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Saturday Spotlight – Handmade Holiday Cards

The Heatherwick Studio loves to turn inexpensive materials into special holiday greetings. We’re taking that idea and making our own postables at Let’s Make Art.

Rock Lottery’s Hook This Year: The Healing Essence Of Music

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Rock Lottery’s an annual event that mixes up local musicians to form new groups. They have a day to write songs before performing them that night – and the show’s almost always sells out to benefit a charity of the committee’s choice. This year, the beneficiary hits home for one musician on the lineup.

DMA Acquires Monumental ‘Map’ Painting By Frank Bowling

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It’s from his series of lush, abstract paintings based on world maps – and it’ll be reunited with the others for the first time since 1971.

Images of Racial Justice In The Dallas Cityscape

Just in time for the national Facing Race conference in Dallas this week, eleven billboards have gone up around town addressing issues of racial violence and equality – all designed by area artists.

It’s So Nice To Be Nice: Danielle Georgiou Dance Group At The Wyly Theater

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DGDG is next up at the Wyly Theater, part of AT&T PAC’s “Elevator Project.” Anne Bothwell chats with Danielle Georgiou about “Nice” things.

SMU Names New Dean Of Meadows School Of The Arts

So SMU replaces a pianist-dean with a pianist-dean. Interesting.

The First Soluna Festival: Concerts, Films, World Premieres And ‘Washington Crossing The Delaware’

The first music-and-more Arts District festival finds the DSO performing big orchestral pieces like the third symphonies of Mahler and Bernstein but also accompanying films and ballets, while the Dallas Black Dance Theatre presents a world premiere and there’s a free Tango Fiesta!

Saturday Spotlight – Pirate Poetry, Burlesque, and Music in Venus, TX

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Entertainment at the 4th Annual Steampunk November runs the gamut from belly dancing and vaudeville to gothic rock and Irish punk.

A New View of Trinity River: Terry Evans At The Amon Carter Museum

The Amon Carter Museum commissions a modern take on rivers to accompany George Caleb Bingham exhibition. Meet Evans Saturday at the Amon Carter.

Dallas Arboretum Bets Big On ‘Twelve Days Of Christmas’

The Dallas Arboretum aims for a big holiday attraction with ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ – locally designed and built gazebos illustrating the traditional Christmas carol with automated mannequins and glitter.

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