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April Berry Is No Longer Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Director

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April Berry was hired last fall as only the second leader in DBDT’s history, replacing founder Ann Williams. Berry came in too late to shape last season, but this season was her first chance to show where she would take the company. Instead, she’s out.

Art&Seek Jr: Fun Events For Kids With Special Needs

Check out the Junior’s picks this week for kids with special needs.

Silent Events Turns The Volume OFF At Pin Drop Disco

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Clubgoers rocked out Friday night in complete silence at Annette Strauss Square thanks to some local DJs and Silent Events.

The First Real Sampling Of The DMA’s Trove of Islamic Masterworks

The museum got international attention last year when it garnered a 15-year loan of the Keir Collection, one of the largest collections of Islamic masterworks in private hands. Now “Spirit and Matter” gives us a taste of the 1800 items in the trove.

Twyla Tharp: The Doctor of Dance and Smiles

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Guest blogger Danielle Georgiou sits in on a tech rehearsal as Twyla Tharp puts the finishing touches on her world premiere, presented by TITAS this weekend.

The Big Deal: National Geographic Live! With Lee Berger At The Perot Museum

The hottest ticket around is not for a concert or play but to a sold-out lecture – and, oh yeah, we got tickets!

Art&Seek Jr: Cooler Temperatures Bring Cool Fun

It might be a little early for sweaters, but milder temperatures are definitely here. Celebrate at one of these cool events.

‘Wading Home’ Opera Comes Home To Dallas

The chamber opera about relatives searching New Orleans post-Katrina debuted in a workshop production in Dallas in April – it’s gone to the Big Easy and now it’s back at the City Performance Hall.

Dallas DanceFest Returns!

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Can’t keep a good festival down. Taking the place of the old Dallas Morning News Dance Festival, Dallas DanceFest goes into its second year with some 20 acts performing.

Distilling ‘Hee Haw’ Into ‘Moonshine’ At The DTC

It may have featured such Southern-fried cliches as wisecracking yokels in cornfields, but Hee Haw often featured top-grade country music — and became the second-longest running syndicated variety show in TV history. Now it’s been turned into Moonshine, the Broadway-bound musical at the Theater Center.

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