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White Rock Water Theater Put On National List Of ‘At-Risk’ Sites

Jerome Weeks  |  No Comments

The White Rock Lake Water Theater — dozens of metal poles once designed to attract wildlife and now attracting calls to be torn down — gets a national spotlight as an endangered cultural site.

  • The Big Screen: ‘Listen Up Philip’

    Stephen Becker  |  No Comments

    In Listen Up Philip, Jason Schwartzman is a novelist who uses his professional struggles as an excuse to alienate everyone in his personal life. The film was developed by the North Texas production company Sailor Bear, and this week, we talk to one of its principals – James Johnston – about what it took to make the movie.

  • The Big Deal: Lone Star Film Society’s 2014 Lone Star Film Festival

    Gila Espinoza  |  No Comments

    Catch festival passes to the Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square!

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