Arts & Culture

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

Justin Terveen On Photos: Pour Your Heart And Soul Into The Camera

Terveen's photo of Tuesday morning's fog, which the Dallas Observer dubbed the "Fogpocalypse."
Justin Terveen Theurbanfabric.com

Professional photographers use more than just high-end cameras to do their work. The job entails planning, dealing with harsh weather, and a lot of lost sleep. Justin Terveen of Urban Fabric Photography is known for his photographs of North Texas. He talked about how he gets the perfect shot.

Read more
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. 

Read more
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?

Read more
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.

Read more
Animal News
11:03 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Here's Another Election: Choose A Name For The Dallas Zoo's Baby Giraffe

Mother Chrystal tending to her newborn shortly after his birth last week. The male calf still needs a name.
The Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo welcomed a newborn giraffe to its 12-member giraffe herd last week and someone already bought the naming rights to the calf, but now, the public will get some say on what to name the 6-foot fellow.

Read more
Animal News
12:09 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

[Video] Meet The Dallas Zoo’s Latest Addition: A 6-Foot Baby Giraffe

The new calf, which doesn't have a name yet, stuck close to mom Chrystal’s side yesterday.
The Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo’s 12-member giraffe herd has a new member: a newborn male giraffe.

Read more
Arts & Culture
11:13 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Phil Collins Donates His Vast Alamo Collection

Phil Collins with his collection of Alamo artifacts at his home in Switzerland.
Texas General Land Office/Texas Tribune

Davy Crockett’s bullet pouch, Jim Bowie’s sword, Sam Houston’s snuff box and more than 200 other artifacts connected to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo arrived in San Antonio this week. Phil Collins was there to greet them.

Read more
Culture
12:00 am
Sun October 26, 2014

Historic 508 Park Makes Debut After Decades Of Quiet

508 Park today. The landmark recording studio and film exchange has been vacant for decades, but that's about to change.
Stephanie Kuo

The building that sits at 508 Park Avenue in Dallas is quite the opposite of its glitzier counterpart in Manhattan. The landmark recording studio and film exchange has been vacant for decades. Over the weekend, crowds got their first glimpse of its revitalization.

Read more
Arts & Culture
3:37 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

From Atari To Playstation 4, The Video Game History Museum In Frisco Will Have It

The Atari 2600 was a video game console that was released in 1977.
Great Beyond Flickr

Mario, Zelda, and Master Chief have finally found common ground - in Texas. The Video Game History Museum has taken its operation to the next level with a permanent home in Frisco.

Read more
Arts & Culture
10:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

The Dallas Holocaust Museum Explores The History Of Book Burning

Book burning taking place in Opera Square, Berlin on May 10, 1933.
US Holocaust Memorial Museum/National Archives and Records Administration

It's the last day of Banned Books Week, when American Library Association calls attention to the freedom we have to read what we want. An exhibition at the Dallas Holocaust Museum reminds us that freedom hasn’t always existed in the world, and it's still being challenged here.

Read more

Pages