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Archive: 'State of the Arts'

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.

State of the Arts: Print This Sculpture; Display That Data

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Prepare for a mind-blowing State of the Arts with panelists who are pushing the boundaries of art and technology. Come join us Thursday night.

The Buildings Are Finished. What's Next for Arts District?

The DMA and Art&Seek kick off State of the Arts new season tonight at the DMA. Join host Jeff Whittington and his guests Mark Banta, Veletta Forsythe Lill and Maria Muñoz-Blanco for what’s next in the Arts District.

Mayor Proclaims the Creative Arts Center "For the Citizen Artist"

Guest blogger Gail Sachson is on hand when Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings visits the Creative Arts Center.

The Takeaway of José Bowen's New Book, 'Teaching Naked'

Guest blogger Gail Sachson dissects some of the lessons in the Meadows School dean’s new book.

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