Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
6:22 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

The Making Of A Musical: How Dallas Theater Center Brings 'Stagger Lee' To Life

KERA/Art&Seek

Take a behind-the-scenes look at a brand-new musical created in Dallas. 

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Arts & Culture
9:52 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Bloom Boom: Dallas Arboretum Attendance Up 34 Percent In 2014

The pansy is a flower that thrives in winter. It's on display in abundance at the Dallas Arboretum.
Courtney Collins KERA News

When you look back on the trends of 2014, one thing’s clear. Flora and fauna were in.

The Dallas Arboretum saw record breaking attendance last year, up 34 percent from the year before.

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Arts & Culture
3:24 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Abbott Won't Keep Longtime Texas Music Office Director

Casey Monahan, the longtime Texas Music Office director, will lose his job in February.
Credit Texas Tribune

Since the Texas Music Office was established in 1990, the division housed in the Texas governor's office has been run by Casey Monahan, a former music writer. After a quarter century, that's about to change.

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Arts & Culture
4:07 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Alamo Drafthouse In Richardson Will Show 'The Interview' On Christmas

Sony had canceled the release of "The Interview" after theaters were threatened. Now some are going to show the movie Christmas Day. The movie features James Franco, left, and Seth Rogen.
Sony Pictures

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson and the Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff are among several movie theaters across the U.S. that will screen “The Interview” on Christmas. 

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Arts & Culture
4:25 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Here Are Ways To Survive The Hectic Holiday Homestretch

Shutterstock

Forget wonderful: For a lot of people, it’s the most stressful time of the year. With shopping lists, travel headaches, endless sweets and family get-togethers, the holiday season can be tough.

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Arts & Culture
12:12 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Update: Alamo Drafthouse In Richardson Won't Show 'Team America' Instead Of 'The Interview'

Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson pledged to screen "Team America: World Police," which lampoons Kim Jong Il.
Wikipedia

Update: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson won't be showing "Team America: World Police" after all.

The theater posted on Twitter: "Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Team America 12/27 screening has been cancelled. We apologize & will provide refunds today."

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Arts & Culture
12:23 pm
Sat December 13, 2014

How A Photographer Captured Dallas Wrapped In Fog

Justin Terveen's photo of downtown Dallas peeking out of the fog has been shared widely on social media.
Justin Terveen Urban Fabric Photography

Professional photographers use more than just high-end cameras to do their work. The job requires lots of planning, dealing with harsh, unpredictable weather, and a lot of lost sleep waiting to capture the right moment. 

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Arts & Culture
2:21 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Cliburn Piano Winner And TCU Professor José Feghali Has Died

José Feghali played Van Cliburn Memorial Concert at Sundance Square Plaza in Fort Worth in February.
Max Faulkner Fort Worth Star-Telegram

José Feghali, a pianist and TCU professor who won the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in the 1980s, has died. He was 53. 

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Arts & Culture
1:17 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

In Dallas To Promote His New Film, Chris Rock Does Some Sightseeing

Chris Rock checks out the cattle sculptures in downtown Dallas.
Credit Viacom

Did you see Chris Rock around Dallas today?

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Arts & Culture
12:58 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

United Arab Emirates Art Exhibition Is All About Cultural Diplomacy

Emirati artist Shamma Al Amri poses next to her pinhole photographs at Fort Worth's Artspace111.
Randal Stout

For the last six weeks, North Texas has been home to a collection of works by contemporary artists from the United Arab Emirates. “Past Forward” is a traveling exhibition on cultural diplomacy.

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