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A Tupperware Party That’s Lasted Eight Years Stops In Fort Worth

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An ongoing Tupperware party in Fort Worth, Texas is drawing quite a crowd – hundreds of people a night. Okay, so this isn’t your average Tupperware party…its part improv, part satire, and part drag show. KERA’s Lauren Silverman went to the show that’s kept plastic “burping lids” in the spotlight for eight years.

Arthur Peña Makes Some Noise In His Vice Palace

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The roving music performance venue celebrates its first anniversary Saturday. Peña talks about acts on the bill, and his own musical talent.

Secrets Of The Meyerson: A Conversation With Mort Meyerson

As the DSO’s 25th anniversary season celebrating the Meyerson Symphony Center starts to end, we close out our project, Secrets of the Meyerson, by sitting down with the man who led the 10-year-long effort to create the finest concert hall of the past century.

The Big Screen: High Kicking With The Rangerettes

The Kilgore College Rangerettes have performed at presidential inaugurations, New Year’s Day parades and events across the globe – all in their signature red, white and blue uniforms. A new documentary looks at the history of perhaps the world’s most famous drill team.

The Big Screen: Discussing ‘Dare To Drum’

This week, we talk to the director of the music doc about creating music with both the DSO and Stewart Copeland.

DMA Acquires 18th-Century French Portrait Masterwork

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The 1791 painting by Jean Antoine Theodore Giroust features the daughter of the Duke of Orleans, who ended up on the guillotine. It was bought at Christie’s auction house for just under $1.5 million.

Three Art Museums Join In Performance Art Protest

Three Dallas Arts District museums joined arts groups from Times Square to LA in recreating a performance art work – in solidarity with arrested Cuban artist Tania Bruguera.

The Big Screen: Dallas Film Fest Preview

This week, we talk about the films we’re most looking forward to, which may be the first time Blythe Danner, Evel Knievel and Dirk Nowitzki have all been mentioned in the same discussion.

A New Texas Playwright Debuts On Broadway – With A Demonic Puppet

New American plays are rare enough these days on Broadway, but this one is by a young Texas playwright – only the second script he’s ever had produced. And it’s got a hilarious, foul-mouthed, demon puppet.

The Big Screen: The One-Day Film

This week, we talk to a Dallas teacher who coached ELEVEN student teams through this year’s 24 Hour Video Race.

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