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Saturday Spotlight – The Denton Arts & Jazz Festival is a Celebration of the Arts

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The festival is in its 35th year. And there’s something for everyone here.

Come See Where The McKinney Avenue Contemporary Is Headed

Come see the new Big MAC — the Cedars compound where the McKinney Avenue Contemporary will eventually be moving. They’re holding an open house there tonight.

Parsons Dance Company Keeps Things Hopping – Even After 30 Years

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Thirty years on, David Parsons is still putting together touring dance programs that are challenging, life-enriching, crowd-pleasing. We ask him where he keeps the magic wand.

KERA Wins 6 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, Including Top Honor

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Say congratulations to Jerome Weeks!

Secrets Of The Meyerson: A Conversation With Mort Meyerson

As the DSO’s 25th anniversary season celebrating the Meyerson Symphony Center starts to end, we close out our project, Secrets of the Meyerson, by sitting down with the man who led the 10-year-long effort to create the finest concert hall of the past century.

Saturday Spotlight – Wildflowers and Music at the Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival

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Time to take those annual pictures with the bluebonnets. Head to this festival to get it done while surrounded by arts and crafts and live music.

Continental Gin Open House Brings Welsh Artist to Dallas

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Some 35 artists will be throwing open their studios this Friday and Saturday in Deep Ellum’s Continental Gin Building. And one featured artist is from a wetter, greener, far oceany-er place than North Texas.

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.

DMA Acquires 18th-Century French Portrait Masterwork

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The 1791 painting by Jean Antoine Theodore Giroust features the daughter of the Duke of Orleans, who ended up on the guillotine. It was bought at Christie’s auction house for just under $1.5 million.

Texas Ballet Theater Takes A Risky Step Forward

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Re-inventing the Texas Ballet Theater with a mix of classical, contemporary, the influence of Jane Seymour (yes, that Jane Seymour) and a commissioned world premiere.

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