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New Residency Offers ‘Smooth Sailing’ For Women Artists

A new outfit is offering residences to female Dallas artists. The plan? Offering them a boost not just through studio space but smarter business practices.

Four Finalists Chosen For Updating Dallas Arts District Plan

The Sasaki Plan – the original guide for the Dallas Arts District – is more n 30 years old, so it’s time to blow the dust off it and update it to address things like the crowds coming to the Perot Museum, maybe the completion of the City Performance Hall and, oh, why not how to make the Arts District full of urban life and cultural activity the way it was originally intended to be?

New Artists’ Workshops In An Old Ice Cream Plant

A nearly 100-year-old building in the Cedars area will be a new home for the arts. But a different one — like a private gym, it’ll have 24-hour access for artists to use fully-equipped workspaces. Or rent micro-studios.

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.

Dallas Arts District Looking For New Leader: Catherine Cuellar Gets New Job

She started in the district two years ago, after Veletta Lill retired. Now she’s off to the Entrepreneurs of North Texas.

Even The Kitchen Sink: After Its Last Show At The MAC, Kitchen Dog Is Holding A Sale

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With the Kitchen Doggers finding a temporary home next season in the Design District, there’s 25 years’ worth of stuff to move out of the MAC. It’s yard sale time!

Latest Winners Of The TACA Donna Wilhelm New Works Awards Announced

Both Kitchen Dog Theater and the Dallas Theater Center will receive $50,000 each to develop and premiere new works this next year, the fourth for the fund.

Fortune Magazine: Free Admission To Art Museums Causes Lost Revenue!

Fortune magazine reports a surprising drawback to free admissions policies at art museums: They lose ticket revenue! The DMA is a leading example – except the museum’s larger plans (and its successful fundraising efforts) are mostly skipped over.

DMA Making Friends With Klyde Warren

Take that, food trucks along Woodall Rodgers, blocking the DMA from the folks in Klyde Warren Park. Now the DMA’s Woodall Rodgers entrance will have a new plaza, new pavilion – and a new outdoor food service center.

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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