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Art&Seek Jr: Five Fantastic Family-Friendly Fall Festivals

It’s fall in North Texas, and that means it’s festival time. Grab the kiddies and try one of these on for size.

Kehinde Wiley At The Modern: Injecting Color Into Our Cultural History

Kehinde Wiley’s become an art star with his flamboyant, revisionary portaits – painting African-Americans in hip-hop gear or designer gowns as if they were in works by Old Masters. The Modern has a major retrospective that showcases Wiley’s dazzling, sometimes deliberately kitschy artworks. Plus VIDEO.

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!

UT-D Prof Tracks Western Culture Around The Globe In An Animated Video

Categorized Under: Arts Education, Culture, History or Science, Media No Comments

Using a Google-owned database of more than 100,000 notable individuals, UTD prof Maximilian Schich tracks how Western culture spread around the world in a animated, digital video.

Saturday Spotlight – Warbirds on Parade

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Check out war planes, Soviet-era equipment, classic cars and more in this salute to veterans of all ages.

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.

The Big Screen: Dallas’ Distribution Past

This week, we talk about an era when some of Hollywood’s biggest films were distributed through Dallas – and about a film series that revisits those classics.

Set In West Texas, A Wagner Opera Makes Waves At Bayreuth

Categorized Under: Culture, History or Science, KERA Radio reports, Music, Uncategorized No Comments

A West Texas motel isn’t the usual setting for a Wagner opera, and the production has provoked strong opinions. KERA contributor Quin Mathews takes us to the controversy at the annual Wagner festival in Germany.

Art&Seek Jr: 4 Events For Your Little Thrill Seeker

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If you’ve got a kid that loves a good thrill, check out this week’s highlights from the Junior.

Amon Carter’s ‘Navigating The West’ Continues To Get Some Love

The Amon Carter show from last year has moved on to St. Louis and now New York — where it has been hailed by national and even international press.

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