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Art&Seek Jr: Baby It’s Cold Outside! Warm Up With One Of These Family-Friendly Events

Come in from the cold with one of these warm family-friendly events.

A Memorial For The Reverend Gean West

A wake will be held tonight for one of the pioneers of gospel-funk. So here’s an appreciation of the Reverend Gean West, co-founder of The Relatives.

Dallasite Alan Govenar’s Play ‘Texas In Paris’ Gets Thumbs Up Off-Broadway

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It’s a play-with-music about real-life events that Dallas author-historian Alan Govenar helped arrange: a poor black widow-singer and a white ex-rodeo cowboy performing together for the French.

Rev. Gean West, Founder of Great Dallas Gospel-Funk Group, The Relatives Has Died

Gean West, 78, founded the Relatives with his brother Tommie – only to have it flounder and be re-discovered 40 years later. He died in Parkland Memorial Hospital after months of heart and kidney troubles.

Art&Seek Jr: 5 Weekend Sneak Peeks At Spring

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Here comes the sun! Get out and enjoy it with one of these family friendly events.

Saturday Spotlight – Art as a Tool of War

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Iconic war posters are on display in a rare exhibition – that closes today!

Dallas Not Even A Top 20 ‘Arts Vibrant’ City, Says New SMU Study

The study measures an area’s cultural vitality through such factors as arts employment, government support and non–profit dollars. And Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and even Austin do not rank high.

Bringing Martin Luther King Jr.’s Words To The Page – And The Stage

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ is a landmark text of the civil rights movement – but there was drama as well in how they saw print – as seen Monday night in Dallas writer Jonathan Martin’s play.

Cedar Fever? We Get A Tour of Where The MAC Is Headed Downtown

The MAC was in Uptown before Uptown existed. But now it’s headed south – to a sprawling, old complex in the Cedars. But will Kitchen Dog Theater move with it? Should it?

The Big Deal: Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention At The Meadows Museum

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Win passes to see the works of master draftsman, Francisco de Goya at the Meadows Museum.

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