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Sarah Jaffe: The Path from “Clementine” to “Lover Girl”

Anne Bothwell  |  No Comments

Sarah Jaffe got her start strumming and singing in the clubs of Denton and Deep Ellum. Her third album, “Don’t Disconnect,” was released Tuesday and fans from the old days may not recognize her. The 28-year-old embraces a lush electronic dance sound. She talks to Art&Seek’s Anne Bothwell about the switch up.

  • Saturday Spotlight – Celebrating the Hatch Chile

    Shelley Kenneavy  |  No Comments

    For this week’s Art & Seek Spotlight, we’re off to the 4th Annual Hatch Chile Festival at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market. Along with the usual delights you expect at the market, you’ll find Hatch chiles both raw and roasted. The day starts off with a Hatch chile cooking demonstration, and The Crawfish Band entertains while […]

  • The High Five: Does Dallas Have The World’s Best Skyline?

    Eric Aasen  |  No Comments

    Five stories that have North Texas talking: Does Dallas have the best skyline in the world?; the Fort Worth-trained doctor who recovered from Ebola says he’s thrilled to be alive; Sarah Jaffe is performing in Dallas this weekend; and more.

  • Former Alvin Ailey Dancer To Succeed Ann Williams At Dallas Black Dance

    Jerome Weeks  |  No Comments

    April Berry, a former principal dancer with Alvin Ailey, will be taking over the reins as artistic director of Dallas Black Dance Theatre. DBDT’s founder Ann Williams stepped down in May after 37 years leading the company.

  • The Big Screen: Talking Robert Rodriguez, Sin City 2

    Stephen Becker  |  No Comments

    Robert Rodriguez is known as much for making bloody action movies like Desperado as he is for making kid-friendly films like the Spy Kids series. This week, we talk about the Austin director’s career ahead of his new film, Sin City 2.

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