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Ash Studios Near Fair Park: A Do-It-Yourself Arts Center?

It’s a ramshackle compound with a pre-fab shed and an enclosed yard littered with half-done artworks and a couch. But there’s a lot of arts activity going on in the Ash Studios.

Tony Award-Winning Playwright Doug Wright To Be UNT Artist-In-Residence

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He’ll be there for three weeks in fall 2015 and three weeks in spring 2016, working with students and researching his new play on Russian arts impresario Sergei Diaghilev.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Doug Wright’s Eulogy For Jac Alder

Former Dallas playwright and Pulitzer Prize-winner Doug Wright could not attend Monday evening’s memorial celebration of Theatre Three co-founder Jac Alder. So amid the evening of songs and memories, this eulogy from him was read.

Native Talk: Amon Carter’s ‘Indigenous Beauty’

Many of our ideas of Native Indian art remain confined to baskets and blankets, but the Amon Carter exhibition, Indigenous Beauty, provides a stunning corrective in its range and quality of masterworks.

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.

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 Big Deal: Portrait Watercolor Workshop At Oil And Cotton

Do something for the artist in you – enter for a chance to win a watercolor workshop at Oil and Cotton.

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.

The Big Screen: Teaching Film In High School

This week, we talk to the head of the Garland High School’s film program about preparing students for a career in the movie business.

Dallas Theater Leader Jac Alder Has Died

The co-founder of Theatre 3, the company’s executive producing director who acted, designed and directed, the man who first brought the work of such playwrights as Harold Pinter and Edward Albee to North Texas, was 80.

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