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Apply For KERA/KXT Community Advisory Board

The deadline is January 9.

The Big Deal: ‘Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River’ Catalogue From The Amon Carter Museum Of American Art

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Sign up for this Big Deal before setting your course for the Amon Carter Museum.

Dallas Arts District Foundation Awards $14G In Grants

Seven groups get money for staging performances and programs in the Arts District next year — everything from an ideas festival to free family concerts.

Dallas Institute of Humanities Expands Into Old Uptown Home

Finally, some good news about an old Dallas building not being arrogantly bulldozed.

Remembering Writer J. California Cooper On The Writers Studio

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Listen to Cooper interviewed by Kim Malcolm and Randy Gordon in 2006 on The Writers Studio.

Hand-Made And Homeless, Framed And Videotaped

SMU professor Willie Baronet has been buying handmade signs from panhandlers for 23 years. In recent years, he made them into art installations in Dallas galleries. After a cross-country, 24-city trip, he’s now working on a book and a feature-length documentary.

Sex, Drugs And Fine Dining In “Love Me Back”

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Denton author Merritt Tierce paints a bleak picture in her debut novel. She chats about her interest in the idea of shame, and the dark side of waiting tables.

Where Are They Now? Cont’d

An occasional series of updates. You probably don’t remember Dan Knechtges, William Deresiewicz and eighth blackbird, but they won awards in Dallas or worked here on notable shows, and now they off doing something else also worth noting.

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Will Get The Hollywood Treatment

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, the 2012 debut novel by Dallas writer Ben Fountain, will be adapted for the big screen.

Art&Seek Jr: 10 Best Kids Books And 5 Events To Check Out At The Library

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Looking for a good book for your Little Kiddle? Here’s the list you’ve been waiting for, plus a list of fun for you to check out while you’re checking out those books.

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