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The High Five: Lifetime Network Cancels Show Featuring Controversial FW Funeral Home

Eric Aasen  |  No Comments

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Fort Worth prays for Kent Brantly, who has Ebola; immigrant children won’t arrive in Dallas County by the end of July; Eric Nadel is honored for his Texas Rangers announcing; and more:

  • Saturday Spotlight – Turn Up! with Sound and Silence

    Shelley Kenneavy  |  No Comments

    For this week’s Art & Seek Spotlight, we’re learning about the science of sound and silence at the “Turn Up!” event, presented by Big Thought. Head to the Dallas Public Library’s Pleasant Grove Branch to hear a performance and learn a little something from an opera-singing duo currently competing on “America’s Got Talent.” Enjoy music and […]

  • Is Art Good For You?

    Jerome Weeks  |  No Comments

    The Crow Collection has expanded its mission to include wellness classes and lectures (yoga, t’ai chi, meditation), while Rachel Nash is a rare gallery owner: She also offers art therapy.

  • The Big Screen: Talking ‘About Alex’ With Its Richardson Producer

    Stephen Becker  |  No Comments

    In About Alex, college friends reunite when one of the group members attempts suicide. The film was produced by Richardson native Adam Saunders, who talks to us this week about why these small dramas are making a resurgence in Hollywood.

  • Flickr Photo Of The Week

    Therese Powell  |  1 Comment

    Congratulations to Joseph Haubert of Dallas, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest!

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  • Thursday,  1 p.m.: Think - The battles of World War I took place largely in the trenches. And a walk through those trenches 100 years after the first shots were fired reveals a stunning collection of artwork carved into the walls by soldiers waiting for the war to come to them. We’ll talk this hour about what these images say about the artists who made them with Dallas photographer Jeffrey Gusky. His photographs of the artworks are featured in the August issue of National Geographic.
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