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VIDEO: An Unusual Collaboration Between Artist And Curator At The Amon Carter Museum

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Benito Huerta rifles through the museum’s collections, picking his favorites. And curator Maggie Adler picks from Huerta’s work. The result: Fresh Perspectives.

The Big Screen: Lone Star Film Fest Preview

The Lone Star Film Festival opens in Fort Worth next week. And among the 30 movies playing are a couple with serious Oscar buzz. This week, we talk to festival director Alec Jhangiani for a preview.

A War Vet’s Story Rarely Told On Stage, But All Too Common

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Playwright Linda Parris-Bailey brings “Speed Killed My Cousin” to the South Dallas Cultural Center to prompt discussion of post traumatic stress, military sexual assault, and healing.

A Little Shop Of Horrors – With Some Really Fine Music

Cirque du Horror is a typically Denton kinda show. It’s a deliberately cheesy, campy scarefest, a Halloween cabaret with dancing vampires. But what really marks it as pure Denton are the music and the musicians.

Blending The Edges of Art, Music, Fashion – Lee Escobedo And THRWD Magazine

Meet Lee Escobedo, co-publisher of THRWD, magazine highlights music, fashion and art just outside the mainstream….at least for now.

White Rock Water Theater Put On National List Of ‘At-Risk’ Sites

The White Rock Lake Water Theater — dozens of metal poles once designed to attract wildlife and now attracting calls to be torn down — gets a national spotlight as an endangered cultural site.

The Big Screen: ‘Listen Up Philip’

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In Listen Up Philip, Jason Schwartzman is a novelist who uses his professional struggles as an excuse to alienate everyone in his personal life. The film was developed by the North Texas production company Sailor Bear, and this week, we talk to one of its principals – James Johnston – about what it took to make the movie.

Making Faces: The Kimbell’s Impressionist Portraits

The largest loan of portraits – ever – from Paris’ Musee d’Orsay comes to the Kimbell for another one of the museum’s incredibly rich Impressionist shows.

Help From Friends, A Nudge From Psychic, And A Gallery Opens

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Erin Cluley recently left The Dallas Contemporary to open her own gallery, a sleek industrial space in West Dallas. She tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell that thanks to support from Trinity Groves developers – and a nudge from a psychic – she sees art in the neighborhood’s future.

The Big Screen: A Chat With Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer is known for his part in bringing This is Spinal Tap, A Mighty Wind, The Simpsons and other comedies to the world. This week, we talk to him about his career in comedy while he’s in town to accept VideoFest’s Ernie Kovacs Award.

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