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12:35 pm
Sat February 28, 2015

Dallas Festival Of Ideas Offering Free Programs Saturday

Many of Saturday's events are happening at the Dallas City Performance Hall.
Dallas City Performance Hall/Facebook

The Dallas Festival of Ideas has announced that its programming is now free today.

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Arts & Culture
1:05 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Serial's Sarah Koenig Headline New Speaker Series: #thinkspeak

AT&T Performing Arts Center

There’s another reason to look forward to summer besides the warmer temperatures. KERA and the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas are teaming up to produce a new summer speaker series called #thinkspeak.

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9:30 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Study Up For Think: Barbecue Bonanza

Vaughn, an Ohio native, started his Texas barbecue blog after visitng over 15 places in a weekend while on a road trip.
freecandy13, flickr

Daniel Vaughn what is arguably the best job in America. The Texas Monthly writer is the nation’s first full-time Barbecue Editor, and a highly credentialed one at that. He’s the author of The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue and the creator of the blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ.

At 1 p.m. Vaughn will chat with Think's Krys Boyd on what makes the perfect plate of 'cue. 

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Arts & Culture
12:50 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

A Lesson Behind The Music Of 'Stagger Lee,' Opening Friday At Dallas Theater Center


Stagger Lee opens Friday. It’s the Dallas Theater Center’s new musical – and KERA’s Art&Seek has spent the past year following the cast and crew. 

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

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


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


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.

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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