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Former SMU Arts Dean Going For Video College Applications

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Jose Bowen left SMU to run Goucher College in July. Now Goucher is the first college with an app for accepting video applications.

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.

Art&Seek Jr: Welcome Fall With These 5 Family Friendly Festivals

Yay! Fall is here! Grab the tinies and try one of these festive fall festivals on for size.

Kat Candler: Catching the Love Bug for Texas Filmmaking

Kat Candler, an Austin based filmmaker, is being showcased on this week’s episode of Frame of Mind.

Dallas Opera Bounces Back from Crisis to Balanced Budgets

Only two years ago, the Dallas Opera was hurting so bad, it had cut its season down to three shows. This season it’s back up to five, and the company’s $15 million budget is balanced. Again.

Rick Lowe – Of The Vickery Meadow Art Project – Is Now A ‘Genius’ – UPDATED

Yep, Nasher’s artist-in-residence has won the MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the so-called ‘genius’ grant. Lowe’s work combines art with social policy and over a year he developed art galleries and markets in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood.

The Big Deal: Rick Steves’ The Holy Land At The AT&T Performing Arts Center

Win tickets to hear Rick Steves speak about his travels in the Holy Land and why he recommends Americans travel there.

Connecting With Canada: Celebrating The Aga Khan Museum In Toronto

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On Friday, members of the Dallas community met at SMU to view a live telecast of the opening of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. The museum may be in Canada, but Dallas’ connection has already started.

Director Of Dallas’ Office Of Cultural Affairs To Leave For New Job – UPDATED

Maria Munoz-Blanco, who’s been with the City of Dallas, since 2005 is leaving OCA for a new job. She helped open two new arts facilities and ran an award-winning public art program at Love Field.

Greetings From the Ozarks – And The Current State of American Art

Crystal Bridges – the stunning art museum in Arkansas funded by a Wal-Mart heir – takes a stab at summing up the current American art scene with more than 200 artworks from 44 states. Whatever else it is, State of the Art is ambitious.

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