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Liz Mikel Headed Off For Prestigious Theater Fellowship

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The Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship gives her a week’s worth of master classes and performance with TV’s Phylicia Rashad – in the restored Wisconsin estate of the great acting couple Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne.

Latest Winners Of The TACA Donna Wilhelm New Works Awards Announced

Both Kitchen Dog Theater and the Dallas Theater Center will receive $50,000 each to develop and premiere new works this next year, the fourth for the fund.

The Cliburners: Teens Goofing Off, Getting Serious At The Keyboard

Sure, they’re super-achievers, this first group of young pianists at the Cliburn International Young Piano Competition. But they’re also adolescents. And they’re also in what may be the most important contest in their young lives.

The Lost Murals of Dallas’ Old Municipal Building

The 1914-era Municipal Building is being completely restored to become the UNT law campus. But workers found evidence that painted murals from the ’30s just MIGHT still exist. Or not. Watch a video about their attempts to determine what’s left behind the paint and wallboard.

A New Arts District Plan? Let’s Think Through What Went Wrong With The First One

On Monday, submissions were due for an update to the Sasaki Plan, the original outline for the Arts District that, after 32 years, has had its problems. One major problem? It didn’t go far enough.

John Alexander’s Animal-People Rule The Roost At The Meadows

His funny-nightmare artworks look like Francisco Goya Meets James Ensor. For its 50th anniversary, the Meadows Museum honors one of SMU’s most significant grads, painter John Alexander, with a show of his animal-people hybrids and their disaster-bound environments.

Just What The Arts District And Klyde Warren Need! More High-Rise Office Space!

What once might have been a gateway to the Arts District will now be another big glass box butting up against the Meyerson Symphony Center.

Does Stage Life Trump Gay Life In ‘The Nance’?

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Double your entendres in The Nance, about a 1930s burlesque performer who finds his campy stage life conflicts with his private gay life. Uptown Players presents the Texas premiere of the Broadway comedy by Douglas Carter Beane.

Renowned Texas Sculptor Jesus Moroles Dies In Car Accident

He was a master of granite – and had just installed four giant columns alongside the new Hall Arts office tower in the Arts District.

Q&A With Michael Jenkins About The Dallas Summer Musicals At 75

A nice 75th anniversary for the Dallas Summer Musicals – with a hit Broadway show in New York and another in Fair Park. So we sat down with DSM president Michael Jenkins.

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