Touring Grant Finalists" 2020

DNAWORKS featured in Teresa Coleman Wash's Howlround piece "A Time of Interrogation."

DNAWORKS' programming lauded by Cara Mia Theatre's Ariana Cook for its mindfulness of mixed-identity experiences in American Theatre, 2019 HERE.

Hollow Roots by DNAWORKS' Ensemble Member Christina Anderson reviewed by Janice L. Franklin in TheatreJones, 2018

Adam McKinney featured in Zeek Magazine, 2009


Casting a Movement: The Welcome Table Initiative ed. by Claire Syler and Daniel Banks (review). Detra Payne Theatre Topics, Volume 31, Number 3, November 2021, pp. 273-274. Article.

Theatre Research International review of Casting a Movement: The Welcome Table Initiative, edited by Claire Syler and Daniel Banks, by Colin Vorbeck, Texas Tech University.

"Claire Syler and Daniel Banks' edited volume of essays, Casting a Movement: The Welcome Table Initiative, is a must read for any theatre professional, educator or student." - Read Derrick Vanmeter's full review here.


NBC DFW feature: Conversations: Call for Change article. 2021

Fort Worth article: "An Eye on the Past." 2021

NBC 5 produced a video of Adam and Daniel talking about the FWLT. 

Another NBC-DFW interview "Community Conversations: Fort Worth Lynching Tour" 2021

NPR-KERA radio story about FWLT: "Fort Worth Lynching Tour Brings Little-Known History To The Forefront" 2021

Fort Worth-Star Telegram article and video about FWLT: "Fort Worth lynching tour rides to remember and heal" 2021 

Broadway World article about FWLT "DNAWORKS Honors Black Man Lynched in 1921 through Augmented Reality Bike and Car Tour", 2021

WORT-FM interview with Adam about FWLT: "What We Want Is Possible, What We Want for Healing Is Possible" 2021


J Weekly  feature on Adam McKinney and HaMapah/The Map

Adam McKinney and his dance work featured in KCAW radio interviews, Sitka, AK, 2017 & 2018

Adam McKinney and HaMapah/The Map featured in "In dance, a map for discussing identity"by Tresca Weinstein on, 2012

HaMapah/The Map @ Skidmore College by Tresca Weinstein on, 2012


Fort Worth Report article: "Fred Rouse, Fort Worth’s only recorded Black lynching victim, remembered in TCC exhibit"


Fort Worth article: "The Lynching of One Fort Worthian Is the Subject of a New Collaborative Art Exhibition"

Featured in Tarrant County College calendar: "Shelter in Place Art Exhibit"


Featured in the Houston Chronicle: "Critical Race Theory exhibit packs powerful punch at Houston’s Project Row Houses." 2022

Featured in The Grio: "Houston artists use row houses to bring clarity and truth to CRT." 2022

Featured in Black Enterprise: "Houston Artists Explore Controversy Surrounding Critical Race Theory Being Taught in Schools." 2022


Featured in the Sight Lines Magazine: "The Line-up: Eleven Texas exhibitions to see during spring break, and beyond." 2022

Featured in Hyperallergic: "Our Wandering, Rootless Nature, Given Shape by a Jewish Tradition." 2022

Featured in Art Memo Mag review. 2022

Featured in Forward: "Reimagining sukkahs in a time of plague." 2022

Featured in Willamette Week: "The Virtual Choreography of Adam McKinney’s “Shelter in Place” Installation Imagines One Giant Leap for Humankind." 2022

Featured in The Jerusalem Post: "Sukkot, the pandemic and a lynching come together in a Jewish art install." 2022

Featured in Argus Observer: "Multimedia exhibition Shelter in Place opens Oct. 1, on eve of Sukkot." 2022

HyperAllergic review: "Our Wandering, Rootless Nature, Given Shape by a Jewish Tradition. The autumn holiday of Sukkot continues to offer solace and community for new generations." 2021

Art [Memo] review: "We Are All Guests Here." 2021


NBC DFW Adam W. McKinney and Fred Rouse, III discuss TCCPJ's work, 2021

Fort Worth Star Telegram article: "100 years after Fred Rouse was lynched in Fort Worth, these events promote healing." 2021

Adam speaks with TCU's Race & Reconciliation Initiative about TCCPJ and Transform 1012 N. Main Street, 2021


DNAWORKS’ “The Borders Project” featured in “Beyond the Border” by Emily Wiederholdt in Stance on Dance, 2015


Featured in Culture Shock Miami's Blog, "The Power of Representation: Uncovering the Real James Bond." 2022


Featured in Culture Shock Miami's Blog, "'What does it take to be remembered?' – A Chat with Christopher Rivas." 2022


Feature in Miami's Community News article, "Culture Shock Miami Presents, ‘The Real James Bond… Was Dominican'." 2022


Featured in El Nuevo Herald article, "El verdadero James Bond... era dominicano." 2022


Featured in Miami New Times's article, "The Fifteen Best Things to Do in Miami This Week." 2022

The Real James Bond...Was Dominican featured in ArtBust Miami article. 2022

The Real James Bond...Was Dominican reviewed by Travis McCallum in The Column, 2019 

The Real James Bond...Was Dominican reviewed by Teresa Marrero in TheatreJones, 2019

Christopher Rivas answer questions about DNAWORKS' production of The Real James Bond Was Dominican in TheatreJones, 2019


DNAWORKS' The Secret Sharer featured in Texas A&M University's Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts page, 2022


Transform 1012 N. Main Street Coverage Book

Featured in The Washington Post opinion piece: "When saving a symbol of white supremacy is a way to resist it." 2022


Featured in DFW501c article: "FW nonprofit colab to turn Klan building into reparative justice project." 2022


Featured in HeroMag article: "Coalition buys former KKK headquarters in Fort Worth to create a local arts and healing center." 2022


Featured in Texas News article: "A Poetic Project to Redeem the KKK Meeting Hall in Fort Worth." 2022


Featured in Dallas Observer article: "The Coalition That Saved the KKK Building in Fort Worth Explains Plans For the Lynching Site." 2022

Featured in The Dallas Morning News article: "Coalition buys former KKK headquarters in Fort Worth to create community arts and healing center." 2022

Featured in Fort Worth Magazine article: "Nonprofit Coalition Acquires KKK Building on North Main Street." 2022

Featured in Kera News article: "Fort Worth’s old KKK hall set to become a hub for racial healing through the arts." 2022

Featured CBS DFW segment: "Former Ku Klux Klan Hall In Fort Worth Being Turned Into ‘Arts And Community Healing’ Space." 2022

Featured in Fort Worth Star Telegram article: "Panther Island’s KKK building sold to arts coalition. Here’s what’s planned for it." 2022

Featured in Head Topics article: "Former Ku Klux Klan Hall In Fort Worth Being Turned Into 'Arts And Community Healing' Space." 2022

Featured in Culture Map, Fort Worth article: "Former KKK building in Fort Worth to be transformed into healing space." 2022

Featured in What's Up Fort Worth article: "Space of Hate will be Space of Truth, Reconciliation, and Liberation." 2022

NBC-DFW covers T1012 project: "Nonprofits Plan Bright Future for Old KKK Building in Fort Worth." HERE. 2022

NBC-DFW covers TRANSFORM 1012 N. MAIN STREET project: "Texas Coalition Hopes to Repurpose, Transform Old KKK Hall"

Should Fort Worth’s Klan hall be saved? This group has 180 days to prove it should. Read the whole story HERE.

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