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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?

Theater Folk – Try Howling A Little This Week

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North Texas has actually been a surprisingly rich source for new playwrights: Beth Henley, Regina Taylor, Doug Wright. What if some real thought and resources went into developing them?

Ronald Judkins: Two Oscars For Sound, But What He Really Wants To Do Is Direct

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Ronald Judkins’ new film “Finding Neighbors” screens at the USA Film Festival this weekend. KERA’s Anne Bothwell talks to him about working with Steven Spielberg, forging his own path as a filmmaker and getting his start in Dallas.

We’re Yelling “Timber!” Story on Harmonica Player’s Riff Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

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It’s one of three awards KERA received from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

The High Five: New Book Sheds More Light On Lance Armstrong’s Fall From Grace, And It Gets Even Uglier

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: New book on Lance Armstrong’s rise and fall as athlete and celebrity; Dallas Sex Trade investigated in new report; Dallas group’s #muttbombing dog adoption campaign goes viral; and more.