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Alphabet Wars At The Dallas Museum Of Art

Language is political, George Orwell told us. Actually, says Slavs and Tatars, the new show at the DMA, even individual letters are political. It’s the alphabet as a weapon.

This Year’s $50,000 Hiett Prize Winner Is…

… an environmental historian. Which is something of a first for the $50,000 award from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.

Art&Seek Jr: Special Activities For Kids With Special Needs

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

Review: ‘Mind’s Eye’ at the DMA

Covering the French Revolution to the dawn of modernism, with more than 120 artworks by 70 artists, including drawings by Degas, Picasso and Delacroix, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Mind’s Eye certainly offers an eyeful. But does it hold together?

What’s The Plan For Fort Worth Culture?

The current city arts plan is 12 years old, and a number of its goals have been met – like establishing a percent-for-arts ordinance. So Fort Worth has set out to find new some ones.

Getting Cultural Districts Connected – Trading Ideas At The New Cities Summit

Inside the New Cities Summit, the think-tankish talk-talk about our urban future that’s going on in Dallas, there’s a smaller conference about arts districts. And however big-idea they both might seem, they are, essentially, old-style trade shows. That’s a good thing.

Art&Seek Jr: Have A Little Adventure

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Adventure awaits you at one of these fun weekend activities!

Actress-Writer-Activist Ruby Dee, 91, Has Died

Oscar-nominated, Emmy- and Grammy-winning. A friend of both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. The original housewife in A Raisin in the Sun, currently revived on Broadway. She and her late husband, Ossie Davis, had a long relationship with KERA.

The Big Screen: Visiting Pandas In China

This week, we discusses a documentary playing this summer at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science about efforts in China to introduce pandas back into the wild.

Some Overlooked Dallas Ties To The Tony Awards

These three Tony winners show the Dallas Theater Center’s longstanding commitment to high-quality design.

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