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Laura Wilson’s Love Letter to the American West

Guest blogger Gail Sachson heads to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth for a retrospective of the photographer’s work.

Scrap Can Be Beautiful When Booker T Students Sculpt and Solder

Scrap can indeed be beautiful — if it is in the hands of Booker T Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts sculpture students.

Apply For KERA/KXT Community Advisory Board

The deadline is January 9.

‘State Of The Arts’ Will Discuss Where Forensics Meets Art

Art conservation. Sounds like it’s all about watching paint dry. Actually, it can be a lot more interesting than that. That’s because art conservation is where forensic science meets history meets art. So check out host Jeff Whittington’s talk Thursday with two of North Texas’ leading conservators.

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.

State of the Arts Returns; First Up: Contemporary Artists

Devon Nowlin, Darryl Ratcliff and Arthur Peña join host Jeff Whittington for our first panel of the season.

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.

Brotherhood: America’s Favorite Muslim Fraternity

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Filmmakers Dylan Hollingsworth and Wheeler Sparks are grabbing attention for their documentary-in-process about a fraternity for Muslims at UT-Dallas.

State of the Arts: Janeil Engelstad, Christopher Blay and Stephen Lapthisophon

What’s new with North Texas artists right now? That’s the topic at this season’s first State of the Arts – Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Dallas Museum of Art. Presented by the DMA and Art&Seek, the conversation will be led by KERA’s Jeff Whittington – with artists Janeil Engelstad, Christopher Blay and Stephen Lapthisophone.

Monday Morning Roundup

Happy Monday – time to check in with Creative Time, wish a legend Happy Birthday, and pick your cultural favorites in Dallas.

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