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Dallas Not Even A Top 20 ‘Arts Vibrant’ City, Says New SMU Study

The study measures an area’s cultural vitality through such factors as arts employment, government support and non–profit dollars. And Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and even Austin do not rank high.

The Big Screen: What ‘Whiplash’ Gets Wrong

To begin our Oscars series, John Murphy, chair of UNT’s jazz studies division, stops by to talk about Whiplash. Let’s just say he’s not a fan.

Clements Hospital Art : A Prescription for Precision

Guest blogger Gail Sachson finds the new hospital is full of healing art.

Latest Arts Data Report from SMU: Getting Into The Details

It’s the second annual temperature-taking of American arts organizations by SMU’s National Center for Arts Research.

NEA Grants $297,000 To Nine North Texas Arts Groups

The big winner is Big Thought with a $100,000 grant for its Dallas City of Learning program.

Gail Cronauer: The Actress As Wily, Magical Witch

As a teacher, Gail Cronauer has helped train a generation of North Texas actors. As a performer, she’s been a classic character actor – currently seen to great effect at the Undermain Theater as a crafty, comical, Russian witch.

SMU Names New Dean Of Meadows School Of The Arts

So SMU replaces a pianist-dean with a pianist-dean. Interesting.

Top 25 Music Schools In the World? Hollywood Reporter Picks UNT At #17

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OK, so maybe it’s just another click-bait listicle. Still. UNT is in the company of the Royal College of Music, the New England Conservatory and Juilliard. Take that, Austin.

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.

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