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Young Poet Takes Aim At Substandard Teaching

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Nytesia Ross of Tyler wins a nationwide poetry contest, performs at Kennedy Center.

Dallas Institute of Humanities Expands Into Old Uptown Home

Finally, some good news about an old Dallas building not being arrogantly bulldozed.

DTC’s Christie Vela On Acting: “The Only Reason To Do This Is To Have Fun.”

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And guest blogger Gail Sachson truly had fun – ranting, raving, being self-absorbed – in the adult acting class at the Dallas Theater Center.

Tracy Hicks, Longtime Dallasite Who Blended Science And Art, Dies At 68

He found beauty in bottled scientific specimens – and also a cause to advocate for.

A Little Shop Of Horrors – With Some Really Fine Music

Cirque du Horror is a typically Denton kinda show. It’s a deliberately cheesy, campy scarefest, a Halloween cabaret with dancing vampires. But what really marks it as pure Denton are the music and the musicians.

Dallas Demographic Arts Data Reveals, Yep, We’re Richer, Whiter, Older

… richer, whiter and older, that is, than the national averages from the National Endowment for the Arts. And Dallas artsgoers are richer, whiter, older than the Dallas city population. In fact, we’re more akin to the population makeup of North Texas in general.

‘State Of The Arts’ Will Discuss Where Forensics Meets Art

Art conservation. Sounds like it’s all about watching paint dry. Actually, it can be a lot more interesting than that. That’s because art conservation is where forensic science meets history meets art. So check out host Jeff Whittington’s talk Thursday with two of North Texas’ leading conservators.

The Big Deal: Chamber Music Society Of Fort Worth Presents ‘French Romantics Plus’

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Join the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth for an afternoon of ‘French Romantics Plus’

Two Major Dallas Art Collections Are Up For Sale

October seems to be art bargain month. Belo, the parent company of The Dallas Morning News, will be auctioning off hundreds of Texas artworks, and a prize collection assembled by a pair of late, beloved arts patrons is up for sale.

Former SMU Arts Dean Going For Video College Applications

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Jose Bowen left SMU to run Goucher College in July. Now Goucher is the first college with an app for accepting video applications.

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