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The Big Screen: A History Of Dallas Movie Exhibition

This week, we trace the history of movie exhibition in Dallas with a recent UT-Arlington graduate who wrote his master’s thesis on the topic.

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.

Q&A With Michael Jenkins About The Dallas Summer Musicals At 75

A nice 75th anniversary for the Dallas Summer Musicals – with a hit Broadway show in New York and another in Fair Park. So we sat down with DSM president Michael Jenkins.

Art&Seek Jr: 5 Events For The Littlest Animal Lovers

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Got a kid who loves animals? Check out this week’s Junior.

Art&Seek Jr: Say ‘Goodbye Rain, Hello Sun’ With These 6 Events

Celebrate the dry weekend ahead with one of these kid-friendly events.

Saturday Spotlight – Celebrating All Things Texas in McKinney

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Music, history, art…it’s all at the Texas Heritage Festival at the Heard.

Dallas Theater Leader Jac Alder Has Died

The co-founder of Theatre 3, the company’s executive producing director who acted, designed and directed, the man who first brought the work of such playwrights as Harold Pinter and Edward Albee to North Texas, was 80.

Climbing The Andes With The DMA

The Dallas Museum of Art opens its first exhibition from its extensive collection of ancient South American artifacts. Inca: Conquests of the Andes features 120 objects from pre-Columbian gold cups and woven tunics to silver ingots from the famous, sunken Spanish treasure ship, the Atocha.

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.

Videos On The Making Of Next Season’s World-Premiere Opera, ‘JFK’

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Fort Worth Opera commissioned composer David Little and librettist Royce Vavrek to create a new opera for the company’s 70th season next year. Here’s what they’ve been up to.

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