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The Big Deal – Trivial Pursuit: A 50 State Adventure! At The C.R. Smith Museum

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Your kids can navigate a riverboat on the Mississippi, play baseball at Fenway Park, ride a mule into the Grand Canyon, and snorkel in Hawaii – all in on day. Just enter to win the learning adventure experience at the C.R. Smith Museum.

Trysting with Phyllida Barlow at the Nasher

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London artist Phyllida Barlow has crowded the Nasher with looming, teetering, unfinished-looking, wooden things, things that demand we move differently, peer upwards, watch our step. One’s whole sense of a room changes, is invaded — and then it’ll all go away. Trysts are temporary but memorable.

Latest Winners Of The TACA Donna Wilhelm New Works Awards Announced

Both Kitchen Dog Theater and the Dallas Theater Center will receive $50,000 each to develop and premiere new works this next year, the fourth for the fund.

Saturday Spotlight – Tacos, Music, and Wrestling in Downtown Dallas

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Head to Main Street Garden for tacos, tequila, wrestling, and live music.

The Lost Murals of Dallas’ Old Municipal Building

The 1914-era Municipal Building is being completely restored to become the UNT law campus. But workers found evidence that painted murals from the ’30s just MIGHT still exist. Or not. Watch a video about their attempts to determine what’s left behind the paint and wallboard.

The Cliburn Premieres Its Next Generation Of Pianists

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The Cliburn is aiming for a new generation of pianists – kids. This weekend brings the Cliburn’s first international competition for 13 to 17-year-olds.

A New Arts District Plan? Let’s Think Through What Went Wrong With The First One

On Monday, submissions were due for an update to the Sasaki Plan, the original outline for the Arts District that, after 32 years, has had its problems. One major problem? It didn’t go far enough.

Bruce Wood Dance Project Marks 5 Years With 3 Premieres

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After the death of its brilliant founder Bruce Wood last year, the question was what would happen to his Dance Project? This weekend provides an answer.

John Alexander’s Animal-People Rule The Roost At The Meadows

His funny-nightmare artworks look like Francisco Goya Meets James Ensor. For its 50th anniversary, the Meadows Museum honors one of SMU’s most significant grads, painter John Alexander, with a show of his animal-people hybrids and their disaster-bound environments.

Saturday Spotlight – The Legacy of Golden Books

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Spend a day with the Poky Little Puppy and his friends at Irving Arts Center.

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