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DMN To Lose Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell

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Whatever you thought about his judgments — and Cantrell was instrumental in recognizing the transformation Jaap van Zweden has brought to the DSO — there are very few people who do his job as intelligently and consistently. Question: What will the News do with classical music now?

Tony Award-Winning Playwright Doug Wright To Be UNT Artist-In-Residence

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He’ll be there for three weeks in fall 2015 and three weeks in spring 2016, working with students and researching his new play on Russian arts impresario Sergei Diaghilev.

Revisit The Best Films Of The Last 50 Years Tonight With ‘The Big Screen’ Team

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The Big Screen boys – KERA’s Stephen Becker and Chris Vognar of The Dallas Morning News – are going back half-a-century in film to illustrate the best in cinematic storytelling.

Dallas Arts District Looking For New Leader: Catherine Cuellar Gets New Job

She started in the district two years ago, after Veletta Lill retired. Now she’s off to the Entrepreneurs of North Texas.

Nasher Announces Fall Shows – One Turns A Gallery Into A Luxurious Salon

Piero Golia’s luxury salon will undoubtedly be something of a contrast to the “Arte Povera” (“poor art) of Giuseppe Penone, who uses tree trunks and the human body as sculptural and conceptual materials.

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.

Glasstire Top 5: Artspace111 And The Dallas Museum of Art

Go see some art. What art? Where art? Here’s Glasstire’s short video of recommendations.

Nasher’s First Micro-Grants Announced – And Other Money News

It’s grant week! Today, the Office of Cultural Affairs starts a new round of applications for its special support grants, the Community Foundation of North Texas announced its ‘tool box’ grants earlier this week and now it’s the Nasher’s turn – with its inaugural microgrants.

The Big Screen: A Chat With NPR’s Bob Mondello

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In this week’s Big Screen, he talks about the challenges of reviewing for radio, why he doesn’t take notes and whether or not he’s looking forward to those pending summer blockbusters.

SMU Gets Its Largest Grant – Ever – For Meadows Museum and Arts School

Its the largest gift in SMU’s history — joining the $1 billion the college is close to raising — and the largest grant from the Meadows Foundation.

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