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DSO Moves Indoors For Both Sunday And Monday Free Concerts

Gee, thanks, Texas weather. Both the free outdoor concert in Klyde Warren Park that closes the DSO’s first Soluna Festival plus the annual Memorial Day concert on Flagpole Hill move indoors to the Meyerson.

From Texas To Paris Back To Texas: Soluna’s Homecoming For A Ft. Worth Artist

The DSO’s Soluna Festival finishes Sunday with fireworks and Sousa marches – all for free in Klyde Warren Park. But there’ll also be 15 videos about immigrants and refugees – compiled by an artist who’s back in North Texas after 25 years.

The Big Screen: The Wonder Of Flying

This week, we talk about how commercial flights have made the world smaller with the director of “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” playing at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science through Labor Day.

SMU Makes It Official: It’ll “Ignite Arts Dallas”

Those things, like the Meadows Prize, that former arts dean Jose Bowen used to get SMU to engage with the wider Dallas arts community? Those things have been given a name, Ignite Arts Dallas, some funding and a director — meaning they’re not going away.

The Big Screen: The Big Movie Series At The Magnolia

This week, we talk to the programmer of one of Dallas’ best repertory series about how the movies are picked.

Nasher’s First Micro-Grants Announced – And Other Money News

It’s grant week! Today, the Office of Cultural Affairs starts a new round of applications for its special support grants, the Community Foundation of North Texas announced its ‘tool box’ grants earlier this week and now it’s the Nasher’s turn – with its inaugural microgrants.

The Big Screen: A Chat With NPR’s Bob Mondello

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In this week’s Big Screen, he talks about the challenges of reviewing for radio, why he doesn’t take notes and whether or not he’s looking forward to those pending summer blockbusters.

‘Newsies’ Takes Over The Winspear – With A New Female Character

Newsies, the Broadway musical, got a much happier reception than Newsies, the original 1992 flop Disney film. It also get a major new female character. We talk with the Houston actor who plays her in the tour at the Winspear.

The Big Screen: High Kicking With The Rangerettes

The Kilgore College Rangerettes have performed at presidential inaugurations, New Year’s Day parades and events across the globe – all in their signature red, white and blue uniforms. A new documentary looks at the history of perhaps the world’s most famous drill team.

Giveaway: Passes To Screenings At USA Film Festival

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Win tickets for the USA Film Festival.

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