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Handmade, Preferably In Texas: Filmmaker David Lowery

North Texas filmmaker, David Lowery, is being showcased on this week’s episode of Frame of Mind. Lowery’s films reflect the word that he uses to sum up his favorite type of filmmaking: handmade.

Director Of Dallas’ Office Of Cultural Affairs To Leave For New Job – UPDATED

Maria Munoz-Blanco, who’s been with the City of Dallas, since 2005 is leaving OCA for a new job. She helped open two new arts facilities and ran an award-winning public art program at Love Field.

Iran Meets The United States: Morehshin Allahyari

This week, Frame of Mind will be featuring 3 filmmakers, including Morehshin Allahyari. Her film, The Romantic Self-Exiles, explores the ideas that concern issues of home, space, diaspora, and our relationships as humans to our surroundings.

First Up on Frame of Mind

Mark Birnbaum, a documentary filmmaker will be kicking off the Frame of Mind series with his film Swingman. This film tells the story of Marshall Allen, a Fort Worth firefighter who was in a freak accident that left him physically paralyzed and emotionally healed.

Make Some Noise: Sound Art At Oil & Cotton

From the sound of rainwater on a can to hundreds of audio clips from Western movies, the Cotton & Oil exhibition, ‘And then I whirled to the sound of,’ uses sounds to make you think and feel.

The Dallas Opera Vs. The Met Opera Over The Future of Opera

The Met Opera’s general manager Peter Gelb has said simulcasts are simply not drawing younger audiences the way they hoped, while the Dallas Opera’s Keith Cerny says theirs certainly are. Who’s right? They both may be.

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.

Some Overlooked Dallas Ties To The Tony Awards

These three Tony winners show the Dallas Theater Center’s longstanding commitment to high-quality design.

The Big Screen: Gary Cogill On Leaving The Critic’s Life To Enter The Movie Biz

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The longtime WFAA movie critic talks about making the jump from reviewing movies to producing them and about Words and Pictures – a film he produced that’s out this week.

Three Major Dallas Conferences Start With The Art Museum Directors

Polish your shoes, get out your best jewelry. The Association of Art Museum Directors is in town, and the DMA hosted a public panel Sunday. So – what did we learn?

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