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Thoughts On The Festival Of Ideas

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Our intern, Kristen Taylor, tackles some big ideas in the wake of Dallas Festival of Ideas.

Cafe Momentum: Eat, Drink and Change Lives

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Guest Blogger Gail Sachson owns ASK ME ABOUT ART, offering lectures, tours and program planning. She ¬†will lead a tour of the DALLAS ART FAIR for SMU. You will leave the much heralded downtown restaurant CAFE MOMENTUM with a full belly, a warm heart …and maybe a few emotional tears. Opened only a few weeks, […]

Saturday Spotlight – Beer with the Bard (or at least some of his peeps)

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Share a pint with your favorite Shakespearean actor, and show off your knowledge too!

“The Golden Apple” Gets Its First Full-Length Cast Album

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The rare musical that was put up last year by Lyric Stage is recorded for the first time ever.

Arts Districts’ Artists Housing Is Going to Get A LOT Of New Neighbors

A plan to have working artists actually living in Dallas’ Arts District will now have them rubbing shoulders with wealthy neighbors. A 39-unit, low-cost housing project now will also be a luxury tower with storefront retail. All part of the plan, actually.

The Big Deal: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Presents Celtic Magic

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Cathie Ryan and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

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.

Playwright Jonathan Norton Imagines Medgar Evers’ Neighbors in “Mississippi Goddamn”

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A disturbing factoid from a tourguide at the slain civil rights advocate’s home led to Norton’s latest production, on now at South Dallas Cultural Center.

Musical Hit ‘Matilda’ Will Open AT&T PAC Broadway Series

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The new AT&T PAC’s Broadway Series features Matilda, a big hit in both London and New York, plus the jukebox musicals, Jersey Boys and Beautiful — The Carole King Musical. But there’s also a bonus announcement for the next next season

North Texas Playwright Andrew Harris Gets New York Reading

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From a UNT production to free performances at Theatre Three, The Lady Revealed has been getting around.

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