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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.

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.

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.

Huge Portraits of Dallas Faces Adorn Downtown Facades

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It’s part of an ongoing art project by photographer Richard Andrew Sharum.

Three Art Museums Join In Performance Art Protest

Three Dallas Arts District museums joined arts groups from Times Square to LA in recreating a performance art work – in solidarity with arrested Cuban artist Tania Bruguera.

“Framing Desire” Includes 40 Photos Acquired By The Modern

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s new exhibit shows off a heap of work The Modern now owns. Jeff Whittington talks to The Modern’s Andrea Karnes about the museum’s focus on photography.

White Rock Water Theater Gets Negative Engineering Report

It’s not looking good for the controversial artwork. The metal poles designed to attract wildlife to the Bath House area are failing, engineers say. But theres a “win-win” proposal being floated.

Double Down On The Arts Prizes: UNT And SMU Both Announce Awards

A poet, a director who stages Shakespeare productions with 200 people in them and a high-tech, hip-hop performance collective: And they’re all coming here.

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