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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.

From Texas To Paris Back To Texas: Soluna’s Homecoming For A Ft. Worth Artist

The DSO’s Soluna Festival finishes Sunday with fireworks and Sousa marches – all for free in Klyde Warren Park. But there’ll also be 15 videos about immigrants and refugees – compiled by an artist who’s back in North Texas after 25 years.

Art Conspiracy Gets SKEWED June 6th

Personally, I think t-shirts with the slogan ‘I got stewed at SKEWED’ would be great little profit centers. But wouldn’t you know it? This mini-ArtCon is about auctioning artworks from 40+ local artists and giving the money to a deserving beneficiary.

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