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Is Art Good For You?

The Crow Collection has expanded its mission to include wellness classes and lectures (yoga, t’ai chi, meditation), while Rachel Nash is a rare gallery owner: She also offers art therapy.

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.

What Are William Joyce And Brandon Oldenburg Up To?

The SMU grad and the former Dallasite won an Oscar for best animated short in 2012. Since then, their Shreveport-based Moonbot Studios has won Webby awards and daytime Emmys. And they’ve got even bigger plans …

Conduit’s Nancy Whitenack Celebrates 30 Years Connecting Dallas To Art

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Nancy Whitenack has taken Conduit Gallery from a scrappy storefront in Deep Ellum to a sleek space in the Dallas Design District – and kept it going for 30 years. She talks to KERA’s Anne Bothwell about nurturing artists, selling their work and teaching Dallas how to look at art.

At The Amon Carter Museum, Rediscovering Archibald Motley, Pioneering African-American Artist

The Amon Carter Museum’s Maggie Adler tells KERA’s Anne Bothwell that a new generation of scholars is re-discovering how Motley’s work illuminates flowering black culture from the ’20s to the ’60s.

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.

Bruce Wood Memorial Tonight And Tomorrow

Friends, family and fans of acclaimed choreographer Bruce Wood will gather tonight and tomorrow at City Performance Hall to honor and appreciate the man and his artistry.

Dallas Opera Hires Its First Principal Guest Conductor – Ever

And what may be significant for the DO’s future is that Nicole Paiement is a specialist on new and modern works.

In Remembrance Of A Cellist – And A Master Teacher

A week of concerts and master classes starts Monday with some of the leading cellists in the country – all in memory of a musician and teacher most North Texans probably have never heard of. Find out who he was and what he meant.

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