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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Doug Wright’s Eulogy For Jac Alder

Former Dallas playwright and Pulitzer Prize-winner Doug Wright could not attend Monday evening’s memorial celebration of Theatre Three co-founder Jac Alder. So amid the evening of songs and memories, this eulogy from him was read.

Saturday Spotlight – Dallas Gallery Day

Galleries all over Dallas have extended hours and special openings as part of Dallas Gallery Day. And you might even score some goodies while you’re out and about.

Dallas Arts District Looking For New Leader: Catherine Cuellar Gets New Job

She started in the district two years ago, after Veletta Lill retired. Now she’s off to the Entrepreneurs of North Texas.

Liz Mikel Headed Off For Prestigious Theater Fellowship

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The Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship gives her a week’s worth of master classes and performance with TV’s Phylicia Rashad – in the restored Wisconsin estate of the great acting couple Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne.

The Big Deal: Nasher Sculpture Center Passes

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Win passes to the Nasher Sculpture Center.

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.

The Cliburners: Teens Goofing Off, Getting Serious At The Keyboard

Sure, they’re super-achievers, this first group of young pianists at the Cliburn International Young Piano Competition. But they’re also adolescents. And they’re also in what may be the most important contest in their young lives.

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.

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