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The Great Mentor

Akin Babatunde is currently directing Spunk at WaterTower Theater, but the role he’s played offstage may be the important one he’s had in North Texas.

Music Lessons In The Gym, On The IPad

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Mesquite schools team up with the Dallas Chamber Symphony to offer kids a new approach to music appreciation.

DMA Joins ‘Art Everywhere’ – Largest Outdoor Art Gallery in US

Five major American art museums are joining forces for Art Everywhere, which has people pick 50 favorite paintings from their collections to be put up on billboards, busboards and poster. Kinda like the world’s biggest online ‘Top 10′ list.

‘Nur’ – A Shining Light At The DMA

Nur, which means ‘light,’ is the first show ever at the DMA on Islamic art, and the DMA is the only US museum to host it. Curator Sabiha Al Khemir talks about one of the rarest artworks in the exhibition, a lovely, dark-blue manuscript, written in gold.

SMU Dean Of Arts Jose Bowen Now President of Goucher College

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He starts July 1st.

The Big Deal: Amon Carter Museum Of American Art ‘Art and Appetite’ Exhibition Catalogue

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Win this Big Deal and sink your teeth into a good book.

UNT’s New $10,000 Rilke Poetry Prize Winner Loves Willie Nelson’s Music

Poet Katie Peterson is the third winner of the $10,000 Rilke Prize from UNT. She should feel at home visiting Denton: She loves country music.

Cross-Cultural Connection: Israel’s Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company comes to Dallas

Charles Santos of TITAS tells guest blogger Danielle Gergiou what to expect from this weekend’s performances and audtion.

‘The Lady Revealed’ To Play At Theatre 3 For 2 Shows

First staged last year at UNT, The Lady Revealed is about both the ‘Dark Lady’ of Shakespeare’s sonnets – the bewitching mistress whom Shakespeare worshiped and attacked – and the contentious Oxford don who believed he’d uncovered her identity. Now Theatre 3 will present it for free – with Theatre 3′s Jac Alder playing the don.

SMU’s Meadows Prize Goes To Urban Bush Women Founder

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar founded the groundbreaking performance ensemble in 1984 — and now she’ll be spending a month in Dallas, restaging a recent dance work with SMU students and developing a new one.

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