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The Dallas Art Fair: The Home Team Had The Advantage

Nine Dallas-area galleries exhibited work at the recent Dallas Art Fair – and some of it enchanted.

A New Texas Playwright Debuts On Broadway – With A Demonic Puppet

New American plays are rare enough these days on Broadway, but this one is by a young Texas playwright – only the second script he’s ever had produced. And it’s got a hilarious, foul-mouthed, demon puppet.

SMU Gets Its Largest Grant – Ever – For Meadows Museum and Arts School

Its the largest gift in SMU’s history — joining the $1 billion the college is close to raising — and the largest grant from the Meadows Foundation.

Cancer Brings A Trumpet Summit To Dallas This Week

A rare conclave is coming here nearly 20 top-flight trumpeters from Cuban jazz great Arturo Sandoval to principal trumpets from the likes of the New York Philharmonic. They’ll be playing concerts and holding master classes, all because the DSO’s Ray Anthony played the trumpet — and learned he had cancer.

UPDATE: Dallas Re-Instates Arts Grants – Applications START Friday

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OK, I confused two programs that both involve the city, the arts and the date Feb. 27. The Community Arts Program (CAP) is about performances and workshops. It’s NOT the new Special Support Grant — which wasn’t supposed to be announced until Feb. 27. That’s why the deadline for CAP is Feb. 27. OCA wanted it out of the way, so … there wouldn’t be any confusion.

Cultural Affairs Commission Votes To Remove White Rock Water Theater

The commission’s recommendation now goes to the Arts, Culture and Libraries of the Dallas City Council — which is likely to recommend the full council “de-accession” the art work

White Rock Water Theater Gets Negative Engineering Report

It’s not looking good for the controversial artwork. The metal poles designed to attract wildlife to the Bath House area are failing, engineers say. But theres a “win-win” proposal being floated.

Double Down On The Arts Prizes: UNT And SMU Both Announce Awards

A poet, a director who stages Shakespeare productions with 200 people in them and a high-tech, hip-hop performance collective: And they’re all coming here.

Dallas Art Project To Install Posters And Billboards Nationwide

The conversation on race is far from over. In fact, it’s growing. Dallas organization Make Art with Purpose is now expanding its project, “Dialogues on Race” from North Texas to nation-wide.

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.

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