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Apply For KERA/KXT Community Advisory Board

The deadline is January 9.

Latest Arts Data Report from SMU: Getting Into The Details

It’s the second annual temperature-taking of American arts organizations by SMU’s National Center for Arts Research.

NEA Grants $297,000 To Nine North Texas Arts Groups

The big winner is Big Thought with a $100,000 grant for its Dallas City of Learning program.

Images of Racial Justice In The Dallas Cityscape

Just in time for the national Facing Race conference in Dallas this week, eleven billboards have gone up around town addressing issues of racial violence and equality – all designed by area artists.

VIDEO: Big Tex Gets Down

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Watch Big Tex “shake it.”

Hand-Made And Homeless, Framed And Videotaped

SMU professor Willie Baronet has been buying handmade signs from panhandlers for 23 years. In recent years, he made them into art installations in Dallas galleries. After a cross-country, 24-city trip, he’s now working on a book and a feature-length documentary.

Drawing With Thread: Dallas Artist Gabriel Dawe

Dawe is attracting attention around the country. We tagged along to watch him install a piece here in Dallas last Spring and learn how his childhood in Mexico sparked an interest in embroidery.

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.

The Arts Get High in Aspen

Aspen’s new downtown art museum – designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect – has just opened – with celebratory fireworks and commissioned exhibitions from a noted Chinese artist. Oh yes, and also protests, calls for boycotts and controversies about tortoises, iPads and height restrictions.

The Artists In Neiman-Marcus’ Windows

Neiman’s flagship store in downtown Dallas has been showcasing something in its windows other than high-end fashions. Works by local artists – courtesy of Oil & Cotton.

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