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Enjoying Awkward Moments With Esther Pearl Watson

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The artist, formerly of Dallas, has a new mural at the Amon Carter Museum, a new comic, Blood Lady Commandos, and an art show coming up at Webb Gallery.

DSO Moves Indoors For Both Sunday And Monday Free Concerts

Gee, thanks, Texas weather. Both the free outdoor concert in Klyde Warren Park that closes the DSO’s first Soluna Festival plus the annual Memorial Day concert on Flagpole Hill move indoors to the Meyerson.

From Texas To Paris Back To Texas: Soluna’s Homecoming For A Ft. Worth Artist

The DSO’s Soluna Festival finishes Sunday with fireworks and Sousa marches – all for free in Klyde Warren Park. But there’ll also be 15 videos about immigrants and refugees – compiled by an artist who’s back in North Texas after 25 years.

‘Mercy Killers’ Tackles Healthcare – And A Journey Of Love And Loss

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The play “Mercy Killers” addresses America’s controversial healthcare system, but it’s mostly a story of humanity.

DTC Hires New Managing Director

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Heather Kitchens announced her retirement last year. Jeffrey Woodward comes here with extensive managing history at Syracuse Stage and the Tony-winning McCarter Theatre in New Jersey. Plus – get this – he has experience with both international exchanges and transfers to Broadway.

Climbing The Andes With The DMA

The Dallas Museum of Art opens its first exhibition from its extensive collection of ancient South American artifacts. Inca: Conquests of the Andes features 120 objects from pre-Columbian gold cups and woven tunics to silver ingots from the famous, sunken Spanish treasure ship, the Atocha.

Observe Dallas 2015: Everyday Life Blown up 5 Stories High

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Richardson photographer Richard Andrew Sharum would like you to have a little empathy and celebrate the ordinary and everyday.

The Big Screen: The Wonder Of Flying

This week, we talk about how commercial flights have made the world smaller with the director of “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” playing at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science through Labor Day.

A New ‘Dawn’ Comes To Old Parkland

The private, office development Harlan Crow has built around Old Parkland Hospital has become an intellectual theme park. Famous quotations from Founding Fathers are carved into walls. And now it’s graced with something rare hereabouts: an actual town square with a neo-classic column as its centerpiece.

SMU Makes It Official: It’ll “Ignite Arts Dallas”

Those things, like the Meadows Prize, that former arts dean Jose Bowen used to get SMU to engage with the wider Dallas arts community? Those things have been given a name, Ignite Arts Dallas, some funding and a director — meaning they’re not going away.

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