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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.

Hand-Made And Homeless, Framed And Videotaped

SMU professor Willie Baronet has been buying handmade signs from panhandlers for 23 years. In recent years, he made them into art installations in Dallas galleries. After a cross-country, 24-city trip, he’s now working on a book and a feature-length documentary.

The Big Deal: Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel: Miracle of Mozart

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Gain insight into some of Mozart’s works with Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel.

Connecting With Canada: Celebrating The Aga Khan Museum In Toronto

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On Friday, members of the Dallas community met at SMU to view a live telecast of the opening of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. The museum may be in Canada, but Dallas’ connection has already started.

The Arts Get High in Aspen

Aspen’s new downtown art museum – designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect – has just opened – with celebratory fireworks and commissioned exhibitions from a noted Chinese artist. Oh yes, and also protests, calls for boycotts and controversies about tortoises, iPads and height restrictions.

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