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Is The Elevator Project Going Places?

Six small theater and dance companies are headed to the sixth-floor Studio Theatre in the Wyly. Each has a one-shot show between now and spring. Is the Elevator Project going to take them anywhere?

Two Bronze Doors Creates A Home For Artists (And Maybe a Ghost?)

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This house on Lower Greenville is a hangout for DIY-ers.

The Big Screen: Hitchcock’s First Talkie

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The Lone Star Film Society is teaming up with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for an Alfred Hitchcock retrospective. The series begins tonight with one of the director’s earliest film’s – Blackmail from 1929. This week, we talk to SMU film professor – and Hitchcock expert – Dr. Rick Worlan about how the movie previews Hitchcock’s later masterpieces.

Sarah Jaffe: The Path from “Clementine” to “Lover Girl”

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Sarah Jaffe got her start strumming and singing in the clubs of Denton and Deep Ellum. Her third album, “Don’t Disconnect,” was released Tuesday and fans from the old days may not recognize her. The 28-year-old embraces a lush electronic dance sound. She talks to Art&Seek’s Anne Bothwell about the switch up.

The Big Screen: Talking Robert Rodriguez, Sin City 2

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Robert Rodriguez is known as much for making bloody action movies like Desperado as he is for making kid-friendly films like the Spy Kids series. This week, we talk about the Austin director’s career ahead of his new film, Sin City 2.

Review: ‘Full Gallop’ At WaterTower Theatre

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Full Gallop finds the great fashion empress Diana Vreeland just after she lost her empire – she’d been fired from Vogue. In the one-woman play at WaterTower Theatre, Diana Sheehan portrays a taut, vivid Vreeland.

The Big Screen: Plano’s Brad Hawkins Talks About His Role In ‘Boyhood’

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Plano native Brad Hawkins has guest starred on television shows and now movie audiences are seeing him in Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood.’

The Artists In Neiman-Marcus’ Windows

Neiman’s flagship store in downtown Dallas has been showcasing something in its windows other than high-end fashions. Works by local artists – courtesy of Oil & Cotton.

Fort Worth Public Art Plan: In The Process, In The Pipeline

Fort Worth passed a nearly $300 million bond package. Three and a half million of that is going for public art projects. The money is in the pipeline, how it’ll be used is still being discussed.

The Big Screen: Talking James Brown With A Man Who Knew Him Well

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The movie Get On Up looks at the life and times of James Brown. So this week, we figured: Who better to talk all things James Brown with than Angus Wynne.

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